VBN - Veterans Broadcast Network

VBN - Veterans Broadcast Network

VBN is a radio/podcast network that delivers news, information, and support to Veterans and their dependents. There are three different shows with three different focuses: 1) Veterans Radio Hour - The military past, present, and future. General Grange discusses the military in todays geopolitical world. 2) Wounded But Not Broken - Host Patrick Scrogin - The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. Patricks show is about stories of conquering hardships and inspiring others to become the best version of themselves. 3) Role Call - Host Kenney DeCamp - What role did you play in the Military? Soldiers from every service talk about their jobs in the service. This show is great for recruitment tool informing anyone interested learning about all the different jobs within the Military.

Episodes

May 28, 2022 39 min

Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 Program 29: "Russia Moves into Ukraine"

Episode 14 - "Where are things and what lies in the future?"

Guests:

Dr. Brian Downing

Dr. David Johnson

With your host Ranger Doug

Guests talk about the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine

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Most of us will never know the full horrors of combat. Many Servicemen and women suffer life-changing injuries, visible or otherwise, whilst serving their country. How do these men and women find the motivation to move on and not be defined by their injuries?

On a trip to the Warrior Games in the USA in 2013, HRH The Duke of Sussex saw first-hand how the power of sport can help physically, psychologically and socially those sufferin...

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Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 Program 28: "Russia Moves into Ukraine"

Episode 13 - "Where are things and what lies in the future?"

Guests:

Dr. Brian Downing

Mr. Doug Wise

Mr. David EA Johnson

Mr. Jason Black

With your host Ranger Doug

Guests talk about the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine

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He was disabled last year when he was poisoned by chewing tobacco laced with heroin and cyanide, resulting in major nerve damage to 75 percent of his body, short- and long-term memory loss and tremors in both hands. He also suffered a disabled knee and post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of serving near the Pakistan border in the Afghanistan war.

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GUESTS:

Mr. Dean Cheng - Heritage Foundation.

Dr. Dave Johnson, COL (RET), USA - RAND Corporation.

Dr. Brian Downing - Independent Analyst.

With your host Ranger Doug

Guests talk about the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine

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  • GUESTS:

  • Ambassador Lawrence Butler

  • COL (RET) Mark Mitchell

  • COL (RET) Dave Johnson

  • Jason Black.

  • Guests discuss the current events of Russia invasion of Ukraine.

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    In this episode Patrick speaks with Army Sergeant James J. Furlong. A recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, while serving with Company B, 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. Completely disregarding his safety, Sergeant Furlong shouted a warning and lunged on...

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    Ranger Doug, Ambassador Lawrence Butler, and Lt Col Dave Johnson discuss the current events of Russia invasion of Ukraine.

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    James Eagleman is a 26 year Army Sniper and Instructor. He was selected as the Honor Graduate of the U.S. Army Sniper School and U.S. Army Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC). James was a Master Instructor for the US Army teaching ITC. He has the distinct ability to take the most difficult Ballistic subject and teach it in a manner that anyone can understand and apply. Because of his unique training abilities he i...

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    Guests:

    Ambassador Lawrence Butler

    Mark Mitchell, Former ASD SO / LIC.

    1. Where are Ukraine/Russia today in the war?

    2. War aims: Russia?

    3. War aims: Ukraine?

    4. Activities - effects in/on the:

    a. US

    b. NATO/EU

    c. World

    5. Status of cease fire or peace efforts?

    6. What can we look forward to? Further thoughts?

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    Hosted by: Ranger Doug. Needs no Introduction...

    Guests:

    Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy (Heritage Foundation).

    David Johnson - Executive Director, Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS).

    Brian Downing, PhD - Independent Analyst.

    1) Where are Russia and the Ukraine at today in the war?

    2) What are the war aims of Zelenskyy?

    3) What are the war aims of Putin?

    4) What are the ...

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    The 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron (4477 TES) was a squadron in the United States Air Force under the claimancy of the Tactical Air Command (TAC). It is currently inactive. The product of Project Constant Peg, the unit was created to expose the tactical air forces to the flight characteristics of fighter aircraft used by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The declassified history of the squadron shows that it operated MiG-1...

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    1. Alignment of Russia's partners and allies (China, Syria, Libya, North Korea, etc)

    2. The way ahead for Belarus

    3. China's strategy as result of the War in Ukraine

    4. Reshaping self-sufficiency (fuel, minerals, food, medicine, etc)

    Guests:

    Mark Mitchell, DSC - Former Acting ASD - SO/LIC

    Brian Downing - Independent Analyst

    David Johnson - C4ADS

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    Baden K-9 mission is to breed, train, and provide the very best dogs in the world today. Christian based, family owned, Baden K-9.

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    Current Updates on the war between Russia and Ukraine.

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    Patrick interviews Ron Sherman former Vietnam Veteran. As a military police Ron served in the 127th and 504th USA. Ron retells his experiences during Vietnam.

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    What more can the United States do?

    Guests:

  • Dr. Brian Downing. Independent analyst.

  • Mr. Doug Wise. Retired senior US Army and CIA officer

  • Dean Cheng Senior Research Fellow Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy (Heritage Foundation).

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    General Grange, Ranger Doug, Doug Wise, and Brian Downing answer 5 questions.

    1) Where are Ukraine and Russia today in war?

    2) What are the war aims of Russia?

    3) What are the war aims of Ukraine?

    4) What can be done to help?

    5) What does the future look like?

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    "Whole of Nation" approach to warfighting and support of Partners and Allies.

    Panelists:

    Dr. Brian Downing, Independent Journalist.

    Dr. Richard Downie. Retired Army Colonel and Retired member of the US Senior Executive Service.

    Doug Wise. Former Senior CIA Officer and Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

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    The inspiring story of 12th Sergeant Major of the Army. SMA Jack Tilley is an American businessman and retired United States Army soldier. He served for almost 37 years in the United States Army, culminating in his appointment in 2000 as the 12th Sergeant Major of the Army, a post he held until his retirement on January 15, 2004. He was the last Vietnam War veteran to serve in that position.

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