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  • Let's Talk About Military Transition w/Billy Pugh from The Post Military Playbook Podcast!

    Let's Talk About Military Transition w/Billy Pugh from The Post Military Playbook Podcast! This special crossover episode brings together Josh White, an active duty serviceman and 'Hero Front Podcast' host, and Billy Pugh, post-military podcast host, for profound dialogues about […]

  • "For The Zoomies": How Andrew Cormier's Trailblazing Podcast Redefines Excellence at the USAF Academy

    Josh and Andrew dive deep into the experiences and insights gained during Andrew Cormier's time at the Air Force Academy. They explore Andrew's journey of transformation from a lacrosse player to an Air Force cadet, shedding light on the challenges and growth he experienced along the way. […]

  • Choosing Purpose Over Promotion: The Resilient Leadership Blueprint of Abi Scott

    "Choosing Purpose Over Promotion: The Resilient Leadership Blueprint of Abi Scott" Chief Scott, Chief of Enlisted Force Development at Headquarters United States Space Force, brings a wealth of experience and insight. From strategic vision to advising top leadership, he's shaping the […]

  • The AFSA Conference Experience: Fostering Resilience and Mental Well-being Through Profound Connections w/Madi Cole

    AFSA SUMMIT24   |  August 9 - 15 in Houston, sign up below! https://www.hqafsa.org/summit24.html In a recent podcast episode featuring Madi Cole, a compelling discussion unfolded, shedding light on the intricacies of military life, from networking challenges to coping with trauma and […]

  • Announcing The Catalyst of Growth Summit! Bonus Episode: "Building Resilient Teams" Insights from Chief Abi Scott

    Get ready for an electrifying episode as Chief Master Sergeant Abi Scott takes center stage to ignite the spirit of Team Eglin with his powerful talk on leadership and resilience. In this exclusive bonus episode, Chief Scott shares his dynamic perspective on what it takes to build […]

  • Great Leaders Are Great Teachers: The Euphoric Highs and Crushing Lows of Your Career w/Brent "Chip" Chadick

    In this captivating podcast episode, Josh White and Brent "Chip" Chadick delve into profound discussions encompassing leadership, career development, personal growth, emotional intelligence, and resilience. The episode unfolds with candid conversations, where both share very personal […]

  • Rebuilding Life After a DUI: How Confronting Trauma Was Key to Sobriety with Amanda Martinez

    Amanda had a difficult childhood and upbringing, with a largely absent biological father, a turbulent relationship with her mother, and family trauma. She joined the Air Force to get away and start her own life. She started drinking heavily during her first assignment in South Korea, […]

  • Inside the Military's Fight Against Drug Use: Origins, Myths, and Insights Into The Drug Demand Reduction Program with Expert Steve Callon

    Inside the Military's Fight Against Drug Use: Origins, Myths, and Insights Into The Drug Demand Reduction Program with Expert Steve Callon 1. Introduction In a recent HeroFront podcast episode, host Josh White engaged in a compelling conversation with Mr. Steven G. Callon, the Drug […]

  • Life in the Danger Zone: F-35 Fighter Pilot's Path to Resilience After A Mid-Air Collision, With Test Pilot and A.I. Expert, Col Tucker 'Cinco' Hamilton

    In this HeroFront Podcast episode we sit down with the legendary Colonel Tucker "Cinco" Hamilton, an esteemed Air Force test pilot renowned for his exceptional career. Hamilton serves as the Experimental Fighter Test Pilot for the US Air Force and leads the F-35 Integrated Test Force, […]

  • How Dual-Career Couples in the military Make It Work with Senior Leaders Josh and Kristy Wiener

    Welcome to another insightful episode of HeroFront! Join us as we delve into the dynamic world of military leadership and relationships with our distinguished guests, Command Chief Master Sergeant Joshua Wiener and his wife Chief Master Sergeant Kristy Weiner. In this episode, titled "How […]

  • Pacing Threats: Facing Urgent Global Challenges, Revolutionizing Government Practices, and Forging the Eglin AFB Strategic Vision w/General Geraghty, Jennifer Pahlka, & Dr. Hal Brands

    In this incredibly unique episode, we embark on a journey into the rare insight and initiatives of the Eglin AFB Strategic Off-site. This episode serves as a beacon, illuminating the path to Excellence and providing a platform for like-minds dedicated to transformative leadership with a […]

  • "Why Do Veterans Struggle to Transition?" LinkedIn, Networking, and Embracing Change: Dan Horgan's Success Formula

    Our guest today, Dan Horgan, embodies a life shaped by a rich tapestry of experiences that span over two decades in the United States Air Force, transitioning seamlessly into diverse roles, from guarding missile fields to tactical missions in the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP). His […]

  • Forging a Veteran Community Rooted in Vulnerability, Authentic Journeys, and Being Sassy with Jess C Jaimes from Resilient and Rowdy

    "Resilient and Rowdy™" is a thought-provoking podcast hosted by Jess Jaimes, an Army Veteran with a unique blend of resilience and a quirky, delightful sense of humor. In this podcast, Jess opens the door to her remarkable journey of self-discovery after her military service. With […]

  • Haunted Military Bases & UFO Sightings! Halloween Special w/Luke From Wartime Stories

    BONUS HALLOWEEN EPISODE! 0:00 - Intro 2:55 - My talk with Luke 50:25 - Wartime Stories Full Episode (featuring Josh's grandfather Col Guy Frost Hicks) In the immersive podcast episode - host Josh White engages in a riveting dialogue with YouTuber Luke, delving deep into a tapestry of […]

  • Surviving the Impossible: Brandi Benson's Courageous Battle Against Ewing Sarcoma and Her Transformed Outlook on Life's Possibilities

    Welcome to the HeroFront Podcast! I'm your host, Josh White, and today, we introduce you to a true hero, Brandi Benson, whose incredible journey will touch your heart and ignite your spirit. Brandi's story is a testament to the indomitable power of the human will, from her unwavering […]

  • Sasha Lopez: How to Love the Daily Grind and Achieve Anything as an Entrepreneur

    Sasha would love for you to link up with her! @iamsashalo @risenrideclub @thefemalehustlerpodcast (her new podcast inspired by our awesome talk!) Intro (3:15) Welcome to HeroFront, the podcast that celebrates the incredible journeys of everyday heroes. I'm your host, Josh White, and […]

  • Surrender or Die!: Reflections of a Combat Leader w/SEAC #3 Troxell

    Get the book on Amazon here: https://a.co/d/64KPL0w Introduction: [00:00] Welcome to an emotional and insightful podcast episode where Josh and Troxell discuss the challenges and rewards of leadership, the power of loyalty and resilience, and the profound impact of their decisions on the […]

  • Kevin Ott: A Resounding Voice for the Air Force Community - Navigating Challenges, Advocating for Change, and Inspiring a Legacy of Leadership

    In this episode, we sit down with AFSA Champion and retired CMSgt, Kevin Ott, a distinguished Air Force veteran with 30 years of service. Join us as we explore Kevin's life and career, from leadership lessons and 9/11's impact to his reflections on 40 years of Air Force transformations […]

  • "RyeRoast" and Her Journey of Relentless Grit: How Riley is Positively Impacting The USAF and The World

    This is a special SUMMIT edition podcast episode! Join us in talking with the legendary Influencer - Riley! Known as Rye.Roast on Instagram and most notably RyeRoast on TikTok! "RyeRoast" and Her Journey of Relentless Grit: How Riley is Positively Impacting The USAF and The World […]

  • From Trauma To Triumph: How Andriea Cook Breaks Barriers and Empowers Her Team

    Turning Trauma into Triumph: The Inspiring Andriea Cook Leadership Story This is a special AFSA SUMMIT edition episode! In the latest podcast episode, "From Trauma To Triumph: How Andriea Cook Breaks Barriers and Empowers Her Team," Andriea Cook shares a deeply transformative journey of […]

  • Contagious Positivity: Sully's Blueprint for Amplifying Impact and Mastering Micro Decisions

    In this captivating episode of the #AFSASUMMIT23 podcast special - We delve into the world of positivity, growth, and the art of making impactful decisions. Our guest, Sully, a notable influencer with a passion for spreading positivity, takes us on a journey through his insights and […]