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  • 01:05

    Episode 219: The USMC Post-QDR with Dakota Wood

    in Military

    With the new defense budget out, new QDR out, the withdraw of maneuver forces from Afghanistan, rising interest in INDO-PAC operations, and a resurgent Russia: after over a decade of COIN and land wars in Southwest and Central Asia - what is the status of the United States Marine Corps? 


    Materially, intellectually, and culturally - is the USMC set up to move best towards the expected challenges and missions?


    Our guest for the full hour will be Dakota L. Wood, Lt Col, USMC (Ret.), Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs at the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at The Heritage Foundation.


    Following retirement, Mr. Wood served as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.


    Most recently, Mr. Wood served as the Strategist for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Special Operations Command.


    Mr. Wood holds a Bachelor of Science in Oceanography from the U.S. Naval Academy; a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the College of Naval Command and Staff, U.S. Naval War College.

  • 00:29

    A Business 4 Veterans to Own: US Military Maintenance

    in Military

    US Military Maintenance is a business that assists US veterans to start a commercial maintenance business and to succeed at doing so. It is a program of Patriotic Hearts, a 501c3 non-profit for US military, veterans and their families. 


    Joe Padlo, a USMC veteran, has recently gotten his US Military Maintenance business up and running in Florida. He is having tremendous success. In this radio segment I will be interviewing Joe and hear about what he is doing and how he is doing it, so that other US veterans can follow in his footsteps.


    US veterans from across America have already started their own US Military Maintenance businesses. If you are an entrepreneurial spirit, or a US veteran who is tired of looking for a job, listen in . 


    If you choose to join the USMM team, everything you need, apart from your license and insurance are provided. We provide your website, graphics, equipment, bid sheets, agreements and step-by step mentoring every step of the way. 


    For more information call our non-profit's veteran employment program, HirePatriots.com, at 760-730-3734.


    Mark Baird 

  • Reach Out America: America's Pheonix

    in Radio

    Reach Out America: America's Phoenix


    Bill Muckler was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended Christian Brothers College High School (an Army Junior ROTC School) in St. Louis. Graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a B.A. in Psychology (Personnel Management) with 2 years Air Force ROTC.


    Military. Completed the USMC Officer Candidate Course in Quantico, VA. Spent 4.5 years on active duty as an officer in the Marine Corps. Holds the permanent rank of Captain. (Top Secret Security Clearance)


    Entrepreneur. Founded Muckler Typographic Corporation, St. Louis, MO. Owner and operator of a small business for 10 years. Provided typography services for Ad Agencies, Art Studios and Lithographers.


    Work Process Management Consultant. 40 years as consultant. Owner and director of firm that assessed business operations, conducted management and leadership training, and implemented process solutions in energy, mining, manufacturing, construction, fabrication, assembly, food processing, health care and communications with more than 300 businesses for the past 40 years.


     


    Author. 20/20: A Clear Vision for America (eBook date: 12/18/14.)


    20/20: A Clear Vision for America – A free sample, of about 20%, is available at the book sites. 

  • 02:00

    Sergeant Tahmooressi Update with Manny Vega, USMC Ret.

    in Politics Conservative

    This show is dedicated to: Marine Cpl Jacob C Leicht killed May 27, 2010, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.


    SIGN THE DRILL BABY, DRILL! Petition: http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/drill-baby-drill.html


    Defending the Republic with Annie "The Radio Chick", Kel Fritzi and Dan Butcher is an ongoing discussion of recent events.


    Special Guest: Manny Vega, USMC Retired, Former Infantry Scout at Marines, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.  Manny made the news when he refused to take down the American and USMC flags from his home and faced eviction.  He also was at the WWII Memorial in Washington, DC helping to tear down the barricades the Obama Administration erected, blaming sequestration.  In counter protest to the Pro-Palestinian Rally outside the White House, he faced down physical assault upon his person while showing brave support for Israel.  He has been a rock of support for Jill Tahmooressi, whose son remained jailed in a Mexico prison, while the Obama Administration twiddles their thumbs.  https://www.facebook.com/manuel.e.vega


    Supporters of the Tahmooressi family have created an official fundraising site to collect donations to offset the cost of his legal defense. To donate, visit AndrewFreedomFund.com. Contributions and letters can also be mailed to:  Andrew Tahmooressi Liberty Fund, 5722 S. Flamingo Road #114, Cooper City FL 33330-3206M


    It's a battle of Conservative values and principles in defense of our Republic!

  • 01:06

    The Catch Podcast with PTSD Survivor and USMC Veteran Chad Robichaux

    in Military

     


    We are honored to have on the podcast today Chad Robichaux!


    About Chad:


    President & Founder, Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs
    Director of Veteran Affairs, Serving California
    USMC Force Recon Veteran / Best Selling Author / Pro MMA Champion / PTSD Survivor


    Chad M. Robichaux is the President & Founder of the Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs and the Director of Veteran Affairs, Serving California. Chad and his team are dedicated to helping our America’s military warriors and their families suffering from the “unseen wounds” of combat such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Their effort is on the front line to intercede and end the climbing 23 per day veteran suicide rate and the current and tragic 90% divorce rate. In addition to being an Ordained Pastor, Chad is a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor with the BCPPC* & AACC* with specialty in PTSD, Trauma Care, Marriage, and Family. Chad has earned a PhD in International Business Management and an MBA from New York Tech, and is a Best Selling Author with his book “Redeployed”, which is ranked #1 on the Amazon Best Seller List.


    Learn more, here.. 

  • 00:59

    Never Give Up! A Caregiver's PTSD Success Story. Tonya & Rick Shaw USMC

    in Caregiving

    Rick spent 8 ½ years in the Marine Corps, however, he was medically separated in June 2011. During his time on active duty, he completed 2 combat tours to Iraq, was a helicopter mechanic, aerial gunner, and instructor. He suffered silently with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for just over 7 years and was just about as close as one could be to ending their life before his amazing wife was somehow able to pull him out of the darkest of places.


    Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver as he interviews Rick & Tonya Shaw, Wednesday, 4/22/15 at noon, PDT). Tonya acted as a caregiver to her PTSD husband for years, trying to save her family, and her marriage that was destined for divorce. However, her goal was not going to be an easy one..


    Rick began self-medicating with alcohol mixed with prescribed medication just to get a couple hours of sleep at night. However, the onset of sleepwalking and nightmares became a nightly occurrence. Shortly after, he began to wake up with flashbacks and was convinced that their house was under attack. He then began waking up, pacing in his home with a pistol. His wife would follow him around to make sure he did not hurt anyone. Rick began isolating himself, and his behavior now adversely affected his job.


    Eventually, Tonya was able to get Rick to open up publicly about how PTSD had not only affected him, but also his wife and everyone around him. The suicide rate for veterans is staggering and almost impossible to fathom. In fact, veterans make up 20% of the suicides in the United States, but only make up 10% of the population. In whole numbers, last year, just under 40,000 people committed suicide in the U.S. Of that, just over 8,000 were veterans.


    Rick and Tonya have now devoted their lives to PTSD awareness of this misunderstood disorder. Please share this link with anyone who is suffering with PTSD. This is a "must see" show!

  • 02:04

    WTR: Confederate Flag, VA Comedy & Carmelo Rodriguez (Veterans Transition)

    in Military

    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn & Lance Taylor will be discussion the Confederate Flag issue, the VA Comedy hour (yeah... we are sharing the most outrageous VA stories) and then we will be talking with Carmelo Rodriguez from Veterans Transition.  


    Jenn and Lance will discuss the recent call for the Confederate Flag to be banned, along with the historical statutes and memorials.  We invite those opposed and supporting the ban to discuss.  Then we will be sharing some off the wall situations we have experienced.  Our listeners are invited to call in and share their stories, as well!


    Carmelo Rodriguez works with the Veterans Transition/vetdocseries on FB. He started to film a reality show series about the transition from military life to civilian and all the struggles that's comes with it. He is a veteran who served in the U.S. Army for about 5 years. Carmelo was medically discharged because of an injury sustained while deployed. He served as a Calvary Scout team leader, ending his career on funeral honors detail. He went through similar issues our other veterans have faced, including divorce, alcohol abuse, nightmares, unemployment, and foreclosure.


    Carmelo started this reality show series because he wanted our vets to know that they are not alone, as well as, allowing our communities to see and understand what vets are really going through. If done properly, he believes his show will not only bring the problems to light but will also bring a solution to fix them. His over all goal is to bring this show to a mainstream network because we are a huge community and I want the rest of America to see that all of our veterans are not "crazy" or "homeless". Some of our guys just need more help then others. I want to identify who we are, what we are doing and how we are helping each other.


    Call in number 646-595-3504

  • 00:47

    TalkingMotorCycleZ "LIVE" w/Justified MC "Welcome Home Vets" VFW Villa Park

    in Sports

    The Soldiers Family TV & Radio presentZ: TALKINGMOTORCYCLEZ w/Justified @ Wild Fire Harley Davidson and 


    The VFW of Villa Park, Il "WELCOME HOME VETS" 


    Call in show and talk with us @ 1-909-202-8714  press 1 to Talk with CEO Steve Tomaszewski & Justified


    TalkingMotorCyclez is a "NEW TYPE" of Cycle show going to "LIVE" events at MC Dealerships across the state and across the USA! Each show is themed with special motorcycles and special military themed MC Events.


    This week : Justified an MC Club started by Law Enforcement friends to help support veterans and their families.


     




    The Justified Motorcycle Club of Illinois is dedicated to promoting brotherhood, the sport of motorcycling and raising money for charity . Our membership includes a majority of law enforcement personal, active, and retired, as well as qualified civilians who support the goals of our Club and Law Enforcement.



    Email justifiedmc@comcast.com   Website {www.justifiedmc.com



    The VFW of Villa Park www.VillaParkVFW.org   Where YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!



     


     


     




     


     


     


     

  • 01:30

    WTF? - w/Kevin A. Phillips - 12 Years a Slave

    in Self Help

    A 'Slave', is defined as; a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them and 'Slavery' is the practice or system of owning slaves. While Abraham Lincoln was credited for the "Emancipation Proclamation", which was to liberate African Americans from Eurpean/Caucasian Mentality, slavery is alive and flourishing more than ever, especially in the one place it was to have been abolished.

    Since acquirng a (Traumatic) Brain Injury, how have you become a slave to your TBI or have you become the Owner of your TBI? In celebration of 12 years of My TBI LIFE, join us tonight as we discuss the perceptions about people with TBI's, some of the effects on family and friends and more importantly... How you can liberate yourself from the perceptions of slavery, as a TBI Survivor and become a THRIVER? We'll share six unique strategies anyone can implement on How to OWN their TBI instead of being a Slave to your TBI.
     

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  • 01:00

    Conversation with a Marine Corps General

    in Military

    The May 28, 2015, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with retired Marine Corps General John Admire.


    Major General John Admire, USMC (ret.)  "is a Vietnam and Gulf War Marine. His 43-year United States Marine Corps career includes 33 years of active duty and 5 combat tours as an Infantry Marine, plus 10 years as a consultant and advisor with the US Joint Forces Command and Military Academy Headmaster. He commanded units world-wide at every level from an Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam to the Commanding General, 1st Marine Division in California. He served as the Senior Military Social Aide to the President of the United States at the White House, as the Marine Corps' Legislative Liaison to the United States Congress on Capitol Hill, and as a member of General Colin Powell's Joint Staff in the Pentagon. John is an Oklahoman, born and reared in Tulsa. He is a Phi Beta Kappa and Honors graduate of the University of Oklahoma with one Bachelor's and four Master's degrees."  Major General John Admire is the author of Darker than Dark.