Tune in forÂ The American Heroes NetworkÂ new episode featuring two amazing guests Tom Voss andÂ Peter Forbes on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel airs live every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time.
Peter Forbes served with the Australian Army in the Republic of South Vietnam with the 3rd Battalion,Â Royal Australian Regiment (Old Faithful) on their second tour during 1971 he was Â a combat medic with Charlie Company, 7Platoon.
- During the mid 80âs he was searching for a Veterans Organization that had as its main direction the welfare of Veterans and their families and to embrace the brotherhood of all Veterans. âPeople Who Careâ
- In 1989 he decided to become involved with the Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc., a dedicated Veterans brotherhood organization. Their Motto: âPeople Who Careâ
Today his credentials speak for themselves. He is theÂ NationalÂ CommanderÂ and Australian Commander for theÂ Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. and The Veterans Coalition.Â President â Veterans Fund of the United States. 501C3Â A Life Member of Clan Forbes Society
- President and Co-Founder of Veterans Trek, Inc. Tom served on active duty in the United States Army for three years, from 2003 to 2006. After initial infantry training at Fort Benning, Georgia, Tom was ordered to Fort Lewis Washington to serve with the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, an element of the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, one of the Armyâs first Stryker Infantry Brigades.
- Â In May of 2013, Tom teamed up with Anthony Anderson to create Veterans Trek, Inc. Tom and Anthony developed, organized and executed a 2,700-mile trek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Los Angeles, California. While trekking across the country Tom and Anthony fostered community awareness on veteransâ issues through formal media outlets, conducted peer-to-peer support for veteransâ and their families in all seven states, and raised over $100,000 for Dryhootch of America, Inc. Tom is devoted to helping veterans and their families overcome the struggles of returning from war. He currently volunteers his time by acting as a veteran consultant on the âSave the Solders Homeâ project by serving on the Community Advisory Council and local work group. He is also involved with educating medical students on the veteran experience at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and currently sits on the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center Consumer Council on mental health.
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.