Friday, May 2, 2008

National Veterans News

- Staff Sgt. Shawnda Bass has overcome her former life of crime, broken homes and youth troubles with the help of a persistent Army recruiter, Sgt. 1st Class Clifton Magwood (retired). The two met again at a suprise reunion in Washington D.C. on April 23rd. We talk with them about a life changed and their reunion.
- Many veteran suffering from muscle and back pain are seeking chiropractic treatment of their injuries. We'll speak with Kansas City chairopractor, Dr. June Rogers and John Falardeau, Vice President of Government Relations for the American Chiropractic Association.
- Snap-on-Tools provides many business opportunities for veterans including a BIG discount on consignment! We'll speak with Tommy Clark, Vice President of Franchising for Snap-on-Tools.

HOT TOPICS: VFW demands passage of new GI Bill for the 21st century! Run-down barracks spark military response! Sharp jump in felons allowed to enlist!

Monday, April 28, 2008

Assignment Afghanistan: Jerry Calls in From Camp Salerno!

- Jerry calls in with details about his current trip and the situation in Afghanistan!
- Marines targeting women? We'll speak with 17-year-old, Ana Castillo, about her recent decision to join the Marines, and Cpt. Eric Tausche of the 9th Marine Corps District, on the Marines innovative outreach to potential women recruits.