Linda Kreter presents Military Network Radio to bring you dynamic interviews each week and fresh information of value to enhance and improve your outlook and actions as a member of the military or veteran community, their families and those who care about them. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Veteran-Warriors: Champions for the VA Caregiver Program
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with veteran Les Davis welcome Veteran Warriors Executive Director, Navy veteran Lauren Price today. With thousands of case reviews, appeal reviews, and top-level contacts, Veteran Warriors, with the assistance of NVLSP (National Veterans Legal Services Program), and Sidley Austin, LLP, with fellow petitioners Andrew and Kristi Sheets is taking the VA to court. The goal is to be heard on the legislative changes not taken, the VA’s ignoring of over 200 comments in the Federal Register by fellow VSO’s, and the non-curing of prior challenges in the Caregiver Program from 2011 to present. Also on iTunes. Everyone serves and together we make a difference.
Warriors Heart - Healing Frontline Warriors
Linda Kreter and Les Davis presents Former Special Forces co-founder Tom Spooner today to discuss Warriors Heart, a 543-acre ranch outside San Antonio TX that reaches past the stigma of warriors seeking help. Warriors Heart is the first and only accredited treatment program in the United States for “warriors only” that helps those struggling with PTS, drug addiction, and alcohol/substance abuse. Family support, camaraderie, purpose, and mission makes this a key organization to help warriors. Also on iTunes. Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
40 Thieves of Saipan Platoon - A Tale of Courage
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio with guest and author Joseph Tacovsky his father’s USMC platoon, known as the 40 Thieves of Saipan. This group of WWII intrepid special ops platoon were deployed quietly, but effectively to Iceland, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, and Korea. Joseph put together a puzzle of memories gained from survivors and the documents found in his father’s footlocker after his death. As many, they didn't speak of their combat service, but this book brings out the humor and camaraderie of men who trusted. Also on iTunes. Everyone Serves and Together We Make a Difference.
Agent Orange - Sprayed and Betrayed
Linda Kreter and Military Network Radio presents Army veteran Gerry Wright and the significance of Agent Orange support needed today.
When Admiral Zumwalt authorized the use of Agent Orange, the full extent of the dangers of exposure to this defoliant was unknown. Agent Orange was sprayed to rid the undergrowth of the jungle where the war was being fought – but it was also sprayer on food supply chains, drinking water, it flowed in the rivers, and Navy and brown water sailors used the contaminated water for ballast – and drinking water after filtration that concentrated the dioxin levels. Sprayed from aircraft, it was often mixed with jet fuel to better adhere to the leaves – in three days, the foliage was gone, but the dangerous effects continue. Join us; also on iTunes and more at www.MilitaryNetworkRadio.com. Everyone serves and together we make a difference
Hot! Part 2: Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke
The American P&I Club and WiseHealth present the second of two mini-series on heat related illness. Guest, Lt Commander (USNR) Danielle Centeno, and Asst. Vice President of the American P&I Club and Linda Kreter of WiseHealth discuss Heat exhaustion and heatstroke. The more serious progression to heat exhaustion and heatstroke follow exposure to hot environments, indoors or outdoors. Be aware, learn the warning signs, and communicate with others to avoid and prevent heatstroke. With so many people largely indoors for months this year, it’s more important than ever to be aware of symptoms and to take precautions. This second in our mini-series is more serious, and please know these conditions may create long term recovery and heat vigilance. Great information for increased awareness, prevention, and support.Also on iTunes and more on www.SeafarerOutreach.com.
Hot! Part 1: Heat-Related Illness & Prevention
The American P&I Club and WiseHealth present the first of a short mini-series on heat related illness. Guest Danielle Centeno, Asst. Vice President of the American P&I Club, and Linda Kreter, of WiseHealth discuss the importance of heat-related illness awareness. Working in hot environments, whether in an engine room aboard ship or outdoors in the many parts of the globe means prevention, hydration, awareness, communication, and precautions. The progression of symptoms becomes increasingly serious and debilitating. After many being indoors for weeks or months this year, please be more aware than ever to take precautions. Part 1 of a two-part mini-series. Also on iTunes and more at www.SeafarerOutreach.com.