The new film “Thank You For Your Service” screens at the Barrymore Theater in Madison on October 25th at 7pm. It deals with the complex issue of mental health in the military and the challenges soldiers face when returning from the battlefield. Veteran Justice Castaneda and Dean Loumos of Housing Initiatives join Tony to discuss […]
In 1974, seven disabled veterans of the Vietnam War occupied the Los Angeles office of U.S. Senator Alan Cranston and staged a hunger strike. The action was the first of the fledgling Americans Veterans Movement, an organization cooked up on a whim by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ron Kovic. Kovic became an author and an […]
Project Home Wisconsin workers Jason, Bob, and Adam talk about Project Home and is programs, supporters, and beneficiaries. Programs include the venerable “Hammer with a Heart” and “Paint-a-thon” plus home maintenance classes, emergency furnace replacements, WX home repair and Optimus,” and the new veterans’ housing support program called “Serving Those Who Served.” They also bring […]
Barbara Boustead and Judy Fowler talk about daily money management for elderly and the scams that the elderly can fall prey to…Barbara owns Mary’s Daughter, a firm that exists to provide such a service. Daily Money Management for Older Adults and Veterans is a need that has developed for people who feel insecure or uncertain […]
Veterans Brian and Matt have worked each September since the mid-2000s on an Access Hour program featuring some aspect of Jimi Hendrix’s life and accomplishments and art. This year’s show again runs closely in conjunction with Jimi’s passing (Sep 18, 1970). This year Brian and Matt feature some special guests (Craig Werner and Doug Bradley) […]
Aaron Perry and Haywood Simmons of the 8 O’Clock Buzz talk with Melinda Dresen and Dave Keis from Dryhootch Madison, a non-profit organization aimed at serving veterans and their families with peer to peer programs.