On today’s show we discuss the impact of the current fiscal crises on the military and veterans (you can express your opinion here: http://www.capwiz.com/military/dbq/officials/), TRICARE intent to end Prime coverage for some 171,000 military retirees and their family members (visit this website for more information on this issue: www.tricare.mil/Welcome/AboutUs/T3Contracts/ChangestoPSAs.aspx) and discuss the lifting of the ban on women serving in combat.
We chat with Scott McGaugh, Author, Veteran Journalist and Marketing Director of the USS MIDWAY Museum in San Diego about the ship, recent events and accomplishments. You can learn more about the Museum here: www.midway.org
We chat with RADM Rod Melendez, USN RET., Executive Director of the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center in Balboa Park about the history of the Museum, current and planned exhibits and events You can learn more about the Museum at www.veteranmuseum.org
We finish the segment chatting with David Dickey, President and CEO of The Patriot Group, Inc., about their outstanding Career and Education Fairs. You can visit www.thepatriotsgrp.com for more information.
We discuss the ramifications of Budget Sequestration with Ed Riley, First Vice President of the San Diego Council of the Navy League of the United States, and learn more about their mission. Visit www.navyleague-sd.com for more information.