The DAV Podcast sheds light on important topics and challenges facing America’s veterans while also sharing the stories of veterans whom have been impacted by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) through its mission of fulfilling our promises to the men and women that served.
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June 1, 2020
In Episode 9 of the DAV Podcast we explore some alternative therapies veterans are using to help tackle some of the health issues they are facing.
April 20, 2020
In Episode 8 of the DAV Podcast we look at the fastest-growing subpopulation of the military and veteran communities, women veterans. We spotlight how the expanding role of women in our armed forces is necessitating changes to an array of VA policies and programs. Plus, we talked to Staff Sergeant Jessica Smiley, one of the first enlisted female National Guard soldiers to earn the coveted Army Ranger tab.
March 3, 2020
In Episode 7 of the DAV Podcast we tackle some toxic exposure topics and tips on filing claims related to toxic exposures. Plus we take a deeper look at Mefloquine, a drug widely prescribed to U.S. Service Members, and the drug’s growing list of long-term effects.
December 18, 2019
In Episode 6 of the DAV Podcast we look at the growing population of LGBT veterans and talk with Lindsay Church the CEO of Minority Veterans of America and Dr. Michael Kauth, Director of the LGBT Health Program for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
November 22, 2019
In Episode 5 of the DAV Podcast we talk about those that served that are Missing in Action and hear from people that have been directly impacted. Plus, we look at how many are honoring these brave heroes and working hard to bring them home.
September 12, 2019
Every single day in the United States, twenty veterans die by suicide. It is becoming a growing concern in the veteran community and its impacting people across America. In Episode 4 of the DAV Podcast we discuss the epidemic and hear firsthand from those impacted directly by it and look at some of the resources available for help.
June 20, 2019
In this episode of the DAV Podcast we take you mountainside to Snowmass, Colorado, the home of the DAV and VA co-hosted National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. Here veterans with TBIs, spinal cord injuries, visual impairments, amputations and other severe disabilities are challenged to overcome perceived limitations.
May 14, 2019
In Episode 2 of the DAV Podcast we relive the Battle of Iwo Jima through the eyes of Marines veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams, a lifetime DAV member. Also a mother and son shared how attending Camp Corral has made a major impact on their military family. Plus we’ll learn about some of the ways DAV is helping to connect veterans with meaningful employment.
March 6, 2019
In the pilot episode of the DAV Podcast Jim Sursley, a triple-amputee combat Vietnam veteran, discusses his 50th Alive Day anniversary and post-war service, actor Gary Sinise talks about his work to help veterans and his new book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service, and we go inside DAV's Transportation Network.