Challenge Extended Presents: Retired Army Sergeant Christy Gardner

Retired Army Sergeant Christy Gardner was injured as a result of a Line of Duty Incident as an MP during an Asia peacekeeping mission, eventually resulting in the amputation of both legs. Always a multi-sport athlete, she has continued her pursuit of being an elite athlete to this day. Christy is a member of the U.S. Women’s National Sled Hockey Team, serving as an assistant captain the past few years. But she is also focusing her attention on competing at the Tokyo Paralympics, particularly in shot put and discus. And if that wasn’t enough, she was recently added to the roster of the United States Para Surfing Team. She also talks about a new children’s book that is out, titled …

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Ep: 228 – SchoolQuest – Judy Glennon, Military Child Education Coalition

If you are a military family with kids you don’t want to miss this show.  In this episode I sit down with my friend Judy Glennon.  Judy is the Parent Initiatives Program Manager at Military Child Education Coalition (www.militarychild.org).  We discuss the release of their newest online resource ‘SchoolQuest’ an interactive tool specially designed to support highly mobile military families and students with school transitions and the 6ththrough 12thgrade academic journey.

SchoolQuest Tools & Features include:

  • StudentQuest Academic Tracker.  Monitor and plan students’ academic career progress from 6th to 12th grade. 
     
  • Student Profile.  Customized student profiles automatically compile important details and deadlines for quick views and access. 
     
  • Online Community.  Connect with other
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Ep: 224 – Swords and Saints with Robert Adams, MD

On this episode of The Decision Hour Host Adam Bird sits down with Robert Adams, MD.  Dr. Adams spent 36 years severing in the United States Military, Graduated from the Navel Academy, became a Navy Seal and then later in his career decided he wanted to get into medicine. After 18 years in the Navy, Bob changed branches of service and became an Army officer, went to medical school and spent another 18 years in the Army as a Doctor before retiring as DELTA Force Command Surgeon. After Retiring from the Military, Dr. Adams opened up his own successful private practice in North Carolina where he won numerous awards for clinical excellence and practiced for 13 years before retiring in

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Veterans Unite, Ep: 006 – Dave Bray USA

Our special guest for this episode is Navy Veteran Dave Bray. Dave followed his father and brothers lead and joined the delayed entry program and the age of 17 and became a FMF Corpsman. Dave describes his on again off again relationship with his faith. He talks about how he starts his day and how that helps him to feel closer to his faith and God. We discussed where his patriotic spirit comes from and why Charlie Daniels book “Never Look at the Empty Seats” inspired him to make his storyteller album “Music on a Mission”. 

If you want to know more about Dave, his music and his mission, go to www.davebrayusa.com or you can find him on all social media …

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Career Options for Retired Military Veterans

Career Options for Retired Military Veterans

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’ve retired from service and are looking for the next step to take. Adjusting to post-military life isn’t easy, especially since you’re adjusting to life without a strict routine. Fortunately, you’ve got many options.

Our Heroes Media Group article on learning through the internet highlights that many veterans are using online learning tools to pick up a new skill or two. This opens up your opportunities for work and further education even more. However, even without online learning, being part of the military teaches you lots of both hard and soft skills that can be applied in a host of careers. You can use this to your …

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