VetStory

VetStory

VetStory

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Vet stories are more than just war stories. They're stories that changed our lives, stories of hope, loss, and sometimes the laughter where no one else can find it. This is VetStory.
  1. October 29, 2020
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    Ghost Stories from Connecting Vets
    COVID-19 and the elections aren't the only scary thing happening, it's Halloween! To celebrate, we bring you four scary stories from the staff at ConnectingVets.comSo put your headphones on, turn the volume up…
  2. July 15, 2020
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    What's left when you've lost what defined you? Tony…
    Tony Morrow is a Veteran of the Canadian Navy, who after a fateful dive, found himself facing another type of dark abyss. This time it wasn’t the ocean but a world of uncertainty, a world where he wasn’t sure w…
  3. July 02, 2020
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    From fighting Saddam Hussein to American success, Ka…
    Kadhim Al-Waeli isn't your typical American success story. He sacrificed everything, fought a tyrannical government, and then joined the US in the fight to free his nation's people. This is his VetStory.You can…
  4. May 15, 2020
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    Your Kindness is your Strength, Corinna Delgado
    Corinna Delgado is a successful radio personality, poet, and writer. She was also a mother, married, and in the Army before she was even 18! The journey to where she is today has been tough and full of life-cha…
  5. May 08, 2020
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    A Veteran from a forgotten war, George Thomas
    When Vietnam veterans came home, there were no parades and no one waiting to greet them at the airport. Today many Vietnam Veterans still feel forgotten. George Thomas's life was changed forever during his tour…
  6. April 28, 2020
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    Annette Whittenberger survived, so can you!
    Annette Whittenberger is a survivor. She’s battled through sexual assault, a career that didn’t go the way she thought, and a life-changing event that almost killed her. This is her VetStory.To learn more about…
  7. April 28, 2020
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    Tim White declares WAR on child hunger
    In every state in America, children go hungry every day. It’s a harsh reality and an overwhelming challenge to tackle. Tim White would tell you, that sounds like a challenge for a Marine. Tim’s organization Sta…
  8. April 28, 2020
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    The other side of Vincent Rocco Vargas
    You may recognize Vincent “Rocco” Vargas from the "Article 15" crew and from television and movies. What you may not know are his struggles to be a dad, an actor, and the sacrifice he’s making today in order to…
  9. February 05, 2020
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    Are You Ready for Your Next Emergency?
    While we're producing the next season of VetStory, we're happy to introduce you to one of our podcast partners "Team Room Talk with Chris Mcphee". Host Chris Mcphee is a retired Green Beret who has some amazing…
  10. January 30, 2020
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    Radio Diaries presents "Prisoners of War"
    VetStory is proud to present "Prisoners of War", from the Radio Diaries podcast. This is the untold story of US service members who did time in an American military prison during the height of the Vietnam confl…
  11. December 27, 2019
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    An act of defiance that saved Jewish-American soldie…
    In No Surrender, Chris Edmonds tells the unforgettable story of his father, Roddie Edmonds, an American POW, and the acts of defiance against his Nazi captors that saved hundreds of Jewish American soldier's li…
  12. December 19, 2019
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    Betrayal in Berlin: A Cold War CIA Spy Thriller
    George Blake was a member of the Allied Secret Intelligence Service and one of the most notorious Soviet spies of our time. Author Steve Vogel takes us inside the Berlin Tunnel, one of the greatest espionage op…
  13. December 11, 2019
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    From NYPD Cop to Interrogator in Iraq
    Christopher Strom's new book Brooklyn to Baghdad tells his story from former NYPD cop to being part of the elite counterinsurgency group "Phoenix Team". Chris takes you on a harrowing journey from stopping terr…
  14. December 03, 2019
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    Depression: Can magnetic therapy reboot the brain?
    Combat veterans can often suffer from anxiety and depression.  Whether it's from post-traumatic stress or other issues, Army veteran, Dr. Geoffrey Grammer, Chief Medical Officer and Bill Leonard, President / CE…
  15. November 20, 2019
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    He Jumped On A Grenade...and Lived! Kyle Carpenter,…
    Kyle Carpenter earned the Medal of Honor for his actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. In this VetStory we talk about his new book "You Are Worth It; Building a Life Worth Fighting For" wher…
  16. October 29, 2019
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    Bloody Lane ... and Sounds of the Dead
    Antietam National Battlefield is the sight of the deadliest day in Civil War history.  23,000 men were killed, wounded or missing in action. We talked about the legend of Bloody Lane and heard actual paranormal…
  17. October 29, 2019
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    Bloody Lane ... and Sounds of the Dead
    Antietam National Battlefield is the sight of the deadliest day in Civil War history.  23,000 men were killed, wounded or missing in action. We talked about the legend of Bloody Lane and heard actual paranormal…
  18. October 23, 2019
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    The Marine behind the scenes of NBC's This Is Us
    NBC's hit show "This Is Us" has shown us the Vietnam veteran's experience. This season it adds a Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan. The realism of her emotional scenes is due in part to a real Marine, Ja…
  19. October 21, 2019
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    Former VA Secretary Shulkin sounds off! From Congres…
    Is there a plot to privatize the VA? Why won't they speed up resaearch on medical marijuana?  Why was he ousted from his job?  These are just a few things we asked former Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Sh…
  20. October 14, 2019
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