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The Military Veteran Dad Podcast has a mission to bring every dad home both physically and mentally to their marriage and their family. We share stories from other Military Veteran Dads on their struggles, there wins, and wisdom and we do it weekly

The Military Veteran Dad Podcast has a mission to bring every dad home both physically and mentally to their marriage and their family. We share stories from other Military Veteran Dads on their struggles, there wins, and wisdom and we do it weekly

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United States

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The Military Veteran Dad Podcast has a mission to bring every dad home both physically and mentally to their marriage and their family. We share stories from other Military Veteran Dads on their struggles, there wins, and wisdom and we do it weekly

Twitter:

@benkilloy

Language:

English


Episodes

62 - The Heart of a Marine with Jared McGowen

2/23/2020
Today we talk with Jared McGowan, a Marine, husband, and father. He has an amazing story about coming back home from war and starting a family. The best part of this story is that holding his daughter for the first time changed his life and trajectory forever. After that moment he started to define how he was living his life in a way that his kids could be proud of their dad. Topics Covered: Book on Amazon The Heart of a Marine - Jared McGowen > https://amzn.to/37LDF01 How to connect...

Duration:01:08:51

FRIDAY SOLO | Budget Your Time Like You Budget Your Money

2/21/2020
Do you struggle with time management in your work life or family life? This episode came to my mind this past week as I tackle my first week on the other side of employment. This strategy has helped me stay on track but also not get overwhelmed. Any feedback on the episode, drop me an email at ben@militaryveterandad.com --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group >...

Duration:00:18:07

61 - PTSD Nearly Killed Him With Bobby Grey

2/16/2020
Do you question who you are as a Veteran? Do you question your purpose in living? Today's episode Bobby and I deep dive into identity, transition, suicide, PTSD. Bobby has an amazing story of getting a second chance on life after attempting to take his own life. Topics Covered: Military.com Article PTSD Nearly Killed Him > http://bit.ly/2HxLM5u YouTube Videos Battling PTSD w/ Jason Myers Racing > http://bit.ly/2SRSc4H Armed Forces Foundation: Bobby Grey > http://bit.ly/2OWX6w8 How to...

Duration:01:11:48

FRIDAY SOLO | A Plane is Designed to be in the Air

2/14/2020
In this episode, I talk about what comes next after this pivot and where my mindset is going forward. --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad > http://bit.ly/2JIwtJt Twitter @benkilloy > http://bit.ly/2M8gFBn Facebook...

Duration:00:09:39

60 - Angles of America's Fallen with Joe Lewis

2/9/2020
This an episode you don't want to miss, we talk today with Joe Lewis the founder of Angles of America's Fallen, an organization that supports and helps children of military families purchase an activity like swim lessons or soccer to give the kids a sense of purpose. We dive into what made him a great military dad from traveling to all 50 states but also understand how to gift to your kids a depth to the world so they can understand how they fit into it. Topics...

Duration:01:17:14

59 - Legendary Couples with Lance Salazar

2/2/2020
We are just a few weeks away from Valentine's Day and this episode shares an amazing story from the edge of divorce to thriving marriage. Topics Covered: Book > https://amzn.to/3b566sQ How to connect with guest Website > http://bit.ly/2vCqkJY --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram...

Duration:00:54:05

FRIDAY SOLO | My Next Pivot

1/31/2020
In today's episode, I talk about my next pivot as I lost my job this past week and on to looking for new opportunities. --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad > http://bit.ly/2JIwtJt Twitter @benkilloy >...

Duration:00:04:23

58 - The Secret to Turn Up The Heat in Your Marriage with Karen Brody

1/26/2020
Does your marriage seem like its missing something? As men, we spend a lot of time on how to make our wife happy. It’s a struggle sometimes to get to a point where you feel it is thriving. We desire for connection, for touch, and for sex, but there are those days that life has pushed it so far away that you can't imagine how to get it back. And as Military Dads a Marriage is tested in ways that we often don't know how to handle. Today on the show we cover all of this and more. Its time to...

Duration:01:02:28

FRIDAY SOLO | How heavy is a glass of water?

1/24/2020
In this episode I ask a silly question where the answer could be that one thing you were missing to come home to your family. Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad > http://bit.ly/2JIwtJt Twitter @benkilloy > http://bit.ly/2M8gFBn Facebook Page...

Duration:00:09:05

57 - Airman to Mom with Amanda Huffman

1/19/2020
Today we flip the coin and head to the other side, the Military Spouse. Amanda shares what was like transitioning from Airman to Mom and what it is like being a stay at home mom while her husband currently stills serves in the Airforce. Topics Covered: How to connect with guest Website > http://bit.ly/3asebqX Facebook > http://bit.ly/30zCEpT LinkedIn > http://bit.ly/2R8mUqY Instagram > http://bit.ly/30HyxZ2 --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The...

Duration:00:53:15

FRIDAY SOLO | Stop Yelling at Your Kids

1/17/2020
Do you struggle with not yelling at your kids? Welcome to fatherhood, in this episode I talk about what I have learned on this topic and how I approach it with my kids. --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad >...

Duration:00:15:07

56 - Surviving an IED Blast with Aaron Hale

1/12/2020
Today's guest is both blind and deaf, runs an online business is a husband and a dad. You won't want to miss this story about coming back home after being hit by an IED and letting life find a way. Topics Covered: How to connect with guest EOD Fudge > http://bit.ly/2sk1ihF Aaron Store > http://bit.ly/35Lv0cU Facebook > http://bit.ly/2QMb45z Instagram > http://bit.ly/30fTI46 --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group...

Duration:01:09:27

FRIDAY SOLO | The First Step to Change your Life

1/10/2020
The first step to change your life is realizing you have the power to do it. --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad > http://bit.ly/2JIwtJt Twitter @benkilloy > http://bit.ly/2M8gFBn Facebook Page @MilitaryVeteranDad >...

Duration:00:14:15

55- Leave No Marriage Behind with Daniel Faust

1/5/2020
According to Pentagon statistics in 2018, 30,000 military marriages ended in divorce. Today's guest Daniel Faust share his story coming back from the edge and how we need to get a PHD in our wife to build a thriving marriage. Topics Covered: Book Recommendation Leave No Marriage Behind - Daniel Faust >https://amzn.to/2FiPvTw How to connect with guest Website > http://bit.ly/2QLUSjA Facebook > http://bit.ly/36mzcB0 Instagram >...

Duration:00:59:33

FRIDAY SOLO | Are You Weak Killoy ...

1/3/2020
A story from July 2004 from my days in the Marine Corps Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group > http://bit.ly/2GmNqqG --------------------------------------------- MilitaryVeteranDad.com MilitaryVeteranDad.com/Blog Instagram @Ben_Killoy > http://bit.ly/2Sq9pBG Instagram @MilitaryVeteranDad > http://bit.ly/2JIwtJt Twitter @benkilloy > http://bit.ly/2M8gFBn Facebook Page @MilitaryVeteranDad >...

Duration:00:09:46

Welcome to the New Year 2020

1/1/2020
Top Episodes of 2019 1. 46 - Survivors Guilt with Jon Macaskill > http://bit.ly/2QyVyIS 2. 02 - Kick the Dad Bod with Chris Hughes > http://bit.ly/37vIE5s 3. Bonus Episode 01 - 10 Minutes Together > http://bit.ly/2MKQe4b 4. 19 - Raising a Family and Being a Navy Seal > http://bit.ly/2MNgavV 5. 12 - Learn to Love your Wife with Ian Landstine > http://bit.ly/2F884tE Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group >...

Duration:00:10:56

54 - Exposing your heart with Jason Van Camp

12/29/2019
Today we have Jason Van Camp on the podcast, to say this man has a lot going on is an understatement, he is a husband, a father, and running multi businesses. Topics covered: How to connect with guest Website: > https://missionsixzero.com/our-team/jason-van-camp/ > https://www.warriorrising.org/board-of-directors/jason-van-camp/ LinkedIn > https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-van-camp-076a5339/ --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran...

Duration:00:54:22

53 - Perspective is Everything with Matt Kuchera

12/22/2019
Matt Kuchera is our guest today and I am excited to share this episode with you. Matt served in the Airforce and recently transitioned out and has a common story that I think a lot of dads will relate to. He has one of those personalities that you can't help but feel like you have been friends forever and that you don't always want to say goodbye. How to connect with guest Website > https://www.vetpivot.com/ LinkedIn >...

Duration:01:11:38

52 - Tell Your Wife You Love Her with Brian Dougherty

12/15/2019
Today's guest was a fan of the podcast and wanted to give back to the community. Brian and I talk about a lot of different things on the podcast and it’s a great example of two friends sharing a conversation. Topics Covered: How to connect with the guest Website > https://www.declanjameswatchco.com/ Twitter > https://twitter.com/DeclanWatch Pinterest > https://www.pinterest.com/DeclanJamesWatchCo/?autologin=true Instagram >...

Duration:00:59:03

51 - SOLO | Bedtime

12/8/2019
If you struggle with bedtime routine you are going to love this episode. I talk about the various approaches we have had at bedtime, whats worked and what hasn't. Reading to our kids is a simple thing, and it doesn't seem like it can do a lot for our kids, but over time compounded with interest, those daily choices add up. Recommended Books: Hank Zipzer > https://amzn.to/36qWVzR Some Day a Bird Will Poop On You >...

Duration:00:18:24