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Launched in late 2016, the Department of Veterans Affairs weekly podcast is a part of its ongoing effort to engage and reach out to Veterans. “Borne the Battle” recognizes each battle, challenge, and sacrifice our Veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA offers our Veterans.

Borne the Battle is dedicated to:
  • Bridging the military/civilian divide
  • Educating VA employees about the warriors they serve
  • Promoting Veteran advocacy initiatives thru the voice of Veterans
  • Inspiring and educating transitioning Veterans with positive stories
  • Informing Veteran listeners about new information from VA as it is released

Previous guests include Duke Basketball’s Coach Mike Krzyzewski, UFC’s / Fox Sports’ Brian Stann, and the 36th Army Chief of Staff, George Casey. You can find Borne the Battle on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts and any pod-catching app on a mobile device.

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Recent Episodes

Borne the Battle #177: The State of Military Film

This week's Borne the Battle discusses making military films, with the help of guests and Marine Veterans Dale Dye and Travis Wade and Hiram Murray, and …


Borne the Battle #176: Commission on National, Military and Public Service

Should every American Citizen serve in the military? Should women be required to register for the selective service (draft)? Click on this story to learn …


Borne the Battle #175: Benefits Breakdown: Diabetes Education, Programs

25% of Veterans in the VA Healthcare System have been diagnosed with diabetes. Mary Julius, breaks down devices, tools and education available to diabetic …


Borne the Battle #174: Army Veteran Wayne Hanson, Wreaths Across America

This week’s Borne the Battle episode features Wayne Hanson, the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Wreaths Across America (WAA). 


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