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The Great Place, also known as Fort Hood, needs a Great Big Podcast. And this is it. Join Samantha Farlow, Sergeant Lamont Shavers and Corporal Brianna Doo as they fill you in on the stories, events and people that make the Great Place great.

Fort Hood's Great Big Podcast Fort Hood Public Affairs

    • Government
    • 4.5 • 10 Ratings

The Great Place, also known as Fort Hood, needs a Great Big Podcast. And this is it. Join Samantha Farlow, Sergeant Lamont Shavers and Corporal Brianna Doo as they fill you in on the stories, events and people that make the Great Place great.

    Attention History Buffs: Fort Hood is Building a New Museum

    Attention History Buffs: Fort Hood is Building a New Museum

    Steven Draper, Fort Hood museums director, stops by the studio this week to provide an update on construction of the National Mounted Warrior Museum, which will be located between the Visitor's Center and the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment's stables. The project is moving along nicely, with a "soft-opening" projected for the summer of 2022. As for the crew, after flying solo last week, Brianna is on vacation, so SPC Kyra Pearl joins Samantha and Lamont in a co-host seat ... something she hopes to become a regular assignment.

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - CPL Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band (chilling this week)
    - SPC Kyra Pearl, 11th Corps Signal Brigade

    Featuring:
    - Steven Draper, Director, Fort Hood Museums

    Music provided by the following:
    "Gun Metal Grey" (opening/closing theme music) - Delicious Allstars
    "Alpha" - Cyrano
    "Learning By Doing" - Niklas Olovson
    All music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr at www.filter.one/

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
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    • 31 min
    Show Me the Money!

    Show Me the Money!

    This week, the podcast crew welcomes in subject-matter-experts from Fort Hood's Army Military Pay Office, the folks who fix things when you have issues with your Army pay. Brianna gets to fly solo for the interview, as we're still social distancing in the studio, and takes a good-natured ribbing from her co-hosts since she's the "senior" member of the podcast team now.

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - CPL Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band

    Featuring:
    - CPT Bong Chi, Army Finance Officer
    - Wilma McGahee, Director, Fort Hood Army Military Pay Office
    - Brian Newberry, Supervisor, Processing Section, Fort Hood Military Pay Office

    Music provided by the following:
    "Gun Metal Grey" (opening/closing theme music) - Delicious Allstars
    "Alpha" - Cyrano
    "Learning By Doing" - Niklas Olovson
    All music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr at www.filter.one/

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
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    • 29 min
    Phantom Corps Command Team Discusses Holistic Health and Fitness

    Phantom Corps Command Team Discusses Holistic Health and Fitness

    Lt. Gen. Pat White and Command Sgt. Maj. Cliff Burgoyne, the command team for III Corps and Fort Hood, return to the podcast studio this week discussing the Army's culture shift and holistic health and fitness. It's a great big People First podcast. 

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - CPL Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band

    Featuring:
    - LTG Pat White, Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood
    - CSM Cliff Burgoyne, Command Sergeant Major, III Corps and Fort Hood

    Music provided by the following:
    "Gun Metal Grey" (opening/closing theme music) - Delicious Allstars
    "Alpha" - Cyrano
    "Grease Monkey" - Frederick Bux
    All music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr at www.filter.one/

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
    Like us and follow us on Facebook at The Great Big Podcast and III Corps and Fort Hood

    • 32 min
    Women's Health and Celebrating America

    Women's Health and Celebrating America

    The podcast crew discusses women's health with some subject matter expects from the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's Women' Health Clinic and take a quick look back at the Fort Hood Independence Day Celebration held July 2, which not only included Central Texas' largest fireworks display, but also featured the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff taking the stage with country music duo LOCASH during their USO-sponsored concert at Hood Stadium. 

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - SPC Kyra Pearl, 11th Corps Signal Brigade
    - SPC Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band

    Featuring:
    - Catie Frazier, Department Administrator, CRDAMC Women's Health Clinic
    - Lt. Col. Krista Labbe, Chief of Midwifery, CRDAMC Women's Health Clinic
    - Air Force Gen. John Hyten, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

    Music provided by the following:
    "Gun Metal Grey" (opening/closing theme music) - Delicious Allstars
    "Rocking the Beat" - Marcus Bressler
    "Alpha" - Cyrano
    All music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr at www.filter.one/

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
    Like us and follow us on Facebook at The Great Big Podcast and III Corps and Fort Hood

    • 31 min
    New Logo, New Sound and a New Garrison Commander, Too

    New Logo, New Sound and a New Garrison Commander, Too

    The rebranded podcast launches this week. Besides a new logo, new sound and a new vibe, the crew welcomes in crew welcomes the new Garrison Commander, COL Chad R. Foster, into the studio. With just over a month in command, the colonel talks about his return to the Great Place (he's been here twice before) and we get him talking about his lifelong interest in comic books (!) before reminding everyone to check out the festivities at Fort Hood as the Great Place celebrates Independence Day starting at 4 p.m., July 2 at Hood Stadium. 

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SFC Kelvin Ringold, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command 
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - SPC Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band

    Featuring:
    - COL Chad R. Foster, U.S. Army Garrison - Fort Hood commander
    - Blair Dupre, Fort Hood Sentinel Sports/Leisure Editor
    - Dave Larsen, Fort Hood Public Affairs

    Music provided by the following:
    "Gun Metal Grey" (opening/closing theme music) - Delicious Allstars
    "Alpha" - Cyrano
    "Learning By Doing" - Niklas Olovson
    All music obtained, royalty free, through Filter by Songtradr at www.filter.one/

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
    Like us and follow us on Facebook at The Great Big Podcast and III Corps and Fort Hood

    • 25 min
    A Celebration is Set for July 2 (with help from the USO)

    A Celebration is Set for July 2 (with help from the USO)

    The podcast crew welcomes in Isabel Hubbard from USO Fort Hood, who discusses all the services available to the Fort Hood community, the recent re-opening of their center on North Fort Hood and the special Independence Day celebration set for July 2 at the Great Place. We also preview the new show-opening tune, "Gun Metal Grey" by Delicious Allstars, which is part of the rebranding effort set to start with the July 1 episode.

    The crew:
    - Samantha Farlow, Fort Hood Public Affairs
    - SFC Kelvin Ringold, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command
    - SGT Lamont Shavers, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade
    - SPC Brianna Doo, 1st Cavalry Division Band

    Featuring:
    - Isabel Hubbard, Executive Director, USO Fort Hood Central Region
    - Dave Larsen, Fort Hood Public Affairs

    Music provided, with expressed written permission, by the following:

    Will Courtney (http://www.willcourtneymusic)
    Delicious Allstars through Filter by Songtradr (https://www.filter.one/)

    This podcast is a production of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood and Fort Hood Public Affairs.  Contact us at FortHoodPAO@gmail.com
    Like us and follow us on Facebook at The Great Big Podcast and III Corps and Fort Hood

    • 25 min

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LaramiePW ,

Nice Podcast

Not in the Army and not associated with “The Great Place” but the hosts are awesome. That Charlie kid is fun to listen to, like I have been listening to him most of my life. It’s nice to hear his voice. Good information and nice commercials for a pod cast.

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