BANDSTAND brings the swing-fueled, against-all-odds story of singer/songwriter Donny Novitski and his band of mismatched fellow vets brilliantly to the stage.
The mission of Contract Professionals, Inc. is to be the premier source of technical professionals serving major and emerging industries.
Kayla is a business advisor for military spouse entrepreneurs and the creator of The Work from Anywhere Business Academy.
Scott Mann is a master at building relationships in high-stakes, competitive environments. As a Green Beret in the United States Army, he forged bonds and solved problems using values and leadership skills that moved people around the world to stand up for themselves.
Duane is a retired Army Noncommissioned Officer who participated in five combat and operational deployments. Now, working as a Mental Health Therapist, Duane found that his unique blend of experiences and training have led him to be a successful mentor, advocate, and counselor to an underserved population in our country – our fellow Veterans.
Many of our US Military Veterans are being subjected to housing discrimination on the basis of their Disability when their Service Dog or Emotional Support Animal is either prohibited, or subjected to “pet rules.”
Veterati is a digital platform for veterans & military spouses to access mentorship-on-demand from successful professionals across the nation.
John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of EOFire, an award winning Podcast where he interviews today’s most inspiring Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD tells us about how veterans can use the Mastery Journal to help with transitioning.
JW Rone, is the director of veterans initiatives at the Institute for Integrative Health.
Brian Knowler has been a police officer for 17 years and uses his own experience with PTSD to help other first responders in need. Brian published ‘On the Other Side of Broken – One Cop’s Battle With the Demons of PTSD’ in March 2016.
AMVETS, which is also known as American Veterans, is the largest and oldest veterans service organization that is open to and fights for all veterans and their families.
I talk about another podcast that you should check out called Cigars and Sea Stories. I was asked by Mike to come on the show as a co-host for a series of episodes that will be all coming out in February. The first in the series is already live so make sure you go and check it out.
Charlotte and Sam explain how Red Kite Rising is using Martial Arts to help veterans with healing.
Josh Davidson talks about being receptive to opportunities that are around you every day.
American Dream U assists the military members transitioning into civilian life with a program, taught by some of the world’s best and most successful entrepreneurs to provide the tools to obtain their dream jobs or start their own businesses.
Hear author A.C. Fuller, creator and host of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, talk about getting that book out of your head & into @Amazon.
The Mission of Semper Fido’s program is to unite wounded warriors suffering with PTSD with homeless, rescue shelter dogs, who are evaluated and deemed viable, to nurture a healing and rejuvenating bond between the two.
Lida’s second book, “Your Next Mission: A personal branding guide for the military-to-civilian transition,” is a powerful resource for transitioning military members.
Joe Witte is the current Program Director for Bunker Labs PHL, an accelerator for veteran entrepreneurs.
After being medically separated from the Marines, Terrance Gant went down a dark spiral that almost ended in suicide. Getting plugged into veteran organizations changed his fate.
VETMotorsports, Inc., provides wounded veterans struggling to re-assimilate to the civilian world the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with professional motorcycle and auto racing teams.
Don Hutcheson, host of Discovering Your Talent – Do What You Love, talks about how 1% of Americans love what they do in their career.
The Research and Recognition Project (R&RP) conducts rigorous, controlled clinical studies to validate therapeutic techniques that support the widespread use of innovative and cost-effective clinical care for traumatic stress and a number of other psychiatric disorders.
Jean South shares actionable tips (especially some LinkedIn nuggets) on optimizing your chances for employment.
The Veterans Directory’s mission is to provide a comprehensive, user-friendly, web-based directory of services that benefits military Veterans and their families.
Wally Carmichael is a husband, father, retired Army Medic, Department of the Army Operations Specialist and Podcast Host of the Men of Abundance Podcast.
Working in partnership with The Wounded Warrior Project and Disabled Sports USA, Team River Runner is a non-profit volunteer organization that now provides adaptive, therapeutic and leadership training programs for OIF/OEF veterans on a national level.
Having successfully navigated the transition from service member to veteran, Michael now supports fellow veterans seeking the entrepreneurial lifestyle.
As the Program Manager for In Gear Career, Amanda Patterson Crowe serves as an advisor to career-minded military spouses in networking chapters across the globe.
Today’s article comes from Luis Congdon and is titled “How Video Games Are Helping Young Veterans Cope”. Specialist Rob Gibson talks about how video games allow him to switch off his symptoms
Get out into your community and explore everything that it has to offer. New ideas, friends, and opportunities will come from stepping out of your comfort zone.
You may be having some big challenges in your life right now, but you are not broken. Your community and your country still need you. Choose to become the person that you want to be.
Loss, abandonment, culture shock, and even homelessness are a part of Luis’ story, but thanks to his mindset it is all just a small part of the abundant and optimistic story that is his life.
Got Your 6 is a nonprofit that believes veterans are leaders, team builders, and problem solvers, who have the unique potential to lead a resurgence of community across the nation.
In this episode I talk about a recent article from The Baltimore Sun titled “A soldier battling PTSD reported that he wanted to hurt his commanders. They disciplined him.”.
This week is Veterans Day and I want everyone out there, veteran and civilian, to find an organization to get plugged in with and go out into your community to some kind of event.
Find out what you’re passionate about, and go after it. I walk you through a simple exercise to help get clear on what will provide you a life of passion.
Michael Rains is in the process of creating a mastermind for military non-commissioned officers to share ideas and build stronger, more capable military leaders.
Service Women’s Action Network is the voice of women in the military. SWAN is a member-driven community network advocating for the individual and collective needs of service women past, present and future.
Jeremy discusses an article out of the Military Times titled “The number of veterans in Congress will likely drop again next year”.
In today’s Motivational Monday I draw a parallel between dawning a new identity for Halloween and transitioning from the military. I also lift the curtain to reveal a little bit of my childhood.
Find out what I have learned by interviewing 50 veteran nonprofit organizations in today’s audio-blog.
Nicholas Caris teaches yoga with Exalted Warrior Foundation providing adaptive yoga to veterans who are struggling just like he is. Yoga for him isn’t just a class in studio, it is a tool for every moment in his life to battle the physical and mental challenges he still faces every day.
Paul Riedner is the Executive Director of a startup non-profit called the Veteran Resilience Project which uses EMDR to address a number of after effects of military service and war.
This article from the Los Angeles Times fired me up a little. Veterans from the California National Guard are being forced to pay back enlistment bonuses from a decade ago. Please listen to this episode and then ACT by signing the below two petitions:
Season 3 kicks off with me apologizing for the late start. But I really feel that setting up the structure and processes that will allow me to deliver five episodes per week was a good use of time.
Stack-Up is here to help US, NATO and ANZAC veterans get through deployments to combat zones, unemployment, homelessness, and whatever the world can throw at us. As one, together.
Spring Reins of Life is an EAGALA Model certified program – EAGALA is the Equine Assisted Growth & Learning Association and is present in all 50 states and over 50 countries worldwide.
For the past 11 years, Returning Veterans Project has been a conduit for post 9/11 veterans and their families seeking free and confidential mental health counseling and somatic services.
Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D., named to TIME’s 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, is the president and founder of Give an Hour™. A licensed clinical psychologist who has been practicing in the Washington, D.C., area for over 20 years, she served as an adjunct faculty member at George Washington University, where she participated in the training and supervision of developing clinicians.