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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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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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@benkilloy

Language:

English


Episodes

67 - Alcohol and Drug Addiction with Dr. Ben Nordstrom

3/29/2020
April is National Alcohol Responsibility Month in the United States and today we get to talk to the Executive Director of Responsibility.org. Responsible drinking is something that is a dark area of American culture and a lot of it not talked about in the world of parenting or being an adult. We touch on a big idea here in this episode about being responsible for your own life and the choices you make and don't make have a direct correlation to the success you experience in life. As...

Duration:00:54:32

FATHERHOOD FRIDAY - Dads Its Time for Action!

3/27/2020
Today, I push the envelope, I challenge each dad who listens to this podcast to dream bigger for there life, to use this time during coronavirus to transform from you are today, to the person you see when you close your eyes. Its time to come home and the time has never been better. --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group >...

Duration:00:16:42

66 - Masculinity with Ryan Michler

3/22/2020
Ryan is a man that is well known in the podcast world, but what a lot of people don't know is he is also a Military Veteran Dad. He brings some major value today and as a man who has interviewed over 300 guests on his podcast, he has a great perspective on life and shares some insights today that I know will resonate with a lot of listeners. Topics Covered: Ryan's Book Sovereignty > https://amzn.to/2Jk1PFj How to connect with guest Website > https://www.orderofman.com/ Twitter >...

Duration:01:11:47

FATHERHOOD FRIDAY | 4 Things to Help Get Through COVID-19

3/20/2020
Well, we are here, we are in the land of the unknown where we don't know what we will wake up to each morning. Each day presents new challenges. You have the inner desire to get back to normal, but you are slowly realizing each day that normal has been canceled. Here are 4 things you can do to help get through COVID-19 1 - Let go of control 2 - Lean into growth 3 - Value family first 4 - The value of a schedule Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group >...

Duration:00:16:50

65 - The Legacy Code with Armando Cruz

3/15/2020
This week we have a guest who knows a thing or two about legacy. Armando Cruz is the author of the book The Legacy Code. We have a very rich conversation about life, struggle, and the pursuit of happiness. How the teachings of our father can carry on well beyond our own life. Topics Covered: The Legacy Code: Modern Man's Guide To Escape Obscurity & Live A Life Unleashed >https://amzn.to/38Rc8e4 How to connect with guest Website > http://www.armandocruz.com/ >...

Duration:01:00:50

FATHERHOOD FRIDAY | Do You Know Who You Are?

3/13/2020
Today we dive all into the all-important topic of do you know who you are? When you show up in people's lives do you know who exactly to be? Maybe you were like me never confident in that person and always pulled back when the universe said lean in. Maybe being yourself is an extremely scary thought to have, maybe you have a DOD firewall around who you are as a protection mechanism to survive. If this sounds like you will love this episode and at the end, I give a call to action to jump on...

Duration:00:17:05

64 - A Wild Ride Called Life With Annette Whittenberger

3/9/2020
We all have things we hide from the world and in today's episode we go all-in on the conversation so letting it go. Annette has taken her story and be able to be a voice for others to help walk through the trauma and get back to living life. Topics Covered: How to connect with guest Website > https://www.awildridecalledlife.com/ LinkedIn > http://bit.ly/38DVgrb Instagram > http://bit.ly/39EeY7l --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran...

Duration:00:53:10

FATHERHOOD FRIDAY | Dad 2.0 Summit

3/6/2020
A quick roundup from my trip to Washington DC for the Dad 2.0 conference. Squat for Change > http://bit.ly/38tSR22 Dude Dad > http://bit.ly/32Wyn0J Meningitis > https://www.meningitisb.com/ Dove Men's Care Pledge > http://bit.ly/32T0f64 Next Dad 2.0 is In LA > http://bit.ly/330ouiL --------------------------------------------- Join our Facebook Group The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group >...

Duration:00:13:42

63 - Family First with Shaston McNaspy

3/1/2020
Today's episode is with Shaston McNaspy, he is just a regular guy living his Husband & Dad dream, while chasing the dream of entrepreneurship, so he can have more time for his wife and two kids. Topics Covered: How to connect with guest Instagram Profile: http://bit.ly/2TwAUuf Facebook Profile: http://bit.ly/3aiVLIj Twitter Profile: http://bit.ly/2TwAUuf LinkedIn Profile: http://bit.ly/2x2ANPJ Website: www.noahguyblog.com --------------------------------------------- Join our...

Duration:01:03:29

FRIDAY SOLO | What Shovels Are in Your Life

2/28/2020
What shovels do you have in your life? This is a metaphor for having a bunch of stuff that you walk by every day but never do anything with. It just sits there and rusts, things grow around it. And then it just becomes part of the landscape. 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...

Duration:00:10:30

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 - Angels 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 Angels 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