I help our transitioning military service members & veterans mentally transition from a Soldier's mindset to a business professional's mindset via speaking engagements, transition workshops, and coaching.


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No More, Mediocre Miracles

Helping military service members & veterans discover where they are, who they are and ultimately, where they want to go and whom they need to become to get there.

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I help our transitioning military service members & veterans mentally transition from a Soldier's mindset to a business professional's mindset via speaking engagements, transition workshops, and coaching.

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Michelle Carter,
Gold Medal Olympian
(Shot Put)

"Ritchie, your [coaching] sessions were my favorite!"

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Toyia Tucker, US Army Veteran

"This presentation has reopened my eyes. As a veteran, I remember how I felt transitioning. Being located in Columbus, home of Ft Benning, I'm going to reach out to the post to inquire about the TAP. "

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Coach Earnie Williams,
Univ. of Texas Basketball Player

"Ritchie, Thank you so much, this feedback is amazing! Really allowed me to take a deep breath, and feel more grounded and less anxious about getting my speaking career started." 

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Why Do So Many US Servicemembers 
Struggle After the 

There are an assortment of issues plagueing our brave men & women in the US Armed Forces, specfically after they decide to take the uniform off, let's take a look:

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Among the 284,000 unemployed veterans in 2019, 56 percent were ages 25 to 54, 39 percent were age 55 and over, and 5 were ages 18 to 24.

*Per dol.gov/agencies/vets/latest-numbers

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Nearly 90% of veterans reported a lifetime traumatic event with an average of 3.4 traumatic events in soldiers.

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Just over 9% of all adults experiencing homelessness in the US are Veterans of the U.S. military. That means that on any given day, an est.40,056 Vets experience 
homelessness in America

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5.2 million veterans (28% of all veterans) over the age of 25 had completed a postsecondary degree or credential.

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One out of every ten veterans alive today was seriously injured at some point while serving in the military, and three-quarters of those injuries occurred in combat.


It is my goal, aim, and objective to help you grow as a person and master these obstacles in your military transition. Here are my solutions to the obstacles facing our US service members.

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You Are a Business Professional 1st

Then a soldier, sailor, marine, etc...
I help military service-members to see themselves (and ultimately sell themselves) as business professional vs. 'veterans' to the marketplace.

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The Rule of 168

but until you understand the 'Greatest Myth in America,' you'll never be able to fully maximize your time, potential, skill-set, and personal mission. Let's define your Final Marching Orders.

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Life is full of opportunities, and it is my job to help you figure out which opportunities to take advantage of in order to live the life you want once you decide to tke the uniform off.  Let's create your strategy for You, LLC.

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#1 Amazon New Release,
The Mediocre Miracle

A book for your head, a book for your heart.

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Your Final Marching Orders

An ebook for the soldier in your family. 
*Free Download

(coming 2021)

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Yasmin Francis, Major, US Army (Retired)

"Ritchie, Thank you! That is some awesome information you provided. I love it! Lots to work with and start formatting. Would definitely like to have another call once I start fleshing things out and moving forward. Thank you so much and will definitely be in touch soon. Loved the Speech and Book Title by the Way! Spoke to me right away as soon as I heard it."

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Emily Beeman, Deputy City Manager, City of Tifton, Ga

"Off the chart! Awesome presentation!"

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David Maynard, Mayor of Winder, Ga

"Rated 10 +++++ Your energy, passion & honesty is inspiring. While I know it's different, I felt the exact same way when I graduated college. My brother experienced the same thing as you when he retired after 20+ years as an Army Ranger... and since then he has lost so many from suicide. Would love to chat with you more about this & how to be a better resource for our military."

Here's How We Can Work Together:

From courses, coaching, to speaking engagement(s), I got you covered.

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Online Courses (2-n-1)

10 Steps on How to Successfully Transition Out of the Military & into a Great Career

Two online courses designed to guide you from a military mindset to a business mindset. 
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A Soldier's Coach:
An Online Coaching Program
I'll coach you FOR LIFE, GUARANTEED! Designed to compress a decade worth of military transition struggle into 90 days of experience, knowledge, & guidance into building a successful life post-military. 
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Military Keynote or Transition Workshop
(Contact for pricing)

A keynote or workshop designed to help our military service members successfully transition to civilian life. This presentation has a heavy focus of thinking like a business professional, as well as a 'big picture' focus on life outside the uniform.

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What's goin'  on everyone? My name is Ritchie Thomas, A Soldier's Coach and I am a military veteran who had the pleasure of wearing the uniform for 6 years, airborne.  I got out in 2007 and since then have gone on to earn a successful career & I'd love to show you exactly how I did it.  I am a 'big picture' kind of guy, who can help you make the necessary adjustments that you may not see.



Checkout My Free eBook, Your Final Marching Orders

to discover the 10 Steps to Transition out of the Military Without Losing Your Identity. 

*As a BONUS, get the first 2 chapters of my #1 Amazon New Release,
The Mediocre Miracle