By Douglas Karr
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The mission of Veteran Cast is to educate, inform, and improve the lives of Veterans in our community.
||CleanEpisode 19: The American Warrior Initiative Ensuring Your VA Loan Benefit||Every active duty military member and veteran has a VA Loan as a benefit. However, some financial businesses prey on Veterans to take advantage of their ability to get these loans. Listen as we speak to Angela Allen, an accredited expert on VA Loans.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Navy Club Ship 35: Keep the Fleet to Keep the Peace||On 18 June 1938, at a Navy Veterans Reunion in Quincy, Illinois, a new and powerful organization, the Navy Club of the United States of America, was launched. On that day, a Constitution and By-Laws was adopted to govern this unique and distinguished gr||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Marine for Life Network||Marine For Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service.||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Project Healing Waters: Rehabilitation of Disabled Veterans With Fly Fishing Outings||Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.™ is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled �active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Purple Heart 3 (PH3): Veteran Owned, Veteran Employed, and Veteran First Security Company||Michael Fickert is the Senior Project Manager of Purple Heart 3 LLC (PH3). They are a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, & Veteran employed security company out of Indianapolis, IN. Michael joins Veteran Cast to talk about his background in the Army, and||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Indy Custom Cornhole and Its Founder, US Marine Scott Melby||Scott is a US Marine who founded Indy Custom Cornhole. Indy Custom Cornhole is the first and largest cornhole business in Indiana, starting in 2003, Scott has run over 1400 tournaments, sold thousands of boards and bags and now focus more on the rental||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Team Rubicon: Disasters are their Business, Veterans are their Passion.||Team Rubicon is a nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Founded in 2010, Team Rubicon has deployed across the United States and around the world to provi||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: The Mission Continues: Empowering Veterans To Keep Serving and Succeeding||The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Vetforce: Salesforce Career Accelerator for Military Service Members, Veterans, and Spouses||Salesforce created the Vetforce program to build connections between our ecosystem and the military community.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV)||Operation: Job Ready Veterans™ (OJRV) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing veterans, service members, military spouses and caregivers for successful employment by connecting them with employers that seek top quality, well-trained employe||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Eleven Fifty Coding Academy: Veterans and GI Bill Welcome!||An overview of Eleven Fifty Academy, an immersive coding academy located in Central Indiana. They were recently approved for the GI Bill and are excited to begin educating Veterans in a new coding career.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Transitioning with Post-Traumatic Stress... and News on the YMCA's Support!||The Taylor brothers both served in combat - Scott as an F-15 Fighter Pilot in the Air Force and Ted as an EOD Chief in the Navy. The experiences and transition for these two warriors were starkly different. We discuss their journeys here and encourage o||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Run Ranger Run: Support for Transition from Active Military Service to Civilian Life.||3rd Ranger Battalion combat veteran Cory Smith ran from Columbus, GA to Indianapolis, IN – 565 miles - to his daughter. His example is now a national movement called Run Ranger Run where individuals and teams from around the country raise funds and aw||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Travis Manion Foundation: Strengthening America's National Character with Veterans Leading the Way||TMF is strengthening America’s national character. In an increasingly divisive cultural climate, they unite and strengthen communities.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: INVets: Connecting Veterans From Across the World with Indiana Careers||Employers across our state are struggling to find enough veteran talent. INvets is a team effort to connect these employers with veterans around the country and make sure the transition process goes as smooth as possible.||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: What is Team Red, White, & Blue?||Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Why Veterans Join the American Legion||We speak with Eric Thomas, First Vice Commander of University Veterans Post 360 about the history of the American Legion as well as his historic post.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: No Greater Love Movie: An Interview with Purple Heart Recipient Tom Gorup||No Greater Love, the award-winning documentary, invites the audience to experience war and its aftermath from a soldier’s perspective.||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Reveille: A Roll Call for Hoosier Veterans||Our inaugural podcast of Veteran Cast discusses the veteran community in central Indiana.||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Disparate veteran organizations in Indiana and throughout the country desperately need someone on point to voice a Clarian call for collaboration, cooperation, and synergy to better serve veterans and the greater civic community. Veteran Cast is building momentum to fill the role; its ripples have great potential to coalesce a meaningful movement.
a good info source for Indy veterans
Learned a couple of good points in the first episode. So I'll be searching out my VSO sometime very soon.
Great Information for Veterans
This is a highly informative and fun podcast covering veteran’s issues with a focus on the Indianapolis area.