The DAV Podcast sheds light on important topics and challenges facing America’s veterans while also sharing the stories of veterans whom have been impacted by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) through its mission of fulfilling our promises to the men and women that served.
Getting to know Robert Marx
As DAV turns 100, we take a look back at where it began with an in-depth look at the life of our founder, World War I veteran and Judge Robert S. Marx in Episode 11 of the DAV Podcast.
Navigating Through a Changing Economy
Our nation’s economy and employment rates have been turned upside down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Episode 10 of the DAV Podcast we look at how this has impacted America’s veterans and share some helpful information for those that have served.
Alternative Therapies for Veterans
In Episode 9 of the DAV Podcast we explore some alternative therapies veterans are using to help tackle some of the health issues they are facing.
Women Veterans: The Journey Ahead
In Episode 8 of the DAV Podcast we look at the fastest-growing subpopulation of the military and veteran communities, women veterans. We spotlight how the expanding role of women in our armed forces is necessitating changes to an array of VA policies and programs. Plus, we talked to Staff Sergeant Jessica Smiley, one of the first enlisted female National Guard soldiers to earn the coveted Army Ranger tab.
Talking Toxic Exposure
In Episode 7 of the DAV Podcast we tackle some toxic exposure topics and tips on filing claims related to toxic exposures. Plus we take a deeper look at Mefloquine, a drug widely prescribed to U.S. Service Members, and the drug’s growing list of long-term effects.
Breaking Down the Barriers
In Episode 6 of the DAV Podcast we look at the growing population of LGBT veterans and talk with Lindsay Church the CEO of Minority Veterans of America and Dr. Michael Kauth, Director of the LGBT Health Program for the Department of Veterans Affairs.