Sunday, June 19, 2016

Karen Woods, United Military Women of the Southwest

    The National Defense kicks off this week by speaking with Karen Woods of the United Military Women of the Southwest to discuss her group's activities in Las Cruces, N.M., especially their efforts to establish a women's veterans memorial.

    Sunday, June 12, 2016

    Oak Ridge Boys heading to Charlotte for the VFW Nat'l Convention

      Randy and Jerry look towards Charlotte, NC for the upcoming VFW National Convention and the musical headliner, The Oak Ridge Boys.  Jerry and Randy talk about the history of Presidential candidates appearing at the VFW National Convention over the years, and Jerry continues to incorrectly guess the discography of the Oakridge Boys.

      Sunday, May 29, 2016

      Dr. Matt Naylor, CEO of WWI Museum in Kansas City

        The National Defense welcomes Dr. Matt Naylor to the program to discuss the World War One Museum in Kansas City and it's programs, including special Memorial Day weekend ceremonies.  Randy talks with Matt about this incredible, world-class, facility and just some of the never before seen artifacts that are being displayed for the first time.  Check out the World War I Museum website for more information.

        Sunday, May 22, 2016

        Jim Palmersheim from Snowball Express

          The National Defense welcomes Air Force Veteran and American Airlines Captain Jim Palmersheim to the show to discuss an absolutely fantastic program for the children of soldiers who have died while serving our country: Snowball Express.  Jim talks about the program and his involvement flying kids down to Texas around Christmas every year, including those on his plane "Snowball One."