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19 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Ghost Stories from Connecting Vets
COVID-19 and the elections aren't the only scary thing happening, it's Halloween! To celebrate, we bring you four scary stories from the staff at ConnectingVets.comSo put your headphones on, turn the volume up and prepare to enter a world of floating knives, haunted hospitals, creepy woods, and a real-life exorcism!Don't forget to visit https://connectingvets.com for all your Veteran related news! Stay informed with Connecting Vets.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
What's left when you've lost what defined you? Tony Morrow
Tony Morrow is a Veteran of the Canadian Navy, who after a fateful dive, found himself facing another type of dark abyss. This time it wasn’t the ocean but a world of uncertainty, a world where he wasn’t sure who he really was and where he fit in. What do you do when you've lost your legacy, your career, and your identity? This is Tony Morrow and this his VetStory.Leave us a 5 Star Review and tell us how we're doing! Subscribe to Vet Story at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Stitcher You can follow Rod Rodriguez on Twitter @rodpodrodLinks:Getting 2 Hired - https://bit.ly/Getting2HiredTony Morrow's LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/atmorrow/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
From fighting Saddam Hussein to American success, Kadhim Al-Waeli
Kadhim Al-Waeli isn't your typical American success story. He sacrificed everything, fought a tyrannical government, and then joined the US in the fight to free his nation's people. This is his VetStory.You can follow Kadhim on Twitter @WaeliKadhim and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kadhim.alwaeli.79Want to get connected to the stories and resources that matter to you? Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter, at Connecting Vets!You can follow VetStory on Twitter @vetstorypodcastSubscribe to VetStory at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21 minutes | May 15, 2020
Your Kindness is your Strength, Corinna Delgado
Corinna Delgado is a successful radio personality, poet, and writer. She was also a mother, married, and in the Army before she was even 18! The journey to where she is today has been tough and full of life-changing lessons. This is Corinna Delgado, this is her VetStory.To learn more about Corinna Delgado you can find on social media @corinnadelgado or you can visit her website http://corinna-delgado.com/You can also hear her on 94.7 The Drive | Washington D.C. and 106.5 The Mix | Baltimore MDFollow VetStory on Twitter @vetstorypodcast or email me at firstname.lastname@example.orgSubscribe to VetStory at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | May 7, 2020
A Veteran from a forgotten war, George Thomas
When Vietnam veterans came home, there were no parades and no one waiting to greet them at the airport. Today many Vietnam Veterans still feel forgotten. George Thomas's life was changed forever during his tour of combat. From driving around the dead to his experience with Agent Orange, George takes us into the life of a Vietnam Veteran and his struggle to survive.George runs a private Facebook group called Vietnam Veterans The Best of the Baby BoomersWant to get more connected to the stories and resources Connecting Vets has to offer? Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter.You can follow VetStory on Twitter @vetstorypodcastSubscribe to VetStory at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Annette Whittenberger survived, so can you!
Annette Whittenberger is a survivor. She’s battled through sexual assault, a career that didn’t go the way she thought, and a life-changing event that almost killed her. This is her VetStory.To learn more about Annette Whittenberger go to https://awildridecalledlife.comWant to get more connected to the stories and resources Connecting Vets has to offer? Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter.You can follow Vet Story on Twitter @vetstorypodcastSubscribe to Vet Story at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Tim White declares WAR on child hunger
In every state in America, children go hungry every day. It’s a harsh reality and an overwhelming challenge to tackle. Tim White would tell you, that sounds like a challenge for a Marine. Tim’s organization Stafford Food Security is taking to the fight to hunger but in a way that is completely different from what you’ve seen before.To learn more about Stafford Food Security go to https://staffordfoodsecurity.orgWant to get more connected to the stories and resources Connecting Vets has to offer? Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter.You can follow VetStory on Twitter @vetstorypodcastSubscribe to VetStory at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
The other side of Vincent Rocco Vargas
You may recognize Vincent “Rocco” Vargas from the "Article 15" crew and from television and movies. What you may not know are his struggles to be a dad, an actor, and the sacrifice he’s making today in order to fulfill a promise to himself. Rocco opens up about his struggles with PTSD and what keeps him going.To learn more about Vincent “Rocco” Vargas go to https://vincentroccovargas.comWant to get more connected to the stories and resources Connecting Vets has to offer? Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter.You can follow Vet Story on Twitter @vetstorypodcastSubscribe to Vet Story at Radio.com, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and StitcherSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
82 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
Are You Ready for Your Next Emergency?
While we're producing the next season of VetStory, we're happy to introduce you to one of our podcast partners "Team Room Talk with Chris Mcphee". Host Chris Mcphee is a retired Green Beret who has some amazing and candid conversations with his guests that range from entrepreneurs to elite military operators. I think you're really going to like this show. Go to ConnectingVets to learn more or go to Team Room Talk with Chris McpheeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Radio Diaries presents "Prisoners of War"
VetStory is proud to present "Prisoners of War", from the Radio Diaries podcast. This is the untold story of US service members who did time in an American military prison during the height of the Vietnam conflict.*Discretion is advised*This story was produced by Sarah Kate Kramer for Radio Diaries, with help from Joe Richman and Nellie Gilles [GILL-es] and was edited by Deborah George and Ben Shapiro. To hear more stories from Radio Diaries, subscribe to their podcast. Use your podcast app of choice or visit www.radiodiaries.org. Radio Diaries is part of the Radiotopia network from PRX.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16 minutes | Dec 27, 2019
An act of defiance that saved Jewish-American soldiers
In No Surrender, Chris Edmonds tells the unforgettable story of his father, Roddie Edmonds, an American POW, and the acts of defiance against his Nazi captors that saved hundreds of Jewish American soldier's lives. Leave a review and tell us what you think about this episode!Visit us at ConnectingVets.com!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
Betrayal in Berlin: A Cold War CIA Spy Thriller
George Blake was a member of the Allied Secret Intelligence Service and one of the most notorious Soviet spies of our time. Author Steve Vogel takes us inside the Berlin Tunnel, one of the greatest espionage operations of the Cold War to tap and record KGB communications, and the spy who almost brought it all down.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
34 minutes | Dec 11, 2019
From NYPD Cop to Interrogator in Iraq
Christopher Strom's new book Brooklyn to Baghdad tells his story from former NYPD cop to being part of the elite counterinsurgency group "Phoenix Team". Chris takes you on a harrowing journey from stopping terrorists in a post-911 New York to working alongside Special Operations taking down insurgent leaders. All that and more...See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Depression: Can magnetic therapy reboot the brain?
Combat veterans can often suffer from anxiety and depression. Whether it's from post-traumatic stress or other issues, Army veteran, Dr. Geoffrey Grammer, Chief Medical Officer and Bill Leonard, President / CEO of Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers, discuss how electromagnetic stimulation works and if TMS can successfully treat brain regions directly associated with mood regulation.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
59 minutes | Nov 20, 2019
He Jumped On A Grenade...and Lived! Kyle Carpenter, MoH Awardee
Kyle Carpenter earned the Medal of Honor for his actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. In this VetStory we talk about his new book "You Are Worth It; Building a Life Worth Fighting For" where he takes us back to that fateful day, his long road to recovery, and why you are worth it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16 minutes | Oct 29, 2019
Bloody Lane ... and Sounds of the Dead
Antietam National Battlefield is the sight of the deadliest day in Civil War history. 23,000 men were killed, wounded or missing in action. We talked about the legend of Bloody Lane and heard actual paranormal recordings shared by researcher Angela Sounders, author of Ghosts in Sight.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26 minutes | Oct 22, 2019
The Marine behind the scenes of NBC's This Is Us
NBC's hit show "This Is Us" has shown us the Vietnam veteran's experience. This season it adds a Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan. The realism of her emotional scenes is due in part to a real Marine, James LaPorta. We talked with James about his infantry days, the hidden tributes he built into the show, and how he went from combat to become an acclaimed writer for Newsweek and The Washington Post. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
Former VA Secretary Shulkin sounds off! From Congress to Cannabis
Is there a plot to privatize the VA? Why won't they speed up resaearch on medical marijuana? Why was he ousted from his job? These are just a few things we asked former Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin, as he discussed his new book, "It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
Sean Spicer talks "Dancing With the Stars"
Sean Spicer had to do some serious tap dancing as the White House spokesperson. But when we recently caught up with him, it was all fun as he told us about being a Navy Reserve Public Affairs Officer, and a contestant on ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Plus the behind the scenes stories of the incredible veteran charities he's dancing for. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | Sep 9, 2019
Dakota Meyer: The interview we'll never forget
Dakota Meyer's words are as powerful as a .50 cal! The Maine Corps Sniper and combat vet opened up about; life, death, battle, PTSD and why nobody wants the Medal of Honor. But we were spellbound when he shared his thoughts on "Veteran Suicide". If you're looking for inspiration and somebody who understands what it's like, just click play! Enjoy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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