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Borne the Battle #268: Marine Corps Veteran Elysa Acosta-Millan, Show Host, Active Duty Operational Support Reservist

“Adapt and overcome!” Marine Veteran Elysa Acosta-Millan talks about moving from holding a rifle in the Marine Corps to holding a microphone on the red carpet. She also talks about taking advantage of Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS), a program common to several branches of the military that allows reservists to serve in temporary postings while receiving all the benefits of of active-duty, including time accumulated toward retirement.

By |February 7th, 2022|Borne the Battle, Borne the Battle podcast, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Borne the Battle #268: Marine Corps Veteran Elysa Acosta-Millan, Show Host, Active Duty Operational Support Reservist

Borne the Battle #267: Army Veteran Greg Williams, Human Behavior Pattern Recognition Specialist, Marine Corps Combat Hunter Program

This week’s Borne the Battle features Army Veteran Greg Williams, who has over 30 years experience identifying human behavior patterns.

By |January 31st, 2022|Borne the Battle, Borne the Battle podcast, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Borne the Battle #267: Army Veteran Greg Williams, Human Behavior Pattern Recognition Specialist, Marine Corps Combat Hunter Program

Borne the Battle #266: Air Force Veteran Mark Cooter and Army Veteran Alec Bierbauer, Origins of CIA / U.S. Air Force Drone Warfare

This week's Borne the Battle features Mark Cooter and Alec Bierbauer, the “Wright Brothers” of the U.S. drone warfare program.

Borne the Battle #265: Benefits Breakdown, Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), Support for Veterans Facing Homelessness

This episode of Borne the Battle—a benefits breakdown—features Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).

Borne the Battle #264: Veteran Roundtable – Afghanistan Withdrawal / Evacuation

Approximately four months have passed since the Afghanistan withdrawal. Since then, Veterans across the country have grappled with figuring out what the withdrawal means to them.

Borne the Battle #263: Marine Veteran Kelly Murphy, Winner of Tough as Nails Season One, Model for Ariat International

When Marine Corps Veteran Kelly Murphy began an Instagram account to document his workouts, he never dreamed that it would lead him to becoming the winner of CBS’ "Tough as Nails" competition show. He left the set $200,000 dollars richer and the owner of a brand-new Ford F-150.

By |November 8th, 2021|Borne the Battle, Borne the Battle podcast, Tanner Iskra, Top Stories, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Borne the Battle #263: Marine Veteran Kelly Murphy, Winner of Tough as Nails Season One, Model for Ariat International

Borne the Battle #262: Air Force Veteran DJ Vanas, Best-Selling Author of Finding Your Warrior Spirit

D.J. Vanas travels around the country speaking at conventions packed with audience members, giving motivational presentations that teach people how to find the unique warrior spirit deeply embedded within them.

By |November 1st, 2021|Borne the Battle, Borne the Battle podcast, Native American Veterans, Tanner Iskra, Top Stories, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Borne the Battle #262: Air Force Veteran DJ Vanas, Best-Selling Author of Finding Your Warrior Spirit

Borne the Battle #261: Marine Veteran Tim Davis, Educator, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Evangelist, “Spot the Marine” Meme

This week's Borne the Battle features Marine Corps Veteran Tim Davis, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu evangelist and subject of “Spot the Marine” meme.

Borne the Battle #260: Benefits Breakdown – VA Mobile Mental Health Apps

This episode of Borne the Battle – a benefits breakdown – features VA Mobile Mental Health Apps, which provides free tools and information to support and help Veterans manage PTSD-related symptoms and stress, learn to practice mindfulness, aim to reduce suicide risk and strengthen parenting skills.

Borne the Battle #259: Navy Veteran and DEA Special Agent Bill Czopek

In this week’s episode of Borne the Battle, Special Agent Bill Czopek discusses his experience in the Navy, his working at the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and the dangers of counterfeit pills.

By |October 11th, 2021|Borne the Battle, Borne the Battle podcast, Tanner Iskra, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Borne the Battle #259: Navy Veteran and DEA Special Agent Bill Czopek

Borne the Battle #258: Army and Air Force Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon, Centenarian, 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

Army and Air Force Veteran Fannie Griffin McClendon is a centenarian and was part of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. The only all-female, all-black battalion to serve overseas during World War II.

Borne the Battle #257: Army Veteran Vincent Vargas, Actor, Entrepreneur

If you know of Black Rifle Coffee Company, or watch Mayans MC on FX, you may already know this week’s Borne the Battle guest – Army Veteran, entrepreneur, actor and overall entertainer Vincent “Rocco” Vargas.

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