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Warrior Talk with GI Jenn is so honored to have Major Rusty Bradley, author of LIONS OF KANDAHAR on to talk about the Battle of Sperwan Ghar, his experiences, life after the military, and upcoming projects!
One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat there.
Southern Afghanistan was slipping away. That was clear to then-Captain Rusty Bradley as he began his third tour of duty there in 2006. The Taliban and their allies were infiltrating everywhere, poised to reclaim Kandahar Province, their strategically vital onetime capital. To stop them, the NATO coalition launched Operation Medusa, the largest offensive in its history. The battlefield was the Panjwayi Valley, a densely packed warren of walled compounds that doubled neatly as enemy bunkers, lush orchards, and towering marijuana stands, all laced with treacherous irrigation ditches. A mass exodus of civilians heralded the carnage to come.
Dispatched as a diversionary force in support of the main coalition attack, Bradley’s Special Forces A-team and two others, along with their longtime Afghan Army allies, watched from across the valley as the NATO force was quickly engulfed in a vicious counterattack. Key to relieving it and calling in effective air strikes was possession of a modest patch of high ground called Sperwan Ghar. Bradley’s small detachment assaulted the hill and, in the midst of a savage and unforgettable firefight, soon learned they were facing nearly a thousand seasoned fighters—from whom they seized an impossible victory.
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WARRIOR TALK with GI Jenn - THE TRUTH ABOUT PTSD
With the Ft. Hood shooting and the misinformation about PTSD being tossed around, I thought it was time to bring in someone that could , especially for our VETERANS. We are HONORED to bring to you a COMBAT VETERAN and mental healthcare professional. He promises to bring you the TRUTH about what is REALLY going on with mental healthcare and our WARRIORS.
We will be joined, once again, by our research analyist, Michael, also a COMBAT VETERAN, to add to the conversation about pharma and PTSD.
Finally, THE MAJOR, John Bucciarelli will be back on to talk about the IMPORTANCE of allowing our WARRIORS the opportunity for emersion therapy and the BLACKSHEEP PTSD MilSim Challange.
If you, or someone you CARE about might have PTSD, I urge you to get them to listen to this show. We are going to uncover the TRUTH and hopefully teach the mass media about responsbile reporting on PTSD.
Call in line is 646-595-3504 TUESDAY, 8 April at 2100 EST
Warrior Talk with GI Jenn - is HONORED to have the ACTIVIST MOM of Sgt. Kimberly Agar on the show to talk about TBI and suicide. Margy Agar has been a relentless activist regarding suicide among our troops, since the death of her daughter,Kimberly.
Kimberly served in Iraq as a heavy transport driver and was often called on to sing for special events in the war zone. She was injured by an improvised explosive device in Iraq during her first enlistment. She re-enlisted to see the world and was selected to be a vocalist with the Army’s elite European Band and Chorus based in Germany.
We have a special guest co-host tonight, as Turtle is out of our area of operation. My guest host, who we will call "The Marine", will be talking about TBI and the impact it has on the suicide rate among our TROOPS and our VETERANS.
Please join us for this very moving show. Call in number is 646-595-3405
Warrior Talk with GI Jenn is excited to have a STOLEN VALOR Special. We have two of the top guys when it comes to calling out STOLEN VALOR, Don Shipley and B.G. Burkett.
Don Shipley retired after 24-years as a SEAL Senior Chief in 2003. He served at SEAL Team ONE, SEAL Team TWO, the Naval Special Warfare Center (BUD/S) and Naval Special Warfare Group TWO, in Little Creek Virginia as a SEAL Advanced Training Instructor. When not in a SEAL Platoon or deployed overseas, his time was spent running blocks of training for SEALs in air operations, land warfare, and demolitions.
He served in eight SEAL Platoons, was Platoon Chief in five, and awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism during a Search and Rescue
B.G. Burkett, a Vietnam veteran, served as a 1st LT with the 199th Lt. Infantry. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Vietnamese Honor Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm. He is the co-author of Stolen Valor, which won the coveted Colby Award for outstanding military book. He was presented the Army's highest award given to a civilian, the Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, by former President George H.W. Bush. In 2005, Mr. Burkett was inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame. Also in 2005, Mr. Burkett and Congressman Salazar D-CO, introduced the Stolen Valor Act on Capitol Hill.
Don't miss this STOLEN VALOR SPECIAL 646-595-3504
WARRIOR TALK with GI Jenn - SEAL vs. RANGER, Jeff Gonzales will be on to talk about being a badass frogman (OK I said that, he didn't) and what he is doing with his company Trident Concepts. We will discuss a little wet and sandy, some of the work he is doing to give back to the SOF community, and of course, who is better... SEALs or RANGERs.
Then, yes it is happening... Mat Best will be on to talk about being a badass RANGER (again, all my words) and what he is doing with Article 15. We will discuss the new video Green Beret vs MARSOC rap battle. You guys already know Mat's work and if you don't, you are missing out. Google MBest11x to see some of his EPIC work. We are going to see if his bikni snap wll work over the phone and get his take on who is better, SEALs vs. RANGERs.
Yes, this is going to be a night of total total antics and debauchery! Can't miss this one... EPIC!!! Call in number is 646-595-3504
WARRIOR TALK with GI Jenn is very proud to welcome our VIETNAM VETERANS! In this special 2 hour episode, we will discuss the war, our WARRIORS' experiences, treatment upon returning home, and their transition to civilian life.
There are persistent negative stereotypes about VIETNAM VETERANS, primarily due to the uniquely divisive nature of the Vietnam War in the context of U.S. History.
That social division has expressed itself by the lack both of public and institutional support for the former servicemembers expected by returning combatants of most other conflicts.
It is time we break that stereotype.... It is time we WELCOME our HEROES HOME... 29 March 2014 is the national Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, but we are going to be HONORING our WARRIORS EARLY!!
Please call in and help us WELCOME HOME our VIETNAM VETERANS - 646-595-3504
Warrior Talk with GI Jenn - Confederate Armory & Part 3 of our PTSD series
Confederate Armory is a Veteran Owned business and operated by Jay and Jason, US ARMY and US NAVY (that has to be fun during the ARMY NAVY GAME!!) These guys are a start up business and doing great work. Let's support those who protect our 2nd Amendment rights... Plus we will talk about a way YOU can get involved in their next tee shirt idea!!
Then, Part 3 in our 10 part series on PTSD. We will cover everything from how pharmaceuticals make there way to Market or the "Chain of Events" to overmedication and misdiagnosis to malpractice as it relates to PTSD (VA and civilian facilities). We want to discuss the issue and share both the postive and negative results. Are there alternative treatments that work? We NEED to hear from you!!
I encourage those who have been treated with medications for their PTSD to share their experiences. Are your meds working for you? Are you being over medicated? Do you know what meds mix and which don't? Have you found alternative treatments? These are all topics that HAVE to be discussed. YOU are NOT alone.
Turtle, my co-host will share his story with medical treatment and not just the VA, but civilian hospitals. This is something we all need to be aware of. With 22 Veterans a day taking their own lives, the one size fits all - write a script, just IS NOT WORKING.
Feel free to call in and share your opinion at 646-595-3504.
Today host Julie Forbes talks with representatives from the Seattle Animal Shelter and Seattle Animal Control about the importance of pet licensing, why, and what Animal Control officers wishes everyone knew.
Also - the importance of self care and how your own well-being impacts your dog's.
Event updates and more!
Know why it's better to be a crocodile than a dinosaur? Because crocodiles survived! Roger Anthony of Crocodiles International uses stories straight from nature to teach important business - and life - lessons.
He chose animals to communicate his message because animals are always true to themselves, and so they always live in peace and harmony with the world. Everything he says about the animals is true. Beavers are known to take other animals who have no home into their lodges. There is film of a mother crocodile transporting a very confused baby turtle down to the water's edge.
Laugh if you will, but when people attend most seminars, a week later they can only recall about 14% of what they learned. But the attendees of Crocodiles not Dinosaurs retain an average of 92% of the principles taught! And watch his hands dance in this YouTube video.
NWP welcomes new Seattle resident, musician Blake Noble! Australian Multi Instrumentalist Blake Noble has spent much of the last few years touring internationally while developing his incredible, unique guitar style mixed with Yidaki (Didgeridoo), and gaining an enthusiastic fan base everywhere he goes. Blake is sometimes compared to Xavier Rudd, John Butler, Tommy Emmanuel, Michael Hedges and Rodrigo y Gabriella. Blake has endorsements with Cole Clark Guitars, Elixir Strings, K&K Sound, Bigfoot Stompboxes, Didgeridoo Breath, and Grown Vision.
In his adopted new home town of Seattle, his talent is in high demand with various music festivals, venues and numerous tv and radio appearances already under his belt. Following a hugely successful first year in the USA, Noble launched a kickstarter campaign to help pay for his new album; aptly named Underdog. Living up to the name, Blake raised over $10,000 and proved that although he is a relative new-comer to the Pacific NW, he already has a strong following that is building as word spreads. 'Perpetual Leader' was chosen as a semi finalist in the International Songwriting Competition 2013 in the Instrumental section (out of over 16,000 entries).
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