Julia Buckner

I am very grateful for the Coffee Bunker and its service to military veterans. I moved to Oklahoma in January 2016 and learned about the Coffee Bunker through Volunteers of America and the Veterans Hospital. I moved to Oklahoma with my two year old to attend Rhema...

Ron Lloyd

My name is Ron Lloyd, and I am an American Veteran.  I served one 4-year hitch, and one 3-year hitch in the U.S. Army, Infantry, 11 bang bang, from 1976 to 1983. In January 2015, due to a split up, I found myself living for a short time in my truck in a horse pasture....

Sgt. Justin Blackard

I am Sgt. Justin Blackard and I am currently in the Oklahoma National Guard. I am an Operation Enduring Freedom Veteran and in my 8th year of service. I moved to the Broken Arrow area in May 2015. I passed by the Coffee Bunker about six times before I finally decided...

Staff Sgt. “Mak” McIntosh

My name is Staff Sgt. “Mak” McIntosh and was medically retired from the Air force due injuries received from OEF/OIF in an IED explosion. Among numerous health issues that led to my retirement post-traumatic stress was, and still is, my biggest battle. I met Scott...

Back From the Edge

When I first came to the Coffee Bunker, I was at the end of my rope. I had been homeless and living in my SUV with my dogs since July; and when I lost my job, I nearly let go.

Dale T., USA Veteran

When I came to the Coffee Bunker seeking help for the first time, all my plans to that point were pretty much shot through. My goal was to pretty much leave my dogs some place and check into the psyche ward at the VA hospital in Muskogee. Thanks to a pothole that rose...

Sgt. Christopher L. Pearson, USA

My name is Sgt. Christopher L. Pearson, United States Army. I was active duty from June 1991 to June 1995. I am a recovering alcoholic who lives in a 12-month recovery program, and am a student driver for the program. Until recently, my only experience with the Coffee...

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