AUSA's Army Matters Podcast

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A rotating cast of hosts covers topics of importance to the Total Army community including Soldiers, military families and Army supporters. Keep it locked here for all Army Matters. Brought to you by AUSA, the U.S. Army’s professional association - voice for the Army and support for the Soldiers.

Episode Date
Family Voices: Sleep, Food and Exercise - Why Do You Elude Me So?
30:38

Join Patty Barron, host of Family Voices, as she discusses the real reasons we can’t seem to eat well, exercise, or sleep soundly. This fun and informative conversation with COL Deydre S. Teyhen, DPT, PhD, OCS, Commander, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), covers everything from where to put the broccoli in your refrigerator to apps that will have you sleeping like a baby. She makes getting healthy fun and DOABLE!

Family Voices, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to connect Army families to speakers and issues that are important to their everyday lives. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

WRAIR:
Website: https://www.wrair.army.mil/
Facebook: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; @WRAIROfficial

Performance Triad
Website: https://p3.amedd.army.mil/
Facebook: Performance Triad; @PerformanceTriad

Apr 15, 2019
Army Real Talk: An Army Career Equals Service + Excitement + Success
22:46

Army recruiters SSG Jacob Swanson and SSG Juan Taylor talk about how they encourage Millennials and Gen Z to consider an Army career, with podcast hosts Nzinga Curry, Director, AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare, and MAJ Brad Cooper, Army Fellow. With so many career opportunities, Army recruiters are helping young people connect with their life goals. Where else can you combine the excitement of combat training, 150+ job choices and education for life after service? The strength of a Nation is in the strength of its Soldiers.

Army Real Talk, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to help AUSA and the Army better connect with the younger generation. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Facebook:
@SSG Swanson
@ArlingtonArmy

Apr 08, 2019
Soldier Today: Army COOL – Credentialing Opportunities On-Line
21:52

The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey discusses a new Army credentialing program with host SMA (Retired) Ken Preston, VP, NCO & Soldier Programs, AUSA. How do we get our Soldiers trained and educated for jobs once they are out of the Army? Find out about the new Army COOL program, currently in a Limited User Test (LUT), and how it connects Soldiers with civilian credentials. Soldiers can match credentialing opportunities to their current Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) or pursue credentialing goals outside their MOS – especially important for combat Soldiers. Civilian employers can also use the Army COOL site to learn more about how military training and experience might relate to civilian jobs.

Soldier Today, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, focuses on what is important to Soldiers and NCOs. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Army COOL: Credentialing Opportunities On-Line
https://www.cool.army.mil/index.htm

Apr 01, 2019
Thought Leaders: Spearhead
28:36

Host Joe Craig speaks with author Adam Makos about his new book Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II. It is the riveting story of Clarence Smoyer and his crewmates in the Army’s legendary 3rd Armored Division as they journey into the heart of the Third Reich and meet destiny in an iconic armor duel. Adam is a New York Times bestselling author whose mission is to record the stories of America’s veterans.

Thought Leaders, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, brings in-depth conversations with authors of military books and senior leaders. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Mar 25, 2019
Family Voices: Transition, Loss & Military Kids with Dr. Stephen Cozza
20:02

Children born into military families face an assortment of adventures and challenges. Frequent moves, making new friends, repeated separations from the military parent, to name a few. In addition, military families can face the trauma of having a service member parent return home wounded or injured or not at all. Join host Patty Barron and Dr. Stephen Cozza, child psychiatrist and military child expert, as they discuss resilience, resources and research, all focused on the military child and family.

Family Voices, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to connect Army families to speakers and issues that are important to their everyday lives. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Links mentioned in the episode:
www.courage2talk.org
http://steppingforwardstudy.org

Guest:

Stephen J. Cozza, M.D.
COL, U.S. Army Retired
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Mar 18, 2019
Army Real Talk: Army Women on the Battlefield
13:15

In honor of Women’s History Month, our Army Real Talk co-hosts visit with Dr. Francoise B. Bonnell, Director of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum at Ft. Lee, VA. Their discussion demonstrates the impact of Army women on and off the battlefield including the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), the pivotal role of female soldiers in Cultural Engagement Teams in Iraq & Afghanistan, and the heroics of women during battle. The newly renovated museum covers women’s history in the Army from 1775 to present and is a must-see for any Soldier or Army supporter.

Army Real Talk, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to help AUSA and the Army better connect with the younger generation. To share show ideas, please e-mail us at podcast@ausa.org.

U.S. Army Women’s Museum: www.awm.lee.army.mil

FB & YouTube:  U.S. Army Women’s Museum

Instagram:  usarmywomensmuseum

Mar 11, 2019
Soldier Today: Army Combat Fitness Test
16:55

The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey discusses the new Army Combat Fitness Test with host SMA (Retired) Ken Preston, VP, NCO & Soldier Programs, AUSA. Why now for a new fitness test? What are the 6 different events that will be assessed, and how can Soldiers prepare?

Soldier Today, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, focuses on what is important to Soldiers and NCOs. To share show ideas, please e-mail us at podcast@ausa.org.

Mar 04, 2019
Thought Leaders: The First Conspiracy
28:43

Host Joe Craig speaks with authors Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch about their new book The First Conspiracy: The Plot to Kill George Washington. They discuss espionage and counterintelligence at the start of the Revolutionary War, only months after the birth of the U.S. Army. Brad Meltzer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a History Channel television host. Josh Mensch is a bestselling author and documentary television producer.

Thought Leaders, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, brings in-depth conversations with authors of military books as well as insights from senior Army leaders.

Feb 25, 2019
Family Voices: Highlights from the Family Readiness Forum with Army Senior Leaders
29:12

Host Patty Barron provides snippets and commentary on the recent family readiness initiatives forum held at AUSA with Army Senior Leaders. Several new initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life for Army families were unveiled and discussed by the Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark Esper, the Vice Chief of Staff, General James McConville, and the Sergeant Major of the Army, SMA Daniel Dailey.

Family Voices, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to connect Army families to speakers and issues that are important to their everyday lives. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Feb 18, 2019
Army Real Talk: Perspectives
27:06

Co-hosts Nzinga Curry and Major (MAJ) Brad Cooper speak with young professionals CPT Jared Stefani and civilian Ms. Alexis Williams about careers, professional development, and which Army topics resonate with them.

Army Real Talk, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to help AUSA and the Army better connect with the younger generation.

Feb 11, 2019
Soldier Today: Army Greens
22:05

Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey joins SMA (Retired) Kenneth O. Preston, Vice President, NCO & Soldier Programs, Association of the U.S. Army. They have a candid discussion about the new Army Greens uniform which is based on the iconic WW2 design. Why is it needed now? What do soldiers think? How and when will it be issued?

Soldier Today, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, focuses on what is important to Soldiers and NCOs. To share show ideas, please e-mail us at podcast@ausa.org.

Feb 04, 2019
AUSA's Army Matters Promo
01:10

AUSA is excited to announce our Army Matters podcast focusing on what’s important to the Total Army community. Each Monday, starting February 4th, AUSA’s Army Matters will bring you vital Army conversations and interviews on issues relevant to Soldiers, military families and all the amazing Army supporters out there. 

Jan 23, 2019