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Glenn Willis was born in Camden, New Jersey and attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Mary’s Catholic Schools. At the age of 11, his family moved to the Crammer Hill section of Edgewater Park Township.
Dr. Willis attended Burlington City High School and Bordentown Military Institute, where he played basketball and ran track. He dropped out of Rutgers Universitytowards the end of the Viet Nam War and enlisted in the United States Air Force. Glenn is a retired Viet Nam era disabled veteran.
Upon his discharge from the Air Force, Glenn returned to the University to complete his course work before moving to California to continue his education. He graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Creative Writing, and a Master’s Degree in English Literature. He earned his Doctorate in Education with emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction.
Glenn has held the positions of Dean of Students, Dean of Instructional Services, Academic Dean and Director of Academic Affairs. His love for teaching and touching the lives of students saw him return to the classroom. Currently, Dr. Willis is an adjunct English instructor at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California.
Dr. Willis has authored such books as the “Binns” (science fiction novel), “Dear America, Do You Hear What I Hear?” Dear America, Where Do We Go From Here? and “Terror in Oaktown (release date 11-15-14).
Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder’s Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart
Authored by: Captain Dan Willis- 25 yr Police Veteran
If you are a police officer, firefighter, EMT, ER nurse, or soldier, or you love one . . . This book can save your life
Police Captain Dan Willis is a former homicide investigator and SWAT commander who has developed wellness programs and specializes in providing emotional survival and wellness training to first responders. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and the FBI National Academy.
His book shares quite shocking statistics that most viewers are unaware of:
Consider these facts:
200 police commit suicide every year. It is the leading cause of death in active duty police officers and a significant problem for all emergency first responders.
On average, one active duty soldier and 21 veterans commit suicide every day.
Only 3% of police agencies have a suicide awareness/prevention program.
Up to 18% (about 120,000) of active duty police suffer Post Traumatic Stress; 200,000 military veterans have PTSD.
Tens of thousands of first responders suffer from acute-debilitating stress, emotional problems, and serious physical ailments
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Listen today October 13th to The Writing Mama Show at 1pm Eastern - 12pm Central - 11am Mountain - 10am Pacific for a special show with one of Utah's Best-selling Authors, Dan Willis. Mom's Choice & Award-winning Author Virginia S Grenier will be talking with Dan about collaberating on a book, writing a series, his personal writing goals and books.
Dan Willis wrote his first work of fiction at the tender age of ten and has been creating fantastic tales ever since. Recently he wrote for the long running DragonLance series. his current project is a Steampunk Civil War series entitled, Dragons of the Confederacy, with NYT best-selling author, Tracy Hickman.
Willis will be at the St. George Book Festival October 24th and 25th. You can learn more at http://stgeorgebookfestival.org
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You take charge of the conversation by bringing your concerns and issues to the table. Political candidates, issues, complaints and solutions are always welcomed topics.
Actually, on Anything Goes Friday...Anything Goes!
City Councilman Glynn Willis will be joining us to dicuss what's going on at City Hall and about his efforts to get re-elected on November 4th. As I have said a thousand gillion times (that's a lot), get to know the candidates. One way to get that knowledge is to jump "In the Pickle Barrel".
Just in case you can't think about a topic...I'll have a few thingsd to talk about. One such topic is about a South Carolina US Senate candidate (Thomas Ravenel) is losing his "Southern Charm".
We will all start the morning off right at 8AM-10AM EST.
Captain Dan Willis has served with the La Mesa Police Department for the past 25 years, in part as a homicide and cold case detective, a SWAT Commander, and as the agency's Wellness Program Coordinator. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminal Justice, as well as a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, where he studied emotional survival issues for first responders.
He has taught for 10 years at the San Diego Police Academy, and has been Officer of the Year twice with nominations for Detective of the Year for the State of California. Captain Willis provides emotional survival training to any first responder agency in the country. He is the author of Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart.
Actress Rumer Willis (Always Woodstock, Sorority Row, The House Bunny...) & Golden Globe Nominated Actor/Writer/Producer Alan Thicke (Bank$tas, Growing Pains...) join us on The Matthew Aaron Show this Wednesday (11/5) as we broadcast from Chicago starting at 5pm PT / 7pm CT.
Rumer joins us to discuss her career as well as her new film ALWAYS WOODSTOCK where she appears alongside Katey Sagal & Jason Ritter. (In limited theaters as well as VOD & iTunes on November 14th.)
Alan joins us to discuss his varied career as well as his new film BANK$TAS which hits limited theaters, VOD & iTunes on November 7th.
Show starts at 5pm PT (7pm CT / 8pm ET.) Stream it live from our website or subscribe for free and download the show on iTunes. You can also listen on the go on your Android/iPhone/iPad device via Stitcher.
Captain Dan Willis makes his first visit to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his book BULLETPROOF SPIRIT.
My Paranormal Experience on LiveParanormal.com hosted by Niki ParaUnNormal and Dave Spinks
Guest- Connie Willis
Connie Willis has been in the radio/television field for 25 years. She has a BA in Telecommunications with a focus on Broadcast Journalism from the University of Kentucky and is a Certified Advance Controlled Remote Viewer taught under the direction of Lyn Buchanan one of the Military’s top Psychic Spies from the top secret program called Project Stargate. This means Connie can look into the past, present and future of any event in time and see what is happening. She is a Civilian Psychic Spy.
To learn more about the guest visit the My Paranormal Experience Radio Show on LiveParanormal.com 's news page.
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Captain Dan Willis is an author and active duty police officer with more than 25 years of experience and a leader of Peer Support/Emotional Survival classes for first responders.
Statistics and headlines speak for themselves as first responders fall victim to destructive habits and disorders, including alcoholism, gambling, depression, PTSD, emotional illness, divorce and broken families and worse — spousal abuse, murder, and suicide.
In this CHI FOR YOURSELF interview, Capt. Willis tells John Kobik how first responders and their loved ones can protect and nurture their spirits, and also how to seek help and make effective use of the help that exists, from professionals, peers, and families.
Captain Dan Willis is the author of Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder’s Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart.
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