June 11th, 2020 | 38 mins 2 secs
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Veteran Travis Barnes, his wife Hilary, and some friends started Hotel Tango in 2014. To honor Travis’ military service, they named their distillery based on the NATO phonetic alphabet - Hotel for Hilary, Tango for Travis. Surrounding themselves with exceptional people at every level, they focus on crafting equally exceptional spirits. Spirits that reflect Travis’s exacting standards. Spirits that are fit to serve and made to share.
March 18th, 2020 | 27 mins 25 secs
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HVAF (Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation) operates 13 distinct transitional housing properties including substance abuse and addiction counseling services in central Indiana as well as an apartment complex that houses 51 veterans, bringing HVAF’s total bed capacity to over 200.
October 29th, 2018 | 39 mins 6 secs
In this episode, we interview David Whitt, the first GI Bill graduate of the Eleven Fifty Academy, and Shawn Gardner, Eleven Fifty's Executive Vice President of Business Development about turning Veterans into Developers.
Episode 15: Purple Heart 3 (PH3): Veteran Owned, Veteran Employed, and Veteran First Security Company
April 17th, 2018 | 52 mins 18 secs
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Michael Fickert is the Senior Project Manager of Purple Heart 3 LLC (PH3). They are a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, & Veteran employed security company out of Indianapolis, IN.
Michael joins Veteran Cast to talk about his background in the Army, and then trying to find his purpose again after transitioning into the civilian world. Purple Heart 3 helped Michael find that purpose, and his passion for the organization & their mission is prevalent when he talks.
PH3’s main mission is to ensure that the suicide rate among returning combat veterans is reduced.
More information about Purple Heart 3, as well as the resources to apply for a position can be found at www.ph3llc.com. If you would like to reach out to Michael directly, his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
March 13th, 2018 | 34 mins 7 secs
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The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.
January 25th, 2018 | 39 mins 18 secs
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3rd Ranger Battalion combat veteran Cory Smith ran from Columbus, GA to Indianapolis, IN – 565 miles - to his daughter. His example is now a national movement called Run Ranger Run where individuals and teams from around the country raise funds and awareness to assist in the transition from active military to civilian life.
October 31st, 2017 | 38 mins 45 secs
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Our inaugural podcast of Veteran Cast discusses the veteran community in central Indiana.