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!
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with guest Robert E. Woods, III talks frankly about how to gain experience to find the right job for you and your family. Much of veteran job unhappiness stems from mismanaged expectations, and internships let you experience the corporate culture, what's negotiable, trust, and how to fit in. Take a step back to go forward! Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with guest and former Navy physician Dr. Heather Bartos talk about the facts and fears of sex after separations. We are sexual beings and many factors affect ease following a deployment or separation - here is practical guidance on how to listen, communicate, adjust to injuries visible and invisible, and how to be a partner, not a "project". Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves, and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Les Davis talk to Operation First Response. Our guests are Peggy Baker, executive director, and veteran Tony Porta (medically retired). Hear how this strong grassroots organization responds rapidly, with proactive outreach to service members before separation, immediate support for financial assistance, and supports veterans of every era. Partnerships address challenging needs and ongoing support is key. Everyone serves and together we make a difference. Also on iTunes and www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com.
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 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 presents "Bulletproofing the Psyche" with author and USMC Captain Kate Thomas (co-authored by David Albright). Stress injuries occur routinely in the military and veteran communities, affecting families and ofttimes lingering. Kate shares how we have the power to optimize performance and gain mental fitness to power through difficult times. With practical examples and stories, Kate talks of her own experience, special populations, and the science behind the proven outcomes. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Les Davis presents "Wellness of the Military Spouse". Guest Dr. Michelle Gamble is an Integrated Wellness Specialist, educator, and former military spouse. Discussion includes self-identification, coherent communication, identifying energy drains, self-expression, and not losing yourself amid your "title". Military spouses are key to the success of the service member and in the community. Everyone serves, and we especially honor our military spouses today! More at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com and on iTunes.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents guest and author Alex Berenson to talk about the science behind cannabis. Alex shares the science, research, outcomes, and patterns of cannabis use. Learn about side effects from edibles, possible interactions and symptoms, plus safety and knowledge of how cannabis has evolved. No matter your view - pro or con - on cannabis use, you are well served by hearing the background, science, and politics behind marijuana use. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents guest and veteran Todd Crevier to discuss the value of veterans getting outdoors, finding new purpose, and spending time with others who shared their experience. Todd's own experience in 2015 with a family trip to Yellowstone led to a well-being breakthrough, and the start of his organization. Families and vets (including children) intuitively understand the wilderness, beauty, and calm it brings. Also on iTunes. 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.
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 with co-host Les Davis discuss the "Psychology of Transitions" with guest Jonathan Kaufman. Most discussions of transition focus on logistics of career change, school, and location, but there are many psychological stressors in leaving the military. Identity, family dynamics, connection, communication, alive day, frustration, acceptance are a few. Great discussion! Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio brings the stories of Courtenay Nold, Navy veteran and her journey toward understanding and accessing PTSD resources. A very strong leader and naval officer, she found herself rocked by her combat experiences and sought answers to include but go beyond Rx medications. Her journey included writing about the many experiences of fellow trauma survivors and brought peace. Her book, War on PTSD is a positive, resource filled, veteran-centric series of chapters for vets and their families seeking help for invisible injuries. Also on iTunes, and on www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference!
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents a touching story by author and veteran Mike Guardia. Written to pay respect and homage to World War II families and reflecting on a simple message of hope and good during a time of darkness and solitude for many soldiers, this timeless story amazes. Illustrated by Melanie Stephens from refined sketches, the book evokes calm and goodness that Santa Claus will always find those who do Good in the world. More on www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com and iTunes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents a discussion on medical marijuana with guest Janine Lutz, Gold Star mom and founder of the Lutz Live To Tell Foundation. Pharmaceuticals play a part in veteran treatment, but increasingly, prescriptions are poorly monitored and drug interactions cause severe reactions, including suicidal ideation. Enter medical marijuana for three key problems: anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Learn more and understand the current dialogue. Also on iTunes. Everyone serves, and together we make a difference.