Executive Director, Founder, Counselor
Sergeant First Class (Retired) Eric Darling was born in Scranton Pennsylvania. He joined the Army in February of 1987 and attended OSUT (One Station Unit Training) at FT McClellan Alabama to be a Military Policeman.
He has served as a Senior Human Resources Sergeant, Master Resilience Trainer, Suicide Intervention Trainer, Range Operations Sergeant, Readiness NCO, Infantry Platoon Sergeant, Infantry Squad Leader, Recruiter, Drill Sergeant and a Military Policeman. He participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was deployed to the AL Anbar Province of
Iraq from 2005 to 2006.
He has been assigned to the following units: the 402nd MP Company, Ashley PA, the 98th Division Olean NY, the 109th Infantry Regiment, Scranton PA, the 55th Heavy Combat Team, Scranton PA, and the 109th Field Artillery Regiment, Wilkes Barre PA.
During his tenure as the 55th Brigade Resilience Coordinator Sergeant First Class Darling developed, managed and delivered the Army’s Resilience and Suicide Intervention programs to over 3500 Soldiers throughout the Brigade. Sergeant First Class (Retired) Darling completed a Masters of Arts in Counseling with a focus on Veteran’s issues at Clarks Summit University in December of 2017. He is deeply concerned and involved in providing crisis intervention and counseling to Veterans.