American Veteran Magazine


October 18th, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we host AMVETS’ National Commander Marion Polk and talk about his project for the year, the National Desert Storm War Memorial. We also discuss rumors concerning Secretary Shulkin leaving the VA, continuous Individual Unemployability developments, and the upcoming Marine Corps ball.

October 5th, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we discuss veteran impact of the Las Vegas shootings as well as the new veterans crisis line. We break away to an interview we conducted with Jim Downing, second oldest living Pearl Harbor Survivor and international speaker, and wrap the episode with “Real … Read More »

October 2nd, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we recap Suicide Prevention Month and some current news circulating the VA. We’re also thrilled to give you an interview we conducted with Tom Gaylets, assistant vice president of the interventional platform of Einstein Medical Center and USMC veteran.

September 22nd, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we have no guest, It’s simply Post Commander Cox, Big John, and myself. Topics include recently fired (again) DC VAMC medical director Brian Hawkins, AMVETS’ ExploreVA Suicide prevention chat, hurricane aid efforts, & more.

September 14th, 2017

On today’s AVP, we’re joined by our National Executive Director Joe Chenelly to talk Suicide Prevention, VA canine research, and 9/11. We cut to an interview we conducted with Jonathan Findley, one of the younger professional drivers in the NASCAR community. We also discuss a little “Jail Time Talk” and … Read More »

September 11th, 2017

On today’s AV Podcast, we’re joined by our 2017-18 National Commander Marion Polk as we discuss AMVETS hurricane aid efforts, our upcoming Facebook Live chat o-hosted by the VA, the upcoming film ‘Thank You For Your Service’, and play ‘Op or not?’

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August 17th, 2017

On today’s AV Podcast we discuss AMVETS 73rd Annual National Convention that took place in beautiful Norfolk, Virginia. We also talk about the VA being forced to re-hire a terminate Medical Center Director and cut to an interview we did with Jerry Flanagan, founder of JDog Junk Haul & Removal … Read More »

July 19th, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we discuss the Vet Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act, a little ‘jail time talk’, and AMVETS’ upcoming National Convention. We also interview the creators of NightWare (a smartwatch designed to combat traumatic nightmares), and play ‘who said it: Sec. Mattis or Liam … Read More »

July 13th, 2017

On today’s episode of the AV Podcast, we discuss AMVETS’ testimony to the Senate VA Committee on the Choice Program and private sector care options. We also speak on the VA’s intend to close 430 buildings nationwide and former SECVA Anthony Principi’s remarks on the subject. We break to an … Read More »

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