Episode: Warrior Hike
Air Date: January 18, 2016
Sean Gobin served his country for years in the Marine Corps, and today he serves his fellow veterans through Warrior Hike. Warrior Hike is a “Walk Off The War” Program that supports combat veterans transitioning from their military service by thru-hiking America’s National Scenic Trails. Gobin will discuss his inspiration for the program and how Warrior Hike is helping veterans make a successful transition from military life.
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Founder & Executive Director, Warrior Hike
Sean Gobin is founder and Executive Director of Warrior Hike. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1994 as an Infantry Rifleman and received his commission upon graduating from the University of Mississippi in 2001. As an Armor Officer, Sean served as a platoon commander in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and again in 2005. In 2011, Sean trained the Afghan National Security Forces in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since separating from the Marine Corps and hiking the Appalachian Trail, Sean founded the Warrior Hike “Walk Off The War” Program and completed his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Virginia.