Sgt. (Retired) David MacLeod, CD MA, is a husband, father, veteran, and small-business owner. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1982 to 2010 and was deployed to Cyprus, Bosnia, Kosovo, South West Asia, and Afghanistan. David has participated in numerous veteran advocacy efforts at the national, provincial, and local level. David has written extensively on the shortfalls experienced by veterans as they transition from military to civilian culture.