How many times do us veterans hear “thank you for your service”? What exactly are we being told when we hear that? “Hey, that stuff you did over there, thanks for that.” “Hey, thanks for polishing boots.” “Hey, thanks for fighting with the personnel office for those three days to get your DITY move paperwork… Continue reading Thank You For Your Vote
We’ve all heard of Agent Orange. The infamous defoliant used in Vietnam to kill the jungle canopy was found in the 1980s to cause cancer in humans. But Agent Orange (AO) had a much greater reach than Vietnam, and has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives. We spoke with James Kuiken about this very topic,… Continue reading Legislation Update: HR 299/S. 422 Blue Water Navy bill
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?
Today it is well understood that military veterans returning from war may suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, 13.8% of military members returning from Afghanistan or Iraq experience PTSD symptoms. With just under 3 million veterans in 2016 having served in those wars, there are 412,000… Continue reading Veteran Court Legislation Dies in Virginia General Assembly, Again
Update: Since the interview with Mr. Riggleman and prior to this publication, his campaign has been suspended, citing funding difficulties. We feel this is unfortunate as he is the best candidate for Governor, and have decided to run this article regardless due to the very valid issues regarding Virginia that Mr. Riggleman brings up in… Continue reading Veteran & Business Owner Denver Riggleman Runs for Virginia Governor
What is life like for veterans of other nations when they come home? Do they have the same challenges with PTSD and VA hospitals? What is the support structure like for them? We speak with MAJ Mathew Brooks from the Australian Army about life Down Under for veterans. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cominghomewell9 *We had some serious technical… Continue reading A conversation Down Under
So what is Stolen Valor and why does it make the headlines? We discuss Stolen Valor, along with other news articles of the day. Tune in and see what all the fuss is about, and what us vets think about it. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cominghomewell7