Veteran Broadcast Network

VBN is a radio/podcast network that delivers news, information, and support to Veterans and their dependents. There are three different shows with three different focuses: 1) Veterans Radio Hour – The military past, present, and future. General Grange discusses the military in todays geopolitical world. 2) Wounded But Not Broken – Host Patrick Scrogin – The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. Patrick’s show is about stories of conquering hardships and inspiring others to become the best version of themselves. 3) Role Call – Host Kenney DeCamp – What role did you play in the Military? Soldiers from every service talk about their jobs in the service. This show is great for recruitment tool informing anyone interested learning about all the different jobs within the Military.

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  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 Program 27: Russia Moves into Ukraine

    GUESTS:Mr. Dean Cheng - Heritage Foundation. Dr. Dave Johnson, COL (RET), USA - RAND Corporation. Dr. Brian Downing - Independent Analyst. With your host Ranger DougGuests talk about the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine

  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 - Program 26: Russia Moves into Ukraine

    GUESTS:Ambassador Lawrence ButlerCOL (RET) Mark MitchellCOL (RET) Dave JohnsonJason Black.Guests discuss the current events of Russia invasion of Ukraine.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 26 - James J Furlong

    In this episode Patrick speaks with Army Sergeant James J. Furlong. A recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, while serving with Company B, 2d […]

  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 - Program 25: Russia Moves into Ukraine

    Ranger Doug, Ambassador Lawrence Butler, and Lt Col Dave Johnson discuss the current events of Russia invasion of Ukraine.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 25 - The American Sniper

    James Eagleman is a 26 year Army Sniper and Instructor. He was selected as the Honor Graduate of the U.S. Army Sniper School and U.S. Army Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC). James was a Master Instructor for the US Army teaching ITC. He has the distinct ability to take […]

  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 - Program 24: Russia Moves into Ukraine

    Guests:Ambassador Lawrence ButlerMark Mitchell, Former ASD SO / LIC.1. Where are Ukraine/Russia today in the war?2. War aims: Russia?3. War aims: Ukraine?4. Activities - effects in/on the:a. USb. NATO/EUc. World5. Status of cease fire or peace efforts?6. What can we look forward to? […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0). Program 23: Russia Moves Into Ukraine. Episode 8: Where are things and what lies in the future?

    Hosted by: Ranger Doug. Needs no Introduction...Guests:Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy (Heritage Foundation).David Johnson - Executive Director, Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS).Brian Downing, PhD - Independent […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - The 4477th Red Eagles - Special Guest Jerry Fields

    The 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron (4477 TES) was a squadron in the United States Air Force under the claimancy of the Tactical Air Command (TAC). It is currently inactive. The product of Project Constant Peg, the unit was created to expose the tactical air forces to the flight […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 Program 22: Russia Moves Into Ukraine. Episode 7: What are the 2nd and 3rd Order Effects of the War in Ukraine?

    1. Alignment of Russia's partners and allies (China, Syria, Libya, North Korea, etc) 2. The way ahead for Belarus 3. China's strategy as result of the War in Ukraine 4. Reshaping self-sufficiency (fuel, minerals, food, medicine, etc) Guests: Mark Mitchell, DSC - Former Acting ASD - SO/LIC […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 23 - Baden K-9

    Baden K-9 mission is to breed, train, and provide the very best dogs in the world today. Christian based, family owned, Baden K-9.

  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) - Program 21 - Russia Moves into Ukraine - Part 6

    Current Updates on the war between Russia and Ukraine.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 22 - Ron Sherman US Army Vietnam Veteran

    Patrick interviews Ron Sherman former Vietnam Veteran. As a military police Ron served in the 127th and 504th USA. Ron retells his experiences during Vietnam.

  • Veterans Radio Hour (VRH) - Program 20 - Episode 5 - Russia moves into Ukraine

    What more can the United States do?Guests:Dr. Brian Downing. Independent analyst.Mr. Doug Wise. Retired senior US Army and CIA officerDean Cheng Senior Research Fellow Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy (Heritage Foundation).

  • Veterans' Radio Hour (VRH) 2.0 Program 19: "Russia Moves into Ukraine - Part 4

    General Grange, Ranger Doug, Doug Wise, and Brian Downing answer 5 questions.1) Where are Ukraine and Russia today in war?2) What are the war aims of Russia?3) What are the war aims of Ukraine?4) What can be done to help?5) What does the future look like?

  • Veterans' Radio Hour 2.0 - Program 18 - Russia Moves into Ukraine Part 3

    "Whole of Nation" approach to warfighting and support of Partners and Allies.Panelists:Dr. Brian Downing, Independent Journalist. Dr. Richard Downie. Retired Army Colonel and Retired member of the US Senior Executive Service. Doug Wise. Former Senior CIA Officer and Deputy Director of the […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 21 - SMA Jack L. Tilley

    The inspiring story of 12th Sergeant Major of the Army. SMA Jack Tilley is an American businessman and retired United States Army soldier. He served for almost 37 years in the United States Army, culminating in his appointment in 2000 as the 12th Sergeant Major of the Army, a post he held […]

  • VRH - Program 17: Russia Moves into Ukraine - Part 2

    Whole of Nation in Warfighting Dean Cheng: Heritage Foundation John Fenzel: Former Assistant to the Vice President. Mark Mitchell: Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 20 - Joseph Hahn (Navy Seal) - part 3

    Coming from a foster home, Joe found a family of brothers with the Navy Seals. Joe recounts his encouraging story of overcoming extreme conditions, hardships, and injuries to become an elite soldier. He was tasked with hundreds of capture/kill missions targeting the top terrorist in the […]

  • VRH - Program 16: Russia Moves into Ukraine

    Program: 16: Russia Moves Into UkraineWhole of Nation in WarfightingDean Cheng: Heritage FoundationJohn Fenzel: Former Asst to SECDEF and CSA. WH Fellow.Doug Wise: Former Dep Dir of DIA and Sr CIA Officer.Mark Mitchell: Former NSC Staffer, Former ASD SO/LIC

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 19 - Music of War

    Patrick and his sound engineer talk about the influence of music within the military.

  • VRH - Program 15 - The Music of War - Part 3

    Tonight we take you from Haiti in 1994 all the way through Syria in 2017.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Joseph Hahn (Navy Seal) - part 2

    Coming from a foster home, Joe found a family of brothers with the Navy Seals. Joe recounts his encouraging story of overcoming extreme conditions, hardships, and injuries to become an elite soldier. He was tasked with hundreds of capture/kill missions targeting the top terrorist in the […]

  • VRH - Program 14 - The Music of War - Part 2

    We cover the music Veterans listened to for inspiration during the "Small Wars," of the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Special Guest Lee Greenwood reminisces about his USO trip in Korea where he met General Grange. Listen as we span Eagle Claw (The Iran Raid - 1980), Urgent Fury (Grenada - 1983), […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken – Show 17 – The story of Joseph Hahn U.S. Navy Seal

    Coming from a foster home, Joe found a family of brothers with the Navy Seals. Joe recounts his encouraging story of overcoming extreme conditions, hardships, and injuries to become an elite soldier. He was tasked with hundreds of capture/kill missions targeting the top terrorist in the […]

  • VRH - Program 13 - The USO with special guest Connie Stevens

    This show is about the history of the United Service Organizations (USO) and the important role it played in our military. Special Guest include Connie Stevens (actress) , Edward Angus "Ned" Powell Jr the former president of the USO and former United States Deputy Secretary of Veterans […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 16- The story of Joel Tavera

    Many veterans go to college after leaving the military, but most do not have to face the challenges that Joel Tavera did. In 2008, he was one of the most wounded soldiers to survive the Iraq War.Despite losing a foot, a hand, his eyesight, parts of his skull and suffering burns on 60 […]

  • VRH - Program 12 - Music of War

    In this program we highlight the importance of music on fighting men and women and in support of the war effort. It is source of pride, provides motivation, it helps maintain morale among Service People and Citizens alike. It bolsters team building and Espirit de Corps and even supports […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 15 - Outside looking In - Part 2

    Misge Ripoli (the sound engineer) turns the table and interviews Patrick Scrogin. As a civilian with over 30 years in professional radio Misge talks about the change in his life that began 3 months ago when he started listening to Patricks show as he was in the control room as engineer of […]

  • VRH - Show 11 - Our Wounded Part 3

    In the final program in this series, MSG (RET) Dave Smith takes us from Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) through the present. He triumphs over adversity.BG (RET) Grange describes his own experiences in unforgettable detailCOL (RET) Kevin Swenie USA, BG (RET) Dave Grange, Ranger […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 14 - Outside looking In

    Misge Ripoli (the sound engineer) turns the table and interviews Patrick Scrogin. As a civilian with over 30 years in professional radio Misge talks about the change in his life that began 3 months ago when he started listening to Patricks show as he was in the control room as engineer […]

  • VRH - Show 10 - Our Wounded Part 2

    In his first Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan in 2006, Army Special Forces Master Sergeant (Retired) Dave Smith was hurt, and team members killed. In the second, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010, on a second tour, he suffered grievous […]

  • VRH 2.0 - Show 9 - Our Wounded - Part 1

    In this important program, Master Sergeant (Retired) Dave Smith takes us through his two Improvised Explosive Device (IED) experiences in riveting fashion. In the first attack in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan in 2006, he was hurt. In the second, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010, […]

  • VRH 2.0 - Show 8 - The Rangers

    Tonight, we present a program that was originally recorded on 5 January 2003 as part of Veterans' Radio Hour 1.0.In that program General Grange interviewed legendary Rangers about their unique exploits.And together the group discusses current events involving Rangers and the future of […]

  • Veterans’ Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 7 - Best of Veteran's Radio Hour 1.0

    Originally Aired 29 December 2002.Highlights of 16 Past Programs Recorded in 2002.1. We Were Soldiers Once, and Young.2. The Vietnam War Compared to Afghanistan and Iraq. Dr. John Votaw.3. Closely Coordinated Fire Support. Joe Galloway.4. The Draft? Yes or No?Vietnam Draftees: LTG (RET) […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 13 - Special Guest General John Borling

    John Lorin Borling (born March 24, 1940) is a retired major general of the United States Air Force whose military career spanned 33 years. He has piloted many aircraft including the F-15, F16, F-4, the SR-71 Blackbird, the U-2, and B-52 and B-1 bombers. During the Vietnam War, his […]

  • Veterans’ Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 6

    BlackHawk Down, Mogadishu, Somalia, 3-4 October 1993.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mogadishu_(1993)The epic battle that came to be known as “Black Hawk Down,” is also the title of the landmark book and the inspiring film by Ridley Scott.This is a re-airing of a program that […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 12- Ironman, Christian, and Hero

    SGT Zachary Stinson was on his first deployment on November 9, 2010. While on a foot patrol in Afghanistan he stepped on an IED resulting in the traumatic amputations of his right leg below the knee and his left leg above the knee.With the lose of both legs Zachary is a world champion […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 5 - Part 2

    "Through, With and By" . . . "Mark Boyatt, former professional colleague while on active duty and now permanent friend, has produced, in "Special Forces - A Unique National Asset" an excellent and comprehensive history of one of our nation's premier military tools. This is a vibrant […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 5 - Part 1

    A. Irregular Warfare (IW) is a struggle among state and non-state actors to influence populations and affect legitimacy operations, and security cooperation.B. The Range of Military Operations (ROMO):The range encompasses three primary categories:1. Military engagement, security […]

  • VRH - Special - Pearl Harbor-WWII- Remembered

    Rerun of VRH show remembering Pearl Harbor on December 8, 2002. This show includes soldiers and guest who were at Pearl Harbor on that dreadful day of Dec 7, 1941.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 11 - Three out of four but four out of one

    A year after his injury, triple amputee Marine Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Brian Meyer is well known for his great attitude. “We have no delusions about what we do,” he says, “injuries are part of it. You make your peace with God and accept it. It’s part of the job. “ Brian […]

  • Role Call - Show 10 - General John Borling USAF - POW, SR71 Pilot, USAF History

    John Lorin Borling (born March 24, 1940) is a retired major general of the United States Air Force whose military career spanned 33 years. He has piloted many aircraft including the F-15, F16, F-4, the SR-71 Blackbird, the U-2, and B-52 and B-1 bombers. During the Vietnam War, his […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 4 -The All-Volunteer Force

    3 December 2021 This Week's Show Topic:The All-Volunteer Force. - Is it working?- Can society fill the need?- What is the attitude of youth to enlisting or becoming an officer?- Is there a sufficient pool of recruits?- What is the attitude of “The Force” to Reenlisting?- What effect […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 10 - Green Beret Pride

    Keith Holland II, a retired Special Forces Weapons Sergeant talks with Host Patrick Scrogin about his amazing story ABOUT his journey of healing from the injuries and hardships he suffered while in the ARMY.Keith is currently helping Veterans from the SPECIAL OPERATIONS community to live […]

  • Role Call - Show 9 - Tainted Seas

    Linda Jo Heffner author of "My Sailor's Story" After years of encouragement from her children, Linda completed her adventure into the past.First begun as merely a personal history for family and friends, ‘Tainted Seas: My Sailor’s Story’ is an intimate look at the life of a woman, […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0). - Show 3 - Americas Force Projection Military

    Thanksgiving November 25 2021, Stay at Home or Base Abroad?What Has Been the Effect of the 20 Years Since 9/11/01?Are we prepared for: 'Great Power Competition?Multi Domain Warfare?How do we deal with emerging threats?Guests: RADM (RET) Patrick Hall, USNCOL (RET) Morris Goins, […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 9 - Hours of boredom, moments of terror

    Special Guest Joshua Sust was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 20th 1987. After graduating from high school in 2006 he was on a bus to Parris Island MCRD. After 13 grueling weeks he finally accomplished his greatest achievement, becoming a United States Marine. Upon completion of boot […]

  • Role Call - Show 8 - National PTSD Service Association

    A wonderful organization that trains service dogs for Veterans with PTSD. Determined to end veteran suicide the National PTSD Service Association trains Service Dogs to help Veterans who suffer from PTSD.

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0) - Show 2 - POWs/MIAs and America's Warriors That Do Something About It

    Tonight our guests were:1. A World War II POW, Clifton Streat of the 106th Infantry Division in the Battle of the Bulge, by recorded interview with live commentary by a person he taught in seventh grade science and math. Very moving.2. Brigadier General (Retired) Joe Ramirez, US Army, […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 8 - My Story

    Since 2013, writers for the "My Life, My Story" program have interviewed thousands of Veterans at VA Hospitals across the country. From those interviews, we craft brief life histories that, with the Veteran's permission, become part of their medical record. By reading those stories, VA […]

  • Role Call - Show 7 - POW Mike Burns - Climate Champion

    Mike Burns was born in 1944 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was commissioned a 2nd Lt through the Air Force ROTC program at De Paul University, Illinois, on July 15, 1966, and went on active duty beginning October 18, 1966. Lt Burns next completed Undergraduate Pilot Training, and was awarded […]

  • Veterans Radio Hour 2.0 (VRH 2.0)

    This is the inaugural show for the new podcast, VRH 2.0 with our host, Brigadier General (Retired) Dave Grange.The last VRH 1.0 show was broadcast April of 2003.This will be an effort, not only to describe the current situation on a weekly basis, but also to help Veterans find ways to […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 7 - Even Olympians Need Heroes

    Patrick talks with Sara Combs the coach for the Kansas Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans who participate in these games have lost body parts while in the line of duty; however, they deal with there disabilities by participating in athletic events that strengthen their bodies and mind. […]

  • Role Call - Show 6 - The long walk home

    Special Guest Ron Zaleski talks about his company "The Long Walk Home".In the military we are taught to be of ultimate service to our country and to our fellow brothers and sisters. Getting discharged doesn’t mean we should abandon that mission. Rather, we must redefine it and utilize […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 6 - When you're knocked down stand back up

    Wounded But Not Broken - Show 6 - When you're knocked down stand back upSpecial Guest - Matt Amos James “Matt” Amos was motivated to join the Marine Corps after the 9/11 attacks. At the time, he was working having recently finished high school. He enlisted as an Infantryman and […]

  • Role Call - Show 5 - Transition with Courage and Grace

    Guest Maxine Reyes - retired US Army combat Veteran. Maxine is a certified marriage & relationship coach, motivational speaker, host and inspirational singer. Maxine has inspired and performed for a wide range of audiences to include a President of the United States, university […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 5 - Selflessness

    Tonight's guest - Eddie Corona who donated his life to helping wounded Veterans and kids by providing them with an outdoor experience that changes life's.. Eddie is Chairmen of the Board for "Outdoor Experiences For All."

  • Role Call - Common sense and the fish down under

    Host Kenney DeCamp interview former USAF Intelligence Agent and a former US Navy Submarine hydraulics specialist about their military jobs while serving during the Vietnam era.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Dogs of War

    Host Patrick Scrogin interviews former Marine Corps Anthony Marquez, who was a service dog handler for dogs that sniffed out IED (Improvised Explosive Devices). Anthony served with the 1st Battalion 5th Marines and was deployed in Afghanistan in 2011. This show explores the powerful […]

  • Role Call - show 3 - Yesterdays Tomorrow

    Host Kenney DeCamp and Co-Host Nadine Noky discuss the changing population of Veterans (past, present, and future). Special Guest Kenri Wanner a Florida Registered Mental Health Counselor talks about dealing with Veteran PTSD and other mental health issues.

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 3 - Don't give up it's never over

    Host Patrick Scrogin interviews Marine Staff Sergeant Blaine Scott who as a platoon sergeant for a convoy traveling through Baghdad in 2006 was struck by an IED that was buried on the side of the road. The explosion killed three other marines and badly wounded three others (including […]

  • Role Call - Show 2 - Roles covered - 12C Bridge Crew and 13A Field Artillery Officer

    In today’s show we cover two fantastic roles from the US Army.MOS 12C - Army Bridge Crewman is responsible for providing bridge and rafting support for their platoons. They are extremely skilled engineers that are relied on by ground infantry and other divisions to construct quick safe […]

  • Wounded But Not Broken - Show 1 (Part 1)

    Host Patrick Scrogin tells his story of overcoming an incredible disability, drug addiction, and mental defeat after the loss of his leg, broken back, and many other horrific things that happen after being shot down in Iraq in his attack helicopter.

  • Wounded But Not Broken- Show 2 (conclusion of the story of Patrick Scrogin)

    Host Patrick Scrogin finishes the story of his will to survive and excel beyond his horrific tragedy.Special Guest - Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster) - Patrick will explain how Butch had a critical role in the birth of Veterans Broadcast Network.

  • Role Call - Show 1 - What is your number

    Kenney DeCamp and Co Host Nadine Noky examine the role of the Veterans Service Officer (VSO). A VSO agent has the potential of being one of the most important persons in a Veterans life. Special Guest Marty Callaghan Deputy Director of Claims Services from the American Legion in […]

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