In this episode we talk with Dr. Mark Santow from the Providence Clemente Veterans Initiative and learn how the study of the humanities is changing the lives of some veterans in Rhode Island. Could this happen in your city? Listen to find out more. Make sure you listen to both parts of this episode.
In this episode, we talk with three alum from the IVMF programs and get a perspective on the direct benefits that the Institute for Veterans and Military Families offers those who have served our country.
In this episode we spend some more time with the IVMF team to discuss transition and the various programs they offer free of charge to veterans and their families. And guess what, listening to this podcast is free too so why not listen and learn?
Maureen Casey and Nick Armstrong from Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families talk about the program’s roots and how it has become a force in the veteran transition assistance space. We also dive into the opportunities and challenges surrounding veterans and their families as they transition out of the military.
In this episode we talk with director Phil Wall and GORUCK Founder and CEO Jason McCarthy about their film The Standard, a documentary that captures one of the GORUCK Selection challenges. GORUCK Selection is not only the toughest endurance event on the planet, it’s also an attempt to bridge the military-civilian divide. Hosted by a group of Special Forces combat veterans, this 48-hour challenge is a condensed interpretation of the US Army’s 24-day Assessment and Selection. For the participants, the event is a chance to test their limits while paying tribute to those who serve. For the Special Force Cadre who lead the event, it’s an opportunity to honor their roots and connect with civilians.
Duane France is helping to change the narrative of the broken, helpless veteran. Through his efforts he is helping veterans to identify when they or their loved one is not right and to seek help. Duane is a mental health counselor, a combat veteran, and among many other things, the producer of the podcast Seeking The Military Suicide Solution. We hope that you enjoy this final episode of season 3.
In this episode Brian Dickinson, author of Blind Descent, veteran, and experienced mountaineer, shares his story of how he relied on his experience as a combat rescue swimmer in the Navy, his faith, and his climbing skills after he became snow blind at the summit of Mt. Everest.
Niccole Cox is the Director of Race Operations for MotoAmerica, the organization responsible for all Superbike races in North America. But that’s just scratching the surface of what she’s accomplished in her life so far. Find out how Niccole went from college to door gunner in the National Guard, to planning and executing internationally televised Superbike races.
The USA Patriots represents some of our nation’s bravest and most determined heroes, soldiers and veterans. These men and women have sustained severe injuries resulting in amputation, and through extensive rehabilitation, they have become competitive athletes again, playing against able- bodied teams in exhibition games across the country.