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  • 01:41

    Military Monday with USNI Press Author Dwight Hughes – A CONFEDERATE BIOGRAPHY

    in History

     Most Americans, when they think about the Civil War, probably remember the great land battles like Gettysburg and Shiloh, not realizing that there also was a significant maritime conflict as well. From inland waterways to the deep oceans, Union and Confederate naval forces were engaged in a four-year struggle for control of the trade routes to and from North America. One key campaign was the Confederate attempt to interdict key Union maritime activities, particularly whaling ships which supplied important oil products. To accomplish this task, Confederate Secretary of the Navy Stephen Mallory commissioned and acquired a small number of armed merchant cruisers, mostly from Great Britain. Though few in number, these merchant cruisers harassed Union trade routes across the globe, and required the Union Navy to commit valuable resources to hunt them down. Along the way their captains and crews became legends in the annals of American naval history.


    To learn more about the Confederate commerce raiding campaign, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EST. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author Dwight Hughes to discuss his new book, A CONFEDERATE BIOGRAPHY.  The book chronicles the voyage of the Confederate merchant cruiser CSS Shenandoah, which in 1864 and 1865, circumnavigated the globe on an epic wartime cruise. Listeners are encouraged to call in and offer questions and opinions to both gentlemen, in what will be certainly an intriguing hour.

  • 00:19

    The MOBE Daily PowerUp Call

    in Entrepreneur

    Join international high-performance coach, inspirational speaker and former US Naval Aviator JT DeBolt for your daily dose of adrenaline and inspiration to help you rock your MOBE business!

  • 01:08

    The Clio Express: A Conversation with B.J. "Buddy" Penn

    in Lifestyle

    B. J. Penn has a perfect profile for Black History Month.  He is a native of Peru Indiana and was educated at Purdue University (B.S.) and George Washington University (M.S.).  He would later also acquire a certificate in Aerospace Safety from the University of Southern California and a certificate in National Security for Senior Officials from the John F. Kennedy School of Government.  Penn began his career in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviator, ultimately amassing 6500 hours of flight time in sixteen different aircraft.  He was named the Navy's EA-6B Prowler pilot of the year in 1972.  He wen on to serve as the Executive officer/Commanding Officer of VAQ 33 within the Fleet Electronic Warfare Support Group.  He also served as Batallion Officer at the United States Naval Academy (including serving as Officer-in-Charg of the Plebe Detail for class of 1983).  Penn held a host of other military, government and corporate positions of leadership and ultimately was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installation and Environment) by then President George W. Bush.  Then, when President Barack Obama was elected in 2008, Penn was appointed acting Secretary of the Navy until a permanant appointee was identified.

  • 00:29

    GET an A+ in COUNTRY, a fine Pres: 120 Million Write-In Ballots: Curtis Clinton

    in Elections

    Clinton’s political experience is the enemy of the state, of our country and the world. Citizen experience is better. I have the bottom ground experience of what it is like to live at the lower scale of the economy to lead us away from Politics. You are buying the Presidency for Politicians – the enemy and the enemy of the 50 States. Trump has business lenses. They compete with citizen's care. His management of businesses has resulted in write-offs, not in responsibility for the workers and market. Trump has bleed our economy 4 times, He has walked away from promises and vows. He talks about taking care of veterans. HOW. He won't and can't tell. He also could not be frank with us about the money involve with his Naval ship speaking engagement or his fight with FOX News with his off stage debate. Sanders wants to tax. What about the people he will bring into the White House and at the top of Government Agencies and as Ambassadors. It is still a Political System with all of these Candidates. I see across all sectors and States of our Country. What i can & will do in the White House needs to be serious and at the same time sensitive to all segments that reflect on our nation. There is a Big Mess in Washington, DC. Our Government is a mess, Federal Agencies, Our Spending, Our laws and law enforcement is a gunny mess. Who among these Presidential Politicians have the guts and means to fix these things. A person who is oppressed by these things can do a better job at fixing everything than Politicians who only speak to a few things. Presidential Politicians who don't suffer the daily upsets at the lower end of our society. Only a person at the lower levels of our country can see feel and want to do something about all of our troubles   bwell                Curtis Clinton

  • 00:23

    The MOBE Daily PowerUp Call

    in Entrepreneur

    Join international high-performance coach, inspirational speaker and former US Naval Aviator JT DeBolt for your daily dose of adrenaline and inspiration to help you rock your MOBE business!

  • 00:15

    The MOBE Daily PowerUp Call

    in Entrepreneur

    Join international high-performance coach, inspirational speaker and former US Naval Aviator JT DeBolt for your daily dose of adrenaline and inspiration to help you rock your MOBE business!

  • 00:23

    The Missing Ingredient from Most Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives: Discipline

    in Business

    During this interview, Ian Graham discusses how courage and discipline are often missing from diversity and inclusion initiatives. Listen to how he is successfully advancing diversity within the legal department at BAE Systems and how his wins are benefiting the work environment.


    Ian  Graham is senior vice president, general counsel & secretary of BAE Systems, Inc. responsible for all legal matters with 35,000 employees. In 2014 the company generated revenues of approximately $10.5 billion.


    Previously, he was a partner in the government contracts and corporate practice groups at Jenner & Block, LLP. 


    He is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as publisher of the Yale Law Journal, and received a bachelor's degree from Yale University. 


    BAE Systems is a global defense, security and aerospace company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces.

  • 00:01

    The Missing Ingredient from Most Diversity & Inclusion Programs: Discipline

    in Business

    Do your leaders have the courage needed to reach true diversity and inclusion in your organization? Do they have the discipline? During this interview, Ian Graham, General Counsel of BAE Systems, shares how and why his diversity and inclusion initiatives have been successful.


    Ian  Graham is senior vice president, general counsel & secretary of BAE Systems, Inc. responsible for all legal matters with 35,000 employees. In 2014 the company generated revenues of approximately $10.5 billion.


    Previously, he was a partner in the government contracts and corporate practice groups at Jenner & Block, LLP. 


    He is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as publisher of the Yale Law Journal, and received a bachelor's degree from Yale University. 


     


    BAE Systems is a global defense, security and aerospace company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces.

  • 01:00

    Traveling the Underground Railroad from Virginia to Ontario

    in Travel

    We'll share stories about some of the Underground Railroad and a Destination Spotlight will shine on the Faukland Islands and Romania.


    The City of Norfolk, Virginia is an important 400-year-old port city and home to the largest naval base in the world.  But, surprisingly as a southern mid-Atlantic city, Norfolk also played a crucial role in the Underground Railroad as one of the last port stops on the road to freedom north.  Much of this history is now being shared through Norfolk's self-guided Waterways to Freedom Tour that our guest, Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander from Norfolk State University helped to create.


    Historian and author Debra Sandoe McCauslin has deep roots in Gettysburg and Adams County, Pennsylvania.  We learned about her family history and, in our car ride with her along the Underground Railroad, Debra brought to life the voices of some fugitive slaves and the Quakers who helped them.


    Lewiston, New York was the final stop for runaway slaves from the South who sought to cross the border into Canada to freedom.  Once slaves reached Lewiston, locals helped them cross the Niagara River by boat or by foot when the river was frozen. 


    After the War of 1812, Canada's reputation as a safe haven for fugitive slaves grew because of the development of settlements like the Southern Ontario farming community of Buxton, formerly the Elgin Settlement.  Buxton was one of four planned settlements for former and runaway slaves and its founder, Reverend William King, a white man, fought other white settlers to establish the area. 

  • 01:05

    Episode 318: Best of Bob Work on Global Maritime Power

    in Military

    From shortly after he was The Under and prior to moving on to DepSecDef, Bob Work came on to discuss the broad picture.


    When one hangs up the uniform after decades of service, but still wants to contribute to their nations national security needs, what paths can that take? How does one find a path forward, and what are the keys to success?


    In a budgetary challenge not seen by the US military in two decades, what are the important "must haves" that need to be kept at full strength, and what "nice to haves" may have to be put in to the side?


    What are the legacy ideas, concepts, and capabilities that the Navy and Marine Corps need to make sure they maintain mastery of, and what new things are either here or are soon on the way that we need to set conditions for success now?


    Our guest to discuss this and more will be Robert O. Work, Col. USMC (Ret), now Deputy Secretary of Defense, and former Undersecretary of the Navy from 2009-2013.


    After 27-years of active duty service in the Marine Corps, Work joined the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA), where he focused on defense strategy and programs, revolutions in war, Department of Defense transformation, and maritime affairs. He also contributed to Department of Defense studies on global basing and emerging military missions; and provided support for the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review. 


    During this time, Work was also an adjunct professor at George Washington University, where he taught defense analysis and roles and missions of the armed forces. 


    In late 2008, Work served on President Barack Obama’s Department of Defense Transition Team.  


    He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois; and has Masters Degrees from the University of Southern California, the Naval Postgraduate School; and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. 

  • 02:01

    Leonard Lawrence Poisonend Airline Pilot with Gemma Join Forces

    in Military

    Andys Saturday Night Show With Leonard Lawrence Poisoned Air Pilot with Gemma Join Forces


    Today we have court of protection updates and Gemma discusses options for ex services personel when they leave the military join forces join the people to the service needed.


    Freedom Talk Radio is dedicated to bringing you the news, opinions and the truth that you will not get from other sources.


     Ex Pilot Mr Lenoard Lawrence  Poisoned Air Pilot    https://lenlawrence.wordpress.com/


    Len was held captive in the United Kingdom by the Official Solicitor to the High Court for almost eighteen months and medicated to the extent that he was incapable of legal discussion and understanding. During which time most of his assets were disposed of, by Solicitors and Barristers, whilst generating revenue for themselves, all without Len’s knowledge and consent.


    Finally, without the knowledge of the Official Solicitor, the British Airline Pilots Association directed Len to Professor Gordon Turnbull, FRCP FRCPsych (Psychiatric adviser to the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority) who reviewed the evidence, stopped all medication and Len was referred to Neurologists for brain damage assessment. Thereafter Len received specialist toxicology treatment for poisoning by Organophosphates with additional support from the Royal British Legion, SAFFA and the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust.


     


     

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