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Mike speaks with Matthew Mitchelson, founder of Lazy Lab Hunting Club. LLHC is a Nonprofit Corporation that facilitates three unique missions which include providing high-quality hunting and fishing expeditions for current and former service members, wounded warriors and their families, and surviving families of fallen heroes in order to rebuild se…
 
Today we talk with returning guest, Shauna Springer about her newest book, Warrior. Shauna is a licensed psychologist and through her work with veterans through the VA, TAPS, and other veteran organizations, she has earned the title of "Doc" Springer. We talk about what this means during the show. Purchase her book Warrior at Barnes & Noble Walmart…
 
This week we sit down with Dr. Faith Harper, who tells us more about trauma, depression, and other ways our bodies and minds can get stuck in the mud. Mike and Faith discuss her new book, "Unf*ck Your Boundaries." Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN is a bad-ass licensed professional counselor, board supervisor, certified sexologist, and applied …
 
Mike talks with Shauna Springer and Jason Roncoroni, co-authors of the new book, "Beyond the Military: A Leader's Handbook for Warrior Reintegration." We talk about why it is so hard to successfully transition from military to veteran and rejoin civilian life. Jason and Shauna's book, which is available on Amazon now, includes practical application…
 
This week we talk service dogs with Matt Decker of Paws for Purple Hearts. Matt is a licensed clinical social worker and the clinical director of Paws for Purple Hearts, an organization dedicated toPaws for Purple Hearts is dedicated to improving the lives of America’s Warriors facing Mobility Impairment challenges and trauma related conditions suc…
 
Lani Hankins is an Army vet who deployed to Afghanistan. Working in a war zone was no cake walk, but Lani found the return home to be the tougher battle. Mike and Lani talk about some of the misconceptions of trauma and PTSD - where it comes from, how it doesn't have to be from combat, and why other veterans can really turn on the hate. Lani is the…
 
Today’s guest is one of the nation’s leading experts in career transition for veterans and public service professionals. Matthew J. Louis is a graduate of West Point and retired Lieutenant Colonel, having spent more than 25 years in uniform and 20 years in the corporate world. Today he leads global strategy and transformation projects at Deloitte, …
 
This week's episode is a companion to the Marine Corps Times article Dr. Shauna Springer and I coauthored on how we can talk about suicide. As we talk about in the show, a Marine Corps colonel was recently quoted as saying that "suicide is a shameful act." We get into why this is not accurate and how to productively talk about suicide and how to he…
 
Fellow Marine, Shannon Yount, returns to the show to talk about The Great Cycling Challenge: Riding to Fight Kids Cancer. Shannon is taking on the challenge of riding 100 miles for her fundraiser. We talk about cycling, yoga, and the benefits of trying new things to see what you like. Moving your body doesn't have to be miserable and Shannon breaks…
 
Today's guest is Vietnam Vet and Green Beret, David Lucier. David shares his experiences of going from service in Vietnam and coming home, how he finally connected with the VA and is now part of the VA's "Make the Connection." David and other veterans realize that seeking help is difficult and navigating the VA system can be confusing and intimidat…
 
Mike sits down to talk all things Ironman Santa Rosa with first-time Ironman finisher Sebastian Hernandez. Sebastian is a Marine Corps veteran who served in the "Old Corps" during the 1990's and calls Santa Rosa home. It's fitting that he chose this as his first full Ironman. Both Mike and Sebastian go over the training and race day, including what…
 
On Episode 51we talk with Jason "Jake" Jean, owner of Tattered Beans Coffee. Tattered Beans launched as a mission to sell good coffee and directly support veterans and first responders with every sale. Their unique model of having vets and first responders as envoys gives customers the ability to choose who they want to support with each purpose, k…
 
Dr. Shauna Springer returns to the show and talks about how we can understand suicide and how to prevent our friends and loved ones from attempting or completing a suicide by taking on this enemy using the same principles of the Marine Rifle Squad. Many times the topic of suicide is discussed with a helpless and morose tone, but this conversation i…
 
Chris Albert returns to cohost as we talk about the practicalities and personal experiences with meditation. Is this something just for dudes with grey ponytails and dream catchers or is there something for the rest of us? Will it turn you into a complete panoche? We get into what people can gain from a breathing practice, how it changes our moods,…
 
In today's episode we speak with Patrick Benson of War Horses for Veterans. Patrick is an Army Vet who struggled to readjust to civilian life after returning from Iraq. He tells us about the highs and lows and what lead him to found War Horses for Veterans. As Patrick explains on his website: "War Horses for Veterans is the premier horsemanship, ne…
 
In today's episode of Transitions from War, we talk with Major (ret.) Joshua Mantz. Josh is the author of The Beauty of a Darker Soul, a book dedicated to helping people overcome emotionally traumatic experiences. A graduate of West Point, Josh served as an Infantry Officer in the US Army for nearly a decade, and is the recipient of the Purple Hear…
 
This is part two of our talk with Dr. David Lunow, a practicing MD and avid Spartan Racer. Dr. Lunow is passionate about helping male veterans and first responders with common hormonal imbalances caused by many things, including chronic stress, PTSD, and lack of sleep. Today we get into more about sleep and nutrition. David was born in Minnesota an…
 
We sit down today and chat with Dr. David Lunow, a practicing MD and avid Spartan Racer. Dr. Lunow is passionate about helping male veterans and first responders with common hormonal imbalances caused by many things, including chronic stress, PTSD, and lack of sleep. David was born in Minnesota and raised in Indonesia to missionary parents. He comp…
 
Mike checks in with Stephanie Lincoln of Fire Team Whiskey after one full month into eating from a ketogenic template. They talk about the good parts, challenging parts, and dive into the science of ketosis and how the body converts from burning sugar to burning fat as a primary fuel. ================================ Transitions from War After his …
 
Today Chris Albert of the Warrior Soul Podcast joins me to review "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins. For new listeners, check out episode 34 where I interview Chris about his life and finding purpose after his time in the Marine Corps. Chris and I will be teaming up each week, recording episodes between his show and Transitions from War to review in…
 
Original co-host, Rich Dreyling, returns to the show to share an update on his life in Estonia. Mike and Rich talk nutrition and the ins and outs of Mike's new ketogenic approach to eating. ================================ Transitions from War After his service in the United States Marines Corps, Mike Ergo started the Transitions from War blog and …
 
James and Kathy Rolin are Coast Guard veterans and James continues to serve in the Montana National Guard. After their time in the Coast Guard they founded Cowboy Crickets - a cricket farm and kitchen to produce crickets for people to eat. Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. In this episode we interview James and hear more about why you need to s…
 
Captain Stephanie Lincoln spent 10 years in the US Army before transitioning out and starting her career in nutrition and fitness. Fire Team Whiskey came about after Steph saw how many soldiers were overweight and afflicted with so many health conditions like high blood pressure, injuries, etc. This trend isn't unique to the Army ( as much as we Ma…
 
Tom Voss is an Army Veteran who served in Iraq as an infantryman in 2004-2005. After struggling to reconcile his experiences in war, Tom knew he had to do something drastic or suicide would become a real option. Tom and fellow Army grunt Anthony Anderson decided to walk across the country to spread awareness about moral injury, a lesser known pheno…
 
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