Vets You Should Know

Vets You Should Know

In honor of Veterans Day, iHeartMedia presents “Vets You Should Know." Each episode features an inspiring story from a veteran who proudly served in the armed forces and learned lessons of perseverance and camaraderie. These veterans then took those values and applied them into their new roles as civilians. Listen as they share the challenges and struggles they faced as they transitioned out of the military into civilian life, and learn about the incredible work they continue to do as business leaders, parents, friends, community members and advocates.

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October 23, 2020 2 min

This Veterans Day listen to the brand-new podcast from iHeartRadio that celebrates the accomplishments of veterans during their tours of service and as civilian community members. Join host Bobby Bones for inspiring stories of bravery, perseverance and selflessness from vets you should know. 

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Although retired Staff Sergeant Patrick Nelson experienced great loss while serving in the U.S. Army National Guard, he also found a new sense of purpose and drive. In this episode, Patrick explains to host Bobby Bones what it means to carry on the legacy of the service men and women who never made it back home. 

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    Join host Bobby Bones as he interviews Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood -- the largest poverty-fighting organization in New York -- and a retired captain and paratrooper with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. Wes opens up about his experiences as a veteran, and why he believes the phrase “thank you for your service” can inspire important conversations between vets and civilians. 

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    Sharing her story with host Bobby Bones, retired Cheif Sonar Technician Jeni Brett explains how her experience with sexual assault in the Navy motivated her to become a support system and ally for women and LGBTQ members of the armed forces. Jeni speaks about creating safe spaces for active duty officers and retired veterans, and details how she plans to use her work in academia to influence policy change. 

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    US Army Captain Kynnie Martin defines a life of service for host Bobby Bones, and explains how she continues to serve others in her community -- and the entire country -- throughout her civilian life. Kynnie also details the more traumatic events of her adolescence, how the army helped her find her voice, and the story of how she and her husband got married to one another without being on the same continent.

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