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Hosted by award winning actor and Coalition Ambassador Jack Scalia, each episode features educational insight provided from a diverse group of guests from the veteran community, Washington DC, Hollywood and more.

Hosted by award winning actor and Coalition Ambassador Jack Scalia, each episode features educational insight provided from a diverse group of guests from the veteran community, Washington DC, Hollywood and more.
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Hosted by award winning actor and Coalition Ambassador Jack Scalia, each episode features educational insight provided from a diverse group of guests from the veteran community, Washington DC, Hollywood and more.

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English


Episodes

Elliott McKenzie, From Marine to Musician

12/12/2018
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Elliott McKenzie is a U.S. Marine Corps Iraq War veteran turned R&B singer/songwriter. When he came home from Iraq, Elliott experienced severe PTSD, depression, and anxiety. So much so that he ended up homeless. After years of treatment, Elliott started using his abilities in music as a form of therapy for his issues and is now a successful recording artist and college graduate. His debut single entitled “Gunshots” is a powerful anthem about being a combat veteran with PTSD. His latest...

Golden Knights Parachute with George H.W. Bush

12/1/2018
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Jack Scalia had the opportunity to speak to Golden Knight's Mike Elliott who had the privilege to tandem dive with President Bush. Listen to the interview on the coalition to Salute America's Heroes Show aired December 1,2018 parachuting_with_George_H_W_Bush_1.mp3

Golden Knights parachuting with George H.W. Bush

12/1/2018
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Academy of United States Veterans

11/10/2018
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Here at the Academy of United States Veterans, we believe in the magic of collaboration among powerful communities to create a more united, sustainable and healthy tomorrow not only for our veterans, but all Americans. Every veteran deserves to have a voice in our American community. Every single service member on active duty, in transition, or separated from the military has a right to live a meaningful and sustainable life. As veterans, we all believe in an old fashion conviction called...

Steele Kelly: When Sinners Like Me Come Home

11/10/2018
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Steele Kelly: When Sinners Like Me Come Home tells the story of a veteran whose heart and mind remained in war, long after he returned home. Steele bravely shares his personal account of denying, ignoring and finally prevailing over his demons of war. He is a US Army Veteran with more than 334 hours of dismounted combat patrols during Operation Enduring Freedom. Every veteran reading this book will find part of themselves within its pages. Steele_Kelly.mp3

David Meadows: former Navy Seal goes Hollywood

11/7/2018
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David Meadows was born and raised in the mountain coal town of Wheeling, West Virginia before setting out in August 2000 to enlist in the Military and become a Navy SEAL. After serving 13 years in the Navy, Dave went to work for a fortune 500 company but soon followed a calling for acting and began studying at The Actor's Place in Hampton roads, VA. This led to David Booking his first role in a stage play and then signing with his first agent. In recent years Dave has found himself working...

Major Linda Stanley: Helping Veterans Reintegrate Back into Society

11/7/2018
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Major Linda Stanley served over 20 years in the military - six years in the Army and 14 years in the Air Force as a nurse. She was deployed to Balad, Iraq in 2006 with the 322 squadron as a trauma nurse. She retired in 2010 and used her Post-9/11 GI Bill to obtain a Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at USD so that she could help other veterans reintegrate back into society and cope from trauma related to their military service. She now works as a nurse...

Suzanne Gordon: Wounds of War

11/6/2018
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Suzanne Gordon is an award-winning journalist and author. She has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Washington Monthly, The American Prospect, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, The BMJ, and others. She is the co-editor of the Culture and Politics of Health Care Work series at Cornell University Press. Wounds of War: How the VA Delivers Health, Healing, and Hope to the...

Reel Heroes Media

11/6/2018
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Bob Vincent is President of Reel Heroes Media in Dallas, Texas, and serves as the Communications Director for the Airpower Foundation. Bob founded the company in 2008 with a revolutionary online marketing product called VideoPilot360. Bob’s talents are rooted in his unique ability to create valuable relationships and produce high-quality productions. That skill has made him a trusted resource by some of the largest brands and entertainers across the United States, including Rascal Flatts,...

Jeff Senour: Called To Serve

11/4/2018
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Jeff has been a professional pilot at Southwest Airlines for 25 years. His previous Aviation experience involved his skills as a Screen Actors Guild aerial coordinator and film pilot with movie credits such as “True Lies”, “Executive Decision”, “Hot Shots”, “Space Cowboys” and hundreds of Military photo chase missions including the Blue Angels Canadian Snowbirds and USAF Thunderbirds. Jeff flew a specially equipped Learjet with the Nettmann Vectorivision system for 15 years, capturing some...

Jeffrey Wright’s Documentary: We Are Not Done Yet Gives Veterans a Voice

11/4/2018
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We Are Not Done Yet: Ten U.S. veterans of varied backgrounds come together at a poetry workshop to combat their traumatic military pasts through the art of written word. Grappling with PTSD, the “warrior poets” share fears, vulnerabilities, and victories that eventually culminate into a live performance at Washington D.C.’s Lansburgh Theatre. Under the direction of actor Jeffrey Wright, the warrior poets take their stories to an audience of five hundred civilians, family members and fellow...

Stem Cell Treatment New World of Regenerative Medicine

10/26/2018
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What if we can repair ourselves? The world of regenerative medicine is offering breakthrough treatments and hope for patients around the globe. Dr. Elliot Lander is currently involved in cutting edge translational stem cell treatment research at the California Stem Cell Treatment Center based in Rancho Mirage Ca Dr. Lander joins Jack to talk about the growth of stem cell treatment and the impact it can have on Veterans. Dr Lander is a founding member of the International Cell Surgical...

Black Rifle Coffee Company

10/20/2018
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Mat Best joined the Army at the age of 17 and deployed five times to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. After leaving military service, Mat deployed to a variety of overseas locations as a contractor during his five years with the CIA. After his service he created Black Rifle Coffee Company owned and operated by veterans. Black Rifle Coffee Company is a premium small-batch, roast to order Company. At BRCC we import our high quality coffee beans from...

9 Week Warrior

10/1/2018
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Jack talks with Ben and Chondra Brown Brown served as an officer in Iraq, leading a platoon of soldiers, some of whom had been in the Army longer than he was alive. Brown deployed in 2004 and was in Iraq for 15 months straight--he led extremely tough missions that involved removing roadside bombs, enduring daily detonations on his vehicle and patrol. In one incident, he lost his driver after an IED exploded and his patrol came under a small arms fire ambush; in another he had to pull his...

Reese May with St. Bernard Project

9/24/2018
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SBP was founded in March 2006 by Zack Rosenburg and Liz McCartney after the couple (now married), who originally lived in Washington, D.C., volunteered in Louisiana’s St. Bernard Parish following Hurricane Katrina. The parish, located just outside of New Orleans, was rendered 100% uninhabitable by Katrina’s floodwaters. Seeing the inefficiency and unbearably slow progress of the institutional - or “traditional” rebuilding process, but inspired by the residents' collective spirit and fierce...

Heather Viveiros for Stride and Ride

9/9/2018
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On October 7th, 2001 just weeks after 9/11 our best and finest military men and women were deployed to defend our country under Operation Enduring Freedom. The focus of Stride & Ride Relay’s is to honor, remember and raise awareness about the October 7th, 2001 deployment of our military men and women. Take time to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, including those who lost their lives due to military PTSD and the Invisible Wounds of War and continue to support those currently...

Mark Soto on THE HONOR BOWL

9/5/2018
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The idea for The Honor Group was founded by Mark “Coach” Soto, a retired high school football coach of 18 years. Mark has two sons that served in the military and he coached both of them in football. His youngest son after serving 9.5 years in the US Army as an Infantry Sniper, retired in 2015. His oldest son is an injured US Marine who medically retired in 2013 after 8.5 years of service. Over their years of service, his two sons saw more than 31 months of combined combat deployments. As a...

Gordon Brown Team Veteran

8/26/2018
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Gordon Brown is the founder of Team Veteran LLC, and the nonprofit Team Veteran Foundation, Inc., he served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War 1972-1980. As a MM3 (E-4) he was qualified as the Chief Machinist’s Mate of the Watch (Top Watch) in the Aft Engine Room (AER) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany CVA/CV-34. As a MM2 he transferred to the carrier USS Ranger CV-61 as a Leading Petty Officer (LPO) and Top Watch for #3 Main Machinery Room. He served in Guam in the mid...

Juniors Bullet Pen

7/16/2018
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Thomas Morrissey

6/18/2018
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