It’s hard to believe that we have published 100 episodes of the Wisconsin Veterans Forward podcast! It’s been a crazy year. Thanks, everyone, for tuning in and for your support.Read More
Over 400 years later, William Shakespeare is still having an impact on our world, and often, in unexpected places. Feast of Crispian is a groundbreaking Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization that empowers veterans to use stage acting as an outlet for expression. From feastofcrispian.org: Feast of Crispian strengthens the personal emotional resources…Read More
The arts can be a powerful tool for those seeking peace after trauma.
Guitars for Vets is a national nonprofit that provides free guitars and guitars lessons to veterans struggling with the debilitating effects of post traumatic stress. How do they do it?
We are excited to welcome G4V co-founder Patrick Nettesheim to the show to discuss G4V’s exciting origin story, and how they make such a huge impact on the veteran community.Read More
As we navigate this holiday season, there are patriots overseas that won’t even be able to call, email, or FaceTime their loved ones. Some have been apart from their families and in harm’s way for months, or even years.
I can guarantee that their loved ones back home haven’t forgotten.
It’s not uncommon for military veterans returning from a war zone to have difficulty assimilating back into their community and adapting to the rhythms of home and family. Many seek to escape from the trauma of past experiences by self medicating with drugs and/or alcohol.Read More