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Join the team from USA Cares as they discuss their mission of serving American veterans and military families since 2003.
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Join the team from USA Cares as they discuss their mission of serving American veterans and military families since 2003.
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    Sending Care with Blue Star Mom, Leslie Capps

    Sending Care with Blue Star Mom, Leslie Capps

    Leslie is an LPN and community lead with VETS employee resource group (ERG) at Norton Healthcare. She's also a Blue Star mom (A familly member of a deployed service member) with a son who recently recently left on his 3rd deployment. We'll be discussing the emotions that go along with deployments, her involvement with the VETS ERG at Norton, sending care packages to service members, and helpful ways you can help support our deployed services members.
    Where to find USA Cares:
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTubeSponsors:Speakeasy Podcast Network - www.speakeasynetwork.com 

    • 42 min
    Invisible wounds with US Army Veteran, Marla Kiser

    Invisible wounds with US Army Veteran, Marla Kiser

    This week, Alexis and Matt welcome US Army Veteran, Marla Kiser to the studio. After meeting with Matt at a recent USA Cares event, Marla shared with Matt her personal story of the injuries she sustatined while serving, that many veterans can relate to. Through her bravery, Marla has deciced to put it all out there and discuss being medically retired from the army, self-discovery during & after her service, and how important it is to get help and utilize resources available.
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTube

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Meet Our New Chairman! Andy Dytrych

    Meet Our New Chairman! Andy Dytrych

    Alexis & Matt welcome Andy Dytrych to the studio this week. Andy is a US Army veteran and Director of New Product Development Operations for Atria Senior Living. He is also the USA Cares chairman of the board. In this episode, Andy will be sharing his story - career in the military and transition into civilian life, how he became involved with USA Cares and why it's important to support veterans year round. 
    Show Links
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTube

    • 52 min
    Allies in Afghanistan, Stephen Davis

    Allies in Afghanistan, Stephen Davis

    Alexis & Matt welcome Stephen Davis to the studio this week. Davis is a veteran with 32 years of service in the Kentucky National Guard, and a deployment to Afghanistan. He retired in 2013, after an extensive military career. With the recent hostile takeover in Afghanistan, Stephan has been working with The Human First Coalition in assisting American citizens and allies reach safety in the aftermath of the Taliban's rapid takeover. Davis discusses the impact the coalition has made so far, and how you can get involved too.
    The crew is also Joined by the newest addition to USA Cares, Jenny Davis who is taking on role of Chapter Outreach Manager.
    Show Links
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTube
    Human First Coalition -https://www.humanfirstcoalition.org/our-mission

    • 44 min
    E42: Clean The World, Bruce Matthews

    E42: Clean The World, Bruce Matthews

    This week, Alexis and Matt are joined by Bruce Matthews, VP of Business Development for Clean the World. After discovering that the discarded soap bottles at hotels were thrown away, founder Shawn Seipler started Clean the World with a mission of collecting and recycling discarded soap and plastic amenity bottles, and giving the soap to those in need. -Since the organization started in 2009, Clean the World has partnered with over 8,000+ hotels & resorts partners and has distributed over 63 million bars of soap in over 127 different countries to those in need. Recently Clean the World has donated more than 500 hygiene kits to help homeless veterans during the Mayor's Week of Service.-To learn more about Clean the world, visit www.cleantheworld.org 
    Want to buy the "Wash your hands, Bro" t-shirt? Click here: https://shop.cleantheworld.org 
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    Show Links
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTube
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    Featured Guests
    Bruce Matthews
    Vice President of Business Development, Clean The World
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/brucematthews/ 
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    Sponsors
    Speakeasy Podcast Network
    www.speakeasynetwork.com 

    • 34 min
    E41: What Veterans Might Not Know About Education and Wealth, with Jeb Jarrell

    E41: What Veterans Might Not Know About Education and Wealth, with Jeb Jarrell

    Show Notes
    This week, Matt in Alexis welcome Certified Financial Planner, Army Veteran, and owner of Plentiful Wealth, LLC., Jeb Jarrell to the studio. Jeb has taken advantage of many less discussed veteran opportunities throughout his life, and shares with the crew some information on some of the resources that Veterans might now know about such as:
    Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) (Formerly known as Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment)
    DOD SkillBridge
    And the Blended Retirement System  


    If you are interested in learning more from Jeb, you should should consider listening to one of his own podcasts, The Plentiful Wealth Podcast" and “Two Glasses of Bourbon“ in the links below.
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    Show Links
    www.usacares.org
    FB - @usacaresorg
    Twitter - @USACares
    IG - @usacares
    YouTube - USA Cares YouTube
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    Featured Guests
    Jeb Jarrell, CFP, CAP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jebjarrell/
    Pletiful Wealth, LLC. - https://www.plentifulwealth.com
    The Plentiful Wealth Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/plentiful-wealth-podcast/id1589131515
    Two Glasses of Bourbon Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/two-glasses-of-bourbon/id1522404425

    • 39 min

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USA Cares Review

Just started listening to this podcast with Andy’s guest appearance, and it is a great message and conversation about service members and a good perspective for all of us to listen to. It gives us a reality of those that have served that struggle with various things like transitioning back to “normal” life. Highly recommend this podcast and also reaching out for help!

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