Mil Resource Radio Podcasts

Thursday 29th of November 2018
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.MilResourceRadio.com. Outreach 24/7 - everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Wednesday 21st of November 2018
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.MilResourceRadio.com. Outreach 24/7 Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
Friday 9th of November 2018
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.MilResourceRadio.com. Outreach 24/7 -Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Sunday 14th of October 2018
Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis present today's round table discussion on a Transitions Overview. The four segments focus on Employment, Education, Medical, Vital Importance of Family Communication, Skills Gaps, and Entrepreneurship. We believe that strong family communication, knowing your options, and balancing needs/options makes for a successful (for YOU) transition. Also on iTunes and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a different; 24/7 Outreach for military family support.
Tuesday 2nd of October 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter brings you two experts in Intimate Partner Violence, Glenna Tinney and April Gerlock. With co-occurring conditions such as PTSD, TBI, substance abuse, or depression, risks are higher for family members. Hear how you can recognize and learn to mitigate home situations, while also realizing when it's time to leave. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves - 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support.
Friday 21st of September 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter brings you guest Joel Goldstein, whose son was gravely injured with a traumatic brain injury. Long-term caregiving for TBI is arduous, and requires unrelenting optimism, medical research, and constant education. Joel advocates never giving up on improvement, and his caregiving commitment has created better outcomes than physicians predicted. A story of hope! Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support.
Tuesday 18th of September 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter brings you veteran and author Justin Constantine, talking about his own journey from combat to civilian life. Though seriously injured in Iraq, Justin has become a sought speaker and advocate for veteran families. Personal strength, commitment, and perseverance are his hallmarks. Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support.
Thursday 13th of September 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter is pleased to bring authors Dava Guerin and Kevin Ferris to our show today, and veteran Leslie Nicholson adds her perspective. Service animals are proven to assist in both physical and emotional injuries for veterans, allowing independence and purpose following injury - touching your heart. Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support.
Thursday 6th of September 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio presents guest and educator Scott Fowler discussing the importance of the spectrum "diagnostic odyssey" and the importance of early diagnosis and interventions. EFMP, or Exceptional Family Members Program supports those with special needs and spectrum disorders with early clinical and family support have more positive outcomes. Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support.
Wednesday 15th of August 2018
Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis present "Veterans Against Alzheimer's" with guest and Board Director Shawn Taylor. This is a personal disease for Shawn with many members of her family with the diagnosis. Most of us will have family members with Alzheimer's or dementia, and the risk is higher for veterans, which is troubling. Please listen and share; also on iTunes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for military family support.
Tuesday 7th of August 2018
Lisa Colella is founder and CEO of Healing Household 6, a non-profit organization supporting caregivers, spouses, and partners of veterans, often with domestic violence, intimate partner violence and other emergency situations. A caregiver herself, Lisa understands the many stressors in a transitioned household and advocates for those caring for veterans with PTSD, TBI and other conditions. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support
Tuesday 31st of July 2018
John Hughes, D.O. is an osteopathic physician specializing in innovative treatments for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Innovative treatments exist and Dr. Hughes talks about rest/recovery (really!), home HBOT, intranasal insulin & plasma, cranial therapy and adult stem cells with great insights on living better with a TBI. Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support
Tuesday 17th of July 2018
Today we visit with the founder of Homefront Girl, an organization devoted to recognizing and supporting the vital spouses, partners, and extended family at home. Gaby Jeurgens supports, recognizes, and honors the “Other Half of the Brave”. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support
Tuesday 26th of June 2018
Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter presents the Army Wounded Warrior Program, known as AW2, with guest, Veteran Affairs Liaison Officer Michael Hamm. Michael works with a team of 132 AW2 Advocates supporting injured and ill soldiers across the nation. Having strong, motivated advocates to assist with legal, education, medical, rehabilitation and other issues gives you remarkable "champions" who know the multiple data systems and how to expedite untangling gnarly issues. Our questions required a second episode, which covers additional topics and examples. Also on iTunes, and more on www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for military family support.
Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter bring you Part 2 of their discussion with Veteran Affairs Liaison Officer for the Army Wounded Warrior program, known as AW2. In this second episode, Michael covers PTSD, domestic violence/IPV, financial issues, debt management, and survivor benefit program issues, as well as local resources for vets and their families. One of the most important guidance is how to find your AW2 Advocate and how best to communicate your needs for fastest problem resolution. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 Outreach for military family support.
Thursday 21st of June 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource 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; 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Tuesday 19th of June 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio presents: Stacy Bannerman, author of “Homefront 911: How Families of Veterans are Wounded by Our Wars”. Effects of war on veteran families, especially caregivers of those injured are measurable with profound implications for our nation. Combat vets with PTSD, TBI, moral injury, physical conditions, and unresolved reintegration issues are the tip of the iceberg that represents America's veteran families. Homefront 911 starts a conversation that could span a dozen shows. Engaging in war takes training and preparation - re-entering society, especially after injury, becomes the nation's equivalent of a "dine and dash". We can do more -- and shining the light and talking with one another is a strong first step. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Tuesday 5th of June 2018
Mil Resource Radio and Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis present author Dave Anderson, "Becoming a Leader of Character". Consistently exercising the six habits of character gives new, deeper meaning and examples to others and self. The world is full of celebrity, narcissism, and pride, and we have choices to make daily that determine who we become. "DO what you want to BE" - don't miss this terrific interview and a wonderfully rewarding read. More at www.AndersonLeadershipSolutions.com. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Sunday 27th of May 2018
Les Davis and Linda Kreter on Mil Resource Radio presents: Lutz Live To Tell Foundation. Gold Star mom and founder Janine Lutz lost her USMC son, LCpl Janos “Johhny” Lutz to severe depression and suicide by prescription drugs. She closely observed the missing link from training for deployment and the insufficient “un-training” upon return, with the insidious PTSD, TBI, and depression of her son and many others. Janine channeled her grief and passion to change the status quo into building a remarkable community of connected veteran buddies, and suicide prevention. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Sunday 20th of May 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio with cohost Jason McNamara presents: Widow Confidential. Amber Baum is the widow of Army Ranger SGT Ryan John Baum. At 17 years old, Amber joined the Army as Combat Medic and met her husband at Combat Medic School. In 2016, Amber founded Widow Confidential, which evolved into Woman Confidential in January 2018 after meeting countless women who were exposed to their own, yet equalizing traumas. Also on iTunes, and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference; 24/7 support for military families.
Thursday 17th of May 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio with cohost Jason McNamara present MST - DoD/VA Perspective. Licensed Clinical Social Workers Sara Eichstaedt (VA) and Tamara Thompson (DoD) share a candid discussion on Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Sexual assault is not about sex, but about violence, power, and control. MST occurs across age, gender, ethnicity, rank, religion, and conflicts. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference - 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Sunday 13th of May 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio with cohost Pamela Stokes Eggleston presents: Hearing Loss Association of America. Barbara Kelley is the Executive Director of the Hearing Loss Association of America -- and an Army spouse. Ross Meglathery is a USMC combat veteran and advocate with significant experience in Hill testimony, consulting, and leadership assistance advocating for those with disabilities, including hearing loss. Learn more at www.HearingLoss.org. Also on iTunes and more at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference - 24/7 outreach for military family support
Sunday 6th of May 2018
Linda Kreter and Mil Resource Radio with cohost Tosombra Kimes presents PatriotPAWS. Lori Stevens, Founder and Executive Director of Patriot PAWS has and Terri Stringer share the lengthy process of obtaining a service dog. Matching the right dog with the right veteran for the precise tasks means building relationships, training, and fully observing the entire process. Learn more at www.PatriotPAWS.org; also on iTunes. More at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference - 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Sunday 29th of April 2018
MilResource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Jason McNamara presents: Sesame Street for Military Families program with new mobile apps. Kelly Blasko, PhD and newly retired military parent, Rich, join MNR to discuss the importance of family connection and communication surrounding military life events. In addition to Deployment, absences, PCS's, and injury to name a few, there are NEW modules that add to this comprehensive, integrated program with the beloved Muppets -- and makes them accessible 24/7 for families. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 22nd of April 2018
MilResource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Tosombra Kimes presents: HiddenHeroes: The Elizabeth Dole Foundation for Military Caregivers. Steve Schwab, the Executive Director, and Laurel Rodewald, Director of Programs at the Dole Foundation talk about the launch of their robust initiative to raise awareness and support for military and veteran caregivers. Learn more about the vital role of caregivers, the National Caregiver Registry -- and the stressors, support, and Coalition united to helping the 5.5 million military caregivers in the United States. Learn more at www.HiddenHeroes.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 15th of April 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Jason McNamara presents: Intimate Partner Violence - Context is Everything. Retired USN CAPT Glenna Tinney, DCSW formerly of the Battered Women's Justice Project and Lynn Anderson, DV/IPV Coordinator at McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia discuss this complex relationship issue and the contexts in which it occurs. IPV includes physical, emotional, sexual violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner and the military community is not immune. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 8th of April 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Jason McNamara presents: Vets, Voting, and Why More Vets Are Needed in Elective Office. Veterans are especially well suited to lead teams, convert goals into action and complete missions - but they are under-represented in elected office and too often fail to vote. Bob Carey and Jennifer Korn, members of the RNC Military & Veteran Engagement Programs join us for a non-partisan discussion about raising mil/vet voter participation, electing veterans to office, and having your voice heard in policy and practice. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 5th of April 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine present: “Boots to Loafers”, discussing the complexity of transition from the military. Author and veteran John Phillips takes the good, the bad, and the ugly of transition -- and simplifies it. Networking is the single most valuable skill to learn to do well. Boots to Loafers offers an entire suite of online 24/7 programs to help a transitioning service member, and family can also benefit from the ideas shared on the show today. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 29th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis presents: Military Spouse Behavioral Health Clinicians ("MSBHC"). Founder, Ingrid Herrerra-Yee, PhD shares the unique advantages this clinical practitioner 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. Learn more at www.MSBHC.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 25th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter presents: First Command Financial Literacy Tools & Tips. Money is a huge stressor for most people and we know you'll find many nuggets of information and valuable resources shared by retired USAF "Chainsaw" McCullough (F4s & F15s) of First Command. Find tools for all-things-financial and get smart about credit, savings, budgets & even teaching curricula. Learn more at www.FCEF.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 18th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents: “Unbreakable Bonds: the Mighty Moms of Walter Reed”. Authors Dava Guerin and Kevin Ferris share their commitment to these families and about courage and chutzpah shown by Parent Caregivers during the long healing journey of their injured service member. Meet parent caregiver Tammy Glenn-Karcher who met the man who tried to kill her son and murdered two others in Iraq. She is one of the 10 mothers featured in this remarkable book. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 15th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter presents the QPR Institute and suicide prevention. Experts Paul Quinnett and John Osborn MD (VA) join us to discuss why veteran suicide is not inevitable. The stats on veteran suicide and military family members are too high. YET, just as CPR helps others to recognize cardiac events, QPR can be readily learned to help prevent suicide. Question/Persuade/Refer (QPR) is a proven way to recognize at-risk behaviors, open a dialogue, and offer a way for help. Overcome fears, Listen attentively, and help save lives. Learn more at www.QPRInstitute.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 11th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents: Autism in the Military. Guest Scott Fowler, M.Ed. is skilled at educating, training, and supporting families through the diagnostic odyssey. As the father of a son on the spectrum, and skilled in speaking, training, and advocating, Scott brings his personal perspective to helping military families obtain early diagnoses and interventions for the best possible outcomes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 4th of March 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter present today’s round table discussion 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. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 25th of February 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents: Recovering Warrior & Family Sailing. Outdoor warrior/vet events go far beyond the golf course or in this case, the sailboats - Paul Bollinger shares the origin and growth of the Wounded Warrior Sailing Regattas held in Annapolis with participants from Walter Reed and surrounding areas. CMDR Marisa McClure, Director of Sailing at the United States Naval Academy shares what it means for midshipmen to sail with the warriors and families, plus the opportunity to be among their soon-to-be peers. In the final segment, we are joined by Dr.Camille Hall, from Univ. of TN where talks about secondary PTSD and shares great insights for those living within a "PTSD household". Our guests bring to light real experiences which enlighten! Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 22nd of February 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Jason McNamara presents: PTSD – a Family Affair. While we primarily think of PTSD as a concern of veterans and first responders, it is also a concern among military spouses, teens, and children. Today we shine the light on PTSD in military families, teens and children and how to help parents recognize the warning signs and seek help. Judy Davis and Ingrid Herrera-Yee, PhD share excellent experiences and recommendations to support open-door, non-judgmental communication and resources to help families. Our military youth may internalize stressors and "adapt" to help the family; learn how to help your family and your community to seek and find support. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 18th of February 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis talk with Vice President Amy Looney, Regional Director Dan Mehdi, and Ambassador (volunteer) Jim O'Farrell of the Travis Manion Foundation. The purpose behind the Foundation is to lead the next generation in building strong character, instilling selfless service, and healing veterans and survivors through service. Learn more about their services and events at www.TravisManion.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 11th of February 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis talk with Research Director, Cristin Orr 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. Learn more at www.BlueStarFam.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 4th of February 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis present our round table discussion today about Burn Pits. Guests Navy veteran Lauren Price (Veteran Warriors Advocacy), Ben Krause (investigative reporter and attorney), and Air Force veteran Jessey Baca share their personal knowledge, the exposure, the legislation needed, and the over 100,000 veterans now in the Burn Pit Registry. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com
Sunday 28th of January 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter guest co-host Sandra Beck (MMTR) present: 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 the Colorado representative for the Quilts of Valor Foundation. Jennifer and Alycia work together 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.
Sunday 21st of January 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter present Restoration Ranch with executive director Beth Rand, and Derek Knapp, former Ranger and director of the Equine Partnership Program and particular veteran family focus. With key collaborative relationships, Restoration Ranch offers therapy, hope, and opportunity in a serene setting for veterans and their families. Learn more at www.RestorationRanch.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 14th of January 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents new information about the "Link between Intimate Partner Violence and Caregiving". April Gerlock, PhD, ARNP shares important research from a large study (882 interviews) with heterosexual couples where the veteran is in treatment for PTSD. Results show caregivers are at special risk for IPV due to vulnerability, military culture, and loss of control by the veteran. Dr. Gerlock exposes care gaps, and the increased risk to caregivers and children - if and when IPV is reported and how well the VA facility is equipped. More at www.MilResourceRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference - 24/7 outreach for military family support.
Thursday 11th of January 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter presents: Epilepsy & VA Centers of Excellence for Seizure Disorders. Dr. Alan Krumholz, director of the Baltimore VA Center for Epilepsy provides invaluable information on this specialty care; part of 15 such centers nationwide. The brain is a complex organ and we still seek knowledge to further assist veterans and their families, and please pass on this podcast to families affected by seizure disorders. You are not alone. Learn more at www.Epilepsy.VA.gov. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 7th of January 2018
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis presents: Vets4Warriors, a 24/7 confidential peer support helpline. Guests General Mark Graham (ret) and Call Center Supervisor Lloyd Deans share the unique features of this incredible all-veteran peer helpline that answers the phone live, responds in real time, provide follow-up, and is truly confidential. Don't wait until a crisis; they are glad to attentively listen. Trust is built one call at a time, and www.Vets4Warriors.com may be reached at 855-838-8255 24/7, with email and text too. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 4th of January 2018
MilResource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Jason McNamara presents: Operation Teammate for Military Kids During Separation. Join founder Timothy Montjoy (AF veteran) and Marques Ogden (former NFL player) as they share their unique concept of matching military and first responder children with local sports teams and celebrity athletes during separation. Tiffany Posey is an Army spouse with three children who have benefited from the program. These youth, ages 5-18 have opportunities to make memories and goals to last a lifetime. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 21st of December 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Tosombra Kimes brings you an update on VA's programs recognizing and serving women veterans. Guest and veteran Kayla Williams is the Director of the Women Veterans Center and an avid advocate for this growing cohort of the veteran population (10.5% by 2020). Through the Center, new and enhanced programs exist for tailored mental health programs, employment, education, comprehensive women's care, IPV, community awareness, outreach, and a positive shift within the internal VA culture. Learn more: www.va.gov/womenvet for programs. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 17th of December 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Tosombra Kimes presents: Jessica Allen, AFC and author of "Financial Fitness for Military & Veteran Caregivers". Enormous financial decisions affect your lives today – and in the future. Here is practical, sound advice from an expert on financial counseling -- and considerations for caregivers in the greater military medical system. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 10th of December 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Tosombra Kimes presents: "Compassionate Clowning for PTSD". Guest, George Patrin, MD, a pediatrician with the VA for 23+ years believed in his work, and helping others. When his 17-year old son, Andrew, took his life while in treatment at the VA, George's life changed forever. Introduced to Patch Adams and the familiar red bulb nose, George and Patch went on humanitarian or compassionate clowning trips and began veteran-only trips - deeply entrenched PTSD was transformed in days. Learn how compassion, laughter, and trained sensing (listening, hearing, sharing compassion) can change the world for veterans. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 3rd of December 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter presents: Coalition to Salute America's Heroes. Guests and veterans, VP Field Operations, Donny Daughenbaugh and Regional Representative West, Mary Herrera share the remarkable work the Coalition is doing nationwide with four key programs including emergency financial assistance, advocacy, Heroes Thanking Heroes, and their renowned Road to Recovery conferences. Learn more at www.SaluteHeroes.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 30th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter talk to Operation First Response. Peggy Baker, executive director, and veteran Tony Porta (medically retired) share their important backstory. 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. Learn more at www.OperationFirstResponse.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 26th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents: Veteran Warriors Advocacy. Guest Lauren Price and husband/caregiver Jim Price (both U.S. Navy retired) founded Veteran Warriors to respond to enterprise-wide issues within the VA and on the Hill related to claims, accountability, and legislation. Their expertise is investigation and facts in responding to Senate and Congressional requests about veterans programs. Learn more at www.VeteranWarriorsAdvocacy.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 19th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter presents "TeleHealth - Leveraging Technology for Integrated Care, with Dr. Tim Hoyt. Many are turning to TeleHealth as a care option when specialists are unavailable, when visits are too delayed, and when travel is seriously problematic for the veteran. This has opened possibilities for veterans and their families, especially with mental health care and technology can now include vitals, and other baseline measurements. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 16th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Linda Kreter and Les Davis talk today with Kristy Kaufmann, Executive Director of the Code of Support Foundation. Their organization’s integrated efforts with case coordinators nationwide address complex needs, peer navigation, financial planning and support, and mental health needs. PATRIOTLink is a new resource navigation platform with targeted searches for vetted resources. Their holistic approach is a win-win for vets and families. Learn more at www.CodeOfSupport.org. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 12th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Hosts Les Davis and Linda Kreter bring together three experts in student veteran transition issues for a rousing roundtable discussion. Join Karina Money, PhD, Tom Stein, and Kaitlin Gray including commentary of the Forever GI Bill, veteran-friendly versus veteran-ready, veteran retention rates compared to civilians, and obstacles faced by students -- including misinformation! Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Thursday 9th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter presents today's show: "BalanceBack: Diagnose & Treat Balance Disorders". This incredible medical device is in a growing number of VA medical centers and distinguishes between a neurological disorder (TBI) and vestibular (inner ear) that both contribute to dizziness issues. CEO Marie Cosgrove of BalanceBack, Dr. Sal Gruttadauria (Med Director), and active duty service member, "Chris" who attributes BalanceBack with giving his life back. Learn more at www.BalanceBack.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
Sunday 5th of November 2017
Mil Resource Radio with Linda Kreter and co-host Justin Constantine presents: PTSD at the Office. This episode offers a candid and realistic discussion about PTSD, veteran hiring, and employment success factors. Dr. Harry Croft is a Board certified psychiatrist in adult psychiatry and addiction from San Antonio, TX. He has clinically evaluated over 7,000 combat veterans and speaks extensively to both medical communities and corporations about PTSD in the workplace. Hear a powerful show that will enlighten even the most knowledgeable person. Everyone serves and together we make a difference – 24/7 Outreach for Military Family Support! More at www.MilResourceRadio.com.
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