Harvey Daiho Hilbert Roshi (born 1947) enlisted in the Army in 1964 at age 17. In 1966 he was assigned to Company A, 35th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Task Force in Vietnam were he suffered a serious life-threatening injury after being shot in the head. The wounds left him paralyzed on his left side. After rehabilitation, he recovered the use of most of his leg and some functioning of his arm. Daiho Roshi became a professional psychotherapist and an expert on post-Vietnam stress syndrome. At 19 he began meditating and studying Zen and eventually became a student of Ken Hogaku Shozen McGuire Roshi at the Dharma Mountain Zendo in Cloudcroft, New Mexico. In 2005, he was given Dharma Transmission. He retired from clinical practice to establish the Order of Clear Mind Zen in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with affiliates in northern California, Virginia, and West Texas. Hilbert has a history of street practice and bearing witness for peace. He retired as abbot of Clear Mind Zen in 2022.