Chad Graden

  • HOOAH!: Erased

    by - Nov 17, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu My ears are ringing so loudly they hurt. I’m not sure what happened; we were all here one moment, then suddenly I felt myself flying through the air. I can not see anyone...
  • HOOAH!: Veterans Day and How To Say Thanks

    by - Nov 10, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu Another year has past and we are looking at another Veterans Day holiday, or what I like to call “Survivors Day.” Anyone who knows me understands that I struggle with this day, but...
  • HOOAH!: Demons

    by - Nov 3, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu It’s been almost four years since I retired from the Army. It doesn’t feel like it has been that long, thanks to being in school full time. However, I am reminded everyday of...
  • HOOAH!: “Me Too”

    by - Oct 27, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu I am sure most of us saw on social media this past week the numerous posts that women uploaded saying, “Me too.” This was a mini movement where women who have been assaulted...
  • HOOAH!: Successful Veterans

    by - Oct 20, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu We always hear about the negative things in life more than we hear about the positive. I guess it is human nature to be that way. Maybe that is why we are drawn...
  • HOOAH!: Heartbreak

    by - Oct 13, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu     My heart aches, as I’m sure all of yours do as well, over the recent mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas. I pray for the all families affected by this senseless act,...
  • HOOAH!: United?

    by - Oct 6, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu     The two biggest topics in the news lately seems to be centered on President Trump and the NFL players taking a knee during our National Anthem. We are all used to political conversation...
  • Hooah!: 9/11

    by - Sep 29, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu As we all know, the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack was only a few weeks ago. That day means a lot of different things to people; some of you watched it unfold...
  • HOOAH!: Gone

    by - Apr 28, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu It’s Christmas Eve, I am standing in the terminal at the Duluth airport waiting for my flight back overseas. It’s snowing so badly that I don’t understand how an airplane can even fly...
  • Hooah!: Muslims

    by - Apr 21, 2017
    Chad Graden cgraden@css.edu When 9/11 happened I was upset and scared like everyone else. I wanted revenge and answers to why these people attacked us like they did, and why they chose to kill thousands of...