220 episodes

Hosted by Marine Corps Veteran Tanner Iskra, Borne the Battle recognizes each battle, challenge, and sacrifice our Veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA offers our Veterans.

The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide.

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    • 4.6, 289 Ratings

Hosted by Marine Corps Veteran Tanner Iskra, Borne the Battle recognizes each battle, challenge, and sacrifice our Veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA offers our Veterans.

The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide.

    #206: VFW Talk w/ Army Veteran Terrence Hayes, VFW's National Director of Communications

    #206: VFW Talk w/ Army Veteran Terrence Hayes, VFW's National Director of Communications

    Army Veteran and former VA employee, Terrence Hayes, is the VFW’s National Director of Communication. In this episode, Hayes discusses what he’s learned about the VFW since starting his new position.

    • 48 min
    #205: Benefits Breakdown, Alaska Native Veterans Program of 2019

    #205: Benefits Breakdown, Alaska Native Veterans Program of 2019

    An estimated 2,200 Native Alaskan Veterans who served during the Vietnam War, or their heirs, can soon acquire up to 160 acres of federal land in Alaska. Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management and VA break down the Alaska Native Veterans Program of 2019 and how you can help them identify eligible veterans.

    • 1 hr
    #204 Military.com Staff Writer and Air Force Veteran Blake Stilwell

    #204 Military.com Staff Writer and Air Force Veteran Blake Stilwell

    Air Force Veteran Blake Stilwell a former combat photographer and current staff writer for Military.com whose work has appeared on Business Insider, Fox News, ABC News, NBC, HBO, and at the White House.

    • 58 min
    #203 The (Serial) Hiking (Army) Veteran, Erik Schlimmer

    #203 The (Serial) Hiking (Army) Veteran, Erik Schlimmer

    Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer has camped over 1,000 nights, climbed over 2,000 summits and hiked over 15,000 miles. In 2010 he hiked the entire Trans Adirondack Route – which spans over 230 miles – over just a few weeks. Schlimmer believes that hiking is one of the best ways for anyone – Veteran or otherwise – to improve their health and their happiness.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    #202: Bring Every Dad Home w/ Marine Veteran Ben Killoy, Host of Military Veteran Dad Podcast

    #202: Bring Every Dad Home w/ Marine Veteran Ben Killoy, Host of Military Veteran Dad Podcast

    Marine Veteran Ben Killoy struggled with the challenges of being a father. He found online communities of other men going through the same struggle, connected with the and in doing so, was able to better connect has a husband and as a dad. He spent years learning to blog, write, and connect with other people. Killoy then founded his Military Veteran Dad Podcast in 2018. He shares stories and helps Veteran fathers be more present for their families.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    #201: Benefits Breakdown, CARES Act Funding to VA Homeless Programs

    #201: Benefits Breakdown, CARES Act Funding to VA Homeless Programs

    Breakdown on how the VA is addressing the challenge of homeless and at-risk veterans during COVID-19 with 300 million dollars in emergency funding provided by the CARES Act.

    • 41 min

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