Thu 12/5/2019

Riton Optics – Brady Speth

2020-12-21T22:48:35-07:00December 5th, 2019|

Riton Optics Founder and CEO Brady Speth is featured in our Veteran Entrepreneur segment.  Brady is an Air Force Veteran and also a former member of the US Capital Police. BBG with Riton Optics CEO Brady Speth After serving as an air traffic controller, he returned to college to complete a business degree.  However, Brady missed the comradery he had in the military so when the opportunity to join the Capital Police came up he moved to DC. [...]

Sun 6/16/2019

Jeff Bosley – Green Beret to Hollywood

2021-03-24T17:05:55-07:00June 16th, 2019|

Jeff Bosley has faced tougher challenges than trying to make it big as an actor. He has served as a Green Beret medic and a firefighter so his “spectrum of suck” is probably wider that others in Hollywood. Like most of his generation, Jeff grew up playing with GI Joes and watching action films. He began his college career studying medicine and taking a few acting courses, but military service was always in the back of his mind. When 9/11 [...]

Sun 5/12/2019

Heroes Media Group – Adam Bird

2021-03-26T17:29:48-07:00May 12th, 2019|

Heroes Media Group Founder and CEO Adam Bird is our featured Veteran Entrepreneur for this episode.  Adam founded Heroes Media Group (A digital media branding and publishing company) to give a voice to our community heroes and those who support them. Adam enlisted in the Army National Guard after high school. His entry into communications and media was by accident; he “cut his teeth” in radio at KFNX in Phoenix and then began podcasting. Originally, Heroes Media Group was to [...]

Sun 9/2/2018

Martial Sciences – Johnny Linebarger & John Viol

2021-01-10T13:02:17-07:00September 2nd, 2018|

There is a critical distinction between the Martial Arts and Martial Sciences.  Today’s guests clarify the differences and teach us more about the science of protection. Johnny Linebarger is the CEO and Director of Training for KoSho Martial Training Institute. He spent 9 years in the US Air Force as a specialist in aerospace security. He is a three time All-American and holds nine world titles in sport karate competition. John Viol started training in martial sciences 1967. He was [...]

Mon 3/19/2018

Peter Sherayko – Veteran and Western Expert

2021-01-17T09:23:57-07:00March 19th, 2018|

Peter Sherayko volunteered for the Air Force just as the Vietnam War was getting started.  He then volunteered to go to Vietnam. (L-R) Peter Sherayko, BBG, John Eslinger Upon returning home he continued his college education but was becoming disillusioned with his field of choice. Following a fluke conversation with a radio show, Peter decided he wanted to become a radio disc jockey. Coincidentally, the commander of the local Air National Guard squadron owned the local radio station. [...]

Sun 1/21/2018

Freedom Blues – Hank Robinson

2021-01-17T09:16:19-07:00January 21st, 2018|

Hank Robinson, Hanro Studios Freedom Blues is Hank Robinson’s monument of honor to his fellow warfighters and Veterans. He is our first featured Veteran Entrepreneur story for 2018. Hank is a Veteran of three deployments himself; Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. He joined right after the 9/11 attacks. During his 9/12 Army career he earned a Bronze Star with Valor and an Army Commendation Medal with Valor. But when he separated, he found himself unable to find work, getting [...]

Sun 9/24/2017

Transition from Military to Civilian Employment – Jeffrey Marshburn

2021-01-25T09:29:56-07:00September 24th, 2017|

Jeffrey Marshburn is facing challenges making a transition. He is a highly competent and educated man.  He has three degrees including an MBA.  He has qualified for one of the most demanding organizations in the world and taught at perhaps the greatest leadership development institution on the planet. So, why can’t he find a job?  Well, Jeff is a Veteran.  He spent half of his career as a member of the Special Forces and the other half as an infantry [...]

Sun 4/16/2017

Sand Castle – Chris Roessner

2021-02-01T21:26:16-07:00April 16th, 2017|

Photo Credit: The Pat Tillman Foundation The screenplay for Sand Castle was inspired at sunrise in an abandoned Iraqi palace. Chris Roessner was guarding the palace and during his down time he watched the movie Platoon, a classic depicting the experience of young men during the Vietnam War.  Chris decided to write a screenplay about what it was like for HIS generation in the Iraq War. Chris joined the Army to help pay for college tuition – film [...]

Sun 12/4/2016

Vince Vargas – Veteran Entrepreneur

2021-03-02T13:34:44-07:00December 4th, 2016|

“Rocco” has had some ups and downs.  But his work ethic and indomitable spirit have led Vince Vargas to be one of the most hardworking Veteran entrepreneurs we have ever had on the show. His father started him playing baseball at the age of 4 as a way of keeping him out of trouble.  Rocco became sufficiently adept to earn a college baseball scholarship. But he still had a lot of growing up to do and a lack of focus [...]

Sun 11/6/2016

Debut Sunday for Veterans Day

2021-02-06T21:21:37-07:00November 6th, 2016|

Rowdy Johnson Our special Veterans Day show features two Veterans, both with upcoming debuts. Rowdy Johnson is a Navy Veteran and a talented country music artist.  He recently encountered a homeless Veteran on the streets of Tucson and was compelled to put that man’s story to music in the song “Unwanted Man”.  Rowdy has also organized a special concert at the Fox Tucson Theatre Nov. 15 to raise funds for the Tucson Community Foodbank and homeless vets. This [...]

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