Central Texas man coaching Ukrainians amid battle

Greg Miller has been in Ukraine for a number of weeks and is planning to return by the 4th of July.

AUSTIN, Texas — Because the battle continues in Ukraine, many are left questioning learn how to assist. For some, this query was answered simply. 

“These persons are essentially the most resilient folks I’ve ever met in my total life … these guys, they refuse to let anybody take their life away,” mentioned Greg Miller.   

Miller is a type of individuals who knew instantly how he might assist. 

“I am in Lviv, Ukraine,” he mentioned. “I simply see numerous NGOs, or non-government organizations, get collectively and get issues to the Ukrainian nationals. The provides get to Poland and stuff however they can not get to the arms of the individuals who want it downrange.”

Miller lives in New Braunfels however, when the invasion began, he went to Ukraine to make use of expertise he discovered from a lifetime within the Army.

“I spent 22 years within the U.S. Army particular forces,” he mentioned. “Mainly, the particular forces have sure missions and one in all them is in international inside protection. That is what that is, serving to the international nationals defend themselves.” 

He is getting assist from a company that helps veterans and troopers discover objective.

“I got here right here with TWJ, The Warrior’s Journey,” he mentioned. 

“We have maintained a group in Lviv, which incorporates Greg,” mentioned Daniel Bell with TWJ.  

Bell mentioned they noticed Miller’s story after which discovered a method the group might assist.

“They have been like, ‘Hey, we wish to go assist, we’re on our method, we purchased our tickets.’ And we have been like, ‘Hey, we could be a sponsoring group, so a minimum of they’ve a car and a spot to remain,'” Bell mentioned. “This can be a place the place our veterans, particularly once they have the correct skillset, can reply that decision and leap into the fray, and it offers them with objective and that means.” 

That has helped Miller as he’s abroad. 

“I am simply coaching folks to do medical stuff, so I am going the place I will be protected however nonetheless get mission-essential stuff completed, I nonetheless acquired to go residence and see my grandkids however wish to ensure they will see theirs too,” he mentioned. 

They’re leaping into motion to assist these in Ukraine assist themselves. 

“I have been world wide. These Ukrainians are the perfect, nicest, hardest-working folks I’ve ever met,” mentioned Miller. 

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