Guest: Natalie Sanders
Natalie talks about some of the struggles she faced as a new mom who gave birth to her first child just before her husband was deployed. She was able to lean on the support network on base through Facebook groups and classes as well as nearby family to help her out.
Guest: Steve Alvarez
Steve Alvarez served in the Connecticut Army National Guard and deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan during his military career. After getting out and struggling with finding his place in the civilian world, he came to the conclusion that there is life outside of the military. Various activities helped him readjust back into civilian life,...
Guest: Marc Garduno
Marc Garduno is the state commander of the Delaware VFW. Marc joins us on the show to talk about the benefits of being a VFW member. Many veterans from the more recent wars associate the VFW with their grandparents generation – like an old man’s drinking club. Marc tells us that nothing could be further...
Guest: Brad Noone
Brad Noone is an Army veteran who has found healing through the outdoors. Brad has participated in outdoor trips and even volunteered with several veteran organizations to help lead expeditions.
Guest: Edward Santos
Edward Santos was an infantry soldier who served two tours in Afghanistan. In his second tour he was sent home early for medical issues, which led to a passion for the arts.
Guest: Mark DeLuzio
Mark DeLuzio, talks about how he’s giving back to veterans through his organization B.R.A.V.E. which helps veteran entrepreneurs get their businesses started. They also help veterans find jobs in their industry.
Guest: Seth Shoultes
Seth Shoultes is an Air Force Veteran who became a successful entrepreneur. His path to get to where he is today wasn’t an easy one. Seth struggled with homelessness after deciding to get away from the toxic situation he found himself in.
Guest: Diane DeLuzio
In this episode my mother, Diane DeLuzio, shares what it is like to be a Gold Star Mother after losing her son (my brother) in Afghanistan. We talk about the coping mechanisms she used and how that turned into an outlet to help others. Links and Resources About Gold Star Mothers founding mother, Grace Darling…