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S4E8 Wear Blue Run to Remember- Lisa Hallett

The Soldier For Life Podcast

Release Date: 05/24/2020

S8E6 Army Hiring Days show art S8E6 Army Hiring Days

The Soldier For Life Podcast

Once a Soldier, Always a Soldier...a Soldier for Life! Our military is an all-volunteer force, and to keep it that way, we need to inspire the next generation to serve. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak to the Command Sergeant Major of the US Army Recruiting Command, CSM John Foley, about the latest campaign, "Army Hiring Days." Your service may have ended, but your mission hasn't; share your Army Story and support our Army Recruiters fill our Army with the very best! 

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S8E5 Call of Duty Transition Resources with Special Forces show art S8E5 Call of Duty Transition Resources with Special Forces

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Is Call of Duty real? Are Army Special Forces and Rangers the types of heroes that don't flinch in the face of danger?  Are these heroes like those depicted in the movies? Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak to Army Rangers LTC Dan Ferriter, and MSG Yuma Barnett along with Special Forces SGM Matt Parrish about the Real Life "Call of Duty," and the transitioning resources available to these elite operators

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S8E4 Insurance 101 with AAFMAA show art S8E4 Insurance 101 with AAFMAA

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American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association. What does AAFMAA do for our military community? Find out in this episode as LTC Olivia Nunn speaks with Jeremy Karr, Army Veteran, and the Membership Coordinator at AAFMA. Listen about the importance of having insurance before, during, and after your time in service, and what options are available outside of the standard SGLI afforded our service members. If you ever wanted to know the basics of Insurance 101, this is the episode you can't miss! 

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S8E3 Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Career Program  show art S8E3 Paralyzed Veterans of America Veterans Career Program

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PVA was founded by a band of service members who came home from WWII with spinal cord injuries. They created Paralyzed Veterans of America, an organization dedicated to serving veterans—and to medical research, advocacy, and civil rights for all people with disabilities. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with Lauren Lobrano the Director of the Veterans Career Program about the opportunities available to our military veterans. 

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S8E2 Blue Star Families show art S8E2 Blue Star Families

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Blue Star Families was founded by military spouses in 2009 to empower these families to thrive as they serve. We're committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors to create vibrant communities of mutual support. We believe we're all stronger when we take care of one another. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with founder and CEO Ms. Kathy Roth-Douquet about the program, the work they do, and why it's important to advocate for military families. 

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If you need a one-stop for your military family concerns/questions, check out Military Families Program. Two great non-profit organizations, Veterans Success Resource Group and the Yellow Ribbons United came together to help tackle the resource challenge for our military families. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak to Scott Davidson and Emma Dockery about upcoming events and how to get connected. 

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S7E13 Myth Busting the COVID vaccine with TRADOC show art S7E13 Myth Busting the COVID vaccine with TRADOC

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Do you believe in vaccinations? Are you concerned about getting the new COVID 19 vaccine but want to make the best decision? Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with Dr. COL. Chris Meyering, the Command Surgeon for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Dr. Meyering busts some of the concerns and why getting the vaccine is important to you, your family, and the health of our fighting force. 

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S7E12 Army Career Skills from a Retiring CSM Point of View show art S7E12 Army Career Skills from a Retiring CSM Point of View

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You may have heard about the DoD Skillsbridge Program and the Army's equivalent, Career Skills Program. We here at SFL are a huge advocate of Soldiers utilizing their last 6 months to intern at a company to gain valuable skills and knowledge during their transition window. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with CSM Tabitha Gavia on her take of the Army's CSP. CSM Gavia shares how her internship afforded her the opportunity to land employment as she hangs up her combat boots for the last time. 

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S7E11 Camouflaged Sisters show art S7E11 Camouflaged Sisters

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You've heard of "Band of Brothers," but have you heard of "Band of Sisters?" Service to our nation is an admirable one and not very many Americans serve. When you look out across the military, 17 percent of our service members are women. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak to Army Veteran, Lila Holley about the need for women to share their voices and tell their stories. 

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S7E10 Resiliency with Lisa Jaster show art S7E10 Resiliency with Lisa Jaster

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Resiliency, where does it come from? Why does it matter and how does it play a role in overcoming some of your life's biggest challenges. Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with LTC Lisa Jaster about resiliency and her story of becoming the first mom to earn the coveted Ranger Tab. You don't want to miss this episode of what digging deep really means. 

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Wear Blue is a running community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. Our running community unites and supports the military and their families, veterans, Gold Star Families, and civilians through active remembrance and meaningful relationships. We motivate and empower individuals to healthier, more inspired living. 

Listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak with the founder of Wear Blue Run to Remember, Lisa Hallet. Hear her story of how this non-profit was created and the commitment of giving back to those that remember our fallen heroes. Honor our fallen heroes this Memorial Day.