July 2016

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The following shows aired in July 2016. Click on the show date in the left column to listen to that show. Files are in MP3 format.
7/3/16 The 4th of JulyThis week Veterans Radio is replaying a special program from 3 July 2010. Join hosts Gary Lillie and Bob Gould and their guest Peter Fletcher who talks about all things American: the history of the American flag, 4th of July, patriotic songs, etc.

The Life Chest, is saluting all members of our American Military whether they are currently serving or veterans. Remember listeners that 2.7 million veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress  and unfortunately approximately 22 veterans commit suicide each day in the U.S. If you have a family member or friend suffering from PTSD there is help. Go to veteranscrisisline.net for help. This message is brought to you by *The Life Chest,* located in Troy, Michigan

The Life Chest is running a Special promotion online from July 1st through July 15th.* Go online to thelifechest.com  and enter Promo Code JULY4 at checkout to receive 50% off Patriot & Freedom Life Chests. For more information call (248) 220-4978.

7/10/16 Veterans History Project. This week on Veterans Radio we welcome William Vollano local representative from theVeterans History Project and World War II veteran John Anderson.The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.John Anderson was training to be a bomber pilot when the Army ended its enlisted pilot training program and he became a B-17 waist gunner who flew 22 missions over Germany during World War II
7/17/16 A Little of This and That. This week on Veterans Radio we are talking with Stephanie Zarb Program Manager forMichigan’s  Buddy to Buddy program. Ken Barrett, GM Global Chief Diversity Officer will be talking about  GM’s diversity and inclusion efforts and the importance of hosting programs like Hiring our Heroes and General Motors Veterans Hiring Initiative. John Kwiatkowski, Department Commander, State of Connecticut Military Order of the Purple Heart and much more.
7/24/16 Recovery and Healthcare. Join us as we talk with Army Veteran Dan Nevins about his recovery from an IED blast and the benefits of yoga.
We will also be joined by Commission on Care Chairperson Nancy Schlichting who will be talking about VA Health Care restructuring. Jim Fausone will be your host this Sunday.

7/31/16 Korea Redux. Join  military Journalist/Author/Historian, Lt. Col. William C. Latham, ret. U.S. Army. Chinook Pilot Vietnam, Director OCS Course, U.S. Army Logistics University giving an overview of Korea’s past, history, and current events.

Also, Roy Wenzl, of the Wichita Eagle will update the beatification status of recent Medal of Honor recipient and Korean War POW  “Servant of God” Fr. Emil Kapaun.