Help a Vet Leave the War Behind

October 29, 2013
Hosted by Gary Ray

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Episode Description

DryHootch of America, A place for Veterans to Reconnect Bob Curry, Vietnam combat veteran founded Dryhootch of America in 2008 as an accessible, collaborative network of people and nonprofit organizations to provide support and services for veterans and their families. The innovative organization operates out of coffee houses that serve as gathering places for veterans and families as well as the surrounding community. An acknowledged expert on war trauma and PTSD, Bob Curry is a renowned speaker who has spoken at conferences for military & VA, mental health, medical colleges, social workers, criminal justice workers, addiction, and many others about the importance of attention, guidance, and unconditional support in helping a veteran return home, all the way. Mark Flower, Director of Community Programs and Peer Coordinator ,At DryHootch of America. Mark is involved with the day-to-day functioning of the organization at the executive level and also works with his guy's as a peer mentor and works with his mentors. A veteran from the Cold War era, Mark joined the Army in 1976, and served on active duty with the 25th Infantry Division through 1980. Later, he joined the 84th Training Division and served as a Tank Commander and later as a instructor/evaluator, and later as a field sanitation NCO and a Medic with the 452nd Combat Support Hospital.

American Heroes Network

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It has been said that we are only a generation away from forgetting our history. Disabled American Veterans struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices. Their stories provides a vital part of history that has contributed to our American tradition.

American Heroes Network provides a way for individuals, corporations and small businesses to support our Heroes by helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. They help aim our veterans, looking for jobs, in the right direction, help provide homes for our troops, assisting individuals and their families who have been severely injured while serving in the U.S. military and providing scholarships for families of our Fallen Heroes.

This will be a weekly hour long show joined by our military heroes and people and organizations that make a difference.

Gary Ray

"Gary Ray's" background includes hosting / co-hosting radio talk shows for more than 15 years on a number of subjects. His background also includes more than 19 years in the Insurance industry, nine years as an Internet Marketer and consultant. Gary is co-founder and co-developer and involved in the implementation of the Worldwide Racing Network. For seven years he worked closely with NASCAR and Turner Sports Interactive with the NASCAR Touring series.

"Gary Ray" joined Armed Forces Radio Network in 2008 as the Public Relations Director and provided Marketing and radio interviews. In February 2011 he was promoted to President. In September 2012 he resigned his position to continue his passion on the next level.

Gary continues helping our veterans and their families rebuild their lives. He believes by working together, our military men and women who return home are heroes to their families and communities. His resources provide a lifeline of aid and support not only for our veterans but also the families of our fallen heroes.

"Gary Ray" is developing one of the most powerful Radio Networks in the country called "American Heroes Network" powered by VoiceAmerica. You will hear firsthand the personal accounts of heroes whose unselfish actions have contributed to the traditions and values that represent the soul of America.

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