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Eagle Nation Podcast
39 minutes | a month ago
Ep 157: The Air Force, the Bachelorette, and Beyond with Mike Johnson
ABOUT THE EPISODE: After serving in the Air Force, and working an executive job as a financial advisor, Mike Johnson got a call that he had been selected to join season 15 of ABC's reality dating series, "The Bachelorette." Today, Mike is a powerful storyteller encouraging others to focus on life, love, and learning to overcome by discovering the power within. In Eagle Nation Podcast episode 157, we cover a lot of ground, including: - Mike's military experience with a healthy dose of branch banter - Similarities between "the Bachelorette Mansion" and Air Force barracks - How exercise and self-love are part of his journey - And much, much more! RESOURCES: Looking for some of the resources mentioned in episode 157? The list below should have everything you need. - Mike's Website - Mike's Book - More information on Team RWB's Old Glory Relay coming soon to teamrwb.org.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 156: Living a Life of Purpose with Mike Hayes
ABOUT THE EPISODE: Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The former Commander of SEAL Team TWO has made countless split-second life-and-death decisions, run meetings in the White House Situation Room, and developed high-impact corporate strategies. In today's episode, we cover a lot of ground, including: - Real moments that have defined purpose in his life - Transitioning from the military to government and corporate life - The goal and meaning of his new book Never Enough - And much, much more! Show notes: https://www.teamrwb.org/ep-156-hayes/
50 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 155: Be You with Former F-18 Pilot and Yogi Liz Corwin
ABOUT THE EPISODE: Liz Corwin is a 15-year U.S. Navy Officer, former F-18 Jet Pilot, world-traveling yoga teacher, and creator of Walkabout Yoga LLC. In today's episode, we cover a lot of ground, including: -Her journey from the Navy to yoga - How she earned her call sign - Staying true to herself - Ways the perception of yoga in the military is changing - And much, much more! Show notes: https://www.teamrwb.org/ep-155-corwin/
54 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 154: The Taji 100 Episode
Paul Fukuma is a fourth-generation veteran, full-time Police Officer, Fire Fighter, EMT, father, husband, and the Executive Director and Chairman of TAJI 100. In today's episode, we cover a lot of ground, including: Overview of the challenge and the very first TAJI 100 hosted in Taji, Iraq in 2010 What it means to serve after leaving the military The massive volunteer effort required to host TAJI 100 year after year Incredible and life-changing stories of people who have tacked the TAJI 100 in the past and come out better than they started And much, much more! The TAJI 100 is a 28-day challenge to run, walk, jog, ruck, hike, or elliptical 100 miles in the month of February. The challenge supports our nation's veterans and benefits Team RWB.
43 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 153: DEFY the Every Day with Terrell Davis
Denver Broncos legend, NFL Hall of Famer, and entrepreneur, Terrell Davis (TD) cofounded DEFY in in 2017. Through his work, Terrell is helping athletes of all abilities DEFY the every day. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Terrell's transition from the NFL to entrepreneurship Why Terrell and DEFY are passionate about supporting our nation's veterans How physical activity supports Terrell's overall health and wellness and much, much more!
46 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep 152: Take Flight with Medal of Honor Recipient Leroy Petry
Retired Master Sgt. Leroy Petry received the Medal of Honor for acts of gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in action with an armed enemy in the vicinity of Pafktya Province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2008. Today, he continues to serve by advocating and supporting other veterans and wounded warriors. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Retired Master Sgt. Leroy Petry's involvement in Warrior Call His 2021 goals and aspirations - how he is "Taking Flight" The impact of service and transition on veterans and their families and much, much more!
65 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep 151: The Right Stuff with Patrick J. Adams
Patrick J. Adams stars as an original Mercury 7 astronaut, John Glenn, in National Geographic’s first scripted series for Disney+, The Right Stuff. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Training and physical fitness for the part What Patrick learned about military culture in this role Patrick’s acting background and much, much more!
24 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep 150: Man With A Mission
After losing a close friend in Afghanistan, Marine Corps Veteran Travis McVey realized the American dream of owning a business and continuing to serve by founding Heroes Vodka. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: The journey from the Marines to entrepreneurship Honoring the fallen and continuing to serve How physical activity supports veterans in their transition out of the military and much, much more!
13 minutes | 8 months ago
Ep 149: Lightning Discussion on Veteran Wellness
Army veteran Dawn Halfaker founded Halfaker and Associates after being wounded in Iraq and returning to civilian life. In this lightning episode, we cover a lot of ground including: How physical activity was a critical component in Dawn's recovery after injury The significance of the Purple Heart Award How veterans can make their health and wellness a priority Team RWB and Halfaker's recent Purple Heart Challenge
36 minutes | a year ago
Ep 148: Run to Remember
Lisa Hallett found running to be a healthy outlet for her grief and a path to move forward after her husband, CPT John Hallett, was lost in Afghanistan. Today, Lisa leads a national effort to honor the fallen and support their families. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Lisa's running journey How Wear Blue is building meaningful communities How you can join Team RWB and +WearBlue this #MemorialDay to learn their stories, speak their names, and honor their legacies. Learn more: bit.ly/3bQ7HT7
19 minutes | a year ago
Ep 147: Quarantine Crusher - Zach and Nicole Bitter
Elite running power couple Zach and Nicole Bitter joined Team RWB's Executive Director Mike Erwin for an exclusive Quarantine Crusher conversation. In this conversation, we cover a lot of ground including How Zach and Nicole stay motivated, even while at home. Why they continue to run Overcoming challenges and obstacles and much, much more! For more inspiration, visit our Quarantine Crusher page!
34 minutes | a year ago
EP 146: Quarantine Crusher - Alison Levine
In a special conversation with our Executive Director Mike Erwin virtually sat down with a history-making adventurer who served as Team Captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, Alison Levine. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Alison's toughest expeditions Using fear as strength How to stay motivated during uncertain times and much, much more!
48 minutes | a year ago
Ep 145: Quarantine Crusher - Ryan Holiday
In a special conversation with our Executive Director Mike Erwin, Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday about how #EagleNation can come out of quarantine better than we went in. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: Alive time vs dead time Ryan’s philosophy on physical activity Reflection and solitude and much, much more! For more inspiration, visit our Quarantine Crusher page!
42 minutes | a year ago
Ep 144: Quarantine Crusher - Shane Kimbrough
In a special conversation with Team RWB Executive Director Mike Erwin, retired Army Officer and NASA Astronaut R. Shane Kimbrough shares lessons from space that can help you stay motivated and crush your quarantine! For more inspiration, visit our Quarantine Crusher page!
33 minutes | a year ago
Ep 143: Quarantine Crusher - Cedric King
In a special conversation with our Executive Director Mike Erwin, retired Master Sergeant Cedric King shares his perspective on how to stay moving and motivated during quarantine. We cover a lot of ground, including: How he has triumphed and pursued through even the most difficult times, Adjusting and adapting mindset to overcome, How achievement and success looks different for everyone, And much, much more!
46 minutes | a year ago
Episode 142 – Special Conversation with Retired General Petraeus
In a special conversation with our Executive Director Mike Erwin, retired General David Petraeus, one of the most prominent U.S. military figures of the post-9/11 era and former Director of the CIA, shares his perspective on how Eagle Nation can lead from the front during the coronavirus pandemic. We cover a lot of ground, including: General Petraeus’ involvement with Team RWB How veterans are poised to lead from the front during the pandemic Why exercise is important during trying times And much, much more!
45 minutes | a year ago
EP141: Olivia Nunn - Soldier For Life
Episode 141 – Olivia Nunn, Soldier for Life In honor of Women’s History Month, Soldier for Life Communication Director LTC Olivia Nunn shares her experience and expertise in the latest episode of the Eagle Nation Podcast. We cover a lot of ground, including: Olivia’s military experience How communities and organizations including Team RWB can support transitioning service members The challenges Soldiers from different backgrounds face during transition Finding your tribe And much, much more!
46 minutes | a year ago
EP140: Tanner Iskra - Borne the Battle
Marine Corps veteran-turned-podcast host Tanner Iskra talks new media and the changing veterans and military space in the latest episode of the Eagle Nation Podcast. We cover a lot of ground, including: Tim’s transition out of the military The Borne the Battle podcast Powerful stories of veterans The changing ways veterans are getting information And much, much more!
38 minutes | a year ago
Episode 139 - The NamasDay Episode with Tim Avery
Navy veteran, clinical psychologist and yoga instructor, Tim Avery, shares the benefits of yoga - both body and mind - in Eagle Nation Podcast Episode 139. We cover a lot of ground including: How Tim went first tried out yoga and got involved in the Veterans Yoga Project The relationship, recovery, physical and mental health benefits yoga can offer veterans The connection between yoga and psychology Why veterans should give Eagle NamasDay a shot And much, much more!
41 minutes | a year ago
EP 138: Zachary Green - From the Marines, to firefighting to entrepreneurship
Former U.S. Marine Corps infantryman and volunteer firefighter turned entrepreneur Zachary Green, shares his journey from the military to developing life-saving technology in this Eagle Nation Podcast episode. In this episode, we cover a lot of ground including: A life-changing firefighting experience that prompted the idea for his business The comparison between entrepreneurship and military service The concepts of purpose, luck and grit And much, much more!
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