OUR YEARS AS PART OF MARINE DETACHMENTS LIVING AT SEA ABOARD US NAVY SHIPS: Mike & Mike & Montana Man

Gunner & Montana Man
Afghanistan 2010

Gunner and Montanaman joined the program to talk about the USS McCain collision, having both lived about US Navy warships for extended periods of time, in the Gunner’s case he was part of the USS Kitty Hawk (an aircraft carrier) for two years.  They’ll talk collisions at sea.

“WE HIRE VETERANS” — “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE” and THE NEXT PROJECT FOR THE RODGERS: Ken Rodgers

Then and Now…

Ken Rodgers, former Marine and Khe Sanh veteran joins us to talk about the battle as well as his ongoing film efforts.

We also discuss things people say to veterans — “We Hire Veterans” and “Thank you for your service” — Ken isn’t a fan.

Ken also updates us on his next project, a documentary about the wives of combat veterans.

 

US F18 VS A RUSSIAN SU-22 (SYRIAN PILOT) — WE’LL EXPLAIN IT: Joey Porrazzo

Joey Porrazzo
Major USMC (ret)
F18 Pilot

Joey Porrazzo, Maj USMC (ret), a former FA-18C/D pilot will join us to talk air to air combat over the weekend and how it happens.

Joey talks mission planning for the specific situation over Syria, in the midst escalating tensions in the area.  He then walks us through the air-to-air engagement between the F/A-18E and the SU-22 that resulted in the downing of the Syrian SU-22.

We also discuss the Russian Defence ministry’s statement describing “American planes flying west of Euphrates will be treated as targets and that it has suspended safety agreement with US.”

 

MARINE CORPS ASSOCIATION & FOUNDATION: Mark Faulkner

William “Mark” Faulkner
LtGen, USMC (ret)
Marine Corps Association & Foundation
President & CEO

Wed, Jun 14 2017, Hour 1

The President & CEO of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation joined us to discuss the broad work that both do.  From supporting battlefield studies to supplying deploying units with Kindle reading tablets to supporting the Commandants Reading Lists, the Association & Foundation are out there doing it each day as they have done for over 100 years.

Mark discusses the challenges of remaining a strong presence

Founded by General John A. Lejeune in 1913 the Association is the premier support organization for the Marine Corps.  If you’re not a member, you can join by clicking here.

 

Wednesday, May 31 2017 — Hour 2: CPL JASON DUNHAM SIGN DEDICATION IN SCIO NY, Richard Caruso, former Cpl USMC

Richard Caruso
Cpl, USMC
1982-1986

00:00:  Richard Caruso, former Cpl USMC, talks about the weekend in Scio, NY where he supervised the placing of a sign identifying the city of Scio as the home of Cpl Jason Dunham, USMC, Medal of Honor recipient for his actions against the enemy in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq.

 

 

 

 

 

The Cpl Jason Dunham sign
Richard Caruso & Friends
Scio, NY