1 hr 3 min

Relentless Courage with Michael Sugrue Lions Guide Podcast

    • Entrepreneurship

In this episode, Michael and I talk about his story, about the need for more awareness regarding trauma surrounding our first responders, and about his new book, RELENTLESS COURAGE:  Winning The Battle Against Frontline Trauma…
 
About Michael:
Michael Sugrue began his law enforcement career in the United States Air Force as a Security Forces Officer in 1998.  As a Security Forces Officer, Michael specialized in Law Enforcement, Global Force Protection, Anti-Terrorism, Nuclear Security, Foreign Air Field Assessments and Air Base Ground Defense.   
 
Michael served in a variety of assignments including: Flight Leader, Flight Commander, Senior Watch Officer, Chief of Command Post and Chief of Security Forces.
 
Michael served all over the United States, Europe, the Middle East and South America.  He was also a Security Forces Phoenix Raven with the unique identifier of #1173.   Michael honorably separated from the Air Force as a Captain in 2004.
 
Immediately after the Air Force, Michael was hired by the Walnut Creek Police Department where he served in a variety of assignments including: Patrol Officer, Driver Training Instructor (EVOC) Field Training Officer (FTO), SIU Detective, Undercover CA DOJ Narcotic Task Force Agent (Contra Costa County), Public Information Officer (PIO) and Patrol Sergeant. 
 
Michael was awarded the Walnut Creek PD Distinguished Service Medal in 2014 for his heroic and life saving actions during a Fatal Officer Involved Shooting in 2012. 
 
Michael ultimately medically retired in 2018.  He is now a Peer Volunteer at the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat (WCPR) and an Ambassador for Save A Warrior (SAW).   
 
Michael is a dedicated advocate for awareness, prevention, education, training on Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) and First Responder Suicide Prevention. Michael continues to speak at law enforcement agencies all over the United States.
 
Michael just finished writing his first book
 
“RELENTLESS COURAGE: Winning The Battle Against Frontline Trauma” with co-author Dr. Shauna “Doc” Springer PhD (Psychologist and Author).
 
Connect with Michael on LinkedIN:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sgtmichaelsugrue/
 
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Join The Lions Guide Community:  www.lionsguide.com
 
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In this episode, Michael and I talk about his story, about the need for more awareness regarding trauma surrounding our first responders, and about his new book, RELENTLESS COURAGE:  Winning The Battle Against Frontline Trauma…
 
About Michael:
Michael Sugrue began his law enforcement career in the United States Air Force as a Security Forces Officer in 1998.  As a Security Forces Officer, Michael specialized in Law Enforcement, Global Force Protection, Anti-Terrorism, Nuclear Security, Foreign Air Field Assessments and Air Base Ground Defense.   
 
Michael served in a variety of assignments including: Flight Leader, Flight Commander, Senior Watch Officer, Chief of Command Post and Chief of Security Forces.
 
Michael served all over the United States, Europe, the Middle East and South America.  He was also a Security Forces Phoenix Raven with the unique identifier of #1173.   Michael honorably separated from the Air Force as a Captain in 2004.
 
Immediately after the Air Force, Michael was hired by the Walnut Creek Police Department where he served in a variety of assignments including: Patrol Officer, Driver Training Instructor (EVOC) Field Training Officer (FTO), SIU Detective, Undercover CA DOJ Narcotic Task Force Agent (Contra Costa County), Public Information Officer (PIO) and Patrol Sergeant. 
 
Michael was awarded the Walnut Creek PD Distinguished Service Medal in 2014 for his heroic and life saving actions during a Fatal Officer Involved Shooting in 2012. 
 
Michael ultimately medically retired in 2018.  He is now a Peer Volunteer at the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat (WCPR) and an Ambassador for Save A Warrior (SAW).   
 
Michael is a dedicated advocate for awareness, prevention, education, training on Post Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) and First Responder Suicide Prevention. Michael continues to speak at law enforcement agencies all over the United States.
 
Michael just finished writing his first book
 
“RELENTLESS COURAGE: Winning The Battle Against Frontline Trauma” with co-author Dr. Shauna “Doc” Springer PhD (Psychologist and Author).
 
Connect with Michael on LinkedIN:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sgtmichaelsugrue/
 
Lions Guide Links:
Join The Lions Guide Community:  www.lionsguide.com
 
Subscribe to the Podcast:
Podcast on Apple:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lions-guide-podcast/id1569364934
Podcast on Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2ZVKZ93jnqsXUDQcMdE4LO
Podcast on Google:  https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9saW9uc2d1aWRlcG9kY2FzdC5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw
Podcast on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/groups/lionsguidecommunity
Podcast on YouTube:  www.youtube.com/channel/UC_4paeQ1EaPFMTyPUNt75jg
 
 
Connect with Lions Guide:
Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/lionsguide
Instagram:  www.instagram.com/lionsguide
LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/lionsguide

1 hr 3 min