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Ep. 55: Elevating Heroes: Inside the Bob Woodruff Foundation with Anne Marie Dougherty

In this episode of “Militarily Speaking,” Tom and Jodi, together with Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO of the Bob Woodruff Foundation delve into how the foundation assists veterans transition, tackles mental health issues, and supports food insecurity and housing challenges. They highlight the foundation's nationwide network of veteran service providers, and various foundation-sponsored events and programs, emphasizing the foundation's commitment to veterans and military families.

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Ep. 54: From Service to Civilian Success: The Vector Force Pathway with John Hotek
In this episode of “Militarily Speaking,” Tom and Jodi, together with John Hotek, Vice President of Vector Force Development, delve into the company's mission of providing meaningful career transitions for veterans, its commitment to veterans and the military community, and the unique opportunities it offers within the energy and utilities sector.
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Ep. 53: Folds of Honor
In this episode of “Militarily Speaking,” Tom and Jodi, together with Col. Nick Nichols, a decorated U.S. Air Force F-16 pilot and the current president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, delve into the foundation's mission, the application process for scholarships, and the importance of supporting military and first responder families through education.
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Ep. 52: Give An Hour for Military Mental Health
In this episode of “Militarily Speaking,” Tom and Jodi, delve into the world of military mental health support with Dr. Trina Clayeux, CEO of Give An Hour (GAH), and Rebecca Edmondson, a GAH intern and United States Army veteran. Together they explore the impactful stories of enhancing mental health access and delivery, and their dedication to reducing stigma and promoting resiliency within the military community.

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    Forbes Magazine names Armed Forces Bank America's best employer for veterans in 2023. Over 8,500 veterans were surveyed and the data tallied up. The top 150 companies made Forbes' list and are seen here.
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    Leavenworth-based Armed Forces Bank made hefty investments in technology to place it on the leading edge for banking access, a huge benefit for a military client base that's always moving around. And it's proved helpful for new offerings at Armed Forces' sister bank.

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