The Beeline, the official podcast of the West Virginia National Guard, chronicles the efforts of the Soldiers, Airmen, and Civilian employees that live work and defend or communities, state, and nation.
The Beeline - Episode 9 - Senior Airman Donnie Lambert
Senior Airman Donnie Lambert was awarded the 2020 American Legion Spirit of Service award, recognizing his contributions and selfless service to the American Legion and other organizations. Listen as Senior Airman Lambert discusses his path to winning the award.
The Beeline - Episode 8: A Discussion on Race
In light of the recent events that are going on in the country with videos of police killings and nationwide protests, we sit down with a group led by Brig. Gen Christopher “Mookie” Walker the Assistant Adjutant General and Commander of the West Virginia Air National Guard to open a dialogue into race as it pertains to the military.
The Beeline - Episode 7: Close Spaces, Close Contact, and Crowds
Dr. Clay Marsh, West Virginia Coronavirus Czar, Vice President and Executive Dean at West Virginia University Health, Col. (Dr.) Todd Fredricks, Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and WVNG State Surgeon, and Col. Kermit Heubner, the Aviation Medicine Officer with the 772nd Troop Command of the West Virginia Army National Guard and academic faculty at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine and a Department of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, discuss the three C's and how they relate to the new science of the COVID-19 disease.
The Beeline - Episode 6: Lt. Col. John Wiles, 1st Lt. Jaymie Brooks Dumproff talk WVNG’s Task Force Med
West Virginia Air National Guard (WVANG) Lt. Col. John Wiles, the West Virginia National Guard’s Task Force Medical (TFM) Commander, and WVANG 1st Lt. Jaymie Brooks Dumproff, an epidemiologist assigned to TFM, talk about the WVNG's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Battalion, the 35th Civil Support Team (CST), and the 35th Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP), which make up Task Force CRE and TFM. These personnel are highly trained in operating in a "contaminated environment" and have conducted more than 3,000 tests for COVID-19 in 87 lane support missions since the beginning of our response 70 days ago.
The Beeline - Episode 5 Military Photojournalism
In this episode, Staff Sgt. Caleb Vance, Master Sgts. Eugene Crist and De-Juan Haley and Mr. Edwin "Bo" Wriston talk about some of their experiences as Photojournalists in the West Virginia National Guard.
The Beeline - Episode 4 Command Chief Master Sgt. Kevan Williams
In this episode, Master Sgts. Eugene Crist and De-Juan Haley talk to Chief Master Sgt. Kevan Williams, the new 130th Airlift Wing Command Chief. Williams talks about his priorities as the new Command Chief.
Wow these guys are amazing
Connective, collaborative, CREATIVE... Our Own WVNG!
As we have come to expect from our own West Virginia National Guard, this informative, emotionally reverberant content, has come at just a time when we the people of West Virginia need it most.
To hear encouraging stories from front line workers, and the Men & Women of the WV National Guard, captured in this newly launched, rich podcast, is a breath of fresh air.
Particularly, to highlight the Guard’s work as a coordinating entity —collaborative, connective, and creative— and to see this work displayed in the very format and delivery of programming, is an inspiration and encouragement.
Thank you for all you do, and thank you for giving back by sharing in the challenges, opportunities, outcomes and endeavors of our own West Virginia National Guard!