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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

Restless Hearts: What If Fallen Heroes Could Go Home

3/20/2019
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Dennis O. Baker, CDR, USN, (ret) Commander Dennis O. Baker, United States Navy (ret), has been recently appointed as President, Florida Veterans Foundation. Commander Baker was first recruited by Major John Haynes, Chairman Emeritus, FL Veterans HOF Inductee, and Governor’s Medal of Merit, to work with FVF in July of 2015 in the completion of the Medal of Honor Brick Memorial program. He completed the Medal of Honor Memorial in October of 2016. His duties at FVF are fundraising and staff...

Rodeo Scottsdale

3/20/2019
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No event in “The West’s Most Western Town” can match the action at Rodeo Scottsdale. This annual event is back for its 65th year, making it the oldest one in the city, along with the Parada Del Sol Parade. Rodeo Scottsdale is known as one of the biggest kickoff events in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, or PRCA. Last year, it drew 75 professional bull riders, which is about double what competing events will see. They’ve added a separate day (Thursday) just for bull riding to...

National Coalition For Men

3/9/2019
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Jack talks with Steven Svoboda about The National Coalition For Men and how they are helping men with their Rights. NCFM formed in 1977 to address men’s issues. Since that time, a men’s rights movement has been steadily growing globally to address men’s rights that have been seriously neglected in laws and public policies worldwide. Men have been systematically discriminated against in parenting rights, child custody, criminal entencing, military conscription, education, domestic and sexual...

Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Movies!

2/23/2019
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Ron has served with Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard units throughout the world. He designed the Marine Corps’ “Warrior Transition Program,” which he has been featured on CNN’s “Newsnight” program and in many related Newspaper articles and other news shows around the country. He writes a weekly column on life issues syndicated in several newspapers entitled “Chappy’s On Eagles’ Wings.” Ron and his son Ross were featured in a documentary film on trauma and war entitled “Between Iraq and a...

Live Nation Entertainment

2/19/2019
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Jack talks with Edrick Hid about Live Nation and how they help and support our Veterans. Live Nation Entertainment is an American global entertainment company, formed from the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster in 2010. It owns, leases, operates, has booking rights for and/or equity interests in a large number of U.S. entertainment venues. Hero Nation - This internal resource group is dedicated to fostering a supportive and progressive environment for our US military veteran employees...

Tom Fick with Hollywood Cares

2/16/2019
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Tom Fick Founder of nonprofit organization providing entertainment support libraries (movies, TV programs, music CDs, video games & gifts) to frontline combat troops, deployed commands, wounded soldiers rehabilating in military hospitals and the spouse & children of fallen heroes. Charity additionally supports returning servicemen & women (especially those with PTSD), Veterans, VA hospitals & homes and military families in need. Tom_Fick_with_Hollywood_Cares.mp3

Koch Industries - Military Veteran Recruiting and Retention Program

2/16/2019
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Colonel (Retired) John C. Buckley, II, U.S. Army, completed 30 years of active duty service in September 2014. His military career as an Infantryman includes commanding Soldiers in combat and peacekeeping operations, contributing to the strategic and operational planning for operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Libya as well as providing daily advice to the Secretary of the Army, the Chief of Staff, Army and other senior commanders who answered directly to the President of the United States. As...

Mary Seau Foundation

2/13/2019
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The mission of the Mary Seau Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Foundation is to raise funds that will aid in the investigation of the long-term effects from repetitive head impacts sustained during contact sports, military conflicts or other potentially hazardous environments. www.msctefoundation.org Mery_Seau.mp3

Kathy Roth-Douquet - Blue Star Families

2/9/2019
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Kathy Roth-Douquet is an advocate for the role of the military in civil society; she is an author, nonprofit leader, attorney, and former government official. Kathy is the CEO of Blue Star Families, the largest Chapter-based nonprofit organization serving active duty of all branches, Guard and Reserve, wounded, and transitioning veterans and their families. Blue Star Families mission is to strengthen military families and our nation by connecting communities and fostering leadership to...

Michael Jernigan

2/6/2019
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My life was forever changed when I was catastrophically wounded while on deployment in Iraq. On August 22, 2004 I saw the world for the last time. An improvised explosive devise crushed 45% of my cranium, took both of my eyes and left me with other life-altering injuries. That day my service in the military ended but my service to others continued. When I woke up in that hospital bed faced with the greatest adversity I had ever encountered I had to make a decision; what kind of life was I...

Gold Star Wife, Author & Speaker, Barb Allen

1/14/2019
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Barbara Allen was just 32 years old when her husband was killed in Iraq at the hands of a fellow soldier. She has since triumphed over tragedy and has written two books, is a national speaker, a co-founder of American Snippets, a veteran’s advocate and supporter of other Gold Star Wives. Gold_Star_Wife_Barb_Allen.mp3

Lance Weir — Team Chase

1/11/2019
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Lance was canoeing near his hometown of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas in 1993, when a decision to dive into the river to retrieve his baseball cap resulted in life-changing circumstances. Lance’s head hit a submerged rock, shattering his C5 vertebrae and leaving him paralyzed. In 2011, without having tried any of the sports, Lance signed up for the Marine Corps Trials, competing amongst 200+ Marines to field a 50 man Marine team for the Warrior Games (the military's version of the...

John Renken "Traveling Warrior"

12/18/2018
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John had developed a unique set of skills thru his life, from personal adversity, to military training to traveling the world as an MMA fighter. When the opportunity came available for him to train soldiers for the US Army; John embraced this opportunity with the same passion and dedication that had helped him grow and develop to be the man he is today. John was the first civilian certified by the Army to train soldiers and has direct influence on several of the cutting-edge trainings that...

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...