Dynamic guests bringing fresh perspectives and new information from service members, veterans, families, caregivers, organizations that support our military and improve your outlook, actions, and encourages each member of the family – from service member, wounded warrior, veteran, milspouses, caregivers, parents and children. Everyone services and together we make a difference. What matters to you, matters to us!
Military Network Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Les Davis presents Homefront Girl with guest and founder Gaby Jeurgens. Gaby understands the quiet strength of those who man the homefront while vets and first responders serve. She gives a voice for extraordinary spouses and family members who join a lifestyle and community. With her artistic talent licensed for gifts, mugs, custom teddy bears, fabric, and much more, she recognizes her "front row seat to bravery" and that of yours! Also on iTunes, more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
Military Network Radio and Linda Kreter, with co-host Les Davis are joined by Shawn Taylor, founding Board Member of Veterans Against Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is an insidious condition affecting too many these days, and we'll talk specifically about the heightened risk for veterans who've experienced TBI and/or PTSD. Learn more at www.VeteransAgainstAlzheimers.org. Also on iTunes and more on www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents a terrific show about Traumatic Brain Injury with guest John Hughes, D.O. Innovative treatments exist and Dr. Hughes talks about rest/recovery (really!), home HBOT, intranasal insulin & plasma, and great insights on living better with a TBI. Learn how you can make choices today through new resources and options; every brain injury is unique, and hope keeps growing! Also on iTunes, produced by WiseHealth Inc. and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents: Love After War with guest Dr. Mitchell Tepper. Mitch is a certified sexuality educator, counselor, and sexologist. For veterans and their partners, needed recovery is often silent on sexual wellness, a vital connection for quality of life. Dr. Tepper shares the progress made both with the mechanics of sex (spinal cord, genital injuries, TBI) and the psycho-social, spiritual, and communication aspects, offering hope and solutions. Guest co-host Tosombra Kimes joins Linda today.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents: Resilience: Vets & Spinal Cord Injury. Christopher Neiweem is an Iraq war veteran with extensive experience advocating and serving his fellow vets on the Hill and through NGO's. Michael Paul is a veteran of the Gulf War with a spinal injury who also serves his fellow veterans from his unique vantage point of resilience and recovery. Pamela Stokes Eggleston joins Linda today.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with Co-host Jason McNamara presents: Oral History and Tradition, The Untold Story of the Holley Boys. Author and USMC Vietnam Veteran Michael Keene became the voice of small town America with his story of Holley, NY, population 1500, who lost 8 young men to war. Can a community experience PTSD? We think so and rural and small town America still provides large numbers who serve. Mike speaks of the history, traditions, the community that mourns, and our need for connection. A compelling story and one of personal growth. More at www.ad-hoc-productions.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with Co-host Tosombra Kimes presents Binyamin Rothstein, D.O. and "Pain Management Without Narcotics". Fundamentally, without getting to the root of the medical problem, it's nearly impossible to find lasting relief. Dr. Rothstein, an osteopathic physician is trained in a more holistic approach to care and healing. He clearly and logically seeks the root cause of each pain issue, and draws a visual of a pain sufferer - and why alternative and complementary approaches to healing may help. Learn more at www.IntegrativePainManagmentCenter.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents today's episode with guest, Navy Veteran Lauren Price on "Burn Pits Progress & Updates". The practice of open-air burning of every form of human and military trash, ignited and fueled by JP8 (jet fuel) exposed thousands of troops to catastrophically toxic air. The results are severe and often terminal lung conditions, rare cancers, and GI, reproductive and immune system symptoms. Legislative progress, increased public awareness via a recent documentary, and state and federal efforts continue, and resources are provided in this important update episode. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio, with cohost Tosombra Kimes bring you two incredible veterans sharing their journeys in "Fight Like a Girl". Kate Germano is a Marine, now retired who found leadership at Parris Island perplexing. How does a leader increase productivity, reduce training injuries and turnover get fired? Are women at a disadvantage in the Marines, the only gender-segregated boot camp in the armed services? Kelly Kennedy, her exceptional co-author was Army, where the differences were less stark. A fascinating show about strong women ... Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with cohost Les Davis present "MSBHC", military spouses who know the military culture and who are eager to support military families. Founder, Ingrid Herrerra-Yee, PhD shares the unique advantages this group brings to assisting military families with issues like depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, and also with clinician licensure. With a shortage of behavioral health practitioners, and a nationwide mental health crisis, it makes sense to utilize this vital group. More info at www.MSBHC.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Les Davis present today's show with the Lutz Live To Tell Foundation. Gold Star Mom and founder Janine Lutz lost her son, LCpl Janos "Johhny" Lutz to severe depression and suicide by prescription drugs. Janine channeled her grief into building a community network of veteran buddies, training law enforcement and first responders how to better manage vets in crisis, and involving cities in Florida and Massachusetts to surround vets with knowledgeable and compassionate support. Lutz Live To Tell is a model to replicate across our nation. For more info, www.LutzLiveToTell.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference. Also on iTunes.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with Co-host Les Davis present today's show about PTSD, Addiction and Faith. Guest and Army veteran Marcus Hart enlisted at 17 from a difficult home situation and found himself rocked by questions of faith and good/evil while serving in Iraq. He shares how believing in something bigger than yourself, seeking purpose and greater self-awareness helped him beat his addictions and managed his PTSD. Also on iTunes and more on MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with Co-host Les Davis present our popular round table discussions about the "skills gap" in the transportation industry and what it means for veteran opportunity. Guests Scott Brown (President, Automotive Technicians Network), Hector Guzman (Field Director, Automotive Dealers Assoc.), and Jason Winwood from Universal Technical Institute provide a robust discussion on the growing and sustainable opportunities, need for veteran problem resolution skills, and the best way to find and grow on this career path. More at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com, iTunes, and produced by WiseHealth. Everyone Serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Justin Constantine presents "Intimate Partner Violence & Caregiving". April Gerlock, PhD, ARNP shares the newest research from a large study (882 interviews) with heterosexual couples where the veteran is in treatment for PTSD. Results show that caregivers are at special risk for IPV due to military culture, vulnerability, and loss of control, among other reasons. Care gaps are exposed, as is the enhanced risk to the caregiver and children if and when IPV is reported and how well the VA faciity is equipped. More at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com, iTunes, and produced by WiseHealth, Inc. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with Co-host Les Davis talk with Research Director, Cristin Shiffer of Blue Star Families. As the largest military family organization in the nation, this annual survey provides meaningful insights into military family challenges, informs the Hill and military leadership, and foments change to improve the lives of those serving -- and their families. More at www.BlueStarFam.org, also on iTunes, and www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.