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Roundtable Discussion with Army Veterans Sonia Vaird and Anthony Burton

Oct. 17, 2022

In this episode, we have a discussion with Army Veteran Sonia Vaird and Army Veteran and Accredited Claims Agent Anthony Burton. The topic of discussion is "The Challenges that Veterans of Color Face in Society". As part of …

Episode 11: A conversation with VA Claims Agent Anthony Burton

Oct. 3, 2022

US Army Gulf War Veteran and VA Accredited Claims Agent Anthony Burton shares his thoughts about why he joined the military and his experience with the Veterans Administration that motivated him to pursue his VA Claims Accre…

Episode 10: A conversation with Marine Corps Veteran Darris Rollins

July 25, 2022

In this episode, US Marine Corps Veteran Darris Rollins shares his views on politics and the current political landscape on both the local and national levels. Darris also speaks about advice he would give to young people wh…

Episode 9: A conversation with former Marine, current Army Officer - Taddeus McNeal

July 18, 2022

In this episode, Army Officer Taddeus McNeal talks about what it was like to transition from the Marine Corps to the Army. He also discusses some of the obstacles he has faced as an Officer of Color in today's military. Fina…

Episode 8: A conversation with US Army, Desert Storm Veteran - Gregory Henry

July 11, 2022

In this episode, I had the great opportunity to interview a gentleman I met in 1989 at the Army Signal Training Corps while attending AIT (Advanced Individual Training). US Army, Desert Storm Veteran - Gregory Henry shares v…

Episode 7: A conversation with US Army - Signal Corp Veteran Neil Hill

July 4, 2022

In this episode, US Army - Signal Corp Veteran Neil Hill (My Squad Leader in Basic Training) shares the methods he uses to remain calm in stressful situations and when dealing with difficult people. Neil also gives us a glim…

Episode 6: A conversation with US Army Veteran Sonia Vaird

June 27, 2022

In this episode, US Army Veteran Sonia Vaird shares how her military experience prepared her for how society would treat her as an Urban Christian Veteran. She also shares a story of how she was treated as a woman of color h…

Episode 5: My Biggest Fear

June 20, 2022

In this episode, D. Allen speaks about his biggest fear in life and talks about his experience with survivor's guilt. He tells us his motivation for doing this podcast and how it coincides with the Parable of the Talents in …

Episode 4: A conversation with Operation Desert Storm - USMC, Combat Veteran Larry Bynum

June 13, 2022

I had a great conversation with Urban Christian Veteran and Operation Desert Storm Combat Veteran, Larry Bynum. Listen in as he gives us an emotional testimony about the challenges he faces in his day-to-day life. He also gi…

Episode 3: D. Allen Rose discusses "Daily Stressors"

June 10, 2022

This episode is about some of the things Urban Christian Veterans face that cause them stress on a daily basis. The aim is to bring awareness to the mindset of Urban Christian Veterans with the goal of increasing the likelih…

Episode 1: D. Allen Rose - UCV Overview

June 8, 2022

This initial episode provides a short sample of the types of discussions that will make up future episodes.

Episode 2: A conversation with Master Gunnery Sergeant James McDonald, USMC (Ret)

June 8, 2022

I had a great conversation with Urban Christian Veteran, Master Gunnery Sergeant James McDonald. He shared some of his experiences that shaped him into the man he is today. He also provided his opinion about the recent mass …