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  • 01:00

    HILLARY CLINTON USMC

    in Politics

    Hillary Clinton’s story of trying to join the Marines doesn’t add up. Will there be a media backlash? Don’t bet on it.

  • Talking Pictures with USMC/Director of THE NOVEMBER WAR

    in Film

    Host Paul Booth with discuss The November War with USMC Garrettn Philip Anderson as he tells us about the battles, making the film and what his Platoon for K-BAY in Hawaii did for us, in Iraq (the real deal, NO HOLLYWOOD TRAILERS). 

  • 01:31

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham and USMC University' Christopher David Yung

    in Current Events

    While most of the world is nervously watching terrorism news from Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia, savvy analysts and military professionals are watching the Western Rim of the Pacific region where tensions with the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) have been rising. Within a region known as the "9 Dash Line." China has been building a series of small island bases that include sensors, armed garrisons, along with airfields capable of operating fighters and large transport aircraft. Many observers see this as an act of regional aggression by the PRC, and have begun to react directly to Chinese harassment of aircraft and ships operating in what they consider "international waters." Most recently, the United States has begun to conduct "Freedom of Navigation" operations around these islands, arousing both anger and strong verbal reactions by the Chinese. The question is, is this a possible path to war? Or simply standing up to a PRC which has developed bullying tendencies over the past several decades?


    To learn more about what is happening in the South China Sea, 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) along with U.S. Marine Corps University chair and U.S. Naval Institute author Christopher David Yung will discuss the situation inside the 9-Dash Line, and what might happen in the near future regarding these vital waters. Listners are encouraged to call in, and offer questions and opinions on this important situation.

  • 01:01

    Episode 316: Getting Female Combat Integration Right With LtCol Kate Germano

    in Military

    How do we get combat integration of women right? The quest has moved well away from "if" and in to "how."


    With an apparent broad disconnect between biological realities, cultural norms, and political desires, what is the right way for military leaders to carry out their orders while ensuring that combat effectiveness is maintained.


    Our guest to discuss this and related issues for the full hour will be Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano, USMC.


    Commissioned in August 1996, LtCol Germano has served for over 19 years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps.  A combat veteran, she additionally participated in numerous operational and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief deployments.  Ashore, her duties including a year as the Marine Aide to the Secretary of the Navy. 


    She was selected for command twice, most recently as the commanding officer of the Marine Corps’ only all-female unit, the 4th Recruit Training Battalion. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College, where she majored in History with a pre-law emphasis.  In 2011, she graduated with distinction from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, earning her Masters of Military Science degree.  She is actively engaged in the struggle to end gender bias in the military, and is a vocal proponent for equal rights and the elimination of double standards and lowered expectations for female conduct and performance.

  • 01:56

    Special Guest - Lt. Dan Wilson (Ret): Reviving America's Foundations

    in Politics

    Very Special Guest:  Retired Navy Lt.  and Author - Dan Wilson 


    Dan's service includes assignments with the USMC, UDT-12, SEAL Team Five and as a Hospital Administrator serving his fellow warriors


    Dan will be on board tonight to discuss his military experiences and how he came to authoring a number of books including the A.S.K. Series.  Based on Jesus' principle  "Ask - Seek - Knock"  


    His latest book in the series - A.S.K. America -  Which explains how America is losing her foundation.   It reveals the challenges facing this great nation, providing a plan to return America back to her founding principles, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.


    As Lincoln said:  "If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen we must live through all time or die by suicide.”


    WHEN INJUSTICE BECOMES LAW - RESISTANCE BECOMES DUTY


     

  • 02:00

    OFF THE DROP ZONE PRESENTS:Sheila L Sptephens & LCpl Evan Reichenthal, USMC ret

    in Current Events

    Sheila L. Stephens
    Retired Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)Special Agent
    Author: The Everything Private Investigation Book
    Private Investigator: www.SaferSecurityInc.com


    Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice, Jefferson State College
    Professor Facilitator, Masters in Criminal Justice Online Program, Boston University
    Forensic Psychology PhD Candidate


    CEO and President of The Valkyrie Initiative
     


    SECOND HOUR we welcome to the Show: LCpl Evan Reichenthal, USMC ret.


    In January 2011 Even lost his leg due to an IED explosion. He was put into a coma and awoke in Bethesda Hospital. 


    He endured 30 sureries there and was transferred to Walter Reed Hospital. He went through 12 weeks of physical and occupational therapy.Even walked in just 4 months and began running with 8 months. In 2012 he was medically retired. He has since Received his Cross Fit certification, and has became an inspiration to many. He now manages the OPERATION ENDURING WARRIOR. 


    QUOTE: from Even: On a more spiritual level, I aim to inspire fellow adaptive athletes, and wounded veterans in hopes they see me and others like me, and see the potential they have.

  • 01:59

    The Hotwash with CJ Presents : David Rage James , Marty Skovlund, Jr.

    in Military

    David Rage James Usmc Recon Marine Operators / Special Forces


     


    Marty Skovlund, Jr.


    Marty Skovlund Jr. Marty served in 75th Ranger Regiment, deploying multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. He currently works at Blackside Concepts, which he founded in 2013.
    Nomadic Veterans is the documentary about two former Army Rangers who set off from Denver, CO in the summer of 2014 with nothing but their backpacks and one hundred dollars. They had three weeks to see how far they could get around the world, raising awareness and money for veterans transition issues along the way. This concept is now being adapted for television in the upcoming show "Road Warrior Challenge."
     

  • 01:58

    Special Guest - Lt. Dan Wilson (Ret): Reviving America's Foundations

    in Politics

    The Captain's Very Special Guest: Retired Navy Lt. and Author, Dan Wilson.


    Dan's service includes assignments with the USMC, UDT-12, SEAL Team Five and as a Hospital Administrator serving his fellow warriors.


    Dan will be on board tonight to discuss his military experiences and how he came to authoring a number of books including the A.S.K. Series. Based on Jesus' principle "Ask - Seek - Knock"

    His latest book in the series - A.S.K. America - Which explains how America is losing her foundation. It reveals the challenges facing this great nation, proding a plan to return America back to her founding principles, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.


     

  • 01:31

    WTF? (Where's The Focus?) w/Kevin Phillips - 30 Days & Counting

    in Radio

    It's been 30 days since we started 2016, and we're excited to share our results on some of the projects we started. Call in LIVE @424.243.9540 to share your success' and to get some tips on how to keep the momentum going during those 'undesired' moments.

  • 01:05

    Episode 315: Where Next for our Ground Forces, with Paul Scharre

    in Military

    A decade and a half of ongoing ground combat under their belt, what are the hard-won lessons we need to keep, and what should be left behind? Looking forward, what are the challenges our ground forces need to make sure they are prepared to meet? 


    From growing conventional strength from nations who desire to challenge our nation's global position, to the unending requirements for Counter Insurgency excellence, what is the balance?


    Our guest to discuss this and more will be Paul Scharre, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a former Army Ranger with service in Iraq and Afghanistan.


     

  • 01:06

    Episode 314: 6th Anniversary Expanded Panel on One Question

    in Military

    Yes Shipmates ... we are now in our 6th year of Midrats!


    To mark the day, we are going to have a radically different format as a thank you gift to our listeners.


    The focus of the show today is one question; "Where do you see as the most critical thing to watch for Navy and Marine Corp issues in 2016."


    To get the answer, we are bringing on a series of prior guests one at a time in their own segment. To kick off we bring back our fellow Midrats plankowner co-host Raymond Pritchett, founder of Information Dissemination. Following Raymond will be Bill Roggio, managing editor of The Long War Journal; James R. Holmes, Professor of strategy and policy at the Naval War College; The Original Chapomatic CDR Chap Godbey, USN (terminal leave); author and former National Defense University Professor James S. Robbins; CTR1(IDW/SW) Lucien Gauthier, USN; and Lieutenant Matthew Hipple, USN.


    Live radio. One question. Seven men.


    Two drink minimum.