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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    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…
  5. November 20, 2020
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    SoldierFit founder Danny Farrar & Inside the CIA w/…
    Danny Farrar is entertaining, outspoken and one of the most inspiring veterans you'll ever meet. But before he founded the popular SoldierFit gyms, he went through hell.  We hear his journey from the Pentagon t…
  6. 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…
  7. November 20, 2020
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    Veterans making a huge difference through tiny homes
    The Veterans Community Project is solving the homeless problem by building villages of tiny homes ... but they're doing it in ways only a military veteran can.  We talked with Marine combat veteran and VCP co-f…
  8. November 20, 2020
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    SEAL 6 Andy Stumpf’s life advice & Jon Stewart, vets…
    Hear a Congressional pep rally that drowned out veterans and Jon Stewart as they announced a bill to help vets dying from Toxic Exposures. Plus, SEAL Team Six veteran and world record setting skydiver Andy Stum…
  9. November 20, 2020
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    How a dog and a soldier save vets from suicide
    David Sharpe was on the brink of tragedy when his dog broke through the door and stopped his suicide attempt.  Now they're the founders of Companions for Heroes, an organization that connects veterans and first…
  10. November 20, 2020
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    The Prison Chronicles podcast, USAA donates $30M & h…
    We talked about “The Prison Chronicles” podcast with Army veteran Pete Turner, host of the Break It Down Show. We heard about USAA's $30M donation that helps service members and veteran families weather the COV…
  11. November 20, 2020
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    Evan Williams Bourbon's American Made Heroes, VA & S…
    Evan Williams bourbon named veterans Eddie Ramirez and Mary Tobin, "American Made Heroes".  Hear how after the military they are still making a huge impact on the world.  Plus we talk to VA's Dr Keith Harris ab…
  12. 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…
  13. 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…
  14. 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…
  15. 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…
  16. November 20, 2020
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    Racism in America: A candid conversation with 2 mili…
    After the death of George Floyd sparked protests and violence around the country, we asked two fellow veterans to share their thoughts on being black in America. They explain the pain many people feel and offer…
  17. November 20, 2020
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    Memorial Day Tribute w/ Trace Adkins & Gary Sinise,…
    Country star Trace Adkins and acclaimed actor Gary Sinise from the National Memorial Day Concert. Goldstar Mom and author Sheila Mitchell-Murphy honors her son Spc. EJ Murphy and the founders of "Carry the Load…
  18. November 20, 2020
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    Veterans for "Re-Open America", Insane Rulers and Wo…
    Veteran author and activist Boone Cutler explains how the “ReOpen America” is pushing back against COVID crisis shutdowns. Marine veteran Bob Martin refuses to close his barbershop in Washington. Author Scott R…
  19. 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”…
  20. 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…

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