Killed by an Enemy Sniper Army Veteran Josh Mantz


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180: Shot and Killed by an Enemy Sniper in Iraq with Army Veteran Josh Mantz Josh Mantz is a professional speaker, author, and the founder of Darker Souls. He graduated from West Point in 2005, and led a highly successful counterinsurgency campaign in Baghdad. In this episode, he tells the story of how he was shot and killed by an enemy sniper. How did return to life and what is he currently up to? Tune in to this episode titled Shot and Killed by an Enemy Sniper in Iraq with Army Veteran Josh Mantz. Shot and Killed in Iraq Josh served as an infantry officer in the army for ten years. He experienced a pivotal experience in his career in 2007 when he was shot and killed in Iraq. A sniper bullet ricocheted in his thigh and severed his artery. "It was like I was running sprints around the track and couldn't stop. I knew that was it." - Josh Mantz To this day, he can still remember what happened. Blood crept up to his legs until his thigh became numb. He flatlined for several minutes before he was revived. Purpose of a Second Life Josh couldn't explain the emotional void he experienced afterward. His journey was filled with a number of pitfalls, including suicide attempts and depression. "The experience of dying would pale in comparison to the decade-long emotional struggle that I would go through as I sought to find meaning in a second life." - Josh Mantz Eventually he found himself speaking across the country and helping the Department of Defense. That led to more speaking engagements. Mission of Darker Souls Josh shared how still failed to recognize the deeper symptoms to himself. He understands the need for accessing help from others when dealing with trauma. Now, he has his own company named Darker Souls. They seek to help people recognize and validate the true source of their emotional pain. They help them find meaning from their suffering and ultimately grow from their experiences. Download and listen to the complete episode of Shot and Killed by an Enemy Sniper in Iraq with Army Veteran Josh Mantz. Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you! Check out these links to the episode Shot and Killed by an Enemy Sniper in Iraq with Army Veteran Josh Mantz: The Beauty of a Darker Soul Download Joe Crane’s Top 7 Paths to Freedom or get it on your mobile device. Text VETERAN to 38470. Join the Veteran on the Move on Facebook! Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests! It’s also a great place where you can stay in touch with other veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship, and get updates and free gouge on the people programs and resources to help you in your transition to entrepreneurship. The Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 150 episodes giving listeners the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane featuring the people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship: Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard veterans, DOD, entrepreneurship, business, success, military spouse, transition, education, programs and resources. Veteran On the Move has garnered over 500,000 listens verified through Stitcher Radio, Sound Cloud, Itunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.

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