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Behind the Warrior Podcast is hosted by the EOD Warrior Foundation. This podcast is focused on a variety of relatable subjects impacting EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Warriors, their Families and military families at large. Topics such as TBI, PTSD, health, wellness and much more. We share personal stories, resources and interview experts and organizations that shed light on difficult subjects and we have a little fun too! The various opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by guests, contributors, and participants of the Behind the Warrior podcast are their own and are intended for informational purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, view points, or policies of the EOD Warrior Foundation or its employees and volunteers. To learn more about the EOD Warrior Foundation, please go to www.eodwarriorfoundation.org

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Behind the Warrior Podcast is hosted by the EOD Warrior Foundation. This podcast is focused on a variety of relatable subjects impacting EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Warriors, their Families and military families at large. Topics such as TBI, PTSD, health, wellness and much more. We share personal stories, resources and interview experts and organizations that shed light on difficult subjects and we have a little fun too! The various opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by guests, contributors, and participants of the Behind the Warrior podcast are their own and are intended for informational purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, view points, or policies of the EOD Warrior Foundation or its employees and volunteers. To learn more about the EOD Warrior Foundation, please go to www.eodwarriorfoundation.org

    Ep. 79 - Removing the Stigma surrounding Mental Health

    Ep. 79 - Removing the Stigma surrounding Mental Health

    Are you or a loved one struggling with invisible wounds?  If so, you are not alone.  Join us for this informative panel discussion where we discuss removing the stigma surrounding mental health and ways that you can help a friend or family member who may be struggling.

    In this discussion Retired Army EOD Technician John Clem shares his personal story of an  attempted suicide and how he got help, in the hopes that others will be inspired to get the help they need.   Jeff Truex will share how 'After the Long Walk' is working hard to provide peer to peer support for the EOD Community through their Facebook page and their crisis line (1-888-412-0470), and Dr. Tonice Krueger provides tips on how to deal with a loved one who may be actively considering suicide and warning signs to look for.

    Guest Speakers: 

    John Clem, Retired Army EOD Technician

    Jeff Truex - Founder of after the Long Walk https://www.facebook.com/groups/1728905287338807

    Dr. Tonice Krueger - Licensed Psychologist and EOD Spouse  https://kruegerwellness.com/about/meet-our-team/
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    Ep. 78 - Toxic Exposure and the Hunter Seven Foundation with Chelsey Simoni

    Ep. 78 - Toxic Exposure and the Hunter Seven Foundation with Chelsey Simoni

    Have you or a loved one had a toxic exposure during a post 9/11 deployment? In this episode Chelsea Simoni talks about her investigation into toxic exposures and the alarming rise in cancer in the military community.   

    Learn how the Hunter Seven foundation is conducting research and providing education on toxic exposure, and directly assisting warriors and their families through their Immediate Needs Programs, which provides proactive wellness, medical care and recovery and Caregiver support. 
     
    https://hunterseven.org/
    Planned Detonation 2015
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EpcZQb0ZHOkxxutcgFcYwkHFRT7YHMMc/view?usp=sharing
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    Ep. 77 - Bomb Techs without Borders in Ukraine - Lee Cundiff

    Ep. 77 - Bomb Techs without Borders in Ukraine - Lee Cundiff

    Join us this week for a glimpse into what it's like working in Ukraine as a Bomb Tech, as Lee tells us about his recent time serving as a volunteer with Bomb Techs without Borders.  You will also learn about the great work they are doing to prevent casualties caused by landmines, IEDs, and other explosive remnants of war and how you can get involved. 

    Bomb Techs Without Borders
    https://www.btwob.org/

    Patron
    https://www.npr.org/2022/05/09/1097585032/patron-dog-ukraine-zelenskyy-medal
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    Ep. 76 Chive Charities - Brian Mercedes

    Ep. 76 Chive Charities - Brian Mercedes

    Join Maria and Brian in a lively discussion about all of the wonderful things that Chivers around the world are doing to support veterans, and the recent decision made by Chive Charities to also provide  support to military caregivers.  Brian also shares the secret behind his fashion prowess and the latest fashion trend he is sporting.  Hint: It is not dad shorts

    https://chivecharities.org/

    https://www.hurley.com/products/h2o-dri-breathe-walkshorts-19-mws0006500-blue-glaze



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    Ep. 75 The Bomb Suit - Dr. Aris Makris

    Ep. 75 The Bomb Suit - Dr. Aris Makris

    Join us this week in a fascinating interview about the EOD Bomb Suit.  Dr. Makris, shares his background, and gives us an in-depth look at all the hard work that is put into engineering and testing the EOD Bomb Suit, the features of the latest version the EOD 10, and their mission at Med-Eng to save Bomb Techs lives.  
     
     https://www.med-eng.com/

    Seafood pizza recipe

    https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/main-course/pizza/seafood-pizza.html
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    Ep. 74 Operator Syndrome Part II - Dr. Chris Frueh

    Ep. 74 Operator Syndrome Part II - Dr. Chris Frueh

    Join Maria and Dr. Chris Frueh for the second half of a 2-part interview on Operators Syndrome.  

    In this episode you will learn  what Operators Syndrome is and Dr. Frueh offers a roadmap on how to get the treatment you need, and information on various new  cutting edge treatment modalities that are becoming available to veterans.  
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