Podcast

Air Force Veteran Turned Veteran Advocate

Guest: Kim Petters

Kim Petters is an Air Force Veteran, who has turned into a Veteran Advocate after overcoming her own struggles with PTSD. I wanted to have Kim on the show to talk about how she became an advocate for veteran issues.

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A Gold Star Brother on Loss and Legacy

Guest: Chris Weir

Chris Weir is a Gold Star brother, who lost his brother David in Iraq. I wanted to have Chris on the show to discuss what he experienced in losing his brother, and how he eventually made the decision to follow his brother’s path and join the 101st Airborne where his brother previously served.

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A Military Spouse’s Point of View on Parenting and Deployment

Guest: Vicki DeLuzio

My wife, Vicki DeLuzio talks to us about being a new mother while I was deployed and some of the struggles that came along with that.

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Call for Guests

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

Looking for guests!

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Help Others By Helping Yourself

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

Transcript Think back to basic training when you learned combat lifesaving skills. Or maybe you learned this later on in your military career. I don’t know when everyone is first introduced to it, or even if all MOS’s are taught these skills. As an infantryman I know we had our first exposure to this medical…

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Dealing With Pain

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

Dealing with pain, whether it’s from the loss of a loved one, a physical pain, or something else entirely can take it’s toll on us all. In this episode, we dive into some of the benefits that pain can bring. It isn’t all bad, and when we make it through, we usually end up better…

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Veterans Succeeding as Entrepreneurs

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

Veterans have a lot of skills and qualities that can make for a good entrepreneur. If you’re a veteran and struggling to find a job, you might want to consider the path of entrepreneurship. Running your own business isn’t for everyone – it can be a tough job with long hours and sometimes unpredictable income….

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Keeping Your Cool by Being Prepared

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

It’s easy to lose your cool when you aren’t expecting bad things to happen. When something happens unexpectedly, we often times find ourselves in a panic and a rush to make things right again. When we prepare for the worst we often times can avoid the bad situation, or at the very least can weather…

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Communication

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

From the episode: It’s funny how we sometimes expect that other people will know exactly what we’re thinking. We also assume that we know exactly what other people are thinking. Think about when you were in the military. Every aspect of a mission was communicated from the officers down to the lower enlisted. Everyone knew…

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Dealing With Civilian Pettiness

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

It seems like people complain about everything from getting a coffee order wrong to it being too hot or cold outside. While complaining about these things isn’t something new, it is something we often times see as an annoyance. But what if we reframed our thinking? What if we looked at these complaints as if…

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Preparing For A Civilian Career

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

When we get out of the military we aren’t always as prepared as we think we are for applying to a civilian job. In this episode we talk about: How to figure out what job you’d be good at. Where to get the skills or qualifications you might need for a new career. What employers…

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Intro to Drive On Podcast

Guest: Scott DeLuzio

Welcome to Episode 0 of the Drive On Podcast! In this episode, I will introduce myself and the show, discuss the types of content we’ll cover on the show and who this podcast is for. There are so many different topics that veterans struggle with, and I want to help out with as many of…

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