Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Navy Submarine Officer Justin Nassiri founded StoryBox, a marketing technology company used by over 35 Fortune 500 companies. He also hosts the “Beyond the Uniform” podcast that helps Veterans identify, pursue & obtain their ideal post-service career.
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Steve spent 28 years in the Navy, much of it as an elite Navy SEAL with over two dozen overseas deployments.  His new book “Walking in Mud” is a primer for surviving in our world’s “New Normal”
Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We honor all those away from their families this holiday season with a replay of our 2016 conversation with Colonel Douglas Dillard. Doug joined the Army at the age of 16 and held every rank from private to Colonel. He spent many holidays away from his family – including his first at the Battle of the Bulge. For his service in three wars, Doug was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame. He succumbed to pancreatic cancer on September[...]
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A new year is always time for reflection. Thinking back on the over 300 guests we have had on the show, one of my favorites had to be Jim McDivitt.  Firstly, because he was one of my heroes growing up. Secondly because he was such a good natured and hilarious guest!
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
From helping smuggle vulnerable persons out of warn torn Sarajevo to protecting top tier entertainment and business leaders, Glen Burton has led an interesting life. Glen returns to American Warrior to share his latest venture and book.
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Havok Journal editor Scott Faith Joins us for a review of 2021 and what to look for coming up in 2022.
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Fred Burton is a former police officer & special agent and also a New York Times best-selling author. He was selected by Security Magazine as one of the Most Influential People in Security in 2021.
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
John Gilstrap was bored with his “day job” writing for trade journals so he decided to become a volunteer firefighter. Over the course of the next fifteen years he became an expert on explosives safety and hazardous waste. He never stopped writing and is now a New York Times bestselling author of action novels.
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Christopher Paul Meyer’s off Broadway play has a successful opening weekend. The following Tuesday the 9/11 attacks took place and his life took a different direction, including proving Special Operations Support as a member of the US Army. Twenty years later he has returned to the arts, founding the Veterans Repertory Theater to bring Veterans and First Responders into theater.
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
World War II’s Operation Halyard is considered the greatest rescue mission of American Airmen in our history. Air National Guard combat Veteran and best selling author Thomas Young will tell us the story.
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ayman Kafel’s family escaped TWO civil wars before coming to USA. He enlisted immediately following the 9/11 attacks and continues to serve his community as a Law Enforcement officer.
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Navy Veteran Paula Pedene thought she had found the perfect job in public affairs at the Phoenix Veteran’s hospital. But when she moved to expose poor leadership she was thrust into a nightmare of a David vs Goliath story.
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In 2014 Vince Gibson has just restored a 1969 El Camino when he was approached by a Veteran who had lost both legs to an IED. The Veteran commented that he wished he could have a “cool car like that”.  With the help of buddy Scott Jones, American Warrior Garage was founded with the mission of “Restoring our heroes lives, one hot rod at a time.”
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
After a 26 year career in law enforcement, Glen Williams now trains other officer in everything from active shooter response to underwater evidence diving.
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Dutch” Moyer served 30 years in the United States Army – 25 of them in the elite Special Operations Command. He now provides training to military, law enforcement, corporations and civilians.
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
John “Lucky” Luckadoo survived 25 missions at a B-17 pilot in World War II. His amazing story is told by three time New York Times bestselling co-author Kevin Maurer in the forthcoming book “Damn Lucky”.
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In 2006 Gina Elise became frustrated at news articles about under-funded Veteran’s healthcare and older Veterans who lay in bed day after day never receiving visitors. Inspired by her grandfather’s service in World War II she founded Pin-Ups For Vets to raise funds for hospitalized Veterans and brighten up Veteran’s days. Their calendar features female service members in vintage “Pin-Up” style photos.
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Richard Evans earned the nickname “Eager” while an aviation cadet. He flew 54 missions in North Africa, Italy and other German held territory and one mission in Japan. He was selected to pilot the B-17 “won” by British General Montgomery in a bet.  His family has compiled his correspondence and personal recollections in a wonderful new book written by his daughter Barbara Kinnear.
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Marty Skovlund, Jr is a former Army Ranger, Author, Film Producer and currently Executive Editor of Coffee or Die Magazine.  Marty just returned from covering the war in Ukraine.
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What began as a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day has now grown to honoring our heroes 365 days a year.  Carry the Load President and CEO Stephen Holley joins us.
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Retired Air Force Colonel James “Nick” Nichols, Jr. flew over 100 combat sorties. He currently serves as Exec. VP of Operations for the Folds of Honor Foundation. Nick will give us an updated on this wonderful organization and their programs.
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
You have probably seen Jennifer Marshall on television in “Stranger Things”, “Reacher” and “Hawaii Five-O”.  But did you know she was also a firefighter, forklift operator and aircraft handler in the Navy?
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
When most young men his age would be graduating from college, Harper Coleman was wading ashore at Utah Beach, holding his 36 lb. machine gun over his head. He would go on to liberate Paris, fight in the Huertgen Forest and be awarded a Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge.  A D-Day special with this wonderful 100 year old Veteran!
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sentinels of Freedom was founded to assist severely wounded, post 9-11 Veterans in their efforts to become productive, self sufficient members of their communities as they transition back to civilian life. Chairman & CEO Mike Conklin joins us to share more.
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The B-17 Susan Ruth and her crew were shot down over Belgium on Feb. 8, 1944. Through meticulous research of personal correspondence, diaries and interviews, Steve Snyder has compiled the complete story of his father, fellow crew members and the brave members of the underground who helped them.
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Steve began his career at the White House Communications Agency working in the Ford & Carter administrations. He then transitioned to the Secret Service. He was awarded his Green Beret in 1986. His book “Shadow Tier” is a real page turner!
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our regular update with Havok Journal editor Scott Faith
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In June of 1967, a special unit of volunteer, combat experienced pilots began flying special missions over Vietnam. Their call sign was “Misty”. Their mission was to fly low and fast, identifying and marking enemy targets in Laos and North Vietnam. The job was extremely dangerous – nearly a quarter of these pilots were shot down at least once.  Ross Detwiler flew 72 “Misty” missions, was shot down once and awarded three Distinguished Flying Cross citations.
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Zach Morris is the Editor in Chief of “LST Scuttlebutt”, the quarterly magazine newsletter of the US Landing Ship Tank (LST) Association.  His book sheds light on the heroic role that landing craft played in World War II through the experiences of his grandfather Stephen Ganzberger.
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Inspired by his grandfather’s service in World War II, sportcaster Paul Loeffler decided to start interviewing persons who wore another uniform – that of our United States military. Since 2005 he has interviewed an average of one World War II Veteran per week.