Podcast Episodes

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097 Scott Mann – Mission America

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.

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096 Duane France – Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency

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.

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090 Miles Migliara – AMVETS

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.

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089 Co-hosting Cigars and Sea Stories

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.

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086 Phil Randazzo – American Dream U

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.

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084 Jeffrey Beck – Semper Fido

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.

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080 Peter Cline – Vet Motorsports


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.

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078 Frank Bourke – Research and Recognition Project


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.

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074 Joe Mornini – Team River Runner


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.

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068 Luis Congdon – Mindset Shift


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.

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067 Bill Rausch – Got Your 6


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.

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065 – Veterans Week


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.

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060 Choose Your Next Identity


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.

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058 Nicholas Caris – How Yoga Saved His Life


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.

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056 – Veterans Forced to Pay Back Bonuses


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:

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055 – Season 3 Kickoff


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.

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054 Stephen Machuga – Stack-Up


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.

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051 Barbara Van Dahlen – Give an Hour


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.

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