Eye on Veterans

Eye on Veterans

Eye on Veterans

CATEGORY: Government
From Connecting Vets and CBS News Radio, a national radio show covering military veteran news and culture hosted by Navy veteran Phil Briggs.
  1. November 27, 2020
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    Will COVID kill the holidays? Vet jobs that pay big…
    Are holiday gatherings safe? We asked 2 experts. VetPowered and a training program for big money manufacturing jobs. Hilarious Thanksgiving memories from Afghanistan. Guests: Dr. Mark Kortepeter, Dr. David Call…
  2. November 25, 2020
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    Who is hiring vets right now?
    Army veteran Jerry "J Dog" Flanagan built J-Dog Junk Removal & Hauling into an empire with 200+ franchises  ... by only hiring veterans. Joan Lynch from WorkingNation.com shares hot jobs for veterans in their d…
  3. November 24, 2020
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    Should COVID kill our holiday plans? We asked 2 expe…
    Is it really as dangerous as they say ... or is this just media hype? Host Phil Briggs asks renowned infectious disease expert Dr. Mark Kortepeter and ER physician Dr. David Callaway to give it to us straight.
  4. November 20, 2020
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    "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" crazy but true story fr…
    At the height of the Vietnam War, John "Chick" Donohue snuck into combat zones, just to bring his buddies a beer! This insane but true story is captured in the new book "The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of…
  5. November 20, 2020
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    How "Big Sarge" Hansen beat the Combat Cocktail & th…
    William "Big Sarge" Hansen found himself in a haze of pills and pain.  But an emotional moment suddenly made him a great Dad, and one of Wounded Warrior Project's most inspiring stories. Plus we talk with Will…
  6. November 20, 2020
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    Warrior Country's Sal Gonzalez, Voting issues for ve…
    Sal Gonzalez lost a leg in combat but he's now a rising country music star. We talked about his journey; Wounded Warrior Project, America's Got Talent, and his killer new album "Heroes".  PVA talks about voting…
  7. November 20, 2020
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    The Marine Rapper: "World War Cypher" and why he's d…
    The Marine Rapper recently debuted "World War Cypher" a 10-minute mega track featuring acclaimed reggae star Shaggy and 10 other veteran artists. We talked about his music, his celebrity guest, and how his vide…
  8. November 20, 2020
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    Black Rifle Coffee Kingpin: Talkin' pounds of brown…
    Army veteran Mat Best has a sick sense of humor ... and we love it!! During our interview, he shares how he and his veteran buddies went from making funny videos to making one of the fastest-growing brands of c…
  9. November 20, 2020
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    Ms. Veteran America Contest: From Homeless Sailor to…
    Lt. Yvonne Armstrong is a  Naval Academy Instructor and a Ms. Veteran America contestant. But her story is so much more than beauty beyond the uniform.  She is using this platform to raise money for homeless wo…
  10. November 20, 2020
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    Navy Vet "Capt. Portland" talks violence, protests &…
    A recent viral video shows Navy veteran Chris David being struck by law enforcement during recent protest riots in Portland, OR.  In our, in-depth interview, David shares his thoughts on; the protests, why he r…
  11. November 20, 2020
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    From Delta Force to "Basic Dude Stuff" w/ Pat McNama…
    After a career with one of the most elite and covert Spec Ops units in the military, Army veteran Pat McNamara now has a very public persona.  Host Phil Briggs visited him in North Carolina to see how his "Basi…
  12. November 20, 2020
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    Temptations' Terry Weeks & Country rockstar Brantley…
    We hear how Air Force veteran Terry Weeks went from Tech Sgt. to singing with Motown legends, The Temptations.  And we talk with country rocker Brantley Gilbert about life, BBQ, guns and his  "Dog House" tribut…
  13. November 20, 2020
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    Surfing heals everything & who are the most patrioti…
    Army Special Forces veteran Caleb Brewer shares how surfing healed his traumatic injuries.  WalletHub.com's Jill Gonzalez shares a survey of the most patriotic states and ConnectingVets' Capitol Hill Reporter A…
  14. November 20, 2020
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    Marine Rapper on Racism, High Treason fiction thrill…
    Army veteran Brian Collins shared how "Onward to Opportunity" rescued him from a tough transition, Raymond Lott aka The Marine Rapper describes America’s blind spot for racism, and explosive terror attacks kill…
  15. November 20, 2020
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    Science, Sensationalism and are we safe this Summer?
    How scared should we be of COVID-19 this Summer? Do we die without a mask? We asked Army veterans and infectious disease experts Maj. Nathan Fisher, a former US Army Microbiologist, and disease expert Dr. Mark…
  16. November 20, 2020
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    Epic WWII book “The Liberator” gets animated, Missio…
    Alex Kershaw discusses “The Liberator”; the epic WWII story of Army Officer Felix Sparks and the liberation of Dachau, getting animated for a new Netflix series. Plus job search advice from “Mission Transition”…
  17. November 20, 2020
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    Montel Williams, The Sgt. the Army screwed & the clu…
    TV talk show legend and Navy veteran Montel Williams and Host, Art Edmonds share news about Military Makeover on Lifetime. Special Forces veteran/Journalist Jack Murphy reveals how Sgt. Ricardo Branch has been…
  18. November 20, 2020
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    UASF PJ vet is "Beyond Average", SGB stops PTSD & Ho…
    Air Force Pararescue veteran Robert Owens completed some of the toughest physical challenges in the world- at 65 years old! We discussed his latest book, “Beyond Average: Developing Yourself Through the 20x Pri…
  19. November 20, 2020
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    Science, Solutions & a SEAL who survived being shot…
    Cynthia L. Gilman and Dr. Daniel F. Perkins from The Henry M Jackson Foundation explain how the Veteran Metrics Initiative works to ensure veteran programs actually help vets. AMVETS and TruGenomix team up to d…