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Total Career Success -- Allen Clark, Author of Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior on Overcoming Adversity

Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2009

Allen Clark, author of Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior will be featured on Total Profession Good results, an World wide web show on VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network, at 11 a.m. Central on Monday, August three. The show is created to inform and encourage listeners to achieve their profession goals by featuring authorities and enterprise leaders to offer advice on job search and career advancement. A West Point graduate wounded in Viet Nam, Allen Clark shares his memoir of triumph more than physical devastation and despair. Right after a productive career in banking, energy and genuine estate, Clark served as Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He now helps wounded and troubled veterans overcome adversity and be all they can be. The lessons he shares are important for every person to grow personally and professionally.

Allen Clark tells of losing his legs in a mortar attack and subsequent battle with post-traumatic pressure disorder. His story is not uncommon as several veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan face similar challenges. His poignant story is an encouragement to everybody who faces overwhelming challenges that can lead to discouragement and even despair. His triumph offers hope that in spite of obstacles one particular can locate purpose and fulfillment even right after suffering excellent loss.

Show co-host Sheryl Dawson shared, "Having had the privilege to hear Allen Clark speak about his journey and read his account, I heartily encourage every person to listen to his private story of how he lost his legs but located his soul. He will also share lessons learned from his career in market and government."

Co-host Ken Dawson added, "There are no greater heroes than these who have served our country, except these who give their lives in the process. Allen Clark is a real hero and a role model for us all. Take time to listen to his story and be inspired."

The show will air live at 11 a.m. - noon Central on August three, 2009. To listen, please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com and search for Total Profession Good results. The archived show will be accessible for replay or download at the Total Profession Success website, or from iTunes http://www.itunes.com/podcast?id=311541702

Allen Clark, Vietnam Veteran and Author of Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior

Allen Clark graduated the United States Military Academy in 1963 and commissioned in the Army Corps of Engineers. Two years after graduation he volunteered for a tour in Vietnam exactly where he served as a Military Intelligence officer. Allen sustained injuries in an early-morning mortar attack that necessitated the amputation of each legs below his knees. His military service and sacrifice were recognized with receipt of a Silver Star for Gallantry in Action, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Although understanding to adjust to his disability and to walk on prosthetic legs, he obtained an MBA in finance and investments from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. His private sector profession spanned investment banking, oil and gas exploration, true estate advertising and marketing, and mortgage lending.

Allen's impassioned commitment to public service and to helping veterans began with an appointment in 1979 as the Unique Assistant for Administration to Texas Governor William P. Clements, Jr. In 1981, Allen was President Ronald Reagan's selection to be Deputy Administrator for the Veterans Administration (now the Department of Veterans Affairs). In 1989, he was nominated by President George H.W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for Veterans Liaison and Program Coordination at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In 1991, he received his second VA confirmation as Director of the National Cemetery System, a position in which he served until the finish of the Bush Administration.

Allen's dedicated efforts to support veterans' causes at the national and state levels had been recognized with his nomination by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization as the Texas State candidate for the national Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the year 2000. In 1993 the Military Chaplains Association awarded him their annual National Citizenship Award. He retired in 2005 as the Public Affairs Officer for the VA North Texas Wellness Care Technique in Dallas, Texas. He continues to assistance outreach efforts to help veterans recover emotionally and spiritually from adverse wartime experiences. Allen has addressed a lot of audiences nationwide as a political candidate, public official and motivational speaker. Allen's autobiography titled "Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior" was published by Zenith Press.

Allen Clark is a member of the American Legion, Association of the U.S. Army, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Globe Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Military Officers Association, Sons of the American Revolution, Particular Forces Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Association of Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, and Vietnam Veterans of America.

For a lot more data, go to http://www.woundedsoldierhealingwarrior.com/

About Total Career Accomplishment

Total Career Accomplishment is broadcast on VoiceAmerica, the world leader in Net Speak Radio, and syndicated on World Net Radio the show aims to engage listeners in new methods of thinking about their potential, their goals, and their future. The show hosts are Ken and Sheryl Dawson, principals of Total Career Success, Inc. and authors of Job Search: The Total System, 3rd edition. They have served companies in outplacement and career development as effectively as talent management for 30 years in their consulting firm Dawson Consulting Group. The show presents guests who are authorities in their fields to share the lessons they have learned in succeeding in their several locations of excellence and to talk about ideas about a broad range of career issues, from certain profession opportunities, to industries and workplace alterations, to monetary and advancement considerations.

For more info, go to http://betterjobbetterlife.com and http://www.dawsonconsultinggroup.com


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