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The National Defense is the only nationally-syndicated radio show that focuses exclusively on topics concerning today’s active-duty military, veterans and those who support them. Dedicated to America’s heroes, it brings to the forefront issues of vital importance to our country and to the members and veterans of our armed services.

Some notable guests recently include:

  • Former President George W. Bush
  • VA Secretary David Shulkin
  • Former VA Secretary Bob McDonald
  • General Jack Keane
  • Dirty Jobs actor Mike Rowe
  • Actor Gary Sinise
  • PGA TV analyst David Feherty
  • Vice Admiral Joe Kernan

Host Randy Miller is a broadcast veteran who brings his passion for the military and concern for the country to the weekly discussion of current hot topics of interest to veterans and interviews with national military and political figures.

Co-host Jerry Newberry is the former Assistant Adjutant General for the Veterans of Foreign Wars and an Vietnam Airborne veteran.

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(book) The World Turns to War; and Herman Moore and the Quicklane Bowl
The Snowball Express & the Green Beret Foundation
Thanksgiving Special: Ford Motors, Steps of Faith and Subway
Kyle Fox "Follow the Flag"
Nov 11-12: Veterans Day Show
Nov 4-5: Stories from D.C., London and L.A.
Oct 28-29 Show
Oct. 22 - Live from Branson, MO., Pecuilar jobs after service
Warrior Canine Connection & actor John ("Roots") Amos for Veterans
Oct 7-8: Home Depot, Subway, & the Travis-Manion Foundation
OCT 1: The Hilton Connection; Heart-to-Heart; the Semper Fi Fund
Sept 23-24: Camp Southern Grounds & Purple Heart Homes
Sept 16-17: Hurricane Relief; and Military Funny Business
Team Rubicon, Interview with Kevin Kane (Subway) and Shannon Gerber (Home Depot)
Sept 02-03: The Red Cross in Houston; and Ken Burns' "Vietnam War"
Aug 26-27: Texas-style Meals on Wheels; the Oldest Living Veteran
Hilton, Fisher House, and the Veteran Tie-in
Aug 5-6: Ford Recruiting; So. Carolina Subway, and Navy Talk
July 30: Highlights of the VFW National Convention in New Orleans
July 23: Green Beret Foundation; & Paralyzed Veterans
July 16: Homefront (Aging and Housing); Subway and Veterans; PTSD Equine Therapy
July 9: Interview with Mike "Dirty Jobs" Rowe; & PennFed Credit Union
July 2: "Hollywood's Greatest Patriot"; & The Veterans Administration
June 25: US Chamber of Commerce - Hiring Military Spouses
June 18: Ford Employs Veterans; & Making "Not A War Story" - the Movie
June 11: Veteran Help Organizations
June 3-4: Hotels & Hardcore Workouts
Memorial Day Weekend Special
Feherty and Cannibis
Time with a 4-Star General
WWI 100th Anniversary
Remember and Honor
George W. Bush and The Bush Insitute
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