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  • Why We Abuse Alcohol And Other Vices with Matt Gardiner Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 63 Minutes

    Matt Gardiner is a Recovery Coach who helps people get out of their 'stuck stories' and manage their addictions to integrate sobriety into their lives effectively.

    His coaching method focuses on breath awareness, inner dialogue word choice, and reframing the stories you've been attaching to the events of your life.

    “Change Your Story, Change Your Life”.

  • Mentor and Marine with Zarina Flemming Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 44 Minutes

    We have outstanding military leaders, including Zarina. Rising through the Marines' enlisted ranks, she exemplifies resilience and a sense of duty.

    Join us as we discuss what it was like immigrating to the United States, joining the Marine Corps, mentoring others within the non-profit space, and now sharing the stories of fellow women Marines (and men, too) through her podcast The Green Logbook.

  • Getting Blunt with Tab Bartley Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 62 Minutes

    Sometimes, you need somebody to tell you the unvarnished truth, share their story filter-free, and provide insights you never considered.

    Tab does just that. Her authentic, vulnerable, and raw personal storytelling style put you in the room with her like a trusty confidant.

    Join us on this episode as we discuss her plight to restore her mental health and what she feels veterans need. I always know that when I explore Tab’s content, I get to know her better and learn something new.

  • Lead to Win with Mike Manazir Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 71 Minutes

    I always love learning from people who do hard things. They show us how to overcome life’s setbacks.

    As a fighter pilot, carrier commanding officer, and Strike Group commander, he worked in the world’s highest-stress jobs.

    Find out how he stayed calm under immense pressure to inspire many people in this show. We’ll also discuss how you can get momentum to achieve your goal.

  • Stories of Service Podcast hosted by Theresa Carpenter
    A voice for the voiceless with K. Denise Rucker Krepp Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 54 Minutes

    My next guest uses the power of language to speak out against systemic problems facing the Armed Services, with a steadfast dedication to shedding light in dark places.

    A consummate professional, her voice has led to far-reaching action, consistently delivering her points with respect and reverence for the organizations she’s calling on for change.

    She sets the example by supporting her positions with compelling arguments and factual information.

    K. Denise Rucker Krepp is an Army brat who started her career as a Coast Guard officer. She then served as a Transportation Security Administration attorney, Congressional staffer, federal agency chief counsel, adjunct professor, private sector lobbyist, and locally elected DC official.

    Krepp is currently the DC Ambassador for the Military Women’s Memorial and a National Maritime Historical Society Trustee.

    Find her here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/k-denise-rucker-krepp-61273a47/

  • Gold Star Mother with Holly Higgins-Staudacher Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 55 Minutes

    Imagine taking the worst tragedy a parent can live through and using that story to inspire others and help them through their pain?

    That’s exactly what my next guest’s life work is now all about after her son was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

  • Air Force Mechanic turned Lawyer with Chris McGee Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 77 Minutes

    Think you can’t fix the system?

    My next guest embodies the warfighter spirit. Meet Chris McGee. A man who took on the defense industry inspired by his own survival story enduring a toxic work environment.

  • From Immigrant to Marine Lieutenant Colonel with Jose L. Montalvan Hosted by Theresa Carpenter

    Summary 73 Minutes

    At the age of 11, Jose was sent on a 2,000-mile, month-long journey through three countries to come to America. He left behind the only family he ever knew to escape conscription in the Nicaraguan military and have a chance at a better life.

    This is one of those stories that illustrates why Theresa started this podcast. It’s about overcoming immeasurable odds and making things happen no matter what life throws at us.