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Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a national 501(c)(3) public charity that devotes all its energy and resources to supporting the men and women wounded in combat who were awarded the Purple Heart medal. WWIA supports these phenomenal Heroes by providing them with the opportunity to participate in world-class outdoor sporting activities at no cost to them. We do this to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.

WWIA Podcast Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation

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Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a national 501(c)(3) public charity that devotes all its energy and resources to supporting the men and women wounded in combat who were awarded the Purple Heart medal. WWIA supports these phenomenal Heroes by providing them with the opportunity to participate in world-class outdoor sporting activities at no cost to them. We do this to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.

    Episode 3: Dragonfly Energy/Battle Born Batteries-Interview with Wade Seaburg

    Episode 3: Dragonfly Energy/Battle Born Batteries-Interview with Wade Seaburg

    This episode of the WWIA Podcast features Mr. Wade Seaburg, Chief Revenue Officer for Dragonfly Energy, a 5-star sponsor and a valued friend and partner of the Foundation. Wade and Host, John McDaniel talk about the tremendous contributions they have made in support of WWIA and our Heroes, how they changed the effectiveness and future of WWIA's Northern Healing Center, Camp Hackett, and how Dragonfly Energy and Battle Born Batteries are leading, innovating, and revolutionizing energy storage. This is a great conversation that you don't want to miss!

    • 54 min
    Episode 2: Southwest Ohio-Interview with Dan Doll, Dave Studenka, and Jake Whipkey

    Episode 2: Southwest Ohio-Interview with Dan Doll, Dave Studenka, and Jake Whipkey

    Dan Doll and Dave Studenka are the Hosts of the Southwest Ohio Ducks and Bucks Hunt in Waynesville, Ohio. For the past 11 years, they have been honoring and serving our Heroes through their stellar and longstanding event. They join WWIA Founder and CEO, John McDaniel along with Purple Heart Hero and WWIA Guide, Jake Whipkey for an outstanding talk about the origins of the Southwest Ohio event, the incredible community and team they have amassed, why they feel so passionate about their mission to serve Purple Heart Heroes, and how it has positively impacted the lives of our combat-wounded veterans. This episode is chock full of insightful stories and gives a great look behind the curtain of our operations and into the people who are an integral part of it.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 1: Mighty MO-KAN-Interview with Brian Roderick and Jake Whipkey

    Episode 1: Mighty MO-KAN-Interview with Brian Roderick and Jake Whipkey

    Brian Roderick is the Host of the MoKan Ducks, Bucks and Trapping Event, and leads the incredible Team MO-KAN, which has proudly hosted and honored our combat-wounded Purple Heart Heroes annually for the past 13 years. Brian discusses his work with the organization over the years, including how and why he got involved with the Foundation, the impact it has made in the lives of our Heroes, as well as his own. Brian is joined by Purple Heart Hero and WWIA Guide, Jake Whipkey, who has assisted and guided at the MO-KAN event for over a decade. Jake shares his thoughts and memories of MO-KAN and graciously shares his own story of how he was wounded in combat while in service to our country. There are plenty of great stories and gems of wisdom in this episode, so sit back, relax, and enjoy this powerful conversation.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 0: Introductory Episode: Welcome to The WWIA Podcast

    Episode 0: Introductory Episode: Welcome to The WWIA Podcast

    Welcome to the WWIA Podcast! Founder and CEO of The Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA), John McDaniel, proudly introduces The WWIA Podcast. John explains why the WWIA Podcast was created and how it facilitates the Foundation’s mission to bring Honor, Connection, and Healing to these American Heroes and how it helps these combat-wounded veterans in their healing
    and recovery process. He explains that the Foundation does this through a variety of outdoor sporting events and fundraisers throughout the United States, all of which are run by volunteers. He further discusses the importance of connecting these veterans with each other and with caring communities across North America, all while enjoying world-class sporting events in the great outdoors.

    • 10 min

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