The National Defense relishes the opportunity to speak with any veteran from WWII, especially when they're as full of stories as this week's special guest, Col. Charles Booth Jr., who has released, at age 95, a book compiling some of his favorite internet jokes. You can find his book on Amazon, or wherever awesome books are sold.
Randy continues his discussion with WWII Veteran Col. Charles Booth Jr. as he relates his experiences serving as a pilot and flight instructor following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, and how he came to publish his own book of Internet jokes.
The National Defense speaks with Luke Zamperini, the son of the star of the Laura Hillenbrand book and subsequent film "Unbroken," Louis Zamperini. Luke speaks with Randy about his late father, and his life following his amazing run from Olympic athlete to military plane crash survivor to WWII P.O.W..
The National Defense is proud to welcome longtime friend of veterans back to the program, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill. Senator McCaskill serves on the Armed Services Committee, and fills us in on just some of the latest development on Capitol Hill regarding VA, funding, and overall veteran care.
Jerry and Randy speak with Boone Cutler, Iraq War Veteran and creator of "The Spartan Pledge." Boone's message of attempting to prevent veteran suicides by reaching out and contacting a battle buddy has rapidly spread across social media and the internet. Boone also serves as the spokesperson for The Warfighter Rights Movement and touches on what that group is striving to achieve.
The National Defense welcomes Navy Veteran and first-time author, Rick Campbell, to the program to discuss his new book "The Trident Deception." Campbell's new book is a submarine thriller focusing on situations and figures that closely resemble the power players in today's geopolitical landscape.
Randy and Jerry welcome Ed Walters and Chris Norton of Defense Mobile to discuss their companies new mission to supply veterans with a high quality and CHEAPER mobile phone service. Defense Mobile is also offering a suite of products and services that will be unique to those that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.