Veterans Radio

Veterans Radio

Our mission is to see that the world appreciates what extraordinary things ordinary people have done to gain and preserve our freedom.

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April 13, 2021 23 min
Ever heard of the U.S. Export-Import Bank?  Do you know what it does or how it can help veteran businesses sell overseas?  If not, then listen in to Michael K Jackson, a business specialist, explain the process to host Jim Fausone.  EXIM Bank works with NVBDC.org to educate veteran-owned businesses on how this little-known government program can reduce payment risk when selling overseas.  
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ARMY VETERAN AND TINNITUS CHAMPION, JASON LEWIS VetsWithTinnitus.org is a clearing house of information for veterans with Tinnitus.  Jason Lewis spent 10 years in the Army (Iraq and Afghanistan) and suffers from Tinnitus – that ringing or buzzing in the ear. It is different than hearing loss and is not “in your head.” Jason explains his experiences, the efforts of VA and the need for protecting the ears of service members.  There...
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April 6, 2021 32 min
The Michigan War Dog Memorial, Inc is a non-profit organization that will educate the general public on the heroics and dedication that K-9's give to serve and protect us through presentations and seminars.  Its Mission is to continue restoration of this hallowed ground into a park setting and maintain that setting for the purpose of allowing interment of retired Military Working Dogs and retired Service Dogs. To provide interm...
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Brig. General Ty Seidule (ret.), in a forceful but humane narrative, challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy―and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed.  He writes about it in, "Robert E. Lee and Me - A Southerners Reckoning With The Myth of the Lost Cause." Ty Seidule grew up revering Robert E. Lee. From his southern childhood to his service in the U.S. Army, every part of his...
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March 29, 2021 57 min
Brig. Gen. Carol Ann Fausone (ret), Legal Help for VeteransMichael G. Smith, Jr., Director of Washtenaw County (MI) Dept. of Veteran AffairsBrian Hayes,  Public Affairs Officer, VA Ann Arbor Call in to ask your question. 734-822-1600 => 5:00pm – 6:00pm ET | 2:00pm – 3:00pm PT Disability ClaimsRetroactive CompensationPensionHousing / MortgageEducation
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We talk to the author James Carl Nelson of "The York Patrol - The Real Story of Alvin York and the Unsung Heroes Who Made Him World War I's Most Famous Soldier."  Alvin York grew up in the backwoods of Tennessee.  After being a hell-raiser in his teens, he found his way to a fundamentalist Christian church.  When drafted in WWI, he struggled with taking up arms and the commandment "Thou Shall Not Kill."   He did...
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Wounded Heroes Documentary is a 3-year passion project, funded primarily by California filmmaker Michael Gier and his wife Terri Gier, and features life changing options that give those suffering from PTS hope. PTS sufferers are finally getting their voices heard as they speak out about their mistreatment by the healthcare system, the medications that are making them worse, and the amazing new proven therapies that are giving them...
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The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. In addition to the murder of approximately 6,000,000 Jews, millions more, including persons with disabilities, Poles, Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), gay men, Jehovah’s Witnesses, prisoners of war, and political dissidents, also suffered grievous oppression and death under Nazi tyra...
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RORY RILEY TOPPING ANALYSIS OF THE TRUMP LEGACY AT THE VA Rory Riley Topping reflects on the last four years of successes and misses under President Trump at VA. She discusses passing of legislation to the implementation. This should not be about politics but how veteran issues were handled and veterans were served.  For More Information: www.riley-topping.com GREGORY DADDIS’ WARNING Army Col. Gregory Daddis (ret.) served for 26...
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Brad Taylor is the author of the New York Times bestselling Pike Logan series. He served for more than twenty years in the U.S. Army, including eight years in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, commonly known as Delta Force.  His books have sold over 13 million copies.  His latest American Traitor involves China's actions in the Pacific, threats to Austriala and Taiwan.  He talks with host Jim Fausone about issues...
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What makes wars worth fighting? How do we write about war? What are the obligations of citizens with respect to war?  What are the after-effects of war on individuals and families? The War and Peace of Tim O’Brien follows O’Brien on the journey of his last book, as he reveals the everyday ties between duty, art, family, and the trauma of war.The War and Peace of Tim O’Brien is available as a VOD  – www.timobrienfilm.com In the sum...
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National Veteran Business Deveolpment Council founder and CEO Keith King talks about Amazon being a corporate sponsor of NVBDC and about changes in the federal government veteran business certification process in 2021.   King talks to host Jim Fausone about Amazon's B2B program and training for veteran business owners.  He explains how the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act provided that the VA's certification process ...
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March 1, 2021 57 min
Join host, Dale Throneberry, and his Benefits Experts on this week's Veterans Radio as they answer your questions about Veterans Healthcare and Disability. Our panel includes Carol Ann Fausone Brigadier General USAF (ret) from Legal Help For Veterans and Michael G. Smith Jr, Dirctor of the Washtenaw County Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs. Today's program looks a Personality Disorders vs. PTSD and the possible addi...
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February 27, 2021 43 min
Tim O’Brien has been called “the best American writer of his generation,” and America’s “poet laureate of war.” A Vietnam veteran, and National Book Award-winner, O’Brien is one of the great voices in modern American literature. The Library of Congress recently named his groundbreaking novel about the Vietnam War, The Things They Carried, one of the 65 most influential books in US history. But O’Brien hasn’t put pen to paper in ne...
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February 23, 2021 24 min
Army Col. Gregory Daddis (ret.) served for 26 years. He is a West Point grad and holds a PhD in history.  In civilian life, he has taught history at US Military Academy, Chapman University and now at San Diego State University.  He wrote an opinion piece published in Salon magazine advising America to stop its ritualistic fawning over veterans.  He discusses with host Jim Fausone the concerns behind that piece and the military-poli...
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VFW COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF ROESCH HONORS DR. DORIS “LUCKI” ALLEN   Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch II of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) joins Dale to talk about the VFW. In the February issue he highlights the many African-American veterans who have served the United States. In his “Command Post – From the Chief” introduction on page 2, Chief Roesch recounts the intelligence specialist Allen who serves 3 tours in Vietnam and becom...
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Presidents appoint a new Secretary of the VA about every 2 years.  What are the traits one needs to lead the second largest federal agency and the largest health care system in the country.  Presidents have appointed Generals, Doctors and businessmen.  No woman has ever lead the VA. Almost all Secretaries have resigned in some scandal or to end being a distraction.  Rory Riley Topping a VA watcher, attorney and policy wonk talks ab...
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This week’s one hour radio broadcast with host Jim Fausone has two guests. Clifford Worthy, the great-grandson of slaves, was one of the few African-American men of his generation who was accepted and excelled as a Black Knight of the Hudson, a traditional nickname for West Point cadets.Erica Robertson explains her decision to join the Navy, and how it was transformational in her life.
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NightWare is a therapeutic platform using a proprietary application on an Apple Watch® that helps people suffering from traumatic nightmares get a more restful night's sleep. It is a wearable technology that learns the wearer's sleep patterns and customizes a treatment for each individual, interrupting nightmares so sufferers can get a good night's sleep. NightWare is only available to individuals when recommended by a ...
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This week’s program was pre-recorded. The first half hour will be hosted by Dale Throneberry, with Guy Stern. The second half hour will be hosted by Jim Fausone, with the Holocaust Memorial Center administrators. Guy Stern, a World War II Ritchie Boy and Director of the Harry and Wanda Zekelman International Institute of the Righteous at the Holocaust Memorial Center. Holocaust Memorial Center Director of Education Ruth Bergman and...
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