Borne the Battle

Borne the Battle

Hosted by Marine Corps Veteran Tanner Iskra, Borne the Battle recognizes each battle, challenge, and sacrifice our Veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA offers our Veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide.... Show More

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February 22, 2021 53 min
In the Navy for nine years, Streitberger served in intelligence, recruiting and career counseling. Since then, he has dedicated almost 20 years of his career to VR&E, a service that he, himself, used. Following the loss of his job in 2001, Streitberger leaned on the support of VR&E, which at the time was called the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VocRehab).
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What is the Rockwell AAM program? Henderson details the available course opportunities within the program and offers advice to transitioning service members on how they can find employment opportunities through the program, emphasizing the importance of trade schools and their value. Henderson discusses how he found his current job through the AAM program, what it’s like working in the manufacturing sector, the future of automatio...
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This week's episode of Borne the Battle features retired Marine Corps Veteran Lieutenant General Walter Gaskin, the first Black American to command a Marine Division and the 19th Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. Gaskin discusses the challenges in overcoming adversity, stereotypes and biases in the international military community.
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February 1, 2021 42 min
In addition to revisiting Navy Veteran Debra Russell's interview, this week's Borne the Battle Rewind shares information about, future Fisher House locations, rural COVID vaccines and how caregivers can receive the vaccine through VA. Debra joined the military in 1984 and served until 1997. She worked in supply early on and went on to work on the staff for an Admiral. She was “med-boarded” after a running accident and was ...
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In this episode of Borne the Battle, Army Vietnam Veteran John Del Vecchio shares how he went from a combat correspondent to writing The 13th Valley, a book that became a New York Times Bestseller, A National Book Award finalist, and has been described as a literary cornerstone for the Vietnam generation.
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If you have a federally backed loan (VA, FHA, USDA, etc) and are having difficulty paying your mortgage due to the coronavirus pandemic, deadlines are approaching to apply for CARES Act forbearance or foreclosure assistance. Listen to this Borne the Battle bonus episode. It answers many questions about forbearances and gives information on how to apply.
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Though regarded as a short campaign, Operation Desert Storm Veteran Scott Stump wants to make sure the operation becomes more than just a footnote in history. He is spearheading the effort to establish a national memorial in our nation’s capital.
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Navy Veteran and New York Times bestselling novelist Jack Carr discusses becoming a Navy SEAL, an author and Chris Pratt producing an Amazon Series based on one of his books.
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As we say hello to 2021, we look back and see who made the list for Tanner's Top 10 of 2020.
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Most downloaded Benefits Breakdown episodes of 2020.
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December 21, 2020 19 min
Snippets of Borne the Battle's most downloaded interviews of 2020. The list may surprise you.
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After his stroke, Navy Veteran David Hume was diagnosed with Global Aphasia, a communication disorder which impairs a patient’s ability to process language. Unable to express any words or ideas, Hume thought his life was over. Yet, three days after his stroke, he met the person who would prove him wrong. Hume shares the journey of how he went from only expressing three words after his stroke to writing his own blog and becoming a ...
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December 13 marks the 17th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's capture. Army/Delta Force Veteran Tom Satterly served in that operation. He also served 27 years ago in Battle of Mogadishu. Tom and his spouse Jen are the co-founders and co-CEOs of All Secure Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on helping Special Operations soldiers, Veterans and their significant others who are struggling on the home front from the effects of war.
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Ja’net Bishop, Ed.D, shares how the sudden loss of her husband compelled her to reflect on what the next transition in her life would be, and how she transformed her pain into purpose and became a volunteer with the American Red Cross. She breaks down the This is Freedom resiliency training workshop and how she helps Veteran inmates in Ridgeville, South Carolina. Bishop shares how these Veterans open up and trust her in order to ac...
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Air Force Veteran and We Are the Mighty President, Mark Harper, shares how serving in Combat Camera set him up for a career as an entrepreneur and Hollywood executive.
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While serving as an electrics technician aboard USS Davis during the Vietnam War, Blue Water Navy (BWN) Veteran John Burns said he never felt like his life was in danger. He appreciated the experience because he was able to visit parts of the world he had never seen before. The last thing he expected was to have been exposed to Agent Orange while off the coast of Vietnam. In this episode of Borne the Battle, two Veterans, one rece...
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Marine Corps Veteran, former police officer, MMA champion, bestselling author, and founder of the Mighty Oaks Foundation, Chad Robichaux turned his passion and greatest struggles into a foundation that helps his fellow Veterans who suffer from PTSD. When PTSD ended his military career, Robichaux fell back on his skills as a martial artist. He fought in Strikeforce and Bellator, won HDNet’s Legacy FC belt, and became a world champ...
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This week's episode of Borne the Battle features Army Veteran David Muir, Senior Vice President for the Veterans Staffing Network, a project of Easterseals.
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Bigfoot, Aliens, Vampires: Do paranormal creatures really exist or are they all products of our imagination? Navy Veteran and private investigator, Jennifer Marshall, started her own show to investigate and solve these mysteries. Marshall believes she has some answers and joins this Halloween episode of Borne the Battle to share her perspective.
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COVID UPDATE: Army Veteran Dr. Molly Klote and Dr. Chad Kessler discuss VA’s participation in Operatin Warp Speed and other COVID vaccine trials, ER past, present, and future protocols, and the importance of getting your flu shot.
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