Warrior Connection- 02.06.18

February 6, 2018

The February 4th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about denied, delayed, and  ineffective medical care with the wife of  an american hero - DU - burn pit - etc. casualty  of OIF OEF  who's uncle is one of our nation's greatest and legendary WW2 heroes.


Warrior Connection- 01.17.18

January 17, 2018

The January 14th edition of Warrior Connection was dedicated reading and discussing the new poetry  book  "DANCING BAREFOOT IN THE WIND" written by Bonnie Rokke Tinnes , a retired psych nurse, teacher, and Russian linguist.  Bonnie's  poetry and other books in the "Growing Up Margaret" series are available through your bookstore and on line.  Her work focuses on the good things of life.   


Warrior Connection- 10.08.17

October 8, 2017
The October  8 discussion on Warrior Connection was about alternative treatments such as acupuncture and tens unit use with  Dr. Lisa Conboy, MA, MS, ScD; Instructor in Medicine, Part-time, Director of the Research Department, The New England School of Acupuncture at MCPHS University  and her colleague Dr. Beth Sangree  of The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School.

Warrior Connection- 09.24.17

September 25, 2017
The September 24th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about the new Ken Burns- Lynn Novick PBS documentary "The Vietnam War".  Fifty years later Vietnam remains a thorn in the life of millions.

Warrior Connection- 07.16.17

July 18, 2017
The July 16th edition of Warrior Connection was a essential and timely discussion with John Boch- Executive Director of Guns Save Life, author, and extraordinary basic firearms, concealed carry, and force-on-force instructor with GSL defense training about how to avoid nasty situations and what to do if you find yourself in harms way.  John  provided us warning signs of what to look for and common sense validated procedures of how to avoid those nasty situations that we might encounter during our daily lives.  John and his GSL defense partners provide probably the best training in the  midwest and beyond.

Warrior Connection- 07.09.17

July 9, 2017
The July 9th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion Dr Ann Lopex, with Professor and Director of the Farm Workers institute about the health and environmental effects of pesticides on farm workers, children, and all.  It is extremely clear and frightening how pesticides have infiltrated our diet with horrific effects, The effects on warriors going bsck to the Vietnam War and until the present is a similar travesty. We also discussed the plight of migrant farm workers who hand harvest  most of our fresh fruit and vegatables. .  

Warrior Connection-06.25.17

June 28, 2017
The June 25 th edition of  Warrior Connection was a discussion with Durham North Carolina VA  "Writing to Wellness "program co-directors and veterans  Iretha Alston and Diana Graham.   

Warrior Connection-06.04.17

June 5, 2017
The June  4th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion with 87 year old Korean war hand to hand combat survivor and Vietnam war journalist SISI Mosby.  SISI a retired but active  historian, actor- director,  and journalist provided unique insight into the meaning of war and it's profound effect on our lives. As one of the founders of Veterans for Peace and as a wartime correspondant for the Chicago Defender and Negro Press International SISI provided unique and very important insight into not only the black warrior's experiences but how war transforms everybody. SISI was editor of Veterans Stars and Stripes for Peace.

Warrior Connection-05.07.17

May 7, 2017

The May 7 edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion with Becky Hayes a highway - concrete construction union employee who was exposed to DUCRETE a mixture of depleted uranium metal dust and normal concrete components who al of the same serious medical problems as specified by the VA and DOD and as experienced by military and civilian personnel exposed to depleted uranium during combat or other military operations.   The Tragedy of DU just never ends.

Warrior Connection-04.23.17

April 24, 2017

The April 23 edition of  Warrior Connection was an EXCEPTIONAL AND INFORMATIVE discussion with Gavin P. Smith, Founder and President of Civilian Exposure  (civilianexposure.org)  that dedicated to unraveling, revealing, and discussing the extent of environmental contamination and resulting health effects caused by military operations and the extensive list of bases that have extensive contamination affecting everybody, animals, and plants and especially the military personnel and their families who lived, worked, played on these contaminated installations. We need to remember that contamination does not stop at the fence line  and is a world-wide problem created by us.  Clearly God sent us an "angel" in the form of Gavin to help us.