Postcasts & Social Media Recommendations

Podcasts & Social Media 2022

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February Recommendations


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GOT YOUR SIX - Hosted by Tony Nash - This podcast brings together current service members and veteran high performers to share their methods, strategies, and ideas delivered in an informative way and, most importantly, actionable ways that will help you lead yourself and those around you better from the battlefield to the boardroom.  The Tony Nash Podcast


FOREIGN MEDICAL PROGRAM - This video provides an overview of the VA Foreign Medical Program (FMP) including eligibility, enrollment, appointments, and billing. FMP is a healthcare benefits program for U.S. Veterans who are residing or traveling abroad who have a VA-rated, service-connected disability. Foreign Medical Program

January Recommendations


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The Soldier For Life Podcast: S10E8: Special Needs Awareness: Tips to Know  This episode covers topics such as: Support Groups, Respite Care, Emergency Behavioral Support, Financial and Estate Planning considerations, Medicaid Waivers, Guardianship considerations, as well as Tricare for Life paperwork. Listen here.

Then and Now The Power of the Youth Vote Heather Cox Richardson and Joann Freeman discuss the history and the Power of the Youth Vote in the 2022 Midterm Elections.

Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday, recorded in 1980, made the public more aware of the effort to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday as a federal holiday.

December Recommendations


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Rachel Maddow Presents: Ultra Rachel Maddow delves into the Militias, a Media Giant followed by thousands of people, and the Insurrection planned for January 20 ... 1940.


The NPR Politics Podcast NPR's political reporters explain what is coming out of Washington, telling you what happened and why it matters.

November Recommendations


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Democratic National Committee Welcome to The Party DNC Chair Jaime Harrison highlights the ways Democrats across the country are delivering for the American people with guests including Democratic leaders, elected officials, and volunteers.


The Politics Girl Leigh McGowan's weekly podcast gives people a reason to care and a reason to fight.


Tom Hanks talks about Tulsa and American History being whitewashed | Another Act  A good companion to this month’s Book Recommendation. 

October Recommendations


How Close To Nuclear War Did The Cuban Missile Crisis Get? History Extra interviews historian Serhii Plokhy, author of a new account of the crisis, Nuclear Folly: A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

The Soldier For Life Podcast
: S9E5 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 

September Recommendations


Democrats Abroad's Global Veterans and Military Families Caucus spoke with Christian Pierce, a student veteran in Europe who previously served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. Like many veterans studying abroad, Christian faced a major problem when trying to utilize his earned G.I. Bill educational benefits.
VMF Caucus Interview w/ Former U.S. Army Officer Facing G.I. Bill Barrier Through VA

Hire Ground: E15: The Soldier For Life Program- Providing Opportunities For Soldier, Veterans and Families in TransitionIn this episode you'll learn about The Soldier for Life program, and how they are helping soldiers, veterans and their families make a successful transition to civilian life.

August Recommendations


VA Podcasts Network offers a diverse selection of top-quality podcasts made with a Veteran community in mind. 

Pod Save America Former aides to President Obama cut through the noise to break down the week's news.


July Recommendations


American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories (American Experience|PBS) This 9-part series interviews veterans from every generation about their military experiences. (YouTube)

No Compromise From WAMU’s Guns & America, reporters expose how three brothers from the most uncompromising corner of the gun debate are turning hot-button issues into donations and controversy. (Apple Podcasts)

25 Most Popular Social Media Sites: Top Platforms, Networks, & Apps in 2022


June Reccomendations

Video: A must-see of Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow blasting a colleague: Here.

Newsletters: Two of the best: Heather Cox Richardson: Here; Thom Hartmann: Here.

Blogs: A blog by Robert Reich, former US Secretary of Labor & professor at UC Berkeley, about “power -- who has it, who doesn’t, and how it’s being used and abused.” Here  

And for a blog by Robert Hubbell, go here.

Podcasts: One of the best is Gaslit Nation, by Sarah Kendzior & Andrea Chalupa: Here.