Richard Kaufman is a military veteran from New Jersey with a hard upbringing. Struggling in early life with no father figure, alcoholism at age 13, drug addiction, PTSD, and blindness. Richard joined the military with no other options. He was then kicked out of the military due to his habits. Richard thought he could work a normal job as a bartender when he realized he was only attributing to his bad habits. After hitting rock bottom, Richard joined the military for a second time with a new perspective. He wants to share his story to others who are struggling.