Sunday, November 8, 2015

Paul Katis, Director of 'Kilo Two Bravo'

    The National Defense welcomes the director of the fantastic film "Kilo Two Bravo." Paul Katis, to the program to discuss his new film and the process of accurately telling this gripping story.  "Kilo Two Bravo" is the story of a company of British soldiers who found themselves pinned down in a minefield in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in 2006.  The film is available in many theaters across the country, as well as online.  For more information, check out the webiste for "Kilo Two Bravo."

    Sunday, November 1, 2015

    Nashville Recording artist Amber Hayes and 'Hero's Heart'

      The National Defense is proud to welcome Nashville recording artist Amber Hayes to the program to discuss her single "Hero's Heart."  Amber's song was originally created as a tribute to her uncle, Command Sgt. Major Bennie G. Adkins, who was recently awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in the Special Forces in the Vietnam War.  Amber has recently released an EP entitled "Running Out of Memories" and is currently touring the country with Ronnie McDowell.  For more information on Amber Hayes, and to hear her song "Hero's Heart," check out her website at

      Sunday, October 25, 2015

      Glenn Towery, Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

        The National Defense welcomes the creator of the Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel, Glenn Towery, to the program to discuss the inspiration for his channel, what exactly his program offers up for programming, and where he sees the Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel going in the future.

        Sunday, October 18, 2015

        Humane Association President Dr. Robin Ganzert

          The National Defense welcomes back the President and CEO of the American Humane Association, Dr. Robin Ganzert, to the program to talk about the recent bill passed in both houses on Capitol Hill and awaiting signature from the President to retire American service dogs ON American Soil.  The VFW and the American Humane Association paired up after hearing the story of Army Specialist Brent Grommet and his service dog Matty.