Sun 3/26/2023

I Married the War – Betty & Ken Rodgers

2023-03-26T11:43:12-07:00March 26th, 2023|

“I Married the War” is a powerful new documentary from husband & wife independent filmmakers Betty & Ken Rodgers. It tells the stories of 11 military wives whose lives were forever changed when their husbands returned from combat. The women span from World War II to present day. Betty and Ken previously produced another great documentary named “Bravo; Common Men, Uncommon Valor.” That film relates the stories of the Marines that fought at the siege of Khe Sahn. Ken fought [...]

Sun 3/19/2023

Flying in the Face of Fear – Kim Campbell

2023-03-19T10:26:14-07:00March 19th, 2023|

A-10 fighter pilot Kim Campbell picked up many leadership lessons over the course of a 24 year Air Force career. Some came in a “crucible moment” over Baghdad on April 7, 2003. While providing close air support for troops in contact, her aircraft was struck by a surface to air missile, knocking out all of the plane’s hydraulics. Ejecting over Baghdad was not a preferred option. In a matter of seconds she was able to analyze the situation and switch [...]

Mon 3/13/2023

Oscar Mike Radio

2023-03-13T11:42:47-07:00March 13th, 2023|

Oscar Mike Radio was founded by Marine Veteran Travis Partington when he was personally going through a very rough patch in life. He was also struggling to make sense of why the suicide rate among his fellow Veterans was so high. He created the podcast to give Veterans the opportunity to share their stories as a way of healing and communicating that they ARE special. Travis has some prior experience in the radio business. However, as he was thinking about [...]

Wed 3/8/2023

Navy Week

2023-03-08T09:11:53-07:00March 8th, 2023|

Navy Week is an outreach program conducted by the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Since 2005, the program has scheduled events in as many as 15 communities anualy with a focus on areas that do not have a significant Navy presence. In this episode we talk with four sailors participating in the year’s activities. To see if there is a Navy week coming to your community or one nearby, visit the NAVCO website. Lt. Mike Miller is a public affairs [...]

Wed 3/1/2023

Greg Drobny – Sheepdogs

2023-03-01T10:32:32-07:00March 1st, 2023|

Greg Drobny started writing in the early days of “blogging” as a full time contributor to The Rhino Den, an element of the Ranger Up company. Today he is one of the most prolific contributors to The Havok Journal.  His piece “The Sheepdog Analogy Is Deeply Flawed” is the focus of our discussion. The Sheepdog concept was first formed by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman in his book “On Killing”. His theory is that everyone falls into one of three categories; [...]

Sun 2/19/2023

Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins

2023-02-19T08:02:41-07:00February 19th, 2023|

Space Shuttle Commander Eileen Collins has spent more than 872 hours in space and logged 6,751 hours in the cockpits of 30 different types of aircraft.  In 1995 she became the first woman to pilot a space shuttle and then in 1999, the first woman to command a space shuttle mission.  Eileen joins us as part of our educational partnership with the Distinguished Flying Cross Society. Eileen’s father used to take the family to the airport to watch airplanes take [...]

Sun 2/12/2023

Buchenwald Medic Tim Kiniry

2023-02-12T11:35:44-07:00February 12th, 2023|

Buchenwald concentration camp was the worst sight Tim Kiniry has ever seen. That is saying a lot considering he spent World War II as part of the 45th Evacuation Hospital, witnessing the horrors of war up close and personal. Tim says he normally fainted at the sight of blood so working in a hospital would not have been his first choice, but “That is what I was ordered to do so I tried to do the best job I could.” [...]

Wed 2/8/2023

“Crosswinds” – Steven Myers

2023-02-08T12:01:55-07:00February 8th, 2023|

Steven Myers is a two-time Air Force Veteran and a self-described “serial entrepreneur”. He has founded no fewer than four companies and was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. He became the first American to fly an aircraft into the Kamchatka Peninsula since Charles Lindbergh. That adventure and the joint venture set up through that mission is subject of his best-selling book “Crosswinds: Adventure and Entrepreneurship in the Russian Far East". Steve experienced a very rough inner-city [...]

Sun 1/29/2023

Pike Logan Series – Brad Taylor

2023-01-29T11:14:10-07:00January 29th, 2023|

Pike Logan is the main character in a series of sixteen bestselling thrillers by Army Veteran Brad Taylor. The 17th novel in the series, “The Devil’s Ransom” was just released. The series features asymmetric warfare missions practiced by Pike Logan and the extra-legal “Task Force”. Brad served 21 years in the US Army, 8 years as a member of Delta Force. He serves as a security consultant on asymmetric threats for various agencies when he is not writing. He never [...]

Sun 1/22/2023

Havok Journal Update – Scott Faith

2023-01-22T10:32:27-07:00January 22nd, 2023|

Havok Journal owner Scott Faith joins us for an update on all things military and first responder. Scott begins by announcing the new Havok Journal partnership with Epoch Times called “Battlefields.” Battlefields will include a podcast and five or more articles weekly. Next we discuss New Year’s resolutions for Veterans.  Several of these resolutions parallel the mission of American Warrior Radio; telling their story and engaging members of their community. Other resolutions include not being afraid to ask for help [...]

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