About John

Retired Vietnam Veteran & Veteran Support Author

This is a wondeful book which rolls straight out of experiential living. John O. Branch does not mince words when telling his story, nor does he overuse them.

Todd Koesel
John O. Branch Author
The story of

John O. Branch

A Vietnam veteran who learned after a mismanaged healthcare experience at the VA hospital in Portland, Oregon that overcoming PTSD takes more than medication and band-aid therapy. 

Suffering from a temporary state of delirium brought on by inappropriate drug therapy, John ran away from the VA hospital, and was shot in the chest by police in front of his home in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in Dundee Oregon. The 45-caliber hollow point bullet did not kill John, but rather started him on a journey to healing,  happiness, and helping others.

The story of

More About John

John O. Branch is a United States Navy veteran, motivational speaker, and author of “The Warriors Guide to Happiness.” After serving in the Navy, including deployments to Vietnam, Branch became passionate about helping others develop the discipline and resilience necessary to overcome adversity and achieve happiness.

Branch draws on his military experience to inspire others to overcome obstacles, develop a warrior’s mindset, and achieve their goals.

Overall, John O. Branch is a dynamic and inspiring figure who has dedicated his life to helping others find happiness and fulfillment through discipline, resilience, faith, and a warrior’s mindset. His work has touched the lives of many and continues to make a positive impact on the world.

Mission Statement

My goal is to help veterans deal with the trauma of war. The Warriors Guide to Happiness is my way of reaching as many people as possible.

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.”

Matthew 25: 35 – 36 ESV

The Warriors Guide to Happiness

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The Warriors Guide To Happiness