Purpose & Identity
Guest: David Smith
Warriors Ethos is a non-profit that provides career planning, professional development, and placement assistance to service members, veterans, as well as their spouses and caregivers.
Guest: Linda Maloney & Steve Alpert
Linda and Steve have been working together on a series of portraits that honors active military and veteran women who exemplify courage, strength, and selfless service to inspire future generations of young women.
Guest: Matt O'Connor & Brad Byers
Matt and Brad join me to discuss their time in the military as fighter pilots, a stint as Senior White House Advisor to Secretary Mattis, and their transition to the civilian sector.
Guest: Justin Gracieux
The Oath To Country Foundation helps support veterans struggles with mental health as well as homeless veterans.
Guest: Dennis Schroader
Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Dennis Schroader Sr. is the founder of the Price of Freedom Foundation, a 501c3 organization dedicated to telling the life stories of those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
Guest: Josh Mach
Josh Mach is a fellow podcaster who emphasizes the importance of reaching out to fellow brothers/sisters in arms to conquer our mental health together.
Guest: Steven Break
Steven and I found each other through a post on the Veterans Helping Veterans Facebook group where he was looking for guests on his podcast, The Lucky Break Podcast. His podcast is all about telling other people’s stories so I figured let’s give him a chance to tell his story too.
Guest: David Payne
David Payne is the founder of G.I. Resupply, a company that provides care packages to troops serving overseas. David talks about the rocky transition he had after getting out of the Army in this episode.
Guest: Dr. Karen Wilson-Starks
Dr. Karen Wilson-Starks worked as a Psychologist with the Army at Walter Reed, Fort Riley, and West Point.
Guest: Robert Dabney, Jr.
VetPark is an organization whose mission is to help veterans and provide funding to non-profits with a veteran focus. Robert Dabney Jr. tells us about the company and it’s mission.