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.

*The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide*

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Recent Episodes

Borne the Battle #211: Benefits Breakdown, VA Debt Management Center

Veterans Jason Hoge and Joseph Schmitt cover how their personal experiences help guide them to help others who face a debt repayment. They also break down …

Borne The Battle #210: Tony Temerario – Green Beret, 9/11 Responder, AT&T Executive

This week's episode of Borne the Battle features Army Veteran Tony Temerario, who was also a 9/11 responder and a current AT&T executive.

Borne the Battle #209: Army Veteran Blake Hall, CEO ID.me

Army Veteran Blake Hall shares what life was like after leaving the Army, insight to the future of online identification, and gives tips to entrepreneurs.

Borne the Battle #208: Army Veteran Florent Groberg, Medal of Honor Recipient

This week's Borne the Battle features Army Veteran Florent Groberg, who received the Medal of Honor in 2015 for actions during the War in Afghanistan.

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