LIVING WITH A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Pat Horan, CPT US Army (ret), & Patty Horan —- Part 1: Pat’s Career & War

CPT Pat Horan, US Army
Patty Horan

Patty & Pat Horan

Pat Horan, CPT US Army (ret), and his wife Patty Horan joined the program to discuss what it is to live with a traumatic brain injury.  In a candid interview we cover:

Part 1:  Pat’s career, how he was wounded and how Patty was notified.

Part 2:  Rehab, Patty talks the pressure of researching & choosing facilities for follow-on rehab

Part 3:  Living today, finding purpose in life and the frustrations of not being able to read and to write.

When asked about how his life is Pat responded “Every day I wake up and the first thing I do is thank God I’m still alive, that’s the greatest thing ever.  The second thing is Patty, everything she’s done  since I got hurt is just incredible, putting me back together was because of her.”  An incredible story.

FACE YOUR FEARS, BREAK THROUGH YOUR BULLSHIT: Daryl Hill

Daryl Hill
Former Major, USMC
darylhill.com

Daryl Hill, former Major USMC, joins us to talk about his career as an infantry including his tour with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment — serving in the “March Up” — and the business of mentoring.

Daryl’s mentoring focuses on HOW TO FACE YOUR FEARS AND BREAK THROUGH YOUR BULLSHIT.  Listen to his story and how he achieve results.

He helped me.

 

 

WHY WOULD CHINA INTERVENE WITH NORTH KOREA WHEN IT HASN’T DONE SO FOR 25 YEARS? Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret)

Grant Newsham
Japan Forum for Strategic Studies
Senior Researcher
Col USMC (ret)

Grant Newsham joins us to talk about the recent military parade North Korea during which they displayed new military capabilities their failed launch of an ICBM.

Grant also entertains questions from the Host:

(1)  Why would China helps the United States after standing on the sidelines for 25 years?  What kind of concession will they ask for from the US or the US & Japan?

(2)  How does Japan view the events on the Korean Peninsula and what is in their strategic best interest.

(3)  How does China view the events on the Korean Peninsula and what is in their strategic best interest.

 

COMBAT LEADERSHIP: MajGen Paul Kennedy, USMC

MajGen Paul Kennedy joins the program to talk combat leadership.  MajGen Kennedy was the 1st Marine Division Plans Officer for “The March Up,” commanded 2d Battalion, 4th Marines in Ramadi in 2004 and the 2d Marine Regiment in Helmand Province in 2010-2011.  In 2013 he was assigned as Commanding General, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, where he led the initial response to Operation DAMAYAN (Philippine typhoon, 2013) and Operation SAHAYOGI HAAT (Nepal earthquake, 2015).

He is currently the Commanding General of the Marine Corps Recruiting Command..

 

TODAY’S SHOW: Grant Newsham talks North Korea —- Calvin Humphrey talks being a PFC on Iwo Jima

Grant Newsham
Defense Researcher
Col, USMCR (ret)

In two GREAT interviews:

Grant Newsham, Col USMC (ret), talks the current situation in North Korea and the challenges for the United States in the region that includes South Korea, China, Taiwan and the Philippines.

Calvin Humphry, PFC USMC, who landed on Iwo Jima as a PFC talks about thehow he got to the Marine Corps, the 5th Division’s preparations for Iwo Jima on Hawaii, the landing and days of combat and then how he’s coped with it for all these years!  ONE OF THE BEST INTERVIEW ALL MARINE RADIO HAS DONE IN THE LAST YEAR!

Cal Humphry
PFC, USMC
Iwo Jima Veteran

 

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