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Upcoming Shows

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Next up in our Veteran Entrepreneur feature! Law Enforcement and Military Veteran Brady Speth and is wife Carrie founded Riton Optics in 2013.  Their goal is to bring quality and affordability to the optics industry
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Former DEA Agent Steve Murphy was one half of the duo (along with Agent Javier Pena) whose story was told in the Netflix Series “Narcos”.  Steve returns to American Warrior Radio to discuss more details shared in their new book “Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar”

Recent Shows

Resiliency & Helping Others – Lisa Goad

Resiliency is defined as the ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity or the like. Lisa Goad Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein recently stated “Suicide is an adversary that is killing more of our airmen than any enemy on the planet” and ordered a branch wide Resiliency Operational Pause. Master Sergeant Lisa Goad served more than 20 years as an Air Force Security Forces Defender. She took pride in the idea that she was protecting others every day. While serving overseas she was assaulted, an attack that left both physical and psychological wounds. Confused [...]

September 29th, 2019|

In Harm’s Way – Glen Burton

Providing close protection and security for high profile clients wasn’t Glen Burton’s first career.  He initially learned the applicable skills, strategies and instincts while serving with an elite unit of the British Army. The stories of his rather adventurous life and lessons learned along the way are the subjects of the book “In Harm’s Way; Always Moving Forward”. Glen Burton As a 21 year old, he was offered the opportunity to serve as part of the personal detail for General Sir Michael Rose; head of the United Nation military protection forces in Sarajevo.  Despite the very real threats, [...]

September 22nd, 2019|

Sgt. Will Gardner – Max Martini

Sgt. Will Gardner was a labor of love for Max Martini. An accomplished actor, he has played military roles in many films including “13 Hours”, “The Great Raid”, “Captain Phillips” and the TV Series “The Unit”. While Max has relatives who served in the military and law enforcement, it wasn’t until his role in "Saving Private Ryan" that he was inspired to create a calling for himself to help Veterans. He feels that “Saving Private Ryan” was key to allowing Veterans of that generation to open up & heal emotional injuries. His hope is that Sgt Will Gardner will help [...]

September 1st, 2019|

Hunting the Caliphate – Dana Pittard & Wes Bryant

“Hunting the Caliphate: America’s War on ISIS and the Dawn of the Strike Cell” is a compelling new book that tells the story of America’s war against ISIS from the first hand perspective of the men who started it. Co-Authors Major General Dana Pittard (US Army Ret) and Master Sergeant Wes Bryant (US Air Force Ret) share a preview. Master Sergeant Wes Bryant Major General Dana Pittard Dana is a highly decorated combat leader who was chosen to lead the initial U.S. response to halt the aggressive spread of ISIS in Iraq. Wes was a Joint [...]

August 25th, 2019|

Arizona’s 9/11 Tower Challenge

The Arizona 9/11 “Never Forgotten” Tower Challenge is believed to be the nation’s largest Sept. 11 memorial event using exclusively first responders, military members and their families.  Last year over 2,000 participants accepted the challenge to climb 2,071 steps, equal to the number of floors in the World Trade Center Towers. The event has raised nearly $200,000 for charities that support military and first responder families. Rob Brandt is a Tucson Police Dept. Sergeant and President of the 9/11 Tower Challenge Foundation. “We wanted to have a memorial but not a sorrowful type, somber memorial. We wanted to challenge everyone [...]

August 18th, 2019|

Undersea Rescue Command – Patrick Bunker

Undersea Rescue Command is one of the US Navy’s most specialized commands. Their mission is to be prepared to mobilize anytime to rescue any US or NATO submarine anywhere in the world. MCPO Patrick Bunker with BBG Master Chief Petty Officer Patrick Bunker is also a Captain in the Tucson Fire Department and was serving with Undersea Rescue Command when they were deployed to assist with search and rescue mission for the Argentinian submarine ARA San Juan in 2017. Pat shares the reason firefighters are perfect for the URC mission is that they are rescue operations rather than [...]

August 11th, 2019|

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ONLY 1% OF OUR POPULATION SERVES OUR NATION IN THE MILITARY

Even fewer have taken the oath to protect us on the home front. The mission of American Warrior Radio is to bridge the gap of understanding between those who took the oath and the rest of the civilian population. We do so by telling the stories of the men & women in our military/first responder communities… and those who support them.

MEET YOUR HOST

Ben Buehler-Garcia never served in the military or carried a badge. This is why he considers it his duty to support those who have.

For nearly three decades he has volunteered with several initiatives to support military and first responder families including the Tucson Chamber Military Affairs Committee, the 9/11 Never Forgotten Tower Challenge Foundation, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, USS Tucson 770 Club, the Tucson Community Cares Foundation and as Honorary Commander for the 12th Air Force/Air Forces Southern.

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