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  • 00:31

    Texas Task Force Updates

    in Health

    This episode will provide an update on the State Recognition Operational Plan being implemented jointly by CBMT and AMTA. This collaborative effort provides guidance and technical support to state task forces throughout the country as these groups of music therapists work to obtain state recognition of music therapy and the MT-BC credential. We'll discuss the basics of advocacy and how music therapists can use these skills to improve access to music therapy services in Texas. Participants will be encouraged to become involved in this professional initiative by communicating with state legislators and building support for potential music therapy legislation.

  • 01:03

    Episode 278: Betrayal, leadership, loyalty, and redemption: Task Force VIOLENT

    in Military

    Loyalty goes both ways, the old saying goes. One shows loyalty up the chain, because one expects the same in the other direction.  They system, however, is built upon the timbers of the imperfect human condition. 


    What happens when you have conflicting narratives, but the system that you thought was there to serve you as you served it decides to take the counter-narrative without question? 


    Is there a point where a leader accepts that there is no loyalty above, and as a result, has to redouble his loyalty to those under him?


    The story of Task Force VIOLENT is one of inspired unit level leadership, and nightmarishly twisted priorities up the chain; of brave men caught in a modern day, real time, Kafkaesque circle.


    Following up on his 5-part series, Task Force Violent: The Unforgiven - the Tragic Betrayal of and Elite Marine Corps Commando Unit, our guest for the full hour will be MilitaryTimes journalist Andrew deGrandpre.

  • 01:02

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events


    Don Anderson has served the sporting fraternity in Jamaica and the Caribbean for over thirty years in various administrative and management positions.  He served as the President of the Jamaica Men’s Field Hockey Association between 1979 and 1983, was elected the 2 Vice President of the Jamaica Olympic Association in 1981, a position he held until he was elected the 1 Vice President of the JOA in 1997, serving until 2013 in that capacity.  He has held managerial positions for Jamaica at the last seven Olympic Games from Seoul in 1988 through to London in 2012, serving as the Chef de Mission for the Jamaica team to the last five Olympic Games.  In this capacity he worked with Usain Bolt in the Athens, Beijing and London Games and several other top athletes.


    He is currently the Chairman of the Government’s Institute of Sports, appointed by the Prime Minister, a member of the National Council on Sports, chaired by the Prime Minister, and Chairman of the  Government’s Capacity Building and Infrastructure Committee charged with the responsibility of spearheading the establishment of the National Sports Museum of Jamaica.  Ground for this museum is expected to be broken soon.


     


  • 00:32

    GATE 4 Task Force Hope (Part 1)

    in Christianity

    Award winning artist Carl US Ace Childs will start to share some of his personal experiences in being a critical part of the greatest debris operation in the history of the United States.  "There is about a years worth of stories to tell."  Happy Birthday to all of our March Birthday's.  "March is the greatest month to have a birthday!"  This episode is sponsored by Carl's Gallery!

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  • 02:02

    The National Brotherhood Conference of the Nation Of Islam Radio Program

    in Social Networking

    MESSENGER ELIJAH MUHAMMAD SPEAKS!

    Replay:

    *Ignorance of Black Leadership
    *Intellectuals, Toms and Stool Pigeons
    *National Elections
    *The Blind Leadership

  • 00:45
  • 01:17

    The National Brotherhood Conference of the Nation Of Islam Radio Program

    in Social Networking

    MESSENGER ELIJAH MUHAMMAD SPEAKS!


     


    *IGNORANCE OF BLACK LEADERSHIP


    *INTELLECTUAL, TOMS AND STOOL PIGEONS


    *NATIONAL ELECTIONS


    *THE BLIND LEADERSHIP

  • 01:03

    National & International Roundtable

    in Current Events

    Patrick Sullivan is the chief executive officer of the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency. He works with the NSTA board of directors to set the long-term strategy for tourism and deliver sustainable growth for the industry.


    Patrick has been General Manager and President for both start-up and large organizations, including Indigo.ca, Toronto.com and Workopolis.com. He has also worked for Procter and Gamble, McCain Food Ltd., Moosehead Breweries Ltd., and Upper Canada Brewing Company, specializing in marketing and digital marketing.

    Patrick enjoys running and has participated in a number of marathons. In October of 2011, he completed a 250 km run across the Sahara Desert, helping to raise over $100,000 for the National Advertising Benevolent Association.  Accepting a tourism industry challenge, he recently participated in the 2013 Blue Nose Marathon.


    Sgt. Craig Marshall Smith is a 18th year veteran of Canada's national police force the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is a descendant of both Black Loyalists who came to Nova Scotia from the USA in 1784 and Black Refugees of the War of 1812. 

    Craig is also an author and historian on African Canadian achievements and the journey of Black men and women who serve in the RCMP. 
     


     

  • 01:50

    The National Brotherhood Conference of the Nation Of Islam Radio Program

    in Social Networking

    The National Brotherhood Conference of the Nation Of Islam Radio Program

  • 00:21

    Climate Ride for National Parks

    in Environment

    John Garder (pictured on far right) and Natalie Levine (center picture) from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), call in to chat with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, during the 2015 Climate Ride California North Coast. On the NPCA team, John and Natalie talk about the ride, and the climate change issues facing our National Park system.

    Climate Ride California is more than a bike trip – it’s an inspiring journey with like-minded people who are united by their passion for sustainability, renewable energy, and bicycles - the ultimate carbon-free form of transportation. Since 1919, the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has been the leading voice of the American people in protecting and enhancing our National Park System’s most significant lands and landmarks.

    This interview originally aired on May 18, 2015 as part of Big Blend Radio's Vacation Station Travel Radio Expo, that broadcasted live from Yerington Inn, in western Nevada.

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