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Episode Info: Today's guest is the Secretary and Treasurer for American Heroes Network. I would like to welcome Steph Johnson​-​Klug.----more---- Hi this is your host, Pete Blum. Welcome to American Heroes Network! Our core mission is Serving the Brave Men and Women who have Sacrificed to Ensure our Freedom. You will hear true stories from those that have served, learn about Veteran organizations and resources, and gain hope for your future knowing American Heroes Network, your community, and other Veterans are here and at the ready to serve and help you and your family. We will talk about the hard topics like PTSD/TBI. You will also hear military history, inspirational stories, learn about networking with the community, and more. So come join us and be part of our family. Today's guest is the Secretary and Treasurer for American Heroes Network. I would like to welcome Steph Johnson​-​Klug. You can follow Steph hereWebsite: https://americanheroesnetwork.com/ Steph, how are you doing today? TopicsSteph, I would like to say thank you for being part of the team. You have a special connection to American Heroes Network considering you are Jim's wife. I would like everyone to get to know you, so briefly, tell us where you grew up. I grew up in Marysville​​ Ohio​.​ ​I ​graduated from Ohio State University with a B.S. in Education,  Southern Oregon University M.S. Education, University of Oregon Administrative Certification. Awesome! I am from Ohio as well. I lived there until I turned 17 and then joined the military. What is your favorite thing about Ohio? Mine, besides my family, is Skyline Chili. Did you ever make it up to Cedar Point? Did you have any military family members or relatives that influenced you? Yes, my father was a 90 Day Wonder in W.W.​ II ​ in the Navy. My Ancestor Captain John Stevenson fought with General George Washington to free our great nation from Great Britain. My husband Jim Klug was a Staff Sargent and fought in Vietnam. He survived and was wounded twice and awarded the Purple Heart. Wow! That's awesome! What is a 90 Day Wonder in W.W. II? Steph why are those that have sworn to protect and defend important to the USA as you see it​.​  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said: Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.  This says it all for me because those that defend our country have volunteered to serve and possibly give their lives for the freedoms that we all enjoy. ​At the beginning of our efforts to secure our independence in 1776, my ​ancestor Capt. ​John ​Stevenson fought with the Baltimore Company of Mine Run ​Baltimore, Maryland ​and fought to ensure our independence as the United States of America.  My father lived on a farm in Central Ohio and was drafted ​into WWII ​and served as an officer.  My husband, ​Jim ​President /CEO of American Heroes Network ​was drafted​ also and served in Viet...
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