Podcast is up from December 13, 2008 show.
I was honored to be surrounded by a group of amazing Veterans and also joined by Congressman Steve Scalise during this hour. We tackled the issues with the VA system in New Orleans and the future of the new Veterans Hospital. This show was extremely powerful and informative for our local veterans.
From left to right: Chip Bunch, me, JJ Whitmeyer, Henry Cook (the bear Henry distributes to our wounded heroes)
My guests included:
Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise who sits on the Veterans Affairs Committee
Chip Bunch – a veteran from Clinton, LA who served in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom and is having difficulty trying to navigate the health care system
Henry Cook – Commander Military Order of the Purple Heart, a Vietnam and 1st Gulf War Veteran from Mississippi
JJ Whitmeyer – WWII Veteran and Veteran’s activist and advocate from New Orleans