Classes of Veteran
Join us for stories of peril to moments of joy all along theses Warriors path of healing.Cow tipping is as dangerous as moving work on the block. We take a sociological perspective of lessons learned from decades of warfare in this countries longest war to date. From the boroughs of NY, the burbs of Lees Summit, and the Mountain tops of the Rockies. One commonality we all shared was a love of country and a lack of options. Join us for non stop laughs and serious Veteran education from the professionals themselves.. YOU and your family
Progress never stops part 2
Part two of what post traumatic growth looks like!! Never give up and never say no!!
December 06, 2021
Progress never stops!!!
Vietnam Veteran Larry "Wink" Hernandez recalls his choices to enter the draft and serve his country!! From the Chu Chi Tunnels back to Kansas City Missouri this is a story you will want to hear!
November 24, 2021
25 years of Service never looked better!
Colonel (ret) Matthew Bonnot talk about the changes he has seen in his over 2 decades of service!!
August 18, 2021
No limit to Naval power!!
Senior Chief (ret) Manuel Ortiz talks all things Navy and the skill set to be a career recruiter. As well as what it takes in succeed on and off duty in the music world!!
August 05, 2021
Patriots help bridge the divide
Molly French sits down with us to discuss what she knew about Veterans and what she now knows! Patriots help bridge the Civilian/ Military Divide!! This is a must listen if you have Veteran friends and family.
July 01, 2021
How do we define a Combat Veteran?
Classes of Veterans first of many panels on debatable Veterans topics from health care, combat, who has the best uniform, and the most important of all who's has the best chow halls!
June 24, 2021
GunnersMate First Class Petty Officer Meyers and his time on a Boat!!
Fast Tracking and highly motivated Gunners Mate M. Meyers talks about his time at sea!! As well he explains to use landlocked service members what's the difference between a ship and a boat! Tune in to hear the classic Army vs Navy bantar!!!
June 17, 2021
Terminal Lance ThunderBolt!!
USMC Ben Hendershot joins us to talk about his time and adventures in the Corps, NJP, and what a pleasure it was to serve is country!! Tune in to listen on how this Mortarmen changed his path in life from knocking houses down to building them!!
June 10, 2021
Walking the thin lines of service!!
Tune into today guest Tracey Durbin Johnson County, MO Sheriff and 12 bravo Combat engineer. Policing your community is a lot different then policing downrange!!
May 21, 2021
Big J , Big Worm, the supply guy you want in your corner
Join us for an up close and personal interview with Fred Johnson a 92 Yankee with a calling to do so much in life!! His story of working with our Spec-Ops Community is that of legend. Working at levels about his rank he made sure his troops could do what they needed to do!
May 13, 2021
Hero is a gender neutral word
Tune into another amazing episode of C.O.V. today guest has one hell of a story to tell!! This Veteran truly understands the meaning of fate. Stay for the shenanigans then understand of service is one of the finest coping skills!!.
March 31, 2021
Steel sharpens Steel
Marine and Veteran advocate Mike Focke sits down and talk all things Marine!!! This a truly amazing full circle story you dont want to miss this one.
March 24, 2021
How to conquer the Battle within!!
Fellow 1-25th Brigade Lancer and CEO of The Battle within Justin Hoover sits down and talk to us about life before the infantry. We discuss OIF and what life was like to in the Lancer Brigade 1-5 inf battalions " Bobcats"!! Tune into this episode to listen and learn about how a life changing programming CEO turned his life around after one hands on deployment.
February 12, 2021
Train Wreck of a Corpsman!!!!
Corpsman Will Train talk to us about spinning rifles and how the Navy Corpsman takes care of his fellow man!! A true Veteran renaissance man!!
February 02, 2021
VSO Knowledge first hand from the VVA- This is a must listen!!
VVA VSO Ron Adams tells us how it is. From is time in Vietnam, to how hard to was to come home, and how he ultimately found his call serving his brothers. Tune to to learn in about how benefits from the expert from a 30 year Veterans Service Officer!! VVA giving guidance and mentoring my Generation of Warriors!!
January 18, 2021
New year New podcast
COV introduces it's cohost.. let's get to it.
January 12, 2021
1-800-273-8255 Veterans Crisis line- it just may save your life
Todays short and simple episode we pay tribute to those that lost the battle back home.
December 03, 2020
The most medium sized man with the biggest heart!!
On today's episode Joe Trader discusses with us his drive to join the Army and how it guided him in life. From the fight for Mosul to fight for Veterans lives, this Veteran does not take no for an answer. Tune in to listen to a story of resiliency at it's finest!! www.22heartbeats.org it's googable!!
November 21, 2020
KC Native par parra tell his storied of Korea
October 30, 2020
Dion the Outlaw Medic!!
Tune in and listen to what 27yrs of service looks like from a Combat Medic. From Desert Storm until 2014!!
October 23, 2020
The American Dream realized
SSG Hernandez shares her story for coming to America and what it means to be American and give back!!
October 09, 2020
Veterans know how to protect the right to Vote!!
VCP President of National Expansion Jason Kander get up close and personal about what being an American means to him. VinnieMo and Jason Kander discuss the upcoming elections and how you can get involved!! Click on link to get involved www.mentoringtheforce.org.
September 22, 2020
73rd to 84th Engineer Company Sapper!! SLTW
One to many IEDs found the hard way!! One of the funniest and wildest episodes to date!! Give it a listen and get ready for a walk on the wild side!! Also check on the host companies new website www.mentoringtheforce.org
September 21, 2020
A true West Side Story and how Mercia conducts liberation!! Marine Corps style!!!
Local Veterans Chris Campos story of his journey to the Marine corps. His fulfillment to those who believed in him!! One team on Fight!
September 01, 2020
An Officer and the Air Force first of its kind.... keep serving
Special guest and volunteer supreme LTC Jp. Arch. Classes of Veteran first officer and Airforce guest !! Tune in top hear how to serve over and over.
August 18, 2020
The Secret of Service is to Serve. Veterans Community Project Style!
How long is too long of a Deployment? Army versus Marine deployments are discussed. On this cast special guests Kansas City's own Bryan Meyer and Veterans Community Project making an impact in KC!! As well how do I make a living brought to light.
August 14, 2020
Veterans helping Veterans this is full circle
What makes a Veteran a Veteran.. brotherhood and dedication is all you need!! All who took the oath are our brothers!! One Veterans journey to brotherhood!!
August 01, 2020
What’s your callsign in the Military.. Donnie, Donnie B
Local Kc Veteran and the hardest working man in show business, Matthew Burasco talks with us about the power of the Veterans Community. His path to peace and normalcy leads us down a road of ups and downs. Only until realizing what was missing has he started to go full circle in his transition. As well in this episode what it is like to work with and date on if the 0.45% of the Brotherhood we now call the Veteran Community!!!
July 25, 2020
Stay Alert Say Alive!! Get Healthy or die
Featured guest today Kansas City local and owner Operator at Fit Science OP. Today we discuss how getting healthy should be for everyone and how there is no nation without Veterans and there is no nation without its people! Listen in on how to get fit and how those that serve should be the humblest.
July 19, 2020
From the Marine Corps to Hollywood to Army. One Veterans journey!!
Post Traumatic growth is a real thing and this guest is a shining example of what a Veteran can and should be.
July 13, 2020
Embracing the Suck
More Military terminology broken down for you ! You dont want to miss is classic in action.
June 29, 2020
Battle of Ramadi 2004
First hand account from Marine Jimmy Gentile. Post traumatic growth is real.
June 12, 2020
This is an Engineers war ( part 2 )
Follow up from Engineers War part 1, Spouses and Caregivers point of view. Plus Education and family support info.
June 06, 2020
Looting and Shooting
Special Guest Brandonn Mixon VCP Co- Founder ands Afghanistan Veteran.
May 29, 2020
Check out this beat produced by a Jefe_on_the_Beat.
May 29, 2020
This is an Engineers War ( part 1)
Part one of a series thanking our heroes and remembering those that made the ultimate sacrifice.
May 20, 2020
Service is a Family Trade
KU police officer Morales speaks to us directly about his decision to serve and how the Corona Pandemic has directly affected him and his wife.
May 14, 2020
An Engineer in Vietnam and coming home!!
Wars change Warriors don't!! Words of wisdom and positivity about VA services!
May 11, 2020
How to battle boredom_ dark Humor
Shout out to FB guests for stepping up and reaching out to ask questions about how to battle boredom... the best medicine is laughter!!
April 01, 2020
Hunting IEDs and the Coronavirus, one in the same!
Who is safe, who is immune, and who is carrying it ? We all are, none of us are!! Stay alert stay alive wear proper PPE and keep safe distance.... As well your host reveals a bit more on who he really is!!
March 28, 2020
No mas Coronas Por Favor!!
Special Guest Marine 0341 in the House!.. VA health care for recently released service members and last but not least the one the only .....CORONAVIRUS!!
March 19, 2020
Integrity is standard issue!!
Military values are life long and how karma always wins in the end! Education and training tips and how to turn that PT into college credits
March 12, 2020
Show me yours I'll show you mine!!
How to apply for your DD214 and upcoming guests!! What's new in the Veteran world and does anyone have Terrors address?
March 09, 2020
What's your Callsign.... Brotherhood
Live from Callsign brewery.. Brotherhood at its finest.
March 07, 2020
Coping Skills the good the bad and the ugly. Find the right one for you!
Backpage is gone can’t find internet hookers, weed is legal and alcohol ain’t getting the job done. Tune in and listen to what’s really the way to get back into life...service!! Cover art is close to home.. I walk with a limp not just because I'm a pimp!
March 04, 2020
Brown,Black,White,and Yellow. You are all equally worthless!
Racism in the Military, Homecomings, Dancing Ponies, and post Humous VA benefits!!
March 03, 2020
Navy goes hard in the yard!!
Special guest Shronda 20yr Navy Vet drops housing knowledge on us and other verifiable Veterans facts
March 02, 2020
Let’s talk about drugs.. VA drugs and how to get them
Wakey Wakey eggs and bakey!! Morning rant with details on special guests coming up!!
March 02, 2020
Leadership at its finest
Toxic leadership at its finest. From the block to the barracks what makes a leader? Gentleman in picture changed my life!!
March 01, 2020
Back to the block
Leap day at its finest!! Leap yo ass to my podcast
February 29, 2020
Class is in session
Incoherent mumblings from a punch drunk Veteran. Stay humble my friends. Adventures in Podcasting !!
February 28, 2020