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 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.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio present guest and author Donna Hoffmeyer, talking as a clinical case manager -- and the challenges of transition. Donna works closely with National Guard and Reserve and has great perspective on the abrupt changes to absorb when it's time to transition. She gives timely perspective on "Everyone's an Asset" until they're not, the loss often felt, and the culture variances among different service branches. Here's how to untangle and move forward - as a family. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. 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 presents: "Agent Orange: Effects Then and Now". Guest USMC Corporal John shares his three tours of duty in Vietnam, the frequent exposure to Agent Orange, and the resultant communication, anger, frustration, and worsening health issues over time. Family relationships change also, and his wife and children only found out his experiences once his book "In Thy Mother's Honor" was published. You won't believe the story behind the title. Listen to courage, strength, tenacity, and a desire to continue to serve. 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 Justin Constantine bring you "Answers & Info for Special Needs Families". Let's demystify the EFMP program with special needs advocate and mil-parent Julie Reyes. Why is it critical? What services are provided? How the process works... Everyone Serves and together we make a difference! More at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Tosombra Kimes presents guest Jessica Allen, AFC and author of "Financial Fitness for Military & Veteran Caregivers". Here is practical, sound advice from an expert on financial counseling -- and considerations of the military medical system. Everyone serves and together we make a difference. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com.
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 Sandra Beck present a round table discussion today with Veteran Rachel Norton and MilSpouse Lindsey Wheeler and Nikki Santillana (Marketing) of LuLaRoe about Choosing Happiness. The choices women make to be HAPPY are supported with inspiration, feeling good, joy of sharing with others, and "sharing sunshine in a box"! The little things you do that bring out your confidence and inner beauty matter - opportunities to bring happiness are priceless. Also on iTunes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Linda Kreter and Sandra Beck present Happiness in Challenging Times with LuLaRoe. Veteran Rachel Norton and MilSpouse Lindsey Wheeler talk candidly about how they found happiness and even joy as they experienced challenging times. Rachel found serious challenge in transitioning from military nurse to civilian life, and Lindsey Wheeler, managed multiple Special Forces deployments with two small children after leaving her promising career and adjusting to single parenting. Both found empowerment through finding experiences that lit them up! Also on iTunes - Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Military Network Radio with Linda Kreter and Sandra Beck of Military Mom Talk Radio present: Military Kids and Online School Experience: High School show. From the countryside in Italy, Mom Christine Tucker has watched her son flourish as his gifted educational needs were met with enrollment in the Wyoming Virtual Academy (their SLR). Raphel has learned Japanese, Italian, and taking Spanish, traveled to 19 countries, and brought history to life with this flexible educational experience. This free online schooling is similar to brick and mortar schools, but offers military families time flexibility and family cohesion. Learn more at www.K12.com/GRADE. Also on iTunes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Military Network Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host of Military Mom Talk Radio Sandra Beck presents: MilKids & Online School Experiences, the Elementary School Show. Major Joe Ronzio, his wife Dalyah, and their two children have thrived with the flexible, consistent educational experience of the Virginia Virtual Academy. This is online public school available to families looking for rich curricula, tailored learning, and flexible hours to accommodate military families and deployments. Want to turn up the joy of learning in your military household? Learn more at www.K12.com/GRADE. Also on iTunes; everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Military Network Radio with Linda Kreter and guest co-host Sandra Beck (MMTR) presents: K12 Online Learning: Educators & Students Give Back to Veterans. Jennifer Chase is a state-certified teacher at the Colorado Preparatory Academy, a virtual public school. Alycia Carmin is a former online Learning Coach (parent/facilitator) and Colorado representative for the Quilts of Valor Foundation. Jennifer and Alycia work with students in one of the many national school clubs, and the K12 Quilting Club creates a unique quilt each year to donate to Quilts of Valor for a deserving veteran. It's not just quilting -- it's math, design, creativity, hand work, camaraderie, engagement, hope, service to others, joy, and a strong community. For more information in your SLR, go to www.K12.com/GRADE.
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with co-host Sandra Beck presents three amazing guests from LuLaRoe: DeAnne Stidham, CEO, Veteran Rachel Norton, and former special forces soldier Seth Wheeler and wife Lindsey. Rachel and Lindsey share stories of triumph, action over despair during separations, and excelling and giving their best through deployments and transition. DeAnne shares the LuLaRoe corporate philosophy of "You can do it!", and these efforts lifted our spirits and will lift yours too! Also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference