In this episode we hear from both Jacob Ashby and Amy Amoroso. Ashby (now Assemblyman Ashby representing NY District 107) talks about his desire to serve his country and how his perseverance has helped him refine his business plans for Ashby Adaptive Occupational Therapy. Amy Amoroso talks about what has motivated her to become the Director of the Veteran Business Outreach Center, Federal Region II. Both talk about the benefits vet... Read more
In this episode, Robert Duff talks about how his service experiences helped inspire his dream of opening a business. Duff talks about some of the programs he has found most helpful along his journey to opening the Salt Den, a Himalayan Therapeutic Wellness Center.
In this episode Jason Young talks about his service background, the businesses he has started, and how he made the transition. Young also talks about some of the programs he has found useful and shares advice for other veterans looking to start their own businesses.
21 Years 4 Months and 20 Days in the Marine Corps. This episode dedicated to the career of Robert "Bar" Porter. Hear about his years, 1986-2007, in the Marines...serving in Okinawa, The Philippines, Korea, and Iraq. Tales of Gunny Claus and Eddie Vedder.
Stars for Or Troops is a non-profit organization that takes the stars from retired American flags and re-purposes them for distribution to our Active Duty Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Find out how it all works from "The Star Lady" Susan Wells
Military Historian Major Patrick Chaisson will tell you that history can be boring. Not when you listen to his stories. He served 13 months in Kuwait and Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. As a member of NY's National Guard he was part of the response team following the terrorist attacks on New York City in 2001. He holds the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Iraqi Campaign Medal. He has also made m... Read more
Vets Rock celebrates our Veterans, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, and First Responders. In this podcast Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo talks about his career and the current challenges he faces serving a County covering over 800 square miles. The Sheriff gives a lot back to the Community through a variety of different programs as you will hear.
Professional Photographer Dino Petrocelli talks about his career including his experience in the Navy aboard the Nimitz, photographing motorcycles, how he got into riding, and many other great stories. You've probably seen his work in many motorcycle publications
Lt. Col David Panzera has had an incredible career in the US Air Force that includes many missions piloting the C-130's with skis from Stratton Air Force Base in Schenectady to Antarctica, spending over two years in South Africa, running a chapter of the Civil Air Patrol, speaking at Leatherstocking Honor Flight send-off ceremonies, and what will be his post military career as a pilot for Jet Blue. You will be inspired listening t... Read more
In this episode Retired Marine Gunny Sgt. Vinny Roman joins Dr. John to talk about his Veteran run business J Dog Junk Removal and Hauling and his Military career. Gunny Roman is also the Capital District Coordinator for Toys for Tots.
WWII Veteran Dr. Tom Smith's book Marine 419322 has just been published. This interview with WGY's Joe Gallagher features some highlights
Greg talks about the upcoming Honor Flight 9.30.17
Gus Kappler is a former Army surgeon. Drafted during the Vietnam War, he saw first hand the devastation of war on body, mind, and soul. His book, Welcome Home from Vietnam...Finally, is a fascinating read. His views on Post Traumatic Stress are insightful. Listen to Gus talk about it all and more during this in depth podcast.
Patrick Stephen travels the Country interviewing our surviving World War II Veterans. He records their oral histories and the recordings become part of the National World War II Museum, New Orleans, permanent archives. In addition to his work the Museum Patrick has 15 years with the US Army Reserve. Fascinating stories as you will hear in the Podcast