Fight Club Meets Crossfit: Helping Veterans Find New Purpose
AJ Richards came back from Iraq feeling that his life had no purpose. He was working for a pest control company, doing door-to-door sales at the time. Richards realized that he had to make changes or he might not survive.
“I was a soldier and I wore that very proudly. I was totally prepared to die while I was over there. When I got home, there was nowhere to go to. I got a job with a pest control company and I found myself depressed because just getting a job and a paycheck wasn’t enough.”