Folds of Honor 9-13-15Smokin’ Joe and Mulligan Matt from SportsRadio 610 talk with Major Ed Pulido about the upcoming Folds of Honor Veterans Golf Benefit. Folds of Honor is a national organization with their largest tournaments in Houston. Visit foldsofhonor.org for more information.
Super Impact 17 Campaign 9-6-15Mike Meltser and Seth Payne from MaD Radio on SportsRadio 610 talk with Tim Gregg, the Campaign Coordinator for Rebuilding Together Houston. They discuss the Super Impact 17 Campaign, which rebuilds homes for the elderly, as well as their kickoff rally coming up on September 17th at NRG Stadium. They also get into the upcoming special on-air auction happening on SportsRadio 610 on September 9th. Visit GoalToGo.org for more details.
Houston All Veterans Job Fair 8-23-15Mike Meltser and Seth Payne from SportsRadio 610 are joined by Chris Newsome of the 82nd Airborne to talk about the RecruitMilitary Houston All Veterans Job Fair. They discuss some reasons that employers may want to hire veterans, and get into what it’s like for vets coming home and trying to find jobs. The Houston All Veterans Job Fair is coming up on September 10th at Minute Maid Park. For more information, visit events.recruitmilitary.com.
Pets for Vets 8-9-15Sarah E! talks with Jan and Chris about the upcoming Inaugural The Nathaniel Center Bar-B-Q Cook-Off benefiting Pets For Vets on August 15th, 2015 from 10am - 10pm! There will be live music by Dean's List from School of Rock Kingwood and Vetted (a Wounded Warriors band), as well as a live auction. This event is open to the public and will offer food for a donation, so come hungry! Visit the Pets for Vets Houston page on Facebook for more information, or go to pets-for-vets.com
Study: Vets Serving In Iraq, Afghanistan Return Home With Greater Skin Cancer RiskA new study finds that U.S. military members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with a greater risk of developing skin cancer.
Gorgon Barbers 5-17-15Nick Wright & John Lopez from In The Loop on SportsRadio 610 talk with Christopher Estrada of Gorgon Barbers. Chris provides free haircuts for displaced, physically, mentally, and emotionally wounded Veterans and Combat Veterans. He was on to implore others to use their talents to help these Veterans in need. Too often we think of monetary donations. However, we all have talents and any assistance that we can provide makes a world of difference to these Veterans.
DAWG Foundation 4-12-15Shawnda McNeal of <em>The Atom Smasher Show</em> on MIX 96-5 talks with Jeremy Mahon of the DAWG Foundation.
Veterans Upset School Plans To Paint Over American Flag MuralVeterans say school plans to paint over flag mural are un-American.
From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian SuccessRaytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryThrough the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.
Supporting Our Military On CampusUnder the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.
Coming Home: A Community Gives A Wounded Warrior A New StartCorporal Brian Aft and Buckshot, his bomb-sniffing dog, were in line to jump an irrigation ditch near Kajaki, Afghanistan, an area known for being littered with roadside bombs. The explosion lifted Aft and Buckshot into the air. Both survived, but Aft’s legs would have to be amputated almost to the hip.