The Veterans Nation news team reports on an upcoming fund raising event where navy vet Michael McCastle will hand tow a 4,400 pound pickup truck across the floor of Death Valley. This amazing feat is to raise money and awareness of the tragic suicide deaths of 22 veterans each day.
Our hosts report on a poorly written law that allows deportation of veterans who served in the US military while on Green Card status.
Rick and Gloria hi-jack the news desk to talk about anything they want, including what could be done and what should be done to give veterans state, local and federal tax credits.
Show #7 – This movie trailer for “All The Way Home” tells the story of seriously wounded Iraq and Afghanistan vets who are able to spend a week fishing in Montana, courtesy of Lewis & Clark Expeditions and donations from private charity organizations.
Segment #16 – Interview with Lisa Kamen founder of Harvesting Happiness for Heroes, an organization dedicated to the reintegration and psychological wellness of our returning warriors.
Segment #12 – Rick visits the headquarters of the IAVA, and does an “Unplugged” interview with the organization’s founder Paul Rieckhoff. Paul served as a combat infantry officer in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division.