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Wild About Cars on The American Heroes Network

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Bob is a former US Army Special Forces officer and Vietnam Veteran who is the recipient of 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star

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Bob began his 40-year business career with the State of New York where he was instrumental in developing the State’s computerized drivers licensing system.

Bob was the Commissioner of the Department of Information and Records for the City of New York. As Commissioner.

After leaving New York City, Mr. Gerometta served as president of Information Design, Inc., a computer systems and management consulting firm. He later moved on to act as Managing Director of Computer Systems.

He moved to Chicago in 1986, where he became head of Client Computer Systems Analysis and Design for the Midwest region of the Martin Segal Company, a premier Taft-Hartley benefits consulting firm.  From 1993 to 1998, he was a managing partner in OBA Midwest, Ltd. a premier health claim and pension transaction processing company. From 1998 to 2005, he was Chief Executive Officer of MonetaPro, LLC, and Internet-based asset management software developer.

Bob is a former US Army Special Forces officer and Vietnam Veteran who is the recipient of 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star

Bob is an avid “gear head” and racing fan, having built, wrenched, and driven a variety of sports, drag racing and circle track cars. He has authored articles in Hot Rod Magazine and Car Craft, and currently he a contributor to Muscle Car Review. He also co-authored Oldsmobile In Action,. He currently owns a 2003 Mustang Cobra convertible, an Audi S4 and a pristine 1968 Ram Air 442.

Bob’s duties as the CEO for Wild About Cars and website operations manager for the Automotive History Preservation Society – a Michigan-based not for profit.

It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes. This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety. Tune in for a new episode “Wild About Cars.”

 

Veteran Info Past & Future

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For four decades, Mayor John has been a respected figure in Deltona public life. As a civic and business leader, as a mentor and benefactor, as their first mayor, as a museum founder and curator of Deltona’s history –growing up in Detroit and later moving to Florida with his parents as a teen. A couple of years lateras the Vietnam War was escalating John sensed opportunity in the United States Navy and he enlisted. The Navy stationed him in Sanford, Florida,

Mayor John has come far in life and in his service to Deltona. He wanted to return to the job of Mayor of the City of Deltona because he truly believes civic involvement is the responsibility of each of us and he knows the value of participation and knowledge gained through experience.

State Representative David Santiago District 27

  • Married 21 years to Emma, 3 children Kristina, Gabriela and David, and also a grand dad of Matthew.
  • Resident of District 27 since 1991
  • Deltona City Commissioner (2003-2007)
  • Financial Manager specializing in helping our men and women of the military with their financial needs.
  • US Army Veteran
  • Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012
  • Florida House of Representatives Majority Deputy Whip 2012-2014

He Supported the bill that made Florida the Welcome Home” state in the nation for veterans, military personnel and their families. He is also on the Veteran & Military Affairs Sub committee 

Tune in for the Newest Episode “Veteran Info Past & Future“ Every show is LIVE every Tuesday On the Voiceamerica Variety Channel Tuesdays 8am Pacific Time.

About The American Heroes Network Radio 

It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes. This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

USAF JAG officer Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C.

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The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is committed to serving our female veterans. Although our membership is restricted to combat wounded men and women, we support all of our female veterans. Our current initiatives for female veterans include consistently assessing the needs of our female members and disseminating relevant information to them to address their needs and advocate on their behalf. We are always seeking to increase our membership by reaching out to more combat injured females and encouraging them to join MOPH. We also welcome feedback and ways to better serve our female members and female veterans in general.

Guest Bio:

Ms. Wendy Buckingham is currently an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C. and a reserve USAF JAG officer. She practices labor and employment law in both her civilian and reserve capacities. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2004 with a double major in English and Computer Applications. She attended Notre Dame on a full scholarship from the USAF ROTC program. While at Notre Dame, she participated in USAF ROTC and accepted an educational delay onto active duty to attend law school. In 2007, Wendy graduated cum laude from Notre Dame Law School and entered the Air Force as an active duty JAG officer.  Wendy served on active duty in the United States Air Force from 2008 to 2012, with a tour of duty in Baghdad, Iraq. On August 21, 2009, she was combat wounded in an IED blast in Baghdad where her right tibia was shattered below the knee.  She spent eight months recovering from her injuries and returned to active duty in March 2010.  She received the Purple Heart, Air Force Combat Action Medal, and the Joint Service Commendation Medal for her service in Iraq.  Wendy currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband, USAF Lt Col William “Buck” Buckingham and their two energetic French Bulldog puppies, Chloe and Maximus. 

 

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It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes. This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety

Coming Home: Dealing with Veteran Issues

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Tune in Now for a new Episode on The American Heroes Network Coming Home: Dealing with Veteran Issues” on the Voiceameica Variety Channel Every Tuesday 8am Pacific Time.  Check out their new guests for this week.

Anthony Anderson

Served in the WI National Guard 2002-2008. Volunteered for 2 deployments to Iraq served as an Infantryman. Left the military in 2008. Studied and received my degree from UWM with a BS in Secondary Education-English. Have served various positions at Dryhootch since 2011 Co-Founder Veterans Trek

Tom Voss

Served 3 years active duty with 25ID out of Ft. Lewis, WA. Served as an infantryman assigned to a scout sniper platoon doing recon. Deployed to Iraq. Left the military in 2006. Studied Social Work at University of Wi Milwaukee. Served as Vice president of Dryhootch from 2011-2012 Co-Founder of Veterans Trek.

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It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.  This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

Aleethia Foundation

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aleethia foundationThe Aleethia Foundation was formed in 2005, when the Friday Night Dinners that were started at Fran O’Brien’s Steakhouse in 2003 needed some financial assistance. Since Hal was an owner of Fran O’Brien’s, he took on the task of forming the 501c3 called The Aleethia Foundation. He therefore became the Executive Director and has held that position since the corporation was formed.

Hal is dedicated to supporting the newly injured service members. As with all members of the Aleethia Board, Hal does not receive any compensation for anything he does with the Aleethia Foundation and its activities. For Hal, and all the board members this is a labor of love. It is to help the service members and not to exploit the service members.

Tune in for the American Heroes Network for their new episode “Aleethia Foundation” on the Voiceamerica Variety Channel Every Tuesday 8am Pacific Time.

American Heroes Network

It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.  This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

Hot points about 2013 shows

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Claims, Employment, Education and changes.  Todays guest on the American Heroes Network is Lt. Col Wilbert B. Forbes, Former Deputy Secretary for the Veterans Administration, Maryland He is a Past Department Commander of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for the State of Maryland Former Deputy Secretary for the Veterans Administration, Maryland. Prior to this appointment, he was a Contract/Consultant Investigator conducting security background investigations for applicants seeking security clearances for positions of trust and responsibility in various agencies in the federal government.

Mr. Forbes is very supportive of matters recognizing the service and sacrifices of veterans. He is a Past Department Commander of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for the State of Maryland and has served as the Sixth District National Executive Committee Alternate, representing the DAV Departments of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. During his tenure with the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, Deputy Secretary Forbes continues to be a dedicated advocate for veterans and their families. He has been involved in a number of instances whereby assistance and help has been provided to those who were in need. His involvement with homeless veterans on the state’s Eastern Shore has resulted in the establishment of a veterans’ service center which bears his name Forbes Hall Veterans Education and Training Center, Salisbury, Maryland. Most recently, Deputy Secretary Forbes was honored by the African American Patriots Consortium, Inc., and was awarded the Paul L. Thompson Humanitarian Medal for his unyielding commitment to veterans as an innovative leader who has made Maryland the model for service delivery to veterans and truly represents the legacy of Paul. Thompson.

He is the recipient of the Department of the District of Columbia, American Veterans’ (AMVETS) Americanism Award for his patriotism and service within the veterans’ community. Recently, for the school year 2011-12, he was inducted into Morgan State University’s ROTC Bear Battalion Hall of Fame recognizing his services to ROTC Alumni Chapter and the veteran community.

As a retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel, with combat service in Vietnam (1967-68), he received numerous awards during his military service, including the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. As a public servant he retired from the US Department of Labor, where he managed a national investigative program.

Tune in on the American Heroes Network   listen to this weeks new episode “Hot points about 2013 shows” on the Voiceamerica Variety Channel Tuesday January 7th 8am Pacific Time.

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  It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.  This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

EBV & EBV-Family: Entrepreneurship for Vets & Family

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On the American Heroes Network, the topic up for discussion is the impact of effective leadership along with how the IVMF leverages higher education to design, develop and deliver world-class educational programs for veterans, their families and community stakeholders.   With Guests Mr. Jeremy Williams and Mr. Jared Lyon.

Guest Bios:

Mr. Jeremy Williams, a decorated United States Marine, combat veteran, and survivor of three tours of duty in the War in Iraq is the Principal & Managing Partner of Hashmark Strategies, LLC™ an emerging leader in developing and cultivating corporate leadership in both the profit and non-profit sectors.Some of his previous projects include: the Houston/Harris County Veterans Behavioral Initiative, where he led and implemented effective implementation strategies in a multifaceted, multilevel government collaboration.

 Mr. Jared Lyon, A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Lyon served as a submariner and Navy diver, taking part in multiple deployments around the world in support of the global war on terrorism. As national program manager for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), Lyon manages, coordinates and administers the EBV and EBV-Families (EBV-F) national programs. In addition, he administers the EBV-Technical Assistance Program (EBV-TAP) on behalf of the institute.

You can also Tune in with the American Heroes Network Every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time on Voiceamerica Variety Channel for their upcoming episode “EBV & EBV-Family:  Entrepreneurship for Vets & Family” Dec. 10th

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 It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.  This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

Leadership Lessons

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Guest Bio: Lieutenant Colonel Justin Constantine

Justin is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps with 16 years of active and reserve service.  He volunteered for his deployment to Iraq in 2006, excited to lead other Marines and help rebuild that war-torn part of the world. While on a routine combat patrol, an enemy sniper shot Justin in the head, causing catastrophic damage, destroying his jaws and much of his face. Thanks to the heroic efforts of a young Navy Corpsman, and his own warrior spirit, Justin is still alive today.  Since his injury, Justin has continued to lead from the front and serve as a role model to other Wounded Warriors.  Justin’s personal awards include the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.

Through his journey of courage, injury, resilience and triumph, Justin demonstrates that we are all stronger than we think we are.  His personal story of recovery and success is a testament to the power of the human spirit, and the message he shares applies to all members of the audience.  All will leave inspired to attack any difficulties in their own lives, and will search out opportunities to excel at work and at home.

Tune in Now on The American Heroes Network for their new Episode “Leadership Lessons” on the Voiceameica Variety Channel Tuesday Dec. 3rd at 8 AM Pacific Time.  You can also tune in for all past episodes on Demand Here.

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 It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition. American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.  This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference. American Heroes Network airs live Tuesdays at 8 AM Pacific, powered by Voice America Variety.

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