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  • 02:01

    THE HOTWASH WITH CJ Presents: Melony Butler and Mike Moore

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    Melony Butler is a proud military wife to MSG Blaine Butler and they reside in Staples, Minnesota. The Butlers have three adult sons who serve in the Minnesota National Guard.  As a family they have endured four deployments to OEF and OIF.  Melony has been on a mission for many years advocating and helping veterans. She has been a Family Readiness Leader for 14 years and volunteered every year at the Great Falls, MT Vets 4 Vets Stand Down.  Melony has experience in the private sector in sales and marketing, management, retail, as well as health and fitness. Melony’s mission began four years ago when the VA Hospital said they had no room for her son while he was suffering from PTSD. She subsequently enrolled in school to achieve a Degree in Psychology with the intention of opening a facility to help and heal soldiers, veterans, and families. Realizing the need can’t wait until fall when she achieves her degree, she began creating the Nest. She states, “We will build the Nest one branch at a time until it is complete! A place to call home and a place to Heal with Honor!”

    Mike Moore has served our country for over 37 years. 24 years in the US Army
    serving in various Ranger Assignments including the 75th Ranger Regiment The
    past 13 years in a Law Enforcement working in uniform patrol, directed patrol
    and Vice & Narcotics. Mike has served overseas as a private contractor in South
    East Asia and is now a NAPWDA Certified K9 Handler.  His primary focus, is in the training arena, where he has built his company Sponte Tactical, which is staffed by former combat veterans, who
    served in Special Operations Units, as well as Tier One Law Enforcement Agencies.
    He now instructs classes for professionals in tactical pistol, Dynamic Carbine and
    defensive shotgun. Sponte Tactical is where “Warriors Train Warriors”.



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    On tonight's episode of "Free Beard @ Reload Radio," I will be chatting with some amazing Atlanta veterans who are also leaders in the film industry! First, I will chat with Tim Everett, a veteran of the US Army, and the writer and director of several popular films!

    Next, enjoy a chat with US Navy and OIF/OEF Veteran Tessie Wilmot, writer and producer of "Indomitable," an intriguing film about women veterans and their very real struggles and victories.

    Finally, I get to speak with US Army Veteran Richard Tavernaro, who is filming a hugely popular comedy/horror film in Atlanta, "Slaw."
    This will air live from 6-8PM tonight!



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    Carlos Santana 39 years old from Greenville SC..work for BMW manufacturing ,has two boys his pride and joy, He keeps himself very busy running and participating the Spartan Race as well as alot of those on top of alot of other events ....OCR and endurance events

    These are not easy at all he will be in Alabama for a race and Dallas Texas ,still to compete in October,next he will be in Alabama for a race and Dallas Texas.
    Spartans race

    BJ Norris Shoot in Ecuador and my first Steel Challenge. Since then, it’s been an incredible ride that I wouldn’t trade for anything. I did make one departure from the shooting sports in 2009 when I decided to enlist in the U.S. Army. Unfortunately, I found out about a previously unknown problem with my lower back during Basic Training, and was discharged in early 2010. Fortunately, it’s not a particularly serious problem, and my main limitation is just not being able to put on a 50 lb ruck and march for 10 miles. In the past couple years, I’ve been very blessed to receive some great support from my sponsors, friends and family that have allowed me to focus on competitive shooting.

    Michael Ciittadino is a Patriotic American an OEF Marine Corps Veteran originally from Roselle Park, NJ. He attended the Art Institute International of Fort Lauderdale, Florida studying Broadcasting, TV studio production, Journalism, and Audio & Video editing. Michael actively participates to help raise awareness for support structures in our communities as well as fundraising for non-profits. He is also involved to help coordinate a million Veteran Assembly to Washington D.C. in honor of the first US President George Washington. Michael implores that through Unity we can all attain respect for each other and overcome adversity.

  • 02:01


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    Cruz will be honoring his best friend David Lee Fisk Army Ranger who is now on watch from heaven.He will also be honoring the memory of the five blast victims, that were killed in 2007, in Kabul....

    Ted Aub
    Connecticut State Coordinator-POW/MIA Families, Adjutant - Marine Corps League Dept of Connecticut, Chairman-Madison/Guilford Veterans Advisory Committee, Vice President-IWO/JIMA Park and Historical Society, Past Chairman "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans of Connecticut", Member- Connecticut State Coalition for veteran Rights and Services OIF/OEF/OND, Member-Honors Wake Detail Marine Corps League, member Housatonic Detachment -Marine Corps League, Member West Haven Vietnam Veterans Assoc. Special interests include PTSD, Suicide-Resiliance, and homelessness for our Veterans. At our last MCL yearly convention and banquet I was suprised by being inducted into the "Society of "The Chapel Of Four Chaplins" for which I am still humbled. I am proud and honored to serve my fellow man and this country.

  • 02:03

    WTR: Lucas Pelt and Col. (Ret.) Scott Mann

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    WTR with GI Jenn is so incredibly honored to welcome two amazing warriors... Lucas Pelt and Col. (Ret.) Scott Mann.  

    First up, we have Lucas Pelt is up. Lucas spent 8 years in air force special operations command. He spent time as aircrew aboard ac-130u model gunships as a loadmaster and a special missions aviator in the non standard aviation program aboard c-146a wolfhound. He spent deployments in both OEF and OIF and other theatres around the world.

    Then, we have Scott Mann is a retired Green Beret Officer with 22 years of Army special operations experience around the world. He has deployed to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Iraq and Afghanistan. Scott is the CEO and Founder of the Stability Institute, a non-profit organization that helps prepare diplomats, warriors and law enforcement officers for stability operations in challenging areas. Scott lives in Tampa with his wife and sons. - See more at: http://ic.instantcustomer.com/gov3/137380/game-changers-book#sthash.nwVoAAAL.dpuf

    Guest co-host is Matthew O'Dell.  Matthew has developed himself as a trusted advocate for military veterans in our area. After serving in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army Reserve, he is all too familiar with the troubles our servicemen and women face after returning home. Matthew has served his country in support of both Operation Iraq Freedom, as well as Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan and now serves his veterans as a resource in Tennessee. 

    Call in number is 646-595-3504

  • 02:11


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    Albert Roberts is a disabled veteran of the US Air Force and Army. He served as an airman during Operation Desert Storm, and then joined the army during the Global War on Terror. He became a captain in the Military Police Corps and served combat duties in both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as his duty as a public affairs officer at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He is the recipient of two Bronze Stars medals, and an active alumni of the WWP.After his honorable discharge, Albert has since become an actor and film producer. His horror film, Test Group, premieres this October, and he is starring in and producing three other military themed films, to include Indomitable, in which mr. Roberts is the lead male role.

    Timothy Parkhurst retired from the Marines after a career spanning over 25 years, including service in Panama, Desert Storm, OIF and OEF. He served as a Communicator, Infantryman, Scout Sniper and Parachute Rigger. He proudly served in all four Marine Divisions, various Logistics units, two Reconnaissance Battalions and with Marine Special Operations Command.Tim and his wife Leony have been married since 1992 and have two beautiful daughters.

    E.J. Snyder is a 25 year veteran of the US Army. He is a former Army Sergeant Major (E-9) with a background of leading Soldiers in Airborne and Infantry Units, ALWAYS serving in Army Ranger coded positions throughout the Army. He is renowned for ALWAYS leading from the front and by example, as is his loud and "In Your Face" style of leadership. E.J. lived by his nickname "The Skullcrusher".He is a Highly Decorated Combat Veteran of both the 1991 Gulf War and OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom) in Iraq. He has planned and conducted a broad range of missions covering the entire operational continuum. He is most proud of his Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman's Badge with Star, Master Parachutist Wings, Pathfinder Badge, Drill Sergeant ID Badge

  • 01:29

    Stew and The Nunn, Episode 4, With Chad Robichaux and Jack Mandaville

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    Stew and the Nunn

    Episode 4. On this episode we will be talking with Chad Robichaux a former Force Recon Marine and OEF Veteran who founded the Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs a Faith Base program that has proven successful in preventing veteran suicide. Also on the show will be writer, comedian and brand manager for Ranger Up Jack Mandaville. He will be discussing the upcoming film Range15.



  • 02:00


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    BRENT CHRISTIANSEN  is married and has two sons and a daughter. Originally from Springfield, Missouri, he joined the Army in the year 2000 shortly after graduating high school. He is still on Active Duty and has served one tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and two in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). He has a 2010 Jeep 4 door that he bought after his first tour in Afghanistan. Brent became a volunteer after meeting one of the Warriors in early 2013.

    MICHAEL BURNS I was medically retired from the Army as a E-6/SSG in Sept 2011. Since then I have had 5 more surgeries (8 total) diagnosed with P.T.S.D. and T.B.I,caused from multiple I.E.D. explosions and air support with 500 lb bombs that were dropped "danger close" due to complex attacks on our fighting positions. I had run out of options on being able to save my leg. On Feb 10, 2015 my left leg was amputated. I have made it my mission in life to not just accept living with a disability, An honor  working with  T.D.O.C. Texas Sentinels Foundation.

    US VETERANS FOUNDATION : We are comprised of Army, Marines, Air Force, and DOD Civilians. We expand from Infantry, Engineers, Combat Medics... Our 2 main objectives right now are to bring Awareness to the 22 Veterans A DAY committing Suicide and to help end Veteran Homelessness. We are also a Legitimate 501(c)(3) not for profit Foundation. Every Penny we take in goes back out to and used to help Veterans and their families. The Officers that make up this Foundation are Jason (JT) Thompson, Greg (The Patriot) Love, Andy (All American) Plunkett, Chad (DOC) Reese, Brandon (The Marine) Medlock, Jason (The Paladin) Beilsmith. With over 50yrs of combined service we bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. None of our Officers or Board members are paid to be part of us. This is strictly done by Volunteers who are Veterans wanting to continue the fight to help our Brothers and Sisters in Arms.

  • 02:00

    WTR: Alexander Skate, Robert Butler, & Hot Topics

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn & Lance Taylor will be joined by Alexander Skate & Robert Butler.

    Alexander is a 6th Generation US Marine and a 2 time combat Veteran. He enlisted into the Marines on Mother's Day 2006. The morning he left for boot camp his father was leaving for SERE school. He deployed to OIF in April of 07' upon his return he went on leave with his squad leader to his hometown of Louisiana where he met his little sister. 5 months later they were engaged and have been married for 8 years now. He deployed to OEF in November of 09' upon returning he was subsequently honorable discharged 2 months later. He founded Battle Buddies a nonprofit organization intended to help connect Veterans with each other and valuable resources.

    Robert is an 18 year veteran of the United States Army and Army National Guard. Serving from 1984 to 2001, Robert served as a Combat Engineer and Artilleryman. He has 30 years of shooting experience in defensive and tactical shooting encompassing several disciplines to include Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun.

    Robert is the founder and president of Kenaz Tactical Group and acts as the lead technical consultant and project manager for the organization. Also, Robert is the Director of Product Development for Tactical Black Firearms.

    Then Lance and Jenn will be discussing hot topics from the week.

    Call In Number is 646-595-3504

  • 00:08


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    Connecticut State Coordinator-POW/MIA Families, Adjutant - Marine Corps League Dept of Connecticut, Chairman-Madison/Guilford Veterans Advisory Committee, Vice President-IWO/JIMA Park and Historical Society, Past Chairman "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans of Connecticut", Member- Connecticut State Coalition for veteran Rights and Services OIF/OEF/OND, Member-Honors Wake Detail Marine Corps League, member Housatonic Detachment -Marine Corps League, Member West Haven Vietnam Veterans Assoc. Special interests include PTSD, Suicide-Resiliance, and homelessness for our Veterans. At our last MCL yearly convention and banquet I was suprised by being inducted into the "Society of "The Chapel Of Four Chaplins".

    TONIGHTS SECOND GUEST: Earl Granville is a nine year veteran under the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as an infantryman. During his time in the service, Granville served in support of Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. In the summer of 2008 while on a patrol in Zormat, Afghanistan, his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb which resulted in the amputation of his left leg through the knee. His comrades, Specialist Derek Holland of Wind Gap, PA and Major Scott Hagerty of Stillwater, OK were killed in action. After his injury, Earl found himself competing in many sports as an adaptive athlete such as Mono-ski, Sled Hockey, GoRuck Challenge and Spartan Races. He is s Team Member for the veteran runned and owned non profit Operation Enduring Warrior, and the lead ambassador of the veteran found clothing line, Oscar Mike. After his injury, he has competed in the Boston, Detroit, Chicago, New York and Marine Corps Marathon all on a hand bicycle under the Achilles Freedom Team. Earl also public speaks to military units in the importance of finding help in mental distress from returning to combat after the passing of his twin brother.

  • Listen: Ryan J. Kaufman & Trevor Stryker - Iraq Veterans Helping other Veterans

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    Listen 24/7 anytime after our Aug 13th Broadcast as www.talkingwithheroes.com and www.r4alliance Introduce 2 Iraq Veterans who work with www.r4alliance.org . Listen to them with their Families. 

    Ryan J. Kaufman is an OIF and OEF Iraq Veteran who now works at Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, and their At Ease Program. http://www.lfsneb.org/behavioralhealth/at_ease/.

    You can find Ryan on Facebook at Ryan J. Kaufman https://www.facebook.com/RyanJKaufmanVI?fref=ts

    Instagram at Strikin9Vikin9.

    Vets4Vets4 Nebraska is on Facebook that talks about their events https://www.facebook.com/Vets4VetsNebraska?fref=ts

    Trevor Stryker  is a Marine who served two Iraq Deployments --- 2005 and 2006. Trevor is a VetSET Nebraska Coordinator. He does outreach to Veterans and their families to assess their needs in rural or underserved areas. 



    More Info on our News Site: http://thankyouforyourservice.us/issue/august-2015/article/listen-ryan-j-kaufman-trevor-stryker-iraq-veterans-helping-other-veterans

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