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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:

  • Jay Leno
  • Larry Gatlin
  • Trace Adkins
  • George Lucas
  • Ashton Kutcher
  • 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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The National Defense welcomes the Chief of Staff for Wounded Warrior Project, Chris Toner
This Week: American Red Cross & U.S. Army Chaplain Corps
The National Defense welcomes a guest brought to us by WD-40 in Matt Myrick, the president of Busted Knuckle Films
The Farmers Insurance Open
The National Defense welcomes Lee Newcombe, Ford Explorer Brand Marketing Manager
Mario Lopez in the House This Week!
The National Defense pays tribute to Richard Overton
The National Defense brings you the final show of 2018 and we start off with the one and only, Dolly Parton!
Jennifer Lopez joins The National Defense to bring holiday greetings to our military members listening
We are honored to be joined for the entire hour by legendary actor Tom Hanks.
This week on The National Defense we welcome Wounded Warrior Project’s Melanie Mousseau
Senior Vice President at the American Red Cross, Koby Langley.
I Hear a Symphony ... in My Lincoln!
A Chat With Country Star Jerrod Niemann
Randy and Jerry speak with Heather Prill of The Home Depot Foundation
The National Defense welcomes West Point grad, Screamin’ Eagle, and CEO of Wounded Warrior Project, Michael
The National Defense we welcome actor Alec Baldwin to the program to discuss his long-running career, his current projects, and his message
We welcome Iranian-American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo to the show
David Boreanaz, star of the series Seal Team on CBS.
Welcome to Brea Kratzert & actor Mark Harmon!
A special greeting for our troops by legendary performer, Dolly Parton, Operation Donate With Honor,
Operation Donate With Honor, National Suicide Prevention month
The National Defense rolls out our new Executive Leadership Series
CEO of the USO, JD Crouch II and erry Byrne, Marine Corps veteran and Vice Chairman of Penske Media Company
James Herrera, National Physical Health and Wellness Director at Wounded Warrior Project
WD-40 and the NFL
Sean Winn from Patriot Features and Katrina Gonzalez, who is working with the American Red Cross in Kuwait
Farmer's Insurance, & an Interview with Actor Bradley Cooper
National Defense Aug 5 Show
Wounded Warrior & Fisher House
David Corlew & Gen. Alan Salisbury
Career Interview Strategy; and Rob Reiner
Jeffrey Earnhardt & Larry Gatlin
Sharon Stone and Team Rubicon
June 23: Ashton Kutcher and Dave Zurfluh
The Wounded Warrior Project
Roker and Reagan, Together!
PAWS OF WAR & The Semper Fi Fund
"Carry the Load", with Stephen Holley
The National Defense as we welcome esteemed actor and founder of the Tribeca Fil
The National Defense is happy to welcome comedian Jay Leno
Welcome Back Koby Langley; and Hello to Debbie Matenopoulos
Welcome Gen. Colin Powell!
Amazon.Com's Col. Bo Higgins; & New Day USA
Farmer's Insurance & Morgan Stanley
The National Defense welcomes back Lora Vogt, National World War One Museum
Welcome back to the President and CEO of the Tug McGraw Foundation
National K9 Veterans Day
Talk With Tony Ochs & John Campbell
"Brush Hero" Glenn Archer; and Farmer's Insurance Vet Employee Resource Group
With Honor, With Teeth
Patriot Growth & AMVETS
Operation Homefront, Committee on Vet Affairs, and the Farmers Insurance Open
First Show of 2018 - Fisher House & Navajo Nation
A look back at some of our favorite interviews from 2017
Current Projects at the VA
American Red Cross & Trace Adkins
(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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