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Stories from the Field: Mental Health and the Outdoors

Jan 13, 2021

Aaron Leonard is Campaign Representative for Sierra Club Military Outdoors. He became involved in the field while serving in the U.S. Army when he participated in an Outward Bound for Veterans expedition, which would start a chain of events that would change his life. He shares this story and more about what caused him to retire from the army after 27 years to begin leading and promoting outdoor experiences for veterans. Aaron has been working at the Sierra Club to help veterans via the outdoors since 2012.

Aaron's bio from the Sierra Club website: Aaron Leonard is a combat veteran who retired in 2014 as a lieutenant colonel after more than 27 years in the U.S. Army. He has been leading wilderness adventures for service members and veterans since 2012.