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SITREP is the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services Podcast – a show where we aim to inform and inspire by bringing you the stories of New York City veterans, military families, and community supporters. Guest interviews feature candid conversations with DVS staff, constituents and community partners about their trials & triumphs, and about what drives them to continue serving.

Episode Date
Ep 03: Betsy Montañez
<img src="" alt="itunes pic" /><br />In this conversation we hear from a true servant leader about what it takes to build a supportive infrastructure for student veterans and about the community bonds forged through teamwork & physical exertion. Betsy Montañez is the Assistant Director of the Veterans and Military Resource Center at NYU’s School of Professional Studies. She has more than 13 years of experience working in veterans higher education.
Jan 23, 2019
Ep 02: Titus Battle
<img src="" alt="itunes pic" /><br />Titus Battle is a veteran of the US Army Reserves recently housed by DVS. He is currently serving as a Resiliency Facilitator for Volunteers of America. In today’s conversation we hear his tale of survival and self-discovery – an unbelievable journey spanning four decades of trauma, addiction, and homelessness, but ultimately defined by his resilience.
Jan 06, 2019
Ep 01: Commissioner Loree Sutton & Deputy Commissioner Jeff Roth
<img src="" alt="itunes pic" /><br />On our inaugural show, we hear from the senior leaders of DVS. The team tells us about how they first came to work in City government and their collaborative process of setting and executing the agency’s vision and mission. They talk about continued service, reframing veteran narratives, and about the kind of department they hope to leave for their successors.
Dec 27, 2018