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Saturday, July 14th
Guns, Dope & Suicide Prevention w/ Doc Todd, Rapper / Navy Veteran
It’s not often that a hip hop artist’s experience with guns includes firefights in Afghanistan. And it’s even more rare when the story of trauma, death and addiction has a happy ending. But, the story of hip hop artist / Navy Veteran, Doc Todd, is truly inspiring. We sat down with Doc and he shared vivid details about his life, his current single "Not Alone" and his mission to stop veteran suicides.
Friday, July 13th
VetStory: "Why You Will Likely Die on Friday the 13th"
Hear deadly scientific proof, historical examples and shocking news of botched surgeries, plus must watch movies! This is the ultimate Friday the 13th podcast
Tuesday, July 10th
The Morning Briefing: PT Tests, Wilke Hearings, and Sen. Johnny Isakson!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the Army's new age and gender neutral PT test. Then, Eric speaks with Senator Johnny Isakson, the head of the Senate Veteran's Affairs committee about the many issues facing veterans. Finally, Eric talks with Justin Brown of HillVets about the Robert Wilke hearings and electronic health records!
Monday, July 9th
VetStory: Booze, Brews & The Presidents Bar Tab
Reporters Phil Briggs, Amanda "Mac" Macias and Matt Saintsing discuss- Which President racked up a huge bar tab and didn't pay it? What is Whiskey Camp? and How did Army Veteran Ryan Plachetti go from Army Intelligence to a beer career?
The Morning Briefing: Flags, Transition, & Burn Pits!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss a vet who is taking his home-owner's association to court over flags and flower pots. Then, Eric speaks with Lt. General Frank Libutti, USMC (Retired) about how even generals can have a hard time transitioning. FInally, Eric sits down with Tom Porter of IAVA to talk about burn pit legislation and thye Robert Wilke confirmation hearings!
Wednesday, July 4th
The Airman who went from Military to Motown
He may not be a household name, but Terry Weeks made one of the most incredible transitions in military history. After serving in the Air Force, he's now a singer in one of all-time greatest, American music groups- The Temptations.
Tuesday, July 3rd
Liz Rotenberg of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation
The Morning Briefing: Acronyms & Caretakers!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss all the silly acronyms the Army uses, and the first black Superintendent of West Point! Then, Eric speaks with Liz Rotenberg from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation about how they're assisting the caretakers of wounded warriors.
Monday, July 2nd
The Morning Briefing: Movies, MCPON, and Walk of America!
On today's truncated edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss a few movies they saw recently, and the disgraced former MCPON. Then, Eric speaks with Adele Loar from Walk of America to discuss overcoming mental and physical injuries.
Friday, June 29th
The Morning Briefing: Vacations, Wilke Hearings, and NDAA!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss their preferred types of vacations; Jake's is pretty pathetic. Then Eric sits down with Leo Shane from the Military Times to discuss the confirmation hearings for VA Sec. nominee Robert Wilke. Finally, Eric talks to Carlos Fuentes of the VFW about Wilke, as well as the upcoming NDAA, and how it might effect veterans.
Thursday, June 28th
The Morning Briefing: Wilkie Hearings, Women Veterans, & AMVETS!
On this edition of the Moprning Briefing, Hose Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss yesterday's confirmation hearings for Robert Wilke. Then, Jake talks with Dr. Ellen Haring, Dr. JoAnn Fisher, and BriGette McCoy about the upcoming meeting for the Military Women's Coalition. FInally, Eric talks to Lanna MacKenzie about the AMVETS HEAL team.
Wednesday, June 27th
Surf Surrender: How surfing saved a Green Beret
1 IED, 2 Amputations ... but the only thing that made former Green Beret, Caleb Brewer, surrender was the California surf. Along with pro surfer Danny Nichols, hear the amazing story of Operation Surf.
CBS Eye On Veterans: USMC Legend Maj. Jim Capers
Maj. Jim Capers is a Marine Corps legend. The Vietnam vet, recon Marine, and member of SOCOM's hall of honor tells Kaylah Jackson about his storied career that included being the first african-american marine to receive a battlefield promotion.
The Morning Briefing: Tattoos, Hearings, and Fitness!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss their tattoos. Then, Jake sits down with Larry Lohman from the American Legion to discuss National GI Bill Week and the upcoming hearings for VA Secretary nominee Robert WIlke. FInally, Eric talks with Torri Scotti about how vets can get back in shape.
Tuesday, June 26th
The Morning Briefing: Commissaries, Swole Chefs, and Blue Water Vets!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the possibility of commissaries opening up to all veterans. Then, Eric talks with Chef Andre Rush, an Army retiree, White House Chef, and owner of 24-inch biceps. After that, it's Justin Brown of HillVets, followed by Garry Agustinbe of Disabled American Veterans, talking about Blue Water Navy vets getting their benefits back.
Monday, June 25th
The Morning Briefing: MCPON, PVA, and VFW!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm an Producer Jake Hughes discuss the Master Chief Petty Officer of the navy's suden retirement amidst controversy. Then, Eric speaks with the president of Paralyzed Veterans of America about their PAVE program., FInally, Eric talks with Heino Klinck from the VFW about the soon to come memorial for the Gulf War.
The Morning Briefing: Bad Water, Suicide Data, and Grilling!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes talk about the recent report of bad drinking water at over 100 military bases. Then, Eric talks to Steph Mullen from IAVA about some surprising facts considering veteran suicide. FInally, Eric speaks with Jason Murff from Grill Your Ass Off about being a veteran owned, Texas based BBQ seasoning and beef jerky seller.
Wednesday, June 20th
Back from the Dead
Joshua Mantz died. He was flatline for 15 minutes. But, he came back from the dead. In this gripping interview, you'll hear him talk about; what it's like to die, come back and how everyone can go from trauma to transformation. This story is not just for veterans- our conversation reveals many life lessons, documented in his new book, "The Beauty of a Darker Soul: Overcoming Trauma Through the Power of Human Connection".
The Morning Briefing: Commies, VA Issues, and Fidget Spinners!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes talk about the Other Than Honorable discharge of Spencer Rapone, the West Point Commie. Then, the American Legion talks about the VA's employment issues and recently released suicide rates among vets. FInally, Eric speaks with the founders of MilSpin, and finds out how they keep business going now that fidget spinners are no longer hip!
Tuesday, June 19th
The Morning Briefing: Stolen Valor, Tech jobs, and VA Issues!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes talk about an odd case of stolen valor that finally got resolved... in court! Then, Eric speaks with Draft Kings, the noted fantasy football app, about their new initiative to offer free training in tech jobs to vets. FInally, Eric is joined by Justin Brown of HillVets to talk about the delay of hearings for Robert Wilke, and other issues facing the VA.
Thursday, June 14th
The Morning Briefing: Deserters, Drug Courts, and Tricare!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss an airman whoi went missing in the 70's and suddenly popped up in California. Then, Jake sits down with Chris Deutsch of Justice For Vets, which works to help troubled veterans avoid jail and get help. FInally, Eric talks with AMVETS Executive Director Joe Chennely, who tells us there are some changes coming to Tricare, and not all of them are good.
Wednesday, June 13th
The Morning Briefing: Free Parks, Small Businesses, and Politics!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss what amusement park are giving free and discounted visits. Then, Eric is joined by the American Legion's Davy Leghorn about the VA’s resources for veteran-owned small businesses. FInally, Eric talks with former Navy pilot Ken Harbaugh about his upcoming congressional run!
Friday, June 8th
How do we Stop Suicide?
Every time we hear about one, it stings. What the hell can we do? How can we help? Where do we start? This podcast offers guests who have lived through it, and they'll give you; 1. Advice 2.Things to do right now and 3.Resources that will help. VetStory Host, Phil Briggs hears some much needed advice from VA reporter Jonathan Kaupanger, Kim Ruocco from TAPS & Shawn Jones, Stop Soldier Suicide.
Wednesday, June 6th
The Morning Briefing: D-Day, Cemetery Benefits, and Almost Home!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Hose Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the anniversary or D-Day, and the Taliban's snazzy new uniforms. Then, Eric is joined by Gerardo Avila from the American Legion to talk about Cemetery and burial benefits. FInally, Eric is speaks with B.J. Golnick about his upcoming movie, "Almost Home."
Monday, June 4th
The Morning Briefing: Uniforms, Labor Stats, andf Restaurants!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Hose Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the various changes, both good and bad, of military uniforms. Then, Eric speaks with Steph Mullen from IAVA about the recent labor statistics and what they show about veterans. FInally, Jake sits down with Sue Crystal-Mansour from the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation to talk about getting veterans involved int he restaurant industry!
Sunday, June 3rd
Is Ecstasy the cure for PTSD? Dose #2
In the second part of our conversation with the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Brad Burge told us how MDMA works on the brain of veterans with severe PTS. And, clinical trial success story, Jonathon Lubecky, shared more details about taking Ecstasy during these intense therapy sessions.
Is Ecstasy the cure for PTSD? Dose #1
We talked with the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) about the success they're having treating veterans with severe PTSD. And we got a glimpse inside the experience, from Jonathon Lubecky- a trial participant and a combat veteran with one hell of a story!
Friday, June 1st
Team Rubicon Co-founder & CEO Jake Wood
USMC vet Jake Wood, Co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon talks about hsi organization's work, and their "Fueling the Front Lines" partnership with Jack Link's.
The Morning Briefing: BIMBY, Beef Jerky, and Burn Pits!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the latest BIMBY, or Benefits In My Back Yard, article on ConnectingVets.com. Then, Eric is joined by Jake Wood from Team Rubicon about teaming with Jack's Links beef jerky for the kickoff of their two-week tour. Finally, Eric talks with the VFW's Ken Wiseman about upcoming burn pit legislation, and him testifying before congress.
Thursday, May 31st
Former Green Beret Jason McCarthy, Founder of GORUCK
Jason McCarthy joins Eric Dehm for a wide ranging talk on his time in service, struglles after leaving, success in entrepreneurship and his company's drive to build within the veteran community.
Tuesday, May 29th
The Morning Briefing: Rolling Thunder, Kenyan Orphanage, & IAVA!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss their time at Rolling Thunder last Sunday. Then, Eric speaks with Jason Souza of the Samburu project. FInally, Eric talks with Tom Porter of IAVA about their #GoSilent movement!
Friday, May 25th
Hell on Earth: Memorial Day stories you won't forget
2 POWs, and 1 Marine … they went through hell in Korea & Vietnam. But their inspiring stories will make you feel the love and honor that is part of every Memorial Day.
Thursday, May 24th
Remembering my buddy Ronnie
My buddy Ronnie was awesome. Before leaving for Afghanistan, we went to see the Offspring in concert and rocked out at his backyard birthday bash. His death was hard for all of his friends- but hardest for his family. Gold Star sister, Chirstie Berkey shared her experience, and how the caring people at TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) help families heal and recover.
The Morning Briefing: Helmets, Mission Act, and Vietnam Veterans!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the Army's recent team up with a company that makes helmets for the NFL. Then, Eric talks to Joe Chennely of AMVETS about the Mission Act and other things. FInally, Eric speaks with MG(R) James Jackson and CSM(R) Jimmie Spencer from the US Vietnam War Commemoration.
The Morning Briefing: Benefits, Education, and CrossFit!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Super Producer Jake Hughes and Connecting Vets VA reporter Jonathan kaupanger discuss benefitd available in your state. Then, Host Eric Dehm speaks with the American legion about education benefits. FInally, Eric talks to Alec Zirkenbach about how he travels the country traiing people in adaptive CrossFit for wounded warriors.
Tuesday, May 22nd
The Morning Briefing: Guns, Burn Pits, & Whiskey!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss Jake's trip to a gun show last weekend. Then, Eric speaks with IAVA's CPO Melissa Bryant about the Mission Act and Burn Pits. FInally, Eric talks to Freedom Hard CEO CHris White about how his company got its start.
Friday, May 18th
BaseFest founder Sean Gilfillan
Army vet Sean Gilfillan is the founder and CEO of BaseFest, an organization bringing free festivals to military bases around the country.
Thursday, May 17th
AMVETS Chief Strategy Officer Sherman Gillums
Sherman Gillums joins host Eric Dehm to discuss several subjects including his career in the Marine Corps, the AMVETS Heal Team and the Healing American Veterans symposium taking place on May 23rd.
The Morning Briefing: VA Mission Act, Ken Falke, and Sherman Gillums Jr.
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the recent passing of the VA Mission Act, which will aid the Choice program among other things. Then, Eric speaks with Kenneth Falke about Boulder Crest Retreat and his new book Struggle Well. After that, Eric sits down with AMVETS Chief Strategy Officer Sherman Gillums Jr. and talks about their upcoming veterans symposium.
Wednesday, May 16th
Life, Death & Medals of Honor: w/ Jack Murphy, Army Ranger, SOFREP.com
Both Air Force Tech Sergeant John Chapman and US Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski fought bravely on a snow covered mountain in eastern Afghanistan. Chapman died and Slabinski survived. Now both are up for the Medal of Honor- but their stories are conflicting. Army Ranger, Spec Op veteran and SOFREP.com's Editor in Chief, Jack Murphy tells more, and reveals other conflicts within US Special Forces.
The Morning Briefing: Army Snipers & John McCain
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss a disgraced therapist, and the fact that two Army snipers now hold records at Marine Sniper School. Then, Jake speaks with Professor Lara Brown of George Washington University about the importance of Senator John McCain.
Friday, May 11th
Retired SEAL Dan Crenshaw on his run for Congress
Dan Crenshaw is a retired Navy SEAL who is now seeking the Republican nomination for the seat representing Texas 2nd congressional District.
Thursday, May 10th
Navy Nurse CDR Bill Danchanko talks Nurse Appreciation Week
May 12 marks the end of Nurse Appreciation week, here CDR Bill Danchanko from Military Health Systems talks about the history of the military nursing corps, and why the nursing field is one that veterans should take a look at, even if they don't have any medical experience beforehand.
DAV On Blue Water Navy & Mission Act Legislation
DAV Deputy Legislative Director calls in to host Eric Dehm from Capitol Hill just after the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed through legislation that will extend VA benefits to "Blue Water" Sailors affected by Agent Orange in vietnam.
Monday, May 7th
BRIEFING: SEAL Cocaine Scandal & Freedom Hard
Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the latest news in the military and veteran world, including the news that 10 Navy SEALs tested positive for cocain and meth. Later, USMC vet Chris White, Founder & CEO of Freedom Hard joins the show to discuss how he's gone about creating and building a vet-owned brand.
IAVA Legislative Director Tom Porter
Host Eric Dehm is joined by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Legislative Director Tom Porter to discuss, among other things, IAVA's involvement in recent legislation put forth by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Brian Mast (R-FL) to adress the issue of the effects of burn pits.
Friday, May 4th
Echo in Ramadi: Deadly Combat and the Power of Human Connection
After reading Echo in Ramadi, we couldn’t wait to meet author / USMC Maj. (Ret) Scott Huesing. And our interview did not disappoint. Host, Phil Briggs talked with him about the most gripping scenes in the book, and learned that the stories of Echo Company are more than tales of defying death .. they are lessons for a better life.
Monday, April 30th
Beard Bros: Talking Beards, Baseball & Metallica
We talked to Sean Doolittle, Washington Nationals pitcher and USMC Spec Op veteran Nick Karnaze about a lot of things. Do pitchers hit batters on purpose? The relative that bombed Japan after Pearl Harbor, Metallica, Sean's hilarious celebrity twin and why you should get your beard hooked up with Stubble and Stache.com.
Patriot Boot Camp CEO Josh Carter
Patriot Boot Camp CEO tells us about how his organization is helping vets and spouses get into the tech industry, and why he thinks vets are of great value to silicon valley.
American Freedom Fund's Gabe Stecker
Founding Dir. of American Freedom Fund tells us how he started his organization which brings vets together to play softball, participate in shooting competitions, and more!
The Washington Post's Dan Lamothe
Washington Post reporter Dan Lamothe sits down with host Eric Dehm to discuss his recent trip to Afghanistan. 8 years after his first trip to the war-torn nation, Lamothe says there have been many changes, while some things remain the same.
Friday, April 27th
Country Star Brantley Gilbert Helping Vets on Tour
Country Music Superstar Brantley Gilbert is in the business of making hit records, but his passion is helping veterans. Here he talks to Morning Briefing host Eric Dehm about his most recent efforts to do just that by presenting comfort dogs to vets during his current tour.
Wednesday, April 25th
Invisible Killers: How toxic exposures affect more than just combat vets
If you think you've got to be a combat vet to worry about service related toxic exposures- think again. We talked about the effects on vets from every era (doing seemingly safe jobs) with Dr Tom Berger, Executive Director and Maureen Elias, Assistant Director of the Veteran's Health Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Monday, April 23rd
IAVA Research Director Stephanie Mullen
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America's Research director Steph Mullen joins host Eric Dehm to discuss the topic of veteran/military suicide, specifically what the latest info coming out of DoD tells us about the most recent trends. The news is not good, and shows why this issue is among IAVA's "Big 6" priorities for 2018.
The Daily Brief: Jesse Iwuji: From Navy Football To NASCAR
On this edition of the Daily Brief, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake hughes kick off the show by announcing a new name, and then discuss several subjectsa including deported vets, video games, and the Patriot Guard riders. Next, Eric is joined by Jesse Iwuji, whose unique career trajectory took him from the football field at Annapolis, to NASCAR and ARCA stock car racing, with several years on the high seas in between.
Saturday, April 21st
USC President Max Nikias: Veterans Add to Campus Diversity
University of Southern California President Max Nikias visited with CBS Eye on Veterans in late April 2018, talking with retired Marine Captain (and Trojan alumus) Chas Henry about the importance he and USC place on increasing top-quality educational opportunities for military veterans.
Thursday, April 12th
Vet Story: Minx- She's a podcaster that packs heat!
Meet Minx- she's the host of the Tied-Up Tuesday on "WTF Nation Radio," an Army Veteran, and works at hospital. In our awesome conversation, we learned why she loves the .50 cal, conspiracy theories and carrying a gun in her purse. And deep into the podcast (no pun intended) and she shared the strange things she's had to remove from people's posteriors.
Tuesday, April 10th
The Morning Briefing: Ronny Jackson Speaks! 5 indie Video Games You Need To Play!
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the latest news items of note, including Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson's first public comments since being nominated to head the VA. Eric and Jake then dive deep into the digital wordl as they go over Jake's latest article focusing on indie video games.
The Morning Briefing: Army Basic Changes & Vets 2 Success
On this edition of the Morning Briefing, Host Eric Dehm and Producer Jake Hughes discuss the latest news items of note, including some big announced changes to Army basic training, and a discussion on whether we remember things that were garbage in the military more fondly as we get older. Then, Eric is joined by the founder of Vets2Success, an orgniazation working to get veterans into the culinary arts.
Monday, April 9th
There's tax money due some combat-injured veterans, but they need to act soon to get it
Beginning just after the 1991 Gulf War, the Defense Department improperly withheld taxes from a severance payment made to injured military people sent home without retirement benefits. Eye on Veterans host Chas Henry spoke with Virginia Senator Mark Warner and Arkansas Senator John Boozman about how they and fellow lawmakers fixed the problem -- and what some wounded warriors need to do to get their money back.