Sunday, December 21, 2014

Major Gen. Allen W. Batschelet

Randy welcomes Major Gen. Allen W. Batschelet, the 24th commanding general of Army Recruiting Command, to talk about his role with the United States Army in recruiting, and what is going on with military recruitment in the U.S. Maj. Gen. Batschelet addresses the process of not only volunteering to serve in the Army, but the processes that they address for those looking to end their military service.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Westley Thomas, author of 'A Hard Decision'


The National Defense opens this week by speaking with Vietnam veteran and author, Sgt. Westley Thomas, about his new book "A Hard Decision." Westley has taken his expereinces serving in the Vietnam war to create a story about what happens when the realities of the battlefield and the homefront collide. Check out his book on Amazon, or wherever books are sold.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Richard Lawrence, VFW National Pre-Discharge Rating Consultant

The National Defense welcomes Richard Lorrance, VFW National Pre-Discharge Rating Consultant to talk about the work the VFW does for those seeking help navigating the VA system, even in the direst of circumstances. Through paperwork being shuffled and reshuffled, a military veteran who's heart "peeled apart like a lemon" was nearly lost to the system, but Rick and his staff helped expidite his claims.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

"Rebecca's Soliloquy" author Roberta Adams

The National Defense opens up this week's show by speaking the author of the new Civil War era love story "Rebecca's Soliloquy," Roberta Adams. Roberta has taken a story she was told as a child and exhaustively researched it to flesh out a full civil war era tale. Check out her book on Amazon or wherever books are sold.