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The American Veterans Podcast, or AVP, is a podcast presented by AMVETS, our nation's most inclusive congressionally-chartered veteran service organization.

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The American Veterans Podcast, or AVP, is a podcast presented by AMVETS, our nation's most inclusive congressionally-chartered veteran service organization.

    Robert Wilkins

    Robert Wilkins

    Rob Wilkins is a retired US Air Force Master Sergeant and member of the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN). He works as the Military Evangelist at Sightline Media Group, the leading news organization covering military, defense, public sector, federal technology, C4ISR and cyber defense as well as the Senior Military Editor of Muscle & Fitness. On this episode of the American Veterans Podcast, we discuss National Military Fitness & Wellness Month, the decline in military recruitment numbers, and what we can collectively do to curb our nation's leading cause of health complications and death: obesity.

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    • 42 min
    Robert King, King Law

    Robert King, King Law

    On this episode of the American Veterans Podcast, we discuss VA implementation of the PACT Act, the recently-released VA 2020 Veteran Suicide Report, and Rolling to Remember. We also speak with attorney Robert King, who has been tracking Camp Lejeune water contamination and it's plague on veterans and their families.

    King Law's Camp Lejeune efforts: https://www.robertkinglawfirm.com/camp-lejeune-water-contamination-lawsuit/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Col. Peter Crean, Vice President of Education & Access, National WWII Museum

    Col. Peter Crean, Vice President of Education & Access, National WWII Museum

    On this American Veterans Podcast, we speak with the Vice President of Education & Access for the National World War II Museum Colonel (Army Retired) Peter Crean on the many museum features, his time in the service, at the Army War College in Carlisle, PA, and the personal connections he's made with those who
    have visited the museum.

    More on the National WWII Museum:
    https://www.nationalww2museum.org/

    • 23 min
    Jan Scruggs, Vietnam Memorial Wall Creator & Vietnam War Veteran

    Jan Scruggs, Vietnam Memorial Wall Creator & Vietnam War Veteran

    On this American Veterans Podcast, we speak with Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Founder, Vietnam War Veteran, and Purple Heart and 3x Army Commendation Medal recipient Jan Scruggs on the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, his time during and post his Vietnam tours, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and his currents efforts with the Gulf War Memorial.

    More on the Vietnam Memorial Wall:
    https://www.vvmf.org/

    • 29 min
    Bonnie Carroll, President & Founder, TAPS

    Bonnie Carroll, President & Founder, TAPS

    On this American Veterans Podcast, we speak with Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS. TAPS provides compassionate care to all those grieving the death of a military loved one, and since 1994, has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.

    TAPS' Ukraine aid efforts: https://www.taps.org/international/ukraine

    • 27 min
    Chef Andre Rush

    Chef Andre Rush

    On this American Veteran Podcast, we have AMVETS National Commander Greg Heun and National Executive Director Joe Chenelly to talk about the Commander's year thus far, Rolling to Remember, and more. We end the show with an interview from Chef Andre Rush, where we talk about his incredible accomplishments, his book, Call Me Chef, Dammit!, and his newest endeavor: his line of nutritious meals, Chow.

    Where to find Chow: chowmeals.com

    • 1 hr 8 min

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