Purpose & Identity

Wrestling To Help PTSD

Guest: Jan Ohrstrom

Jan Ohrstrom is an Army veteran and former pro-wrestler who has worked to help veterans who are struggling with PTSD through his documentary called The Valhalla Club.

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The Soldier’s Guide to PTSD

Guest: Virginia Cruse

Virginia Cruse is a counselor who specializes in military and combat-related trauma. She is also the author of The Soldier’s Guide To PTSD.

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Tribute to Wes: Burn Pits and Cancer

Guest: Wesley Black

On November 7, 2021, Wes Black lost his battle with cancer due to his exposure to toxic burn pits. This is a re-airing of the conversation Wes and I had back in Episodes 13 & 14.

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Camouflaged Sisters

Guest: Lila Holley

Lila Holley is a combat Veteran and retired US Army Warrant Officer. She is a multiple award-winning, Amazon bestselling author who partners with other courageous military women and women Veterans to share their stories of success in the military despite facing challenges along their journey.

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Battlefields To Ballfields

Guest: Mike Pereira

Mike Pereira is the founder of the non-profit Battlefields to Ballfields, which helps veterans integrate back into society by providing veterans with skills to officiate sporting events from the high school level all the way through to college and pro levels.

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From Mogadishu to a Hard Rock Band

Guest: Brad Thomas

Brad Thomas served over 20 years in the Army as a Ranger during the Battle of Mogadishu and later went on to the Delta Force. Brad has since left the Army and is pursuing his passion for music while helping veterans at the same time.

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Repurpose Yourself After The Military

Guest: Gerardo Cazares

Gerardo Cazares is an Army combat veteran who is now a full time artist in San Antonio, TX. After a few setbacks in his transition, he discovered painting, and talks about his message of finding a new mission.

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Overcome the Enemy Inside You

Guest: Brandi Benson

Brandi Benson is an Army veteran, who served in Iraq before being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. She’s written a book about this experience, and she shares how she overcame the physical and mental enemy inside of her.

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