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Our mission is to see that the world appreciates what extraordinary things ordinary people have done to gain and preserve the freedom.

Our mission is to see that the world appreciates what extraordinary things ordinary people have done to gain and preserve the freedom.

Location:

Ann Arbor, MI

Description:

Our mission is to see that the world appreciates what extraordinary things ordinary people have done to gain and preserve the freedom.

Language:

English

Contact:

Veterans Radio P.O. Box 3085 Ann Arbor, MI 48106 2489123219


Episodes

Gamers in the Military - Recruiting, Playing and Skills

1/19/2021
James Barber, editor of Off Duty for Military.com discusses the role and legitimacy of gaming in the military. He talks about Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, World of Tanks, and how gaming keeps troops in theatre in contact with buddies back home. If you are not a gamer, you should listen in to what the younger generation is doing. Barber talks with host Jim Fausone about this area of the entertainment business that captures young veterans and military members.

Duration:00:20:28

HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS AND BING WEST “THE LAST PLATOON”

1/18/2021
This week’s one hour radio broadcast begins as host Dale Throneberry introduces Bill Ivey, Executive Director of Homes for Our Troops. Homes for Our Troops is a non-profit organization that provides free housing for disabled veterans at no cost to the veteran.Learn More: www.hfotusa.org In the second half of the program you will be listening to Bing West, a Vietnam marine, an advisor to the Secretary of Defense, and an author of many books. His latest is a novel of military action in Iraq...

Duration:00:56:37

Trump's Legacy at the VA

1/12/2021
Rory Riley Topping is a lawyer with Washington DC experience, a VA watcher and a policy thinker. She reflects on the last four years of successes and misses under President Trump at VA. She discusses passing of legislation to the implementation with host Jim Fausone. This should not be about politics but how veteran issues were handled and veterans were served.

Duration:00:28:49

MEET ABBY AND LAURA - IRAQ WAR VETERANS

1/11/2021
Abby Malchow is a 19 year Navy service member and Amazon’s Global Military Affairs program manager.Abby talks about all that Amazon is involved with to help military and veteran families in B2B and consumer selling. Amazon has over 40,000 veterans in its workforce. Abby also talks about her Navy service in Iraq and the PTS issues she experienced and the ongoing transition in her life. Laura Colbert is the daughter of a Vietnam War Military Police officer and sister to an Army Infantry Medic....

Duration:00:56:21

Notable Veteran Deaths in 2020

1/5/2021
Every year there are notable veterans who have passed. You may know some in your hometown or state. James Barber, the Off Duty editor for Military.com has put his list together and discusses with host Jim Fausone that group of veterans.

Duration:00:18:27

VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS ROUND TABLE AND GLOBAL MILITARY REVIEW

1/4/2021
The Veteran Owned Business Roundtable has stood on guard to monitor compliance with that promise of (now 5%) state contracting with SDVOSB’s. Having enlarged our mission today, however, the Roundtable serves ALL veteran owned businesses and our advocacy has succeeded in persuading large, private corporations to pledge similar goals for inclusion of VOSB’s in existing supplier diversity initiatives. Dr. Rebecca Grant has written over 100 articles for Air Force Magazine and appears regularly...

Duration:00:56:59

Smart Bandages & 3D printed Wheel Chair Cushions Developed with VA & DOD Funds

12/29/2020
Dr. Kath Bogie, a biomedical engineer, talks about smart bandages and other wound research issues with host Jim Fausone. She is a researcher at the Cleveland VA Medical Center and at Case Western Reserve University. Her focus has been on spinal cord injury research and problem solving for patients and clinicians. The smart bandages that are low cost decrease wound size and improve outcomes are called ExciFLex. The wheelchair cushion problem to solve was high quality, but affordable for...

Duration:00:29:57

VA VACCINE ROLLOUT PLUS 2021 TRAVEL PLAN FOR MICHIGAN MILITARY MUSEUMS

12/28/2020
COVID VACCINE ROLLOUT FOR VETERANS Listen in as Brian Hayes, VA Public Affairs Officer Ann Arbor, explains the current expectations for availability of the COVID vaccine for veterans. Plan your travel for 2021 to visit virtually or in person the following members of the Association of Michigan Military Organizations. (AMMO)... YANKEE AIR MUSEUM, YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN AIRZOO, KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN MICHIGAN WORLD WAR II LEGACY MEMORIAL

Duration:00:57:00

Sleep Deprivation in Navy Affects Performance

12/22/2020
Navy Capt John Cordle (ret.) discusses sleep deprivation and its impact on performance in the Navy. Dr. Cordle has studied this issue as a human factors engineer. He discusses causes and fixes with host Jim Fausone.

Duration:00:26:34

CELEBRATING WWII FIGHTER PILOTS CHUCK YEAGER AND BUD ANDERSON

12/21/2020
GENERAL CHUCK YEAGER, “THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE” On October 14, 1947 he dropped away from the B-29, fired all four chambers of his engine in rapid sequence and bolted away from the launch aircraft..For More Information: www.chuckyeager.com COLONEL BUD ANDERSON, “TRIPLE ACE” In this book titled “TO FLY AND FIGHT’ General Chuck Yeager describes Anderson as ” a mongoose, .. the best fighter pilot I’ve ever seen”. For More Information: www.cebudanderson.com

Duration:00:56:30

Native American Veterans and the new Smithsonian Memorial

12/15/2020
Dennis Zotigh is a cultrual specialist at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. He has written often about military service and valor by native people. Dennis explains his tribal heritage. He discusses the importance of Native American Heritage month. Zotigh explains the National Musuem and the dedication of the Native American Veterans Memorial to host Jim Fausone.

Duration:00:24:34

FORD’S #PROUDTOHONOR PROGRAM PLUS NATIVE AMERICAN VETERAN MUSEUM AND MEMORIAL

12/14/2020
FORD MOTOR COMPANY #PROUDTOHONOR TO AWARD $3.5M Army Colonel Vanessa Benson (ret.) is a third generation Colonel (how many families can say that?) and talks about her career, working as Ford Motor Company’s Military Ambassador, the #ProudToHonor program, as well as lessons learned about transitioning to civilian and family life. There is an easy no-cost way to participate in #ProudToHonor. Learn more here: https://www.ford.com/proud-to-honor/make-joy Dennis Zotigh is a cultural specialist at...

Duration:00:56:59

Amazon Helps Military and Veteran Families

12/8/2020
Abby Malchow a 19yr Navy service member and Amazon's Global Military Affairs program manager talks about all that Amazon is involved with that helps military and veteran families in B2B and consumer selling. Amazon has over 40,000 veterans in its workforce. Amazon is a corporate partner of National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) . Abby talks about why NVBDC is important to Amazon. She explains the Military Entrepeneurship Program and Project Honor. Abby talks about her Navy...

Duration:00:28:07

“BEYOND BELIEF” TRUE STORIES OF SERVICE

12/7/2020
“Beyond Belief” is a unique compilation of short stories by a team of a dozen authors and researchers. Herein you will find some of the most amazing stories ever told, each of them presented in an historically factual manner without hyperbole or literary license. Even more amazing is the fact that each of these stories is TRUE! These are the stories that will leave you shaking your head in disbelief, proving as one author once wrote, “Truth is not only stranger than fiction, but far more...

Duration:00:56:40

The Yankee Air Museum is a Roar

12/1/2020
Yankee Air Museum was founded in 1981 and is located in Southeastern Michigan. The Museum quickly grew when it acquired its flyable aircraft, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, and C-47 Skytrain, offering the public the chance to fly in some of America’s most iconic aircraft. In 2004, the Museum experienced a fire that destroyed the original World War II building that the Museum was housed in, along with most artifacts and aircraft. The efforts to rebuild began immediately, which...

Duration:00:27:50

VETERANS BENEFITS – November 2020

11/30/2020
This is our monthly program on the VA and your benefits. Join our guests Brig. Gen. Carol Ann Fausone (ret), Legal Help for Veterans and Michael G. Smith, Jr., Director of Washtenaw County (MI) Dept. of Veteran Affairs. They along with host Dale Throneberry will bring you up to date on what’s going on at the VA and answer your questions regarding any and all benefits you are entitled to.

Duration:00:56:42

From Military Police in Iraq to Middle School Principal

11/24/2020
Laura Colbert is the daughter of a Vietnam War Military Police officer and sister to an Army Infantry Medic. Laura joined the Army National Guard as a Military Police officer in 2001 during college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her Honorable Discharge in 2009. She served 16 months on active duty, spending over a year in Baghdad, Iraq. Laura’s love of travel, living abroad, and serving others brought her to her current position as a middle-school principal. She kept a...

Duration:00:30:37

500,000 VETS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE & GLOBAL MILITARY REVIEW WITH DR. REBECCA GRANT

11/23/2020
Michael Spigler, vice president of Patient Services and Kidney Disease Education for the American Kidney Fund. As a group, veterans have higher rates of chronic kidney disease (CKD) than the general U.S. population.. The American Kidney Foundation, AKF, and VA will identify new opportunities for collaboration to improve kidney disease resources, programs and support for veterans. The organizations will also collaborate to provide patient education materials and resources to veterans...

Duration:00:55:45

Ford's Military Ambassador talks #ProudToHonor

11/17/2020
Army Colonel Vanessa Benson (ret.) is a third generation Colonel (how many families can say that) and talks about her career, working as Ford Motor Company's Military Ambassador, the #proudtohonor program, lessons learned about transitioning to civilan life and family life in the military with host Jim Fausone.

Duration:00:30:05

CELEBRATING 17 YEARS OF VETERANS RADIO BROADCASTING

11/16/2020
Join us for our 17th Anniversary as we look back at our over 850 programs. OUR MISSION We serve the American Veteran and Patriot audience in the United States and abroad, featuring veterans’ stories of struggle, sacrifice and success in and out of military service. In addition to our radio broadcast, our archives offer on-demand listening through our website and podcast channel.

Duration:00:55:43