Sun 1/16/2022

Development Group Five – Glen Burton

2022-01-16T18:05:54-07:00January 16th, 2022|

Development Group Five was founded by Glen Burton to use military approaches, themes and training techniques to help empower people to be the best that they can be. Following ten years with the British Army, Burton began a career in executive close protection and has built a reputation as one of the most highly sought after consultants in the industry. His client list includes well-known names within the entertainment and business world as well as international royalty. He has led [...]

Tue 12/21/2021

Walking In Mud – Steve Giblin

2021-12-21T12:07:25-07:00December 21st, 2021|

"Walking In Mud: A Navy SEAL's 10 Rules for Surviving the New Normal" was inspired by Steve Giblin’s observations of what is happening with his fellow citizens during the pandemic. Steve served 28 years as a Navy SEAL and another nine as a civilian contractor. Much of his career was spent with the Tier One Navy Special Warfare Development Group.  While cleaning out his new office, he came across a single page typewritten document titled “The Ten Essential Qualities of [...]

Sun 12/12/2021

Justin Nassiri – Veteran Entrepreneur

2021-12-12T16:17:28-07:00December 12th, 2021|

Justin Nassiri experienced a leadership crucible moment unlike many entrepreneurs. At the age of 23 he found himself responsible for a $2 Billion submarine and the lives of 180 sailors.  One might say it was the perfect preparation for someone who would go on to the rough and tumble world of Silicon Valley technology. Jason followed his brother to the US Naval Academy and was still a midshipman when the 9/11 attacks occurred. Nassiri says the “nature of my proximity [...]

Mon 12/6/2021

Charitable Organizations You Should Support

2021-12-06T12:27:32-07:00December 6th, 2021|

Charitable organizations supporting Veterans & first responders is the topic of today’s show. Attacks on law enforcement personnel are on a record pace and the withdrawal from Afghanistan does not mean Veteran support needs are reduced. In fact, the opposite may be true.  We talk with representatives of four charitable organizations that deserve your support during this season of giving. SPIKES K9 FUND – Founder & President James Hatch Military working dogs regularly spared the life of Navy SEAL Jimmy [...]

Sun 11/28/2021

Sacrifice and Gratitude – Lt. Col. Charles Faint

2021-11-28T09:52:23-07:00November 28th, 2021|

The sacrifice and gratitude experienced by those who serve is the topic of our conversation with Lt. Col. Charles Faint, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Modern War Institute at West Point. Faint has published several insightful articles in the Havok Journal. The theme of today’s conversation was inspired by a self-obituary written by West Point graduate John Alexander Hottell III when he was 26 years old. Capt. Hottell would lose his life in Vietnam at the age of [...]

Sun 11/21/2021

Authentically American – Dean Wegner

2021-11-21T16:35:45-07:00November 21st, 2021|

When Authentically American Founder & CEO Dean Wegner graduated from West Point over 50 percent of the apparel worn in America was made in the US. That figure is now 3 percent. Authentically American was founded to help reverse that trend. He asks every American – “Where is YOURS made?” He chose aviation upon graduation and became a helicopter pilot. Dean is unique in that he is an aviator authorized to wear the Ranger tab. He says the incredible stress [...]

Sun 11/14/2021

Don Bentley – Veteran & Best Selling Author

2021-11-14T11:49:51-07:00November 14th, 2021|

Don Bentley read his first Tom Clancy novel when he was 13 years old. This Army Veteran is now writing for the “Tom Clancy universe” with his first novel achieving best seller status. Both Don’s grandfather and father served in the military. He was awarded an Army ROTC scholarship to Ohio State University and went on to fly Apache gunships. Don flew as part of the Quick Reaction Force on Operation Red Wings. Following his Army career, Don briefly tried [...]

Tue 11/9/2021

Three Veteran’s Day Perspectives

2021-11-09T09:30:18-07:00November 9th, 2021|

Veteran’s Day is a very important day for American Warrior Radio. Three Veterans joins us to share their thoughts. Frank Antenori served as a Green Beret. He trained Mujahedeen fighters to fight the Soviets, served in Desert Storm and returned to Afghanistan in 2002, participating in Operation Anaconda among other actions. His book Rough Neck 91 describes his A-Team’s battle against a numerically superior force in Iraq. Frank’s uncle Gino Merli was awarded the Medal of Honor in World War [...]

Sun 10/31/2021

COMCAST Senior VP Carol Eggert

2021-10-31T11:32:03-07:00October 31st, 2021|

COMCAST/NBC Universal Senior Vice President of Military and Veteran Affairs Carol Eggert says that when she was recruited by the company she “..wasn’t looking for a job but found a purpose.”  She had already compiled an impressive military career rising from the enlisted ranks to Brigadier General. When Carol first joined the Army, the service was still gender segregated; not all positions were open to women. The irony was not lost upon her while leading Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq [...]

Tue 10/26/2021

Mended Wings – Vietnam Purple Heart Pilots

2021-10-26T14:55:54-07:00October 26th, 2021|

Mended Wings: The Vietnam War Experience through the Eyes of Ten American Purple Heart Pilots is a compelling collection of stories of heroism. Author Colin P. Cahoon served as an Army helicopter pilot himself and the book is his homage to the generation that came before. Colin didn’t set out to be a helicopter pilot, but started in Air Assault School. After being dropped off in the woods and having to trudge back to base, he realized that the helicopter [...]

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