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Piloting a Huey Medivac Over the Jungles of Vietnam, Today a Modern Pioneer in Equine Healing for Trauma, Meet Bob Nevins
Bob Nevin is a native of Queens in New York. At an early age Bob, his parents and family moved to UpState New York. Bob’s mom was home raising the family while his dad, a WWII veteran of the war in the South Pacific, built his career in aviation.
Bob’s dream of a life in aviation and the opportunity to begin that training led him to enlist in the US Army. After helicopter flight training Bob arrived in Vietnam assigned as co-pilot on a ‘dust off’ combat medivac helicopter. Regarded as one of the most dangerous military jobs in the Vietnam War, Bob’s tour of duty would give credence to this regard.
Shot up and shot down with many combat rescue missions flown, powerful memories would begin to become Bob’s lifelong companions. With his love of aviation intact Bob left the battlefield for a career in commercial aviation. However, one of his many memories was flying the last commercial flight out of Boston on 9/11.
Today, Bob’s life has led him to reconnect with the traumas of his past and in doing so he has a new found dedication to improve his condition of human spirit. This is done by focusing on the powerful gift of horses, which is the central focus of Bob’s work. The powerful gift of horses is the central focus of Bob’s work to improve and resolve his and others traumas.
Have a listen to his remarkable work and the dedicated members of Alliance 180 and their entire team.
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