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Chad Robichaux

Host: Dr. Tim Clinton

September 15, 2022

After eight tours of duty in Afghanistan, Chad Robichaux (Row-ba-show) had seen it all. From the brutality of the Taliban to witnessing the deaths of 15 fellow soldiers, he began to suffer from debilitating panic attacks. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Chad says, “Imagine you’re drowning in a swimming pool and handcuffed to the bottom. How desperate would you feel to get one breath of air?” That was his level of panic 24/7. When he returned to America, his extreme PTSD led to a suicide attempt in his bedroom closet. Thankfully, Chad trusted Christ as his Savior and today, he serves active duty, military veteran and first responder communities with faith based trauma and resiliency programs.

Meet the Guest


Chad Robichaux

Chad Robichaux (pronounced Ro-ba-show) is a highly decorated former U.S. Marine and Department of Defense contractor with eight deployments to Afghanistan as part of a Joint Special Operations Command Task Force. After overcoming his personal battles with PTSD and nearly becoming a veteran suicide statistic, Chad founded the Mighty Oaks Foundation, a non-profit serving the active duty, military veteran, and first responder communities around the world with faith-based combat trauma and resiliency programs. He is also the co-founder of Save Our Allies, a non-profit organization that focuses on the evacuation and recovery of Americans, our allies, and vulnerable people trapped in Afghanistan. Chad is a best-selling author and has written a number of books related to veteran care and overcoming life’s challenges. He has been featured on national news outlets and his biography, An Unfair Advantage, will soon be developed into a screenplay for a major motion picture. In addition to Chad’s military service, he has served our nation as a special agent with the U.S. Federal Air Marshal Service and the U.S. State Department as a surveillance detection senior program manager. Chad is a Medal of Valor recipient for his bravery beyond the call of duty in law enforcement. He has earned an MBA from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), and is a board-certified pastoral counselor with a focus on PTSD. Chad is married to Kathy, and they have one daughter, two sons and two granddaughters.

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