Today, Sept 11, is ingrained in our lives, our memories, our culture. We have been at war for longer than we have been at peace in this country, and so many of us joined as a result of the 9/11 attacks. While we focus on Coming Home, today we focus on why we go. Advertisements
Denver Riggleman is a retired Air Force Intelligence Officer, owner of Silverback Distillery (sbdistillery.com), and Congressional candidate (denverforcongress.com). But while much has been made of the Bigfoot joke in his campaign, his passion he has as a leader and servant of the people is no joke at all. We talk about whether his veteran status… Continue reading Denver Riggleman – Do Veterans Make Better Elected Representatives?
Sometimes, you just gotta get on your bike and ride. We speak with Ben Shaw, Regional Director of Virginia Veteran & Family Support, who is a Marine Corps veteran that struggled with coming back from Iraq. He ended up riding over 13,000 miles and started redefining his identity. Now, his story offers hope to those… Continue reading Ben Shaw – Finding your post-military identity
This is a beautiful sight to see. If you’re deployed and waiting on a flight, it’s always lovely to see that C-17 coming down to pick you and your buddies up. Because it has more legroom than a C-130. Read the article!
During last Saturday’s radio program we spoke with Matt Deegan and Jeff Boecker of Parade Rest about their Vietnam Veteran Project (listen here if you missed it). But what is Parade Rest? Many local military and veterans will say “they’re the ticket guys!” And yes, Parade Rest gives out a lot of tickets (over 7000… Continue reading Organization Spotlight: Parade Rest VA
Wow, this is a big one. We interview retired Air Force Lt Col Tom Rempfer (hoping4justice.com) and lawyer Mark Zaid (markzaid.com) about the recent lawsuit determining the infamous Anthrax Vaccination Program to be illegal. Now what action can be taken for the 1000+ veterans that received punishment up to and including a court-martial when they… Continue reading Tom Rempfer & Mark Zaid – Anthrax Vaccine / Matt Deegan & Jeff Boecker – Vietnam Veterans
If you’re a veteran that deployed to Iraq, then you likely remember getting the anthrax vaccine. We were told it was because either Al-Qaeda or local Iraqi extremists could get hold of anthrax and weaponize it. We were told the vaccine was safe. And we were told it was mandatory. Turns out those were lies.… Continue reading The Terrible Story of the Anthrax Vaccine Program