312 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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    • Government
    • 4.6 • 429 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.

    BtB Rewind: Nate Boyer, Army Veteran, Green Beret, Seattle Seahawk, Community Organizer

    BtB Rewind: Nate Boyer, Army Veteran, Green Beret, Seattle Seahawk, Community Organizer

    This week we revisit Army, Green Beret Veteran, and 37 year old NFL Rookie Nate Boyer’s interview.

    • 35 min
    #277 Rising Through Two Transitions with Army Veteran Olivia Nunn, Communications Director, Podcast Host

    #277 Rising Through Two Transitions with Army Veteran Olivia Nunn, Communications Director, Podcast Host

    While she was still on active duty, Army Veteran Olivia Nunn suffered a mental health crisis and contemplated suicide. She opens up about her experience and talks about how she found the help she needed, the challenges of transitioning from soldier to civilian and the need for better mental health resources for military personnel.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    #276 Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh, Nonprofit Entrepreneur, Podcast Host

    #276 Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh, Nonprofit Entrepreneur, Podcast Host

    This week's Borne the Battle episode features Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh, Podcast host, Entrepreneur and co-founder of The Mission Continues.

    • 58 min
    #275 Benefits Breakdown, Office of Harassment and Assault Prevention

    #275 Benefits Breakdown, Office of Harassment and Assault Prevention

    A recent study discovered that 25% of women Veterans receiving care at VA medical centers reported experiencing sexual harassment. Listen in to learn about your options for reporting harassment, how to get online bystander assistance training, and the White Ribbon VA pledge against sexual harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence.

    • 50 min
    BtB Rewind: Benefits Breakdown, Burn Pit Registry

    BtB Rewind: Benefits Breakdown, Burn Pit Registry

    In 2014, VA established the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry for Veterans who were exposed to toxic materials during their service. Learn more about the registry and how to sign up on this special rewind episode of Borne the Battle.

    • 41 min
    BtB Rewind: William "Mr. Feeny" Daniels, WWII Veteran, Actor, President of Screen Actors Guild

    BtB Rewind: William "Mr. Feeny" Daniels, WWII Veteran, Actor, President of Screen Actors Guild

    Before he was Mr. Feeny on Boy Meets World or KITT on Knight Rider, William Daniels was a soldier in the U.S. Army. Daniels was drafted into the Army near the end of World War II and later used his GI Bill benefits to attend college and study acting. Tune in to this week’s special rewind episode of Borne the Battle to hear Daniels talk about being the first person in his family to attend college, meeting the pope, and using the skills he learned in the military to be successful after service.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
429 Ratings

429 Ratings

TreyTLH ,

Worth the listen

Excellent show with outstanding guests, helpful, and timely information.

Vwalburn ,

Every episode is a Great Episode!

The episode with Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh spoke the truth about all Veterans’ feeling of service that continues after their time in the military ends. Once service starts, that feeling and passion never ends.
Longtime listener, Vince Walburn USAF 1983 - 2015.

Gabriella, LSW ,

SSVF Senior Case Manager

This podcast is amazing. As a case manager for homeless veterans, it has been so nice to hear about others speak of SSVF, HUD VASH, etc. I also enjoy hearing from other veterans about their experiences returning to civilian life. I am so grateful to have this podcast to listen to on my way to work everyday. Thank you!! Gabriella Marcinowski, Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans located in Illinois (:

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