It is a great lineup tonight.
We’ve got LTG Freaklley coming on the show this evening, and we’re pretty excited to have him as this is 2nd visit to You Served Radio. Lieutenant General Benjamin C. Freakley assumed command of U.S. Army Accessions Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia, on 18 May 2007, consisting of U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Knox, KY; U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Monroe, VA; and U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade, Fort Knox, KY. Additionally, General Freakley exercises Department of the Army directed executive agent authority over the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, North Chicago, IL, and executive oversight of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Human Capital Enterprise Board. You can read more about LTG Freakley at http://www.usaac.army.mil/cg.html.
Tony Canzonieri and Abel Moreno from Vets4Vets.com will join us in the second hour. Vets4Vets is a non-partisan organization dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans to heal from the psychological injuries of war through the use of peer support. Founded in 2005 by a decorated Marine Corps combat veteran of Vietnam, Vets4Vets was selected the next year as one of the 50 outstanding nonprofits in the country serving returning veterans by the prestigious Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund (IADIF) for $1.2 million in start-up funding. Abel Moreno served 7 years in the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division 307th Engineer Battalion as a L.E engineer. He served one deployment in Afghanistan and one deployment in Iraq. He supported the 3rd Brigade Combat team along with L.E support with Charlie Company 307th Engineer Battalion. Duties performed were fortification, engineer recon, convoy security and demolitions. He has worked with Vets4Vets since 2006 setting up peer networks through out the country for Afghanistan and Iraq veterans. He leads and runs weekend workshops for Vets4Vets participants’ and is currently the Deputy Director for Vets4Vets.
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