Veteran Cast

Veteran Cast

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Educating, informing, and improving the lives of Veterans
18: Navy Club Ship 35: Keep the Fleet to Keep the Peace
Jun 5 • 41 min
On 18 June 1938, at a Navy Veterans Reunion in Quincy, Illinois, a new and powerful organization, the Navy Club of the United States of America, was launched. On that day, a Constitution and By-Laws was adopted to govern this unique and distinguished…
17: Marine for Life Network
May 20 • 38 min
Marine For Life is an extension of the Marine ethos “Once a Marine, Always a Marine”. Marine For Life is a continuation of the Marine Corps’ strategic engagement with Marines and their families across the continuum of the Marine For Lifecycle - commencing…
16: Project Healing Waters: Rehabilitation of Disabled Veterans With Fly Fishing Outings
May 11 • 39 min
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is unique in that their volunteers are teaching classes on an on-going, long term basis. It is much more than a one-time fishing trip. Their program provides basic fly fishing, fly casting, fly tying and rod building…
15: Purple Heart 3 (PH3): Veteran Owned, Veteran Employed, and Veteran First Security Company
Apr 17 • 52 min
On this week's Veteran Cast, we are joined by Michael Fickert, Senior Project Manager of Purple Heart 3, a Veteran Owned & Veteran employed security company out of Indianapolis. Michael joins Veteran Cast to talk about his background in the Army, and then…
14: Indy Custom Cornhole and Its Founder, US Marine Scott Melby
Mar 30 • 45 min
On this week's Veteran Cast, we take a bit of a break from Veteran's affairs and speak to entrepreneur Scott Melby. Scott is a US Marine who founded Indy Custom Cornhole. Indy Custom Cornhole is the first and largest cornhole business in Indiana, starting…
13: Team Rubicon: Disasters are their Business, Veterans are their Passion.
Mar 20 • 34 min
Team Rubicon’s primary mission is providing disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology…
12: The Mission Continues: Empowering Veterans To Keep Serving and Succeeding
Mar 13 • 34 min
Since their founding, The Mission Continues has always been a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to bringing together veterans and innovative community organizations to create transformational change for communities in need all across the…
11: Vetforce: Salesforce Career Accelerator for Military Service Members, Veterans, and Spouses
Mar 7 • 36 min
Salesforce created the Vetforce program to build connections between our ecosystem and the military community. Veterans and spouses embark on one or more learning journeys where they receive structured, self-paced Salesforce training, collaborate in an…
10: Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV)
Feb 26 • 36 min
Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing veterans, service members and military families for successful employment by connecting them with employers that seek top quality, well-trained employees. We make a…
9: Eleven Fifty Coding Academy: Veterans and GI Bill Welcome!
Feb 7 • 48 min
Eleven Fifty's coding academy provides immersive learning programs that help you develop into polished entry-level professionals in weeks not years. They recognize that people in their program are looking to launch or change your career immediately. In…
8: Transitioning with Post-Traumatic Stress… and News on the YMCA’s Support!
Jan 30 • 51 min
The Taylor brothers both served in combat - Scott as an F-15 Fighter Pilot in the Air Force and Ted as an EOD Chief in the Navy. The experiences and transition for these two warriors were starkly different. We discuss the challenges of their journeys…
7: Run Ranger Run: Support for Transition from Active Military Service to Civilian Life.
Jan 25 • 39 min
In 2013, 3rd Ranger Battalion combat veteran Cory Smith highlighted the difficult transition so many veterans face by making a very difficult, public and personal transition. Cory ran from Columbus, GA to Indianapolis, IN – 565 miles - to his daughter.…
6: Travis Manion Foundation: Strengthening America’s National Character with Veterans Leading the Way
Jan 18 • 36 min
The Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) is strengthening America’s national character. In an increasingly divisive cultural climate, they unite and strengthen communities. Our nation needs role models that inspire and we should look no further than the civic…
5: INVets: Connecting Veterans From Across the World with Indiana Careers
Dec 11, 2017 • 42 min
Armed forces veterans come to the workforce with many of the attributes employers want most: maturity, experience, a can-do attitude and an understanding of teamwork and shared objectives. Conexus Indiana launched INVets to connect veterans with the…
4: What is Team Red, White, & Blue?
Dec 6, 2017 • 40 min
Michael Cook is the Director of Indianapolis' Team Red, White, Blue Chapter. Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Enrichment is defined as creating…
3: Why Veterans Join the American Legion
Dec 4, 2017 • 32 min
The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of…
2: No Greater Love Movie: An Interview with Purple Heart Recipient Tom Gorup
Nov 8, 2017 • 35 min
No Greater Love depicts the combat deployment of the legendary “No Slack” Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, through the eyes of Army Chaplain Justin David Roberts. While deployed in Afghanistan, Justin decided to carry a camera to document the hardships…
1: Reveille: A Roll Call for Hoosier Veterans
Oct 31, 2017 • 38 min
Blaine Zimmerman of Circle City Vets and Matt Hall, the Indianapolis Mayor's Veteran Service Officer join Harrison and Douglas Karr for the inaugural podcast, Veteran Cast. The mission of Veteran Cast is to educate, inform, and improve the lives of…