Veterans Unite

Veterans Unite

Veterans United is a show about veterans, for veterans, their caregivers, patriots and anyone wanting more insight into the military and veteran community. We’ll discuss the good and bad things that veterans do. We’ll talk about alternative treatments for PTSD and TBI’s but we’ll also share some stories along the way. Listen each week as host, Navy veteran and new father Shad Turner talks with other veterans, artists, musicians, non-profits, therapists and more about parenting, entrepreneurship, hobbies, their time in the military, issues facing the military and veteran community and how we can help each other out.... Show More

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February 12, 2021 69 min
  In this episode we talk with Joseph James. Joe is a retired Army Sgt. 1st Class and a double amputee. His life is about the mission and passion. Before he found that mission and passion he had his run with his dark moments with depression and substance abuse. After going through his personal hell […]
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In this episode we talk with Steve Guider. Steve is the President of the Veterans Memorial Park of Blaine….Minnesota. The park was created to honor Veterans of ALL wars and has some of the most amazing monuments you will see anywhere. You can also check it out on Facebook Want to know more…take a listen. […]
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This is one of our Shootin the Shit episodes. We discussed what a “strumpet” is and talked with Brian Gibsonwith Project Diehardand Scotty Sextonwith The Forgotten 22. Want to know more…take a listen. Today’s song is “See The Light” by Soldier Hard.   Brian Gibson | Facebook ProjectDiehard | Facebook ProjectDiehard (@projectdiehard) • Instagram photos […]
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In this episode I interview Brian Gibsonwith Project Diehard. Brian was in the Army for 26 years. After getting out he lost more service members to suicide than in war and knew something had to be done so he started his non-profit…Project Diehard. After being in operation for almost 2 yrs they were gifted 20 […]
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In this episode WE had Jake Stovall from Gulf SAR(Search and Rescue). Jake started Gulf SAR with the knowledge he acquired while working for other agencies. He now uses that info to train the rescuers that are going out to save those affected by hurricanes and floods. Want to know more…take a listen. Jake Stovall […]
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In this episode WE had a fantastic sampling of music from the various artists that we’ve had on the show this year. WE had them come on and some performed live and others we played their music video. All these artist are Veterans and you get to hear ALL the awesome banter. WE have music […]
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In this episode WE had Ryan Hendrickson. Ryan is a retired Green Beret and Author of “Tip Of The Spear”. Click on the book name and check it out on Amazon and follow him on Instagram.   Want to know more…take a listen.   Music on this episode is brought to us by Jenn Ford. […]
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In this episode I spoke with Sara Boyd with Operation Truth. Sara went into the delayed entry program at the age of 17. She signed up to be a Fueler (Fuel Systems Supply Specialist) and worked hard to become a Counter Intelligence Special Agent. Her plan was to get out as a Chief Warrant Officer […]
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In this episode WE had Josh Hawkins. Josh talks about his time in the Army. His transition out of the Army, his dark times, issues with survivors guilt and how a group called 23rd Veteran helped to change his mindset. He now does Crossfit 4 to 5 days a week as a way to keep […]
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In this episode WE had Brian Gibsonwith Project Diehard. Project Diehard is a non-profit that has been running 3 yrs now and it’s goal is to help Veteran transition from active duty to the civilian world. They will house, feed and train up to 12 single Veterans and 2 Veterans with their families for up […]
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In this episode WE had Chris Urmanwith Hometown Hero Outdoors. In this episode Chris talked about what Hometown Hero Outdoors does and that is provides outdoor experiences for Veterans and First Responders. We talked about some of the recent events they have had and some of the upcoming events.   Want to know more…take a […]
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In this episode WE had Andy Medranowith Texas Boys Outdoors. In this Andy talked about what he likes and what he doesn’t. He mentioned the work he does with Carry The Loadand the great things that Texas Boys Outdoors do. We also talk about how veterans need to get together and be veterans. Stop the […]
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In this episode we talk with Roman Roberts. Roman was an Army Interrogator and he helps set the record straight on what he did. He tells us what his transition was like, talks about his dark times and coming out of it and much, much more. He is also a podcaster…check out his show Real […]
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In this episode WE had Trevor Slifkafrom Backwater Angling. In this episode we talked about Sturgeon. That’s right…everyone’s favorite prehistoric fish. Trevor who is an Army Veteran talks about the fish and the fishing tournament that he uses to get move Veterans together and outdoors. This years event was officially called “2nd Annual Veterans Sturgeon […]
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In this episode we talk with AJ Powell. AJ is a Veteran of both the Navy and the Army and in this episode he talks about how that happened, the events that led him into the service, what caused him to get out. He also talks about his book…”Tactical Pause”, his dive company Pinnacle Diving […]
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In this episode WE had Ron Breland and Helen Breland from Warfighter Ranch. We talk about their mission and what they have coming up next with Warfighter Palooza!!!   Want to know more…take a listen.   We played music from Jenn Ford. We used her song “Baby Get Your Boots On”. Want to know more […]
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September 30, 2020 62 min
In this episode we talk with Tripp Ainsworth. Tripp is a Marine Corps Veteran, an artist, author, musician and a podcaster. In this episode he tells us a little bit about his time in the corps, what caused him to get out and a whole lot about his book series that can be bought on […]
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In this episode WE had a good ol’ shootin’ the sh!t episode a.k.a. open line due to unforeseen circumstances. WE managed to turn the lemons the day dealt us into lemonade. We had a couple of guys jump on with us… Scotty Sexton with The Forgotten 22 which is a veteran suicide awareness program that […]
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September 25, 2020 46 min
In this episode we talk with Jennifer Brofer. Jennifer is a Marine Vet, actor, producer and a podcaster. We talk about why she joined the Marines, what she did while in and why she got out. We talk about her time working with We are the Mighty, her current podcast that may be changing its […]
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In this episode WE got to talk with Jason Perry. Jason was a Seal for 16 yrs and a Boston cop for almost 5. He talked about the 9/11 funk that many of us felt this year, the craziness going on in the world around us, told us his backstory and Trident Shieldand why he […]
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