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The award-winning show, Holding Down the Fort by US VetWealth, returns for Season 6 to answer the biggest question for career military families, “So… when are we gonna get out?” and everything involved with answering this question. Co-hosts Jen Amos and Jenny Lynne Stroup continue to converse with special guests from and for our military community to share knowledge, resources and relevant stories on how we can best “hold down the fort” while on active duty, going through transition, and int ...
 
Are you a women veteran who feels unseen and unheard? Do you struggle with finding your purpose after service? Sisters-in-Service is a podcast that gives women veterans the platform to talk about those exact issues and more. Hear from other veterans, military spouses and Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) just like you that have overcome their transition from the military. Every Tuesday this podcast encourages women veterans to stand up and be counted because as a group we have a voice. Fro ...
 
Vagina Talks with Sophia Wise One is a podcast where embodied world-changing powerhouses and I turn poison into medicine through the alchemical journey of dismantling the lies we’ve been told about who we are, what we are, what we are supposed to be and do, and what we’ve been doing so that we can remember the truth, share the truth, and eventually become the truth. #CompostingThePatriarchy through all the arts: ceremony, music, body reclamation, visual and sculptural art, liberatory pedagog ...
 
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Jen Amos is a Gold Star daughter, Veteran Spouse, and advocate for Career Military Families. Amongst the military community, she is most known as the award-winning podcast host of Holding Down the Fort. She works with her husband as the Community Relations Director at US VetWealth, which is an an award-winning business that specializes in financial…
 
131: "Feeding you all with our stories, in turn, feeds us as well." Season 6 Introduction with Jen Amos and Jenny Lynne Stroup Jen and Jenny Lynne are excited to be back for season 6 of Holding Down the Fort by US VetWealth! They share an overview of what they've been up to in the offseason - including the launch of our sister podcast show, The Spo…
 
This episode features husband and wife duo Scott Tucker and Jen Amos. Scott served 10 years in the US Army as an officer. Scott founded US VetWealth in January of 2012, offering financial services for career military families. Jen joined the business in 2016 as the Director of Community Relations. She's also the host of the award-winning podcast, H…
 
134: "Giving social support has helped increase my mental health and has led to all the success in my life." Healing Thru Service with Sgt Q Aaron Quinonez, aka Sgt Q, thought that the anxiety, hyper vigilance, and nightmares he experienced as a Marine was just combat. Little did he know that his transition to civilian life was only the start of hi…
 
VA Health Benefits | Military & Veteran Family Resources The VA health benefits program provides military and veteran families with resources and information on a variety of topics related to chemical exposure, toxic water, cancer, burn pits, breathing issues, and hearing loss. https://www.linkedin.com/in/janebabcock Support the show…
 
John Axtell retired from the Marine Corps in 2014 where he was a military police officer, infantryman and a recruiter. He and I met many years ago when he went through my TAP class and I helped him see the value of his skills and experience in recruiting to land a role in talent acquisition with an airline. He went to Wells Fargo as a recruiter and…
 
133: "Veterans, especially women, want to continue serving outside of the military. It's just finding that thing that ignites you." Today's female veteran with Cat Corchado It's been 22 years since Cat Corchado transitioned out of the military as an Air Force veteran that served for 20 years. Although she has enjoyed most of her civilian life as a …
 
Michelle Lang has been a military spouse for about 6 years. She graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in Business/Sports Management and went on to work in the wellness field as a Community Health and Wellness Coordinator. Here, she helped assess the needs of the community and fill them by finding programs to implement. She left that job in 201…
 
Episode 24 of The Alone Podcast features Matt Corradino. Matt was a contestant on season 8 of the Alone show, which took place at Chilko Lake, British Columbia, Canada. In this episode Matt talks about how he went from an urban lifestyle to living in various wilderness shelters for a number of years. He shares stories from his time on Alone, how he…
 
136: "We’re all the same. Why am I going to divide us based on class?" Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with Paulette Imperial and Discord community members Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! Bulosan Center and TFAW Project's intern Paulette Imperial joins us as our special guest for this bonus episode to share her inte…
 
All veterans want to know about their benefits after service. However, there are many benefits that we may not be aware of especially for surviving spouses of veterans. I am doing a series spotlight on some of the not so well known benefits with the help of my friend Jane Babcock aka The Walking Wikipedia of veteran benefits. These are short 7-10 m…
 
Andro Infante is wrapping up a successful 20-year career in the U.S. Army. With just a year until his retirement date, Andro is taking an active role in his own transition to ensure success. In this Military Q&A session of the podcast, Andro comes to the show with some questions for Lori. Since recruiters are only spending a few seconds on each res…
 
132: "Sometimes securing that next income source isn't the most important thing in post-military life." Becoming an entrepreneur with Jason Madden Jason Madden went from serving for 15 years to transitioning to a military spouse, Franchise Entrepreneur, Career Ownership Coach, and Co-Host of the Doin’ The Thing Podcast. He shares how becoming medic…
 
Rich Comitz retired as a LTC from the US Army in 2019 and wrapped up his career as a Professor at the US Military Academy at West Point. After working in higher education for just over 2 years, Rich took on the role of Senior Vice President of American Corporate Partners, or ACP, at the end of 2021. It is believed that officers, especially those li…
 
Meet two inspiring women veterans who co-authored a book on their shared experiences while in the Army. Learn more about their military service and how they overcame challenges as active duty military and as veterans. Lita Tomas A stay-at-home mom turned tank mechanic, turned Global Logistics Officer. Major Lita Tomas enlisted in the US Army in 197…
 
On episode 23 of The Alone Podcast we hear from Callie Russell, a participant on season 7 of the reality survival show, Alone. Listen in as Callie talks about why she chose to live her life outdoors, what it was like coming back into civilization after Alone, things we can all learn from goats, what it's like to produce or procure 90% of the food s…
 
This Navy veteran, is a #1 National Best Selling author, Empowerment Coach and Speaker who is passionate about the ultimate success of growing professionals. Dr Mikayla's mantra: To help entrepreneurial hopefuls recognize that their greatest potential lies within. She helps clients to envision and achieve infinite success and elevations along with …
 
Michael Klemmer retired from the US Army as an officer. He had a shortened 9-month time frame for his transition which really put the pressure on, especially when COVID added an extra wrinkle to the process. He found some of the provided programs to be lacking so he started looking for other resources such as LinkedIn, American Corporate Partners, …
 
Amanda is an Air Force Veteran, Milspouse, Author, Podcast Host and Mom. With all this on her plate she is always present in her advocacy for women who are active duty and as veterans. Her books - Women of the Military which is available for purchase on Amazon and her newest addition - A Girl's Guide to Military Service (available in Sept 2022) are…
 
Episode 22 of The Alone Podcast features Woniya Thibeault, a participant on season 6 of the survival TV show, Alone. Woniya is well known for her work with hides, tanning, and leather craft, but is also an accomplished businesswoman, teacher, wild edibles/plant medicine expert, and much more. listen in as we discuss all of this and much, much more!…
 
This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Jg1t51lqhfs 135: "Thank you for humanizing us and seeing us as part of your extended family." Updates, potential name change, and a new Discord community with Jen and Nani Surprise, surprise! Jen and Nani release this bonus episode to share the latest updates on our show! Together, they ap…
 
Eric Crist is an active duty Army Sergeant Major who will wrap up his career as a Command Career Counselor with the Army within the next few years. He is here to ask some questions about the transition process. Question 1: What military to civilian experience gaps did I see during my time teaching the TAP program and during my 15+ years supporting …
 
In this episode Kerri shares how she helps and the military how meditation and breath work can help with anxiety . Her husband is an Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Instructor and as a military spouse and professional athlete in volleyball and having traveled all over the world, she understands the stresses of performance …
 
When Tom Zacher retired from the US Navy in November of 2019, he very carefully planned out all the steps of his transition. He had no idea there were companies that help you with your resume, so he posted his resume on LinkedIn and asked for advice. After getting a big response with many conflicting thoughts on what was right for his resume, he wa…
 
Phyllis J. Wilson served in the U.S. Army (Regular Army and U.S. Army Reserve) for more than 37 years. She has served at all echelons from tactical to strategic including more than seven years at U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL as a senior intelligence analyst supporting Information Operations focused on the War on Terro…
 
Dr. Theresa Emmerich Kamper was a participant on season 8 of the reality survival show, Alone. Theresa is also an accomplished experimental archeologist who specializes in prehistoric leather work, an educator, and all around brilliant individual! On this episode we hear Theresa share stories ranging from teaching herself how to tan hides as a youn…
 
Samira Searcy retired from the US Army in 2020. She went from a SkillBridge internship into a role before her final out-processing date. Unfortunately, before she was even officially retired from the military, she was laid off from her position. After taking a pause to recover from that terrible experience, she quickly got back in the game. Samira …
 
Here is the latest episode where Nyota Gordon - an Army veteran with over 22 years is the founder, developer, at Transition365 - a cyber wellness firm that thrives at the intersection of Cybersecurity and employee wellness. Her company supports organizations in improving their boom line by tapping into the leadership and wellness skills of their em…
 
This week’s episode is a little bit different as our guest Michael McCoy is still serving in the Tennessee Army National Guard. He has been in talent acquisition, specifically seeking veteran and military candidates, first for Premise Health and now for Verizon. Mike is here as an experienced talent acquisition professional to pull back the curtain…
 
Qwynn is an Army veteran, military spouse and Founder of In Their Honor, LLC. She is also the Co-Principal Investigator of the Brooklyn College Veterans History Project. Her passion is about conducting oral history interviews of veterans and listening to how veterans make meaning of their experiences while sharing this with a larger audience. Her b…
 
Amos Rodriguez was a participant on season 7 of the the History Channel survival show, Alone. In this episode we hear stories from Amos' childhood in El Salvador; surviving civil war and the kidnapping of his parents; his experiences with the native American sundance ceremony; connection to the world, the environment, and the people around us, and …
 
This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BsXMMW1Te0c 134: "My sanity is more important than keeping up with appearances." Old money, chosen family, and a purposeful life with Rachel Hernandez Thanks to your support on BuyUsBoba.com, we've invited Best-Selling Author, Real Estate Investor, International Speaker, Podcaster, and TFA…
 
Mark Brock had a relatively smooth transition after retiring from the US Army as a Command Sergeant Major. Though he landed a SkillBridge and then a great job pretty quickly, he discovered that the struggles of the military transition were much bigger than landing a job. He vowed that he would wait until he had 2 years of experience in the private …
 
This is an episode I did for a podcast challenge in Feb 2022. I was challenged to put out content everyday for the entire month of Feb. I wanted to share with my audience since she is a MilSpouse. Caitlin is a serial entrepreneur with two businesses - DCG Communications and 3 locations for her latest endeavor - Amazing Lash Studios in North and Sou…
 
We are back this week for Part 2 with Tyrone Hewitt. This is where Tyrone’s in-depth knowledge truly shines, in the topic of veteran benefits. There are thousands of Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) and a diverse array of veteran benefits. Much like a Las Vegas buffet, where you likely won’t eat one of everything, you don’t need to use all the …
 
Brett is a 12 year Army veteran. He is the CEO/Founder of a Vetgigs - an online talent marketplace platform that connects the veteran community with employers seeking to hire them as professional services contractors in their speciality. www.linkedin.com/in/brettjcurrier www.linkedin.com/company/vetgigs https://www.instagram/vetgigs https://faceboo…
 
Dave McIntyre was a participant on season 2 of the survival TV show, Alone In this episode of The Alone Podcast we hear Dave share detailed information about his time on Alone. Dave also talks about living in Brazil, almost making it on the Brazilian version of Dual Survival, his ministry work, his books, and much, much more! Find Dave at: Dave's W…
 
Tyrone Hewitt retired from the US Navy after a career that was primarily focused in aviation maintenance. He knew when he left the Navy, he wanted to change directions. He started planning, researching, doing informational interviews and job shadowing early in his planning process. He soon found out that elementary education was not the right path …
 
Maura Spence-Carroll is an active duty soldier currently stationed at Fort Carson, CO where she serves as an all source intelligence analyst (35F). Thanks to the scholarship opportunities afforded by the Miss America Organization, she will be able to pursue her Juris Doctorate degree after graduating debt-free with her Bachelor of Arts in Communica…
 
Although Kasie Valenti originally intended to make a career of the military, but after 8 years of service as an officer in the US Army, her career focus changed as her life changed. This focus of a long-term career in the military took her away from even thinking about or planning for a private sector career after the military. She worked right up …
 
6888th battalion: US looks to honor 855 Black women who solved war time mail crisis An all-black, all female battalion that served in Birmingham, England during WWII is on the last leg of a long journey to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. This battalion cleared a backlog of 1-2 years worth of mail in 3 months when the military didn’t think the…
 
Ray Livingston was a participant on season 6 of the survival TV show, Alone. In this episode Ray talks about being an accomplished track and field athlete, a police officer, his philosophies on life and relationships, an incredible story of coming to love the demons within himself, his current and future adventures, and much, much more! Find Ray at…
 
Michael Hunter served 26 years in the US Army and just retired at the end of 2021. He now works as a Military Liaison for Aligned Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 that educates and supports active duty military, veterans, spouses and real estate agents in the VA home loan benefit. Though Mike initially intended to pursue a high-salary career, it was…
 
Jen Zappone served for 12 years in the US Army Reserves and is currently a Trainer with WoVeN (Women's Veteran Network). She started her New Mexico career in Real Estate, working 13 years with a small real estate firm. The next fork in the road in her career was Information Technology: working with database management, data acquisitions and softwar…
 
Hi All, This is just a quick announcement for everyone. I will be taking the show down to 2 episodes a month, every other Friday, instead of every Friday. When I started this podcast journey I was hoping to be able to publish 1 episode per month. Thankfully the support for the show has been such that I have been able to, and could continue to, publ…
 
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