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The Brave and Faithful

The Brave and Faithful

By Fortis Et Fidelis
“To the brave and faithful, nothing is impossible.” A podcast where Navy Chief, Reden Dionisio, talks to our brave and faithful military veterans and active duty 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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108: Claymore Vets with Maria Salazar
Creating a community where you are thriving, not just surviving. Maria is a Marine Veteran and the Founder of Claymore Vets, a non profit cultivating a creative and connected community of Military Veterans, First Responders, and Artists through clay and arts. She shares her story of how a suicide by one of her Marines aspired her to start a non profit that provided therapeutic benefits for people when working with clay.  Guest Links: Claymore Vets Book Recommendation: The Alchemist This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
33:16
May 24, 2022
107: Hope for the Warriors with Lee Bonar
"Pride and ego will kill you." Lee Bonar served the Marine Corps for 33 years retiring as a Sergeant Major in 2018. After retiring, he joined Hope for the Warriors, partnering with over 100 organizations in their mission to provide assistance to combat wounded service members, their families, and families of those killed in action. He is now the Director of Military Relations and the Regional Operations Manager in North Carolina for the organization.  Guest Links: https://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/ Book Recommendation: Hundred Year Marathon This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
51:25
May 17, 2022
106: She Vets it with Althea Williams
"No matter your experiences, you still have a purpose." Althea D. Williams is not your average veteran, having earned her bachelors and masters before joining the military. She was inspired by other family members who served, but was ultimately medically retired due to suffering with PTSD and surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from a near-fatal accident. She then created the platform, She Vets It; where women from all branches of the military come together in a safe space to connect, converse and collaborate via social media platforms.  Guest Links: https://shevetsit.com/ Book Recommendations: Outliers  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
37:52
May 10, 2022
105: Serving those who served with John Martin
"Instead of saying thanks, give thanks." John Martin is the Director of Aftercare for the University of Health and Performance (UHP) at Camp FitOps, ensuring UHP graduates have a lifetime of support in the form of veteran peer groups, individual coaching, employment assistance, mental health advocacy, and referral services when needed. John is also a nationally certified Grief Recovery Specialist, Performance Coach and sought after speaker. Guest Links: university-hp.com   Book Recommendation: The Four Agreements This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
58:00
May 03, 2022
104: Lead Courageously with Todd Simmons
Run Your Own Race.  You control the outcome, so focus on your own race. Todd Simmons is an Air Force Veteran whose transition was unpredictable as he retired into the COVID-19 pandemic. The positive is that it gave a forced pause for him to figure out what he wanted to do in his second chapter. He was fortunate be end his military career by being heavily involved in education and development for the Air Force. That set him on a path to live with purpose. Guest Links: Courageous Leadership Alliance Book Recommendation: Can't Hurt Me This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
45:48
April 26, 2022
103: Building relationships and leading yourself first with Mike Erwin
Human connection to life is critical, especially the past couple years. Never forget that the quality of our relationships with family and friends is critical. Lean in to the relationships. Mike is currently an Army Reserve Officer and is the Founder of Team RWB and the Positivity Project. Check out his books Lead yourself first and Leadership is a Relationship. Guest Links: Character Leadership Center, Positivity Project, Team RWB Book Recommendation: The Alchemist, Good to Great This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
51:44
April 19, 2022
102: Providing compassionate care with Bonnie Carroll
This week, I have US Air Force Reserve Officer, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Founder & President of TAPS, Bonnie Carroll. We talk about the founding of the non profit after the death of her husband, she set out to create a national program providing compassionate care for all who are grieving the death of a service member. Since its launch in 1994, TAPS has cared for the more than 100,000 surviving family members through a national network of peer-based emotional support services; a 24/7 helpline available to those grieving a loss; connections to community based care throughout the nation; and casework assistance for families navigating all of the resources and benefits available to them. Guest Links: TAPS.org or TAPS helping Ukraine Book Recommendation: Leaders Eat Last, Malcolm Gladwell books This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
36:20
April 12, 2022
101: How to DO MORE with LESS with Bernie Stone
Bernie Stone is an Army Veteran who also is now doing more with less. He is a Mentor, Investor, Founder of Strategic Scouts Consulting and a Bunker Labs city leader. He explains the importance of mentorship and provides a unique way of how his past clients have returned the favor with bottles of bourbon. Learn more from Bernie by following the link below! Guest Links: www.berniestone.com Book Recommendation: Entrepreneurial Leap  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
42:43
April 05, 2022
100: Perspective on Military Service, Leadership and Business
On this episode, I have a long time friend and Navy Vet, Louie Maneja as the special host as he interviews yours truly, Reden Dionisio. We talk about my service, leadership, family, the podcast and business in general. Appreciate all the supporters out there and I hope you enjoy this episode!  Book Recommendation: Man Up, Atomic Habits  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:58
March 29, 2022
099: Preparing for an optimal transition with KP
"Being prepared and open to help is key to an optimal transition. Don’t shut any doors before taking a look at what’s inside being offered. It just might surprise you." KP is an Army Veteran and host of the Morning Formation podcast where he provides information on military career & personal transition into and out of the military. He shares with us how not to make yourself your worst enemy when seeking help, seek help, and don't ever think you're never good enough. No single failure will ever define who you are. Guest Links: The Morning Formation Podcast Book Recommendation: 1000 Years For Revenge This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
49:11
March 22, 2022
098: The Operational Athlete Matt Pech
"You are not alone in whatever it is your are going through. There are people out there that not only love you, but understand you and that are willing to help you." Matt spend 15 years in the Army, mostly with ODA. Outside of the uniform, he had difficulty with mental health issues and not asking for help. He has since overcome those challenges is now known as the Operational Athlete, leading others in the Lift, Fight, Shoot way of being ready. Listen in on his story and the many business ventures he's got going on from his business, non profit and a boxing gym.  Guest Links: Operationalathlete.us Book Recommendation: Tip of the Spear This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
48:41
March 15, 2022
097: The Body Man with Eric Bishop
"Don't quit. You'll never get published if you quit writing a book." Eric Bishop is an Author of The Body Man, a political thriller set on a character from the White House charged with the task of protecting and defending the office of the Presidency from threats both outside and in. He shares his story first as a reader before becoming a writer, how Tom Clancy inspired him and the success of military veterans such as Jack Carr as a writer.  Guest Links: www.ericpbishop.com Book Recommendation: Transfer of Power This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
58:19
March 08, 2022
096: Drive On despite the hardship with Scott DeLuzio
Scott was in the National Guard, Author of the book Surviving Son, and host of Drive On Podcast. He shares how his younger brother inspired him to join the military and also write his book. “While you may feel like you're the only one in the world who is suffering the way you are, I guarantee that someone else has been there before and most likely came out the other side of that struggle OK. If they can do it, so can you.” Guest Links: Drive On Podcast Book Recommendation: The Hurricane Within This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:05:17
March 01, 2022
095: Shop Veteran Made with Drew & Nick of Apex Gear Co.
"Everyone goes through struggle. Don't feel like you can't reach out!" One Marine (Nick) and an Army Veteran (Drew) grew up together and continued to keep in touch while in the service. Now in their second service, they've fulfilled their "Bro Dream" of going into business together, founding Apex Gear Company. They've connected with veteran and active duty owned businesses (including us), creating a win win situation showcasing products made by our community. Make sure to check over 80 veteran owned products and shop veteran made at the link below! Guest Links: https://shopveteranmade.com/  Book Recommendation: A Farewell To Arms, Extreme Ownership This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:03:19
February 22, 2022
094: Into the Storm with Luke Freshwater
"Write your own story. Take the experience you've gone through in the military and grow from it." Luke Freshwater is an Army EOD Veteran who is now one of the Authorized Training Partners of RBLP, helping leaders build resilient teams. Most importantly, he is a father of 5 all the while running multiple businesses! Listen as he shares how he handles the storms that come and his plans on impacting impacting parents in his journey in publishing children's books. Guest Links: Luke on Instagram Book Recommendation: Parenting with Love and Logic This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
39:36
February 15, 2022
093: The Vet with a Mic with Ryan
I talk to trained clinical Psychologist and Navy Vet Ryan of Vet with a Mic Podcast. Ryan discusses his time in service where he and I actually were stationed together overseas. He describes how he had a life changing experience at the VA that led to what he's doing now.  "Life is suffering, but we can find meaning in it" Find meaning in your suffering. Guest Links: Vet with a Mic Book Recommendation: Man's Search For Meaning This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
55:58
February 08, 2022
092: Build Value One Investment At A Time with Randall Broyles
Randall Broyles is an Army Veteran and Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Investor, founding the company called Military First Investment Group. In this episode, you'll learn how Randall was able to invest in CRE and how he's able to balance family time and in acquiring, managing properties. The key thing is, "Don't be scared. You'll fall at times but continue to move forward." The most rewarding part about his second service? Having the time to wake his daughter up, pack her lunch and taking her to school.  Guest Links: Military First Investment Group Book Recommendation: Who Not How This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
33:38
February 01, 2022
091: Harder 2 Kill with Dave Morrow
"Don't take your body and health for granted. Nobody else can help you but you." Dave Morrow was in the Canadian Army Reserves, deployed with US and Coalition Forces to Afghanistan during his time. He struggled to find his way back in the civilian world after being medically separated from the Army. He didn't think he deserved the help as a Reservist so it took a while for him to seek help. As he began to find his way back, he went back to the thing he was great at, teaching and coaching others. Make sure to also check out his hrd2kill podcast and learn how he's helping fellow vets, military, LEOs and EMS professionals get insight from all over the planet on fitness, nutrition, mindset and mental health. Guest Links: www.davemorrow.net Book Recommendation: 12 Rules for Life This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:11:00
January 25, 2022
090: Lead from the Front with GORUCK Founder Jason McCarthy
"The great hope is that I'm fulfilled... Life is a short place, you need to get out there and go after it. Bring other people along for the ride." Jason Founded GORUCK with his wife out of a war torn house in West Africa without a business plan. He even wrote a book entitled, "How not to start a backpack company." After struggling to find customers, Jason started the GORUCK Challenge and now the company has over 500 GORUCK clubs around the world with numerous events and training offered to its community. Listen to how Jason started his journey in the Army Special Forces, the early beginnings of GORUCK and the plans for the feature, which include a fitness event in Jacksonville, FL from April 22-24 2022 SandlotJax.com Guest Links: GORUCK Book Recommendation: Man's Search For Meaning This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
58:28
January 18, 2022
089: The Franchise Fitter Diane Pleuss
"Franchising is more than french fries and fast food" Diane Pleuss is a franchise consultant, providing a targeted solution to finding perfect opportunities by matching qualified candidates with high performing franchise companies. She is also a military brat and military spouse, who knows about life in the military and why veterans have the traits to become successful franchise owners. In this episode we go over: - What qualities does a franchise need? - The entire process of finding a franchise for you - Veteran Franchise Program - How she has been able to run at least 1 mile a day for 600 days and counting! Guest Links: Diane Pleuss Book Recommendation: Success Principles This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
44:22
January 11, 2022
088: Kick Ass in Business and in Life with Bedros Keuilian
Bedros Keuilian's story is one of rags to riches. Growing up in a communist country, his family emigrated to America to live the American Dream. Using the "Immigrant Edge" mentality, he's built a successful fitness franchise, FitBody Boot Camp, become a best selling author, Man Up, and is known as the hidden genius that entrepreneurs turn to when they want to create high level mastermind and coaching programs. Recorded in 2018, this episode provides tons of value! - How to be resourceful in your business. Provides 4 tips to gain more leads/clients - Why you have an obligation to provide your service/product - Make results, not excuses - Take action, don't be an information gatherer "Circumstance does not change responsibility." You still have a responsibility to show up, no matter the circumstance.  Guest Links: Bedros, PT Power Book Recommendation: Psycho-Cybernetics This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
44:48
January 04, 2022
087: Growing a Profitable Online Coaching Business with Jason Phillips
Jason Phillips is the Founder of Nutrition Coaching Institute, where he provides the tools and mindset Coaches need to assist with their clients various challenges. He knows firsthand these struggles, challenges recovering from anorexia and learned that the proper application of food can save lives. He provided a lot of value in the for our veterans in the coaching business, how to better connect with clients, and make a greater impact in other peoples lives. Guest Links: Jason Phillips Book Recommendation: This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
49:44
December 27, 2021
086: Building a Brand on Social Media with Danny Lehr
This podcast episode, I sat down with the Founder of Caffeine & Kilos, Danny Lehr on how to Build a Brand on Social Media. Recorded back in 2018. Guest Links: https://dannylehr.com/ Book Recommendation: Mindset This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
42:29
December 20, 2021
085: Conclave of Warriors with Rafa Conde
In December 2018, I attended the first annual Conclave of Warriors event in Miami, Florida. This event included the top businessmen and military leaders today, gathered together by former Wall Street Stockbroker turned Law Enforcement Officer, Rafa Conde. During his time as a Police Officer, he noticed a disturbing trend of men who lacked confidence, courage, and discipline which led him to create the Man of War Podcast. Recording might be from couple years ago, but the message still rings true today. Guest Links: Man of War This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
26:41
December 13, 2021
084: Creating your Tactical Wealth Protocols with Frank Molinar
Frank Molinar is the leading authority  on Financial Literacy to the Military Veteran Community. We talk about developing financial literacy, creating your own tactical wealth protocols, the non profit Richer Lives, Ready Warriors and his book, "Financial Dominance: Battlefield for a Richer Life. You don't want to miss this one. Go check out financialdominancebook.com  Book Recommendation: Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
55:14
December 06, 2021
083: The Process Hacker Dev Chandra
Dev Chandra started a blog during the pandemic just before he separated from the Navy. At first it was a hobby to occupy his free time, but later turned into a business. Now Dev is helping small business owners how to do what he learned, process hacking. He's helped individuals, entrepreneurs, and small businesses unleash their productivity in order to work smarter, not harder and make more of a positive impact in their world.   Guest Links: The Process Hacker   Book Recommendation: Atomic Habits   This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
33:33
November 29, 2021
082: Unlocking the empowerment within with Renee Bobb
Renee Bobb is a Navy Veteran who has found her second service as a coach empowerment training to small businesses. She is also the National Director of Training for Bunker Labs, which is a non profit helping veterans and military spouses create a path to success as business owners and entrepreneurs.  In this interview, Renee shares years of experience in business coaching helping:   - Empower others as a career consultant   - Provide 12 steps for creative job searching process   - The right way to build your network and support system   Guest Links: Renee Bobb   Book Recommendation: Think and Grow Rich This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
37:57
November 19, 2021
081: Elegy of a Green Beret with Scott Mann
"Look into where you've been, where you are now, and where you are going" to develop your Heroes Journey. An honor to have Retired Green Beret, Warrior Storyteller and Strategic Coach, Scott Mann on the podcast. On this episode, we delve into the recent events of Afghanistan and how he's helped with getting one of his brothers in arms out, the play and film Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret that comes out Veterans Day 2021. We also discuss his founding of Rooftop Leadership and the importance of storytelling is, especially today.  He talks about the "Generosity of Scars" and how our struggles can provide purpose for others.  Guest Link: Rooftop Leadership, Last Out Film Book Recommendation: Courage is Calling  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:10
November 12, 2021
080: Helping Veterans Transition Into The Business World with Phil Randazzo
My guest today is Phil Randazzo, Founder of American Dream U, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping our military get the education and access to resources they need to find their dream job or start a business of their own. Phil is a long time veteran advocate and also an author or 3 books, including: “Mission Next,” an outline of more than 85 interviews with veterans who parlayed their military training into civilian success. Guest Links: American Dream U, LinkedIn Book Recommendation: Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
52:52
November 05, 2021
079: Achieve anything with a small team with John Doolittle
"Don't Confuse Enthusiasm with Capability"  This episode is loaded with great advice for those thinking of starting or are currently in a start up business. John Doolittle spend 25 years of service, first in the US Air Force then transferring to the US Navy retiring as a Captain having spent most of his time deployed with special operations SEAL Teams. His transition led him to Kaatsu, the original blood flow restriction training device that automatically and safely optimizes blood circulation for health, fitness, rehabilitation, and recovery.  This episode, we also cover: - How to achieve anything with a small team - Recovery and Rehab for wounded warriors - What makes Kaatsu different from other devices - How having a cup of coffee with someone can change your life  - Using PTAD to benefit your family time - Starting an LLC and be a 1099 employee Guest Links: Kaatsu, LinkedIn,  Book Recommendation: Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:06:45
October 29, 2021
078: Words of Encouragement from the Seasoned Spouse Lizann Lightfoot
This week I talk to the Seasoned Spouse, Lizann Lightfoot. Moving from one duty station to the next after years of marriage, she found her calling in writing. First it was a blog and then as an author and now as a speaker to encourage and uplift the community of military spouses and loved ones. Make sure to check out her latest book, Open When: Letters of Encouragement for Military Spouses. Go to this post on Instagram for a chance to win a free PDF copy of her latest book! Guest Links: The Seasoned Spouse Book Recommendation: The 5 Love Languages This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:53
October 22, 2021
077: How to give back wherever you go with Henry Rosario
Had a great talk with Army Veteran, Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Outpatch, Henry Rosario. He founded Outpatch with the mission of creating a self sustaining model for supporting local nonprofits. In less than a year, despite the global pandemic, the company has been working with local nonprofits in eight states across the U.S.  In this episode, we discuss: - Structuring a Low Profit LLC (L3C) - Starting a business based on traveling despite the global pandemic - What is a Social Entrepreneur "Look yourself in the mirror and ask, is this thing that I want to do worth doing? If the answer is yes then start doing it, the rest will follow." Guest Link: Outpatch Recommended Book: Les Miserable This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
31:32
October 15, 2021
076: 7 Figure Marketer while serving in the Military with Greg Potapenko
This week, I talked to a Canadian Army Veteran who also took his marketing company to 7 figures in two years while serving Military! I first met Greg at a 10x Conference in Miami, Fl back in 2019, through another veteran we both knew. Greg shares his early years starting an online business creating websites, lead generation as a teenager. Going from that to University earning a Financing Degree, to joining the Army. He started his side hustle again while serving, then went all in on online marketing after seeing how he was able to financially provide and support his family with the income he was making.  You'll learn how Greg's time in service helped him physically handle the stress as a solo entrepreneur, how he was able to hire a team to support his business and where he found them, and how you can have a successful online business by providing three things such as: a service, affiliate marketing, e-commerce store. Greg's Link: H Hour Marketing Book Recommendation: 4 Hour Work Week This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
46:59
October 08, 2021
075: Woman with an effed up mind with J Marie
Talking to Marine and Advocate J Marie. We discuss various topics including her podcast, Women with an effed up mind and the many issues military members are facing when it comes to finding assistance with mental health, suicide and how leaders can assist. Guest Links: Women with an effed up mind This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
40:10
October 01, 2021
074: Rent to Retirement with Zach Lemaster
Zach Lemaster was an Optometrist in the Air Force when he first started investing in Real Estate. He started with rental properties then wholesaling, flipping and over time, owned enough properties to retire early from his career as an Optometrist and go all in on Real Estate Investing. This led to the founding of Rent to Retirement, where he's helping educate others on the numerous benefits of real estate investing, and how to use real estate as means to create the lifestyle each person desires for their family! Guest Links: Rent To Retirement Book Recommendation: Rich Dad, Poor Dad This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
40:17
September 24, 2021
073: Rucking 2 Remember with Keith Bridges
This week I talk to Rucking 2 Remember Founder and Marine Veteran, Keith Bridges. We go over his time in the Marine Corps with 2d LAR, the deployments he made and the WHY behind the non profit. How one day while deployed, he wasn't able to keep his promise to the families of his Marines. How one event while Rucking provided his next mission in ensuring we never forget our fallen service members. Follow Rucking 2 Remember Book Recommendation: The Art of War This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
40:31
September 17, 2021
072: Standing up for what's right with The Protectors' Jason Piccolo
Jason Piccolo is an Army Veteran, Podcaster, and Author featured in shows such as Court TV and Fox News. I talk with Jason about his podcast, The Protectors and find out the reason why he started his own show. We go over his books, Unwavering and Out of the Shadows as he provides his advice on the process of writing a self published book.  Topics discussed include:  - Experience as a Federal Agent for over 20 years  - How Podcast felt like therapy  - Opinion on the border crisis  - Being true to your character and standing up for what's right  Follow Jason on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube Book Recommendation: About Face  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
38:40
September 10, 2021
071: God, Country, Coffee with Jose Alaniz
Jose Alaniz a Navy Veteran and Founder of Third Day Coffee Seguin, with the slogan "Rise With Us" who are ardent Patriots and supporters of the Armed Services, LEOs and First Responders. Check out Third Day Seguin and learn more about their pro God and pro American brand! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
50:09
September 03, 2021
070: Life as a Corpsman: Then and Now with Louie Maneja
This week, I talk to an old friend, Louie Maneja. We both served together at 1st Battalion 7th Marines and made our first two deployments together to Iraq. We talk about our experiences then and how it compares to the Corpsmen of today. Our conversation leads to Iraq and then Afghanistan, especially on what's currently going on. This was recorded a day before we lost military members at Kabul Afghanistan.  Sending our thoughts and prayers to the families at this difficult time.  To our veterans and service members still in uniform... We did the best we could, with what we had. Our service mattered. YOU mattered. Follow Louie on Instagram  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
35:52
August 27, 2021
069: Thoughts on Afghanistan with Combat Vet John Crowley
On this special episode of the podcast, I sit down with fellow Corspman, Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient, John Crowley. "Jack" is also the owner of JCrow Consult, where he teaches lifesaving skills to every day people. While he's not doing that, he's also a Firefighter/EMT.  Today, we go over the recent events in Afghanistan, talk about some of the things our fellow Vets and Active Duty personnel are going through right now over the situation. There's mixed emotions in our community and it's important that we discuss these things and talk to one another to help one another navigate through this period. For our fellow brothers and sisters in arms, know that what you did there mattered. YOU MATTER. Reach out to one another.  Follow John and JCrow Consult on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
30:20
August 20, 2021
068: Each day is a Second Chance with Michael Parker
Marine Corps Vet Michael Parker is a suicide survivor raising mental health awareness, helping other vets and first responders in dealing with trauma, by creating Second Chance Rehabilitation Ranch. The journey wasn't easy when he finally found his next mission, but with the help of mentors and like minded people around him, he was able to create a business helping others and along the way, live out his dream of becoming a Cowboy.  In this episode Michael shares: - The importance of having a mentor and what he learned from it. - How the pandemic pushed him towards his next mission and service. - Each day is a second chance. Find a way to help others. Follow Michael and Second Chance Rehab on Facebook, LinkedIn Book Recommendation: The Way of the Seal This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
42:15
August 13, 2021
067: Living with Integrity, Leaving a Legacy with Daniel Faust
Daniel Faust has a total of active and reserve time of 20 years in the Air Force, cross training from different jobs. He's also one of the Co-Founders of Legrity Media, a Digital TV service bringing legacy, integrity, and global community back to the digital industry. It aims to help take your message to a global level. On top of that, Daniel is a relationship consultant, helping Military, Veterans Current and Former First Responders Go from War Hero 2 Superhero using Proven Tactical Solutions. "I don't believe in transition, only in transformation." Follow Daniel:  https://www.legritymedia.com/home https://militarymarriagecounselingaz.com/ Book Recommendation: Chazown This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:53
August 06, 2021
066: The Enemy Inside Me with Brandi Benson
This week, I talk to Army Veteran, Author, Cancer Survivor Brandi Benson. She enlisted in 2008, deployed to Iraq in 2009 where she not only fought the common enemy, but found out there was another enemy inside of her, fighting a battle alone as she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Ewing Sarcoma. Through her internal battle with Ewing Sarcoma, she found journaling as an escape and also to share her experience for her nephew to have memories to hold onto. That journaling turned into the book, "The Enemy Inside Me" a story of survival and inspiration for others.   Follow Brandi: https://brandilbenson.com/ On this episode:  - How she overcame the obstacles of deployment and being diagnosed with a terminal illness.  - Why name the book, The Enemy Inside Me?  - What is Resume - Advantage?  - Biggest takeaway from the military: Allyship and Leadership.  - Actionable step: Learn the importance of Gratitude.   "We are the gatekeepers of our lives!"  Book Recommendation: The Enemy Inside Me  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
42:31
July 30, 2021
065: Lobbying and Podcasting with Lindsey Rowland
This week I talk to Army Veteran and Podcaster, Lindsey Rowland of the Carry On Podcast. Lindsey also works as a Lobbyist in D.C. helping shed light on some of the most talked about cases involving our military members. On this episode, she shares her story of how she started with podcasting, the work of a lobbyist and how she has used her platform of the Carry On Podcast to help share the stories of our service members.   Book Recommendation: Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
34:33
July 23, 2021
064: With Generation Kill Actor & Marine Rudy Reyes
“You must be the point man and Commander of your life!” This interview from 2018, I sit down with Rudy Reyes. A Marine Recon and Actor who starred in the HBO Original Series, Generation Kill, based on the 2004 non-fiction book by Evan Wright with the same name, who embedded with 1st Recon in 2003 for two months while working as a reporter for Rolling Stone. We talk with Rudy of his hard life before the Marine Corps, the experience in the Marine Corps, how it shaped his life after service and what he's doing now in giving back to the military veteran community.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
29:37
July 16, 2021
063: Thoughts on things Financial with Rob Schulz
Our guest this week is Navy Veteran Robert Schulz, who is the author of the book, Thoughts on Things Financial: Your Guide to a Chaotic Money World and the Founder and president of Schulz Wealth, Ltd. For more than 25 years, Rob has been committed to helping everyday people take control of their money and attain real-world financial success.  You plan, then plans change, but it was a good thing you planned. Learn more about Rob and his financial strategies at https://www.schulzwealth.com/ Book Recommendation: The Go-Giver This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:33
July 09, 2021
062: Authentically American Made with Dean Wegner
Where is yours made? That's the motto of Authentically American, an apparel brand that is truly MADE IN THE USA. A West Point Grad, Dean was a helicopter pilot and Ranger serving 7 years in the Army. In 2017, he founded Authentically American to help bring manufacturing jobs back to America by selling premium, competitively priced, apparel all made in the USA, no exceptions.  On this episode, we go over: - Where did he find the inspiration to create Authentically American - Advice on building an iconic brand - Keys to building relationships and networking - What does Authentically American mean to you? 4th of July weekend is coming up and we wanted to provide you some great discounts to shop American Made!  Head over to https://www.authenticallyamericanbrand.us/collections/4th-of-july-2021 and use *Discount Code: FOUNDER to receive 25% off total purchase!  "When you have that passion, when you have that story behind what you're doing, be intentional about coming up with a plan to share it."  Book Recommendation: The Go Giver  If you'd like to learn more about the brand, or how you can potentially partner with them, reach out to Dean at 615-499-1510 or email dwegner@authenticallyamerican.us.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
36:57
July 02, 2021
061: Thriving and Striving with David Frost
Navy Veteran David Frost is a NFPT-certified Master Fitness Trainer, a rowing coach, champion competitor and award-winning adjunct professor. After the Navy, he founded Well Past Forty to promote wellness and longevity specializing in nutrition, endurance, and strength training. adapting sessions for people dealing with cancer, MS, PD, CP, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. He is the author of the book, "Kaboomer: Thriving and Striving into your Nineties" where he details how you can add years to your life and quality life to your years. You can learn more about David and his book at Well Past Forty. "Take 2 steps instead of 2 pills at a time... and you can party past ninety." Book Recommendation: When by Daniel Pink This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
55:10
June 25, 2021
060: Developing your Grit with Shannon Polson
Shannon Polson was one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the US Army, serving for almost a decade and then onto years in leading and managing in the corporate sector. In her latest book, The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience and Leadership in the Most Male Dominated Organization in the World, shares dozens of women in the vanguard of their military careers and how courage, resilience and grit became key factors to their success. In sharing her story, Shannon has inspired women and men alike and changing the conversation around gender and leadership. She is also the founder of The Grit Institute, providing whole-leader facilitation in leadership, grit, purpose and innovation. With an emphasis on grit, she demonstrates how to tap into that passion and resolve so you can face your limitations, own your sense of purpose, and become a leader of greatness. "Being grateful and curious can open a lot of doors and opportunities". After leaving the service in August 2001, Shannon had some doubts and considered coming back in the military after 9/11. Listen to the the advice she received from her Dad which helped her move on in her second service.  Connect with Shannon at https://www.shannonpolson.com/ Book Recommendation: West with the Night by Beryl Markham This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
33:50
June 18, 2021
059: Serving and giving back with Jason Dodge
Jason Dodge is an Army Veteran and the Senior Manager of the Southeast Region for the Travis Manion Foundation. We talk about making serving others and giving back to the community a priority and how you can get involved with non profits such as the Travis Manion Foundation. "There are a lot of ways to serve and you do not have to have a uniform in order to serve." Connect with Jason: jason.dodge@travismanion.org Book Recommendation: Last Child In The Woods  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
33:59
June 11, 2021
058: Donating over $100K to Stop Soldier Suicide with Combat Flags Dan Berei
When Dan Berei separated from the Army, he left the Army all the way. He started school, graduated, and started his new career. But he soon found the need the military community and all the experiences he learned from the service. He wanted to find a way to give back and also find his second service. That's when Combat Flags was born. The sole purpose of Combat Flags is to connect veterans and give back in a meaningful way. Since starting company, he's developed a strong relationship with Stop Soldier Suicide, and as of May 2020 has donated more than $100,000 to through Combat Flags. Support Dan by going to Combat Flags! Book Recommendation: The Winds of War This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
30:34
June 04, 2021
057: The Home Loan Expert, Rick Elmendorf
Growing up in a military home, Rick has always had a strong sense of patriotism and admiration for the men and women who serve in our nation's armed forces. His passion has allowed him to help thousands of military personnel, both active and veterans alike, to obtain VA financing and attain the American Dream. A GRADED by Military & Veteran Families! Learn how you can Loan with Rick at https://www.loanwithrick.com/ Book Recommendation: How To Master The Art Of Selling This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
39:37
May 28, 2021
056: Building Resilient Teams and Leaders with Mark Holman
Mark Holman is a 28 year Marine Veteran and the VP of Partnerships at Resilience Building Leader Program (RBLP), a credentialing body for the Resilience-Building Leadership Professional certifications. We talk about the importance of resilience and how to build a resilient team in any organization. If you're active duty military, I highly suggest you look into this certification through the Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) within your branch. Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and Youtube. Book Recommendation: Good Leaders Ask Great Questions Leading Change This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:08:39
May 21, 2021
055: Elevating Careers with Adam Braatz
Adam Braatz is an Air Force veteran and the VP of Communications and Programming with the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. He’s also been helping veterans in elevating their careers through storytelling, empowering those in need. Book Recommendation: Ego is the Enemy  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
39:28
May 14, 2021
054: Multifamily Investing Adventures with Michael & Suzy
Michael and Suzy are a power couple who aren’t waiting for after retirement to check off their bucket list. In this episode, they’ll share their real estate beginnings and how they got involved in multifamily investing that’s created passive and income and time freedom while they enjoy life now, not later. Learn how you can do the same as well! Follow them at Adventurous REI. Book Recommendation: Who Not How This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
34:09
May 07, 2021
053: Debt Free and Financially Free with Dion Mcneeley
Dion Mcneeley is a Marine Veteran, Former Police Officer, Truck Driving Instructor who is now living debt free and financially free investing in real estate. On this episode, we talk about the highs and lows, lessons learned as Dion talks more on how veterans can use what they've been able to learn in the military and apply it into real estate investing. He hares how you can start your own journey in real estate investing, as a result being able to pass on his profits to his kids and starting a non profit to help others along the way with his non profit. You can follow Dion on YouTube for more talk on Financial Freedom! Book Recommendation: One Rental At A Time This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
48:59
April 30, 2021
052: The Non Profit Architect Travis Johnson
This episode, I talk to the Non Profit Architect, Travis Johnson. Travis is currently an active-duty officer in the United States Navy, married with two children, and on move #50. His humble beginnings include 36 moves before graduating high school at 17, 6 states, 5 foster homes, surviving 2 murder attempts, and getting in serious trouble with the law. Although this was very rough, there was always a person, group, or church willing to help him and his family. Now that he’s in a position to give back, he’s made it his mission to “Help the Helpers”. He also spent 15 years helping 400 families payoff $6 million in debt. Book Recommendation: Never Split The Difference The 4 Hour Work Week This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:10:16
April 23, 2021
051: Fearless Mindset with Mark Ledlow
Mark Ledlow is a Marine Veteran, Owner of Ledlow Security Group offering Threat Assesment /Risk Assestment Services to provide solutions to your safety needs. He is also the host of the Fearless Mindset Podcast, interviewing the Security Industry's best and brightest to learn about the tactics and strategies they use to protect the world's wealthiest families so you can stay safe during these unprecedented times. Book Recommendation :  The Magic of Thinking Big  Hung by the Tongue  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
41:48
April 16, 2021
050: Developing a Positive Mental Attitude with Matt Amos
I had the honor of talking to one of my Marines today, Matt Amos. He's a Marine Veteran who was wounded twice by an IED, the first when we were deployed on our second tour to Iraq with 1st Battalion 7th Marines and the last in Afghanistan with 1st Battalion 5th Marines. Matt is also an entrepreneur starting his own beard oil company called Admiral's Pennant and a podcaster on the Hardheaded Podcast. On this episode, we go over his service and how he was able to overcome those difficult moments, having a POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE, learning to not have pride get in the way of progress, and his favorite quote he remembered from one of his Marines, "Don't talk about it, be about it." Something we should all learn to do. Enjoy and make sure to support his business and podcast! Book Recommendation: The Last Undercover: The True Story of an FBI Agent's Dangerous Dance with Evil This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Amazon Apple Spotify Google
01:05:45
April 09, 2021
049: From Navy Seal to Delta Force with Dr. Robert Adams MD, MBA
What an amazing time I had with Dr. Robert Adams. He served a total of 36 years in the Navy with the Seals and the Army with Delta Force and the 82nd Airborne. After the military he built a thriving private practice in North Carolina where he won numerous awards for clinical excellence and practiced for 13 more years, retiring in 2020. We discuss his time in the Navy as a Seal, transitioning out and going to Med School and coming back in the service with the Army as a Surgeon. He's spent a total of 33 years in Medicine, all the while writing 2 books called, "Six Days of Impossible" and "Swords and Saints" available on his website swordsandseals.com or on Amazon! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
55:39
April 02, 2021
048: You are your only obstacle with Victor Bravo's Alex van Breukelen
Had a good conversation with Marine Veteran Alex van Breukelen on this week's episode. He shares his story of being a stock trader before joining the Marines, how he started investing in Single Family Homes (SFH) while serving in the Marines, left the service and started his own bar building his own community, returned to the Marine Corps and after being separated after 17 years, started his Real Estate Investment Firm called Victor Bravo.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
51:49
March 26, 2021
047: Life as a Traveling Nurse & COO of VETWOD Sebastian Paz
Sebastian Paz emigrated to the United States with his family as a teenager and has taken every opportunity this country has provided. From joining the Air Force, pursuing his degree, and founding an organization called VETWOD, helping provide an avenue for active duty, veterans and first responders to cope with the invisible scars from their previous and continued service. Sebastian has seized every opportunity. Listen to learn more on how you can too! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
44:51
March 19, 2021
046: An LPOs Perspective
For this episode, I talk to Phil Fishburn who is an Active Duty Navy Corpsman who started with a podcast called LPOs Perspective with his fellow First Class. We go over his experiences in the Navy, specifically being an Instructor and how their podcast started out in helping mentor and provide guidance to the junior sailors. Go check out LPOs Perspective! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
32:35
March 12, 2021
045: Becoming an award winning Journalist with Babee Garcia
Babee Garcia is a Marine veteran and an award winning journalist who is currently the Weekday Morning News Producer for Good Morning Charlottesville that airs from 5AM-7AM. She's worked in several areas in communications that ranges from public relations, to photojournalism, to print writing, to broadcast news. During Hurricane Maria, she produced a mini-documentary called “Meals with Love” about Chef Ventura Vivoni, his volunteers and World Central Kitchen, who fed people warm meals. They earned a College TV Emmy from the Television Academy Foundation, the Seymour Bricker Humanitarian award, and an Edward R. Murrow award from the RTDNA for their collaborative reporting. She's also giving back to the military veterans as a Board of Directors for Military Veterans in Journalism. Find out more at MVJ network. Connect with Babee Garcia by clicking here. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
45:37
March 05, 2021
044: The Comeback Coach Richard Kaufman
Today I have with me Army National Guard and the host of the "Success... Your Why Powers Your How" Podcast, Richard Kaufman. He shares his incredible story of struggle before the military and after being medically discharged. Find out how Gary V helped him find his voice and second service. You don't want to miss this one! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
32:35
February 26, 2021
043: Oh Three Series Author and Marine, Christopher Bast
This week I talk to Marine Christopher Bast. He's also the author of the Oh Three Series dedicated to the 0300 MOSs of the Marine Corps Infantry along with a book on the 8404, sharing the story of a Navy Hospital Corpsman who is deployed with his Marines in Afghanistan. I highly recommend this book to all my fellow Corpsmen past and present! You can get copies of the Oh Three Series by going on Amazon. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
29:16
February 19, 2021
042: A Voice for all Community Heroes with Adam Bird
Great to catch up with Adam Bird of Heroes Media Group (HMG). I had the honor of being a guest on his podcast, "The Decision Hour" not too long ago. Enjoyed our conversation and wanted him to share a little about what he's doing with HMG and their mission to bridging the gap between hero, citizen and the communities they protect, educate, and empower. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
30:58
February 12, 2021
041: Learn, network, add value, take action with Eric Upchurch
"Learn, network, add value, take action. If you do these things daily to be only 1% better, success will hunt you down." This week I talk to Eric Upchurch, Army Special Ops Veteran, Co-Founder of Active Duty Passive Income (ADPI) and also Senior Managing Partner with ADPI Capital. We talk about how he started with real estate investing in one of the most expensive markets using his VA loan, the growth of ADPI and how they are giving back to the Veteran community through the Veteran Community Project to build tiny homes for Veterans across the country. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
54:36
February 05, 2021
040: Honoring Achievements, Remembering Milestones with Navy Paddles
I'm joined by Kyle and Melinda Nyseth of Navy Paddles which started out with Kyle providing paddles for his men and other supporting commands in the Naval Special Warfare Community. Show your appreciation, thankfulness, and love for others who are serving to protect our country each and every day, by visiting Navy Paddles.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
42:31
January 29, 2021
039: Angels of the Fallen with Joe Lewis
This week we talk to the Founder and CEO of Angels of Americas Fallen (AOA Fallen), Joe Lewis. His non profit organization empower the children of the fallen to participate in healing developmental activities such as sports, music, and other arts as positive outlets for their grief during their entire childhood. Joe is also a veteran of the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force with 25 years of total service. He created Angels of America’s Fallen in 2012 to address a gap in support he saw for the children of his fallen friends in all branches of the military and first responders. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
47:21
January 22, 2021
038: Helping Businesses thrive and people heal with John Krotec
John Krotec is an Army Veteran and Founder of Green Zone Hero, provides digital tools and proven strategies to our members to improve their business  AND we connect veterans, active duty military personnel and their families.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
42:42
January 15, 2021
037: From Airman to Mom with Amanda Huffman
Today I talk to Air Force Veteran Author Amanda Huffman as we go over her journey from being an Airman to Mom, transitioning to be a stay at home Mom and Air Force Spouse. Amanda shares her story from "Active Duty to Diaper Duty" opening up how she found her second service as a Blogger, Podcaster, Speaker and Author, connecting with other Women of the Military with her podcast show and website. Head over on the Airman to Mom website to learn more! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
28:07
January 08, 2021
036: Empowerment vs Entitlement with Harrison Johnson
Happy New Year everyone! This week's episode, I sit down with Army Veteran and Director of FitOps Foundation, Harrison Johnson. We discuss how he started on his second service with FitOps shortly after transitioning, challenges he's faced with the current pandemic, the plans to help more veterans and active duty achieve their goals as Fitness Professionals. More importantly, empowering the veteran community by preparing them to be better civilians to succeed after service. Follow Harrison on Instagram @theharrisonjohnson. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
50:10
January 01, 2021
035: Be thankful and have gratitude.
Solo episode this week as I talk about being thankful and having gratitude. I give some actionable steps you can take to help practice being thankful and having gratitude, even during these times of unrest.
14:01
December 25, 2020
034: Having a purpose and mission before you transition with Stuart Grazier
This episode I talk to Stuart Grazier of Storehouse 3:10 Ventures as we discuss how create a platform that will give you a purpose and mission before you transition. Find out how you can do something now that your future self will thank you for. We go over his story of real estate investing while in the Navy, the ups, downs, and how he's helping give back to the military community through the Warrior Hearts Foundation.   This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
38:01
December 18, 2020
033: Results by Effort with Lloyd Fowler
This week's episode I talk to another FitOps alumni, Army National Guard Veteran Lloyd Fowler. We talk about his service, FitOps experience and his experiences as a personal trainer seeing the accomplishments of his clients have made his second service the most rewarding. You get out what you put in, on any given situation. Make sure you all check out Results By Effort and follow Lloyd at iamlloydfowler. Get after it!  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
29:49
December 11, 2020
032: Highlighting the experiences of the modern Veteran with Kevin Sullivan
This week, I talk to Kevin "Sully" Sullivan. An Air Force veteran who became a Physician Assistant and now a podcaster on 21 Gun Podcast. After being medically discharged, Sully felt like he failed his crew, country and family. But he soon got back up to his feet and made a plan. Now he's connecting with fellow vets helping share their story.   This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
48:26
December 04, 2020
031: You either WIN or you LEARN with Tim Kelly
I sat down with a fellow Chief, Tim Kelly who is a Co Owner and VP of Education of Active Duty Passive Income (ADPI). In this episode, Tim shares how he was able to have true financial freedom investing in real estate while serving in the Navy, the wins and lessons along the journey and how ADPI is helping the community. To find out more, go to ADPI and also follow Tim Kelly at www.thetimothykelly.com. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
56:24
November 27, 2020
030: From Military To Millionaire
On this episode, I talk to Active Duty Marine, David Pere From Military To Millionaire, teaching how you can build wealth through real estate and entrepreneurship while in the military. Make sure you all follow his journey on their Facebook group, Instagram and his The Military Millionaire Podcast! This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
37:01
November 20, 2020
029: Finding your second tribe and your "jam" after the service.
"Some people turn to fitness, some people turn to paintball to cope with post traumatic stress, but for me, BBQ is my jam." Check out this episode as I talk to Marine Veteran, Greg Fischer who I was also stationed with at Twentyninepalms, CA with 1st Battalion 7th Marines. Learn how he was able to make a successful transition out of the Marines, to working in the corporate world, and becoming an entrepreneur with his brand, Burn Pit BBQ. Make sure to also follow them on Facebook @burnpitbbq and Instagram @burnpitbbqguys. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
29:55
November 13, 2020
028: How to pass the NCLEX while still serving in the Navy
I had the pleasure of talking to Kevin Gibson, AKA "the boot nurse". He's an active duty Hospital Corpsman and also just recently passed the NCLEX to become a Nurse. He shares his challenges while accomplishing his goal and also how he's helping others to obtain theirs utilizing his channel on YouTube. Make sure you guys go check it out at The Boot Nurse. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
26:36
November 06, 2020
027: How to creatively use your GI Bill to live life to the fullest
I talk to Army Veteran, Actor, Model and Personal Trainer Will Jones on how he’s lived his life to the fullest using the GI Bill and also finding his passion with a positive perspective in life. It was great catching up with a good friend. Make sure you all tune in and follow his journey on Instagram @boomitsyourboywilljones and on Youtube @blueeyeswilljones. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful. Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
28:09
October 30, 2020
026: Teaching lifesaving skills to every day people
We talk with John Crowley who was assigned to my old unit, 1st Bn 7th Marines. He was awarded a Bronze Star with "V" for performing Tactical Combat Casulty Care life-saving measures while deployed and engaged in combat in Afghanistan. He talks about how the skills he honed in combat have helped civilians to save lives. Go check out his site J Crow Consulting. This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen by creating and providing memorial coins for families of the fallen . The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
34:13
October 23, 2020
025: Making memes and making a difference
A talk with one of the guys behind Disgruntled Docs. Making Memes and making a difference. There’s more to just posting funny memes. Make sure you all give them a follow on Instagram @disgruntled_docs and their merch at TeeSpring Disgruntled Docs.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen. The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
36:38
October 16, 2020
024: How to live a fulfilling life through serving others
With Marine Veteran, Jake Howard. I first met Jake through the FitOps Foundation where he was one of the squad leaders. On this episode, he shares his story of transition back to civilian life, his struggles with drug and alcohol abuse, being overweight and suicide. Find out how he overcame all these obstacles and how he's found his second service. You can follow our guest at Instagram & Twitter @hakejoward Sober and Swole Podcast at Instagram & Twitter @soberswolepod and on Youtube at Sober and Swole Pod.  This podcast is brought to you by Fortis Et Fidelis. Honoring the brave and faithful service of our fallen. The free will never forget! Join our Community at Brave and Faithful Visit our website Fortis Et Fidelis. Follow, Like, Subscribe to Fortis Et Fidelis: Facebook Instagram Twitter Youtube Listen to the Brave and Faithful Podcast: Apple Spotify Google Breaker Overcast PocketCasts RadioPublic
30:55
October 09, 2020
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
April 24, 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/
47:07
April 17, 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
April 10, 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
April 03, 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
March 27, 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/
28:48
March 20, 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/
46:51
March 13, 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
March 06, 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
February 28, 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
February 21, 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
February 14, 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
29:37
February 07, 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
46:51
January 31, 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
January 24, 2020
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
57:35
January 17, 2020
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
January 10, 2020
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
January 03, 2020
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
35:22
December 20, 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
28:14
December 13, 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
December 06, 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
23:53
November 29, 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 22, 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