Brave & Faithful Podcast - Military Veterans & Servicemembers

Brave & Faithful Podcast - Military Veterans & Servicemembers

By Fortis Et Fidelis - Veteran Advocate
“To the brave and faithful, nothing is impossible.” A podcast where Navy Chief, Reden Dionisio, talks to our brave and faithful military veterans and service members.

We discuss their time in service, sacrifice and success after service.

How they've been able to apply the lessons they've learned in the military to life after, in their second service.

Learn how you can apply the same principles in order to succeed in business and in life.

This Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to honoring the brave and faithful.


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023: You can do more than you think you can!
With Army Veteran, Adaptive Athlete for Operation Enduring Warrior and Spartan Race, Jonathan Lopez. Join us as he discusses how you can destroy your excuses. You can do more than you think you can! Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW) is a veteran-founded non‐profit 501(c)(3) whose mission is to honor, empower, and motivate our nation’s wounded military and law enforcement veterans through physical, mental and emotional rehabilitation. Our programs help participants overcome adversity and hardship through innovation, teamwork, and perseverance. This ultimately enables the lives of our wounded military and public service veterans to go in directions they may have once thought were impossible. To learn more, go to https://www.enduringwarrior.org/ OEW is a 100% volunteer-run organization. Donations go directly towards operational support of the organization and our various programs. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
36:09
February 19, 2020
022: Helping disabled Veterans live an active lifestyle.
With Army National Guard Veteran, Earl Granville. Earl is a Combat Wounded Leg Amputee who brings awareness and ideas to the public about the adversity struggles in society from his personal experiences. In the summer of 2008 while on a patrol in Zormat, Afghanistan, his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb which resulted in the amputation of his left leg through the knee. His comrades, Specialist Derek Holland of Wind Gap, Pennsylvania and Major Scott Hagerty of Stillwater, Oklahoma were killed in action. After his injury, Earl found himself competing in many sports adapting to his injury such as snow boarding, ice sled hockey, GoRuck endurance Challenges and Spartan Races. He is a Team Member for the veteran ran and owned non-profit Operation Enduring Warrior, and is the President of Partnerships of the veteran found apparel line, Oscar Mike. Both organizations have a mission to keep our disabled veterans continuing to live an active lifestyle after their respected injuries. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
47:06
February 16, 2020
021: Set a goal, then do something every day to crush it!
With Army Veteran Robert Camp. Founder of E2:8 Fitness. To learn more about how Robert is helping others become better versions of themselves, go to https://www.e28fitness.com/ "Comparison is the thief of Joy. Focus on your own goals, and then work hard every day to smash them” The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
31:14
February 12, 2020
020: Educating, Equipping and Empowering Veterans with Project Echelon.
With Army Veteran, Eric Beach. Eric is the Co-Founder of Project Echelon. A non profit organization that Educates, Equips, and Empower Veterans and their communities through physical activity and self discovery. Two main approaches are through Veteran Mentorship and supporting Veterans' Initiatives. To learn more about Project Echelon, go to https://www.projectechelon.org/ The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
30:56
February 8, 2020
019: Lifting weights and uplifting veterans.
With Army Veteran and Founder of LFTVET Apparel, Dom Franco. LFTVET is a community that honors and supports each other through the adjustments post military, with the mission to LIFT VETS through fitness and camaraderie. For more info, go to https://lftvet.com/ The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
26:54
February 5, 2020
018: If you don't take care of your body, where would you live?
With Army Reserves, Registered Dietician, Health Educator, Personal Trainer and Wellness Coach JoAnn Barmettler.  If you don't take care of your body, where would you live? The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
28:47
February 1, 2020
017: Connecting Veterans through fitness with Lift for the 22.
With Navy Veteran and Founder of Lift for the 22, Carter Davis.  Lift For The 22 is a national nonprofit (501c3) designed to connect the veteran community, aid in the transition to civilian life and reduce veteran suicide. Since 2015 we have partnered with over 500 fitness facilities nationwide who discount/donate gym memberships to us, which we then make available to our brethren. Lift For The 22 believes that through fitness, camaraderie, and peer to peer support, we can help end the suicide epidemic, and ease the transition to civilian life. For more information, go to https://liftforthe22.net/ The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
46:50
January 29, 2020
016: Get comfortable in "the suck."
With Army Veteran AJ Richards. AJ shares his story of failures and success as the Founder and CEO of Rush Club Human Performance Center. "Burn your ships and get comfortable in the suck." Take that step forward and don't be afraid to fail. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/
45:10
January 25, 2020
015: Rise of the Vetrepreneur.
With Army Veteran Ricoh Danielson. A Veterean who has worn many hats since leaving the service. He's an author of "Rise of the Vetrepreneur", Owner of Fortitude Tech LLC and business advisor to many gym owners. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
35:46
January 22, 2020
014: Becoming an "Ambitious Vet."
With Marine Corps Veteran Chris Hoffmann. Founder and CEO of VET Training/Coaching. Helping veterans find a purposeful and meaningful life outside the uniform. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
38:25
January 18, 2020
013: Helping Veterans find their purpose with FitOps Foundation.
With Army Veteran Erik Bartell. Director of Fitops Foundation, a non profit helping veterans find their purpose through fitness with a lifetime support network. FitOps is a non-profit organization powered by PERFORMIX® that trains and certifies veterans as elite personal trainers. The on-site program concludes with the certification of fitness industry professionals — who are experts in exercise and in leadership, designated as Certified Veteran Fitness Operatives (CVFO). For more information, go to https://fitops.org/ The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
29:04
January 15, 2020
012: Starting your own supplemental company.
With Marine Corps Veteran Mike Race. USMC Veteran and Founder of RGN Suppz. "Slow is steady and steady is fast." Mike talks about how he started his own supplemental company, RGN Suppz. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
29:36
January 11, 2020
011: Your environment will shape you.
With Army Veteran Justin Bohannon. President and Founder of Make A Vet Sweat (MAVS). Serving Texas veterans and their spouses by covering the cost of gym membership for 3 months to beat PTSD. "Surround yourself with people who work harder than you!" The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
46:50
January 7, 2020
010: Battle for the Fallen.
With Benjamin Riddle. USMC Veteran. Co-Owner & Head Coach of Five Rings Strength and Conditioning located in Charlotte, NC.  Doing his part in giving back to our community with his non profit organization Battle For The Fallen, in memory of his brothers who were lost in battle. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
41:05
December 20, 2019
009: Be real with your message and don't be someone you're not.
With EJ Kaku. USAF Veteran. Owner of EJ Fitness and Crossfit Coach. "You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk?" Nothing fancy or witty, but can be applied to anything. Bottom line, just be real with your message and don't be someone you're not. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
57:34
December 14, 2019
008: Building a Crossfit Community.
With Korey Bromery. USMC Veteran. Owner of Crossfit Humidity, located in Beaufort, SC on how he built a Crossfit community in the South. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
17:35
December 10, 2019
007: Providing value and results for your clients.
With Bobby Powers. Navy Veteran, Strength and Nutrition Coach.  As a Personal Trainer, what's most important is the value and results you provide your clients, not who your certification is from. The testimonials and changes you make in the lives of people will be your most important certification. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
32:20
December 6, 2019
006: Living the "Iron Way."
With  Tommy Williams. Army Veteran and Founder of FerroVia Athletic Apparel. "You have the tools, you just have to use it." Learn how to live the "Iron Way." The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
35:21
December 4, 2019
005: "Show, don't tell."
With Eli Rubin. Navy Veteran. Again Faster & X Training Equipment Ops Manager, Eli Rubin. "Show, don't tell" As a business or fitness professional showing your clients, your people how its done, is better than just telling them. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
28:13
November 29, 2019
004: Learn about the Alabama Fit Tribe.
Air Force Veteran Charles Wilson and Jesse Calvert of the Army Reserve join me on the show to talk about how they built their own tribe. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
25:56
November 26, 2019
003: "If you're on time, you're late. If you're 15 minutes early, you're on time."
With Misty Henderson. USMC Veteran turned Brand Developer and Strategist. "If you're on time, you're late. If you're 15 minutes early, you're on time." The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
23:52
November 22, 2019
002: “Sometimes you’re the pigeon and sometimes you’re the statue.”
We talk with Andy Nelson. Army Veteran turned Trademark Attorney with Fortis LLP. Also known as the Trademark Veteran, helping fellow Vets with his legal advice and service. “Sometimes you’re the pigeon and sometimes you’re the statue.”  Good and bad, roll with it and move forward. The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members. To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
27:07
November 19, 2019
001: "A good athlete doesn't make a good coach. A good coach doesn't make a good owner."
We talk with Curtis Romano. USMC Veteran and Crossfit Lead Coach located in Charlotte, NC. "A good athlete doesn't make a good coach. A good coach doesn't make a good owner." The Brave and Faithful Podcast is sponsored by Fortis Et Fidelis, a brand dedicated to the brave and faithful service of our military members.  To learn more about the brave and faithful, go to https://www.fortis-fidelis.com/blogs/news-stories
32:29
November 15, 2019