I hope everyone had a safe and solaced Memorial Day. I had the opportunity to meet with hundreds of Veterans and other members of our community at Sunday’s Rolling Thunder rally. It was humbling hearing riders talk about their fallen comrades and for whom they were riding. It’s moments like those that keep me grateful for our nation’s service members and Veterans.

This week’s podcast features retired Army Brigadier General Henry Huntley. Henry and I are colleagues in the Office of Public Affairs at VA’s central office, where he’s also a co-host for The American Veteran. Each time I speak with Henry, my respect for him grows. Henry had a long, decorated career in the Army before coming over to VA. He’s going to talk to us about his time in the service, his transition out, and how VA fulfills his post-military service to Veterans.

Covered in Episode 33:

  • Rolling Thunder 2017
  • Interview with Army Veteran Henry Huntley
    • Why he decided to join the Army
    • Stories from his decades of service
    • Transitioning back to civilian life
    • Working at VA
  • Finding your career at VA
  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Veteran Philip Paul Clark

The #VApodcast is now available in iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, and Spotify. Search “Borne the Battle” in your podcast app of choice to subscribe.

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Published on Jun. 2, 2017

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  1. Hugh J Hunt Jr June 5, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    about time………… Jeff Hunt

  2. Hugh J Hunt Jr June 5, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    About time!!
    Hugh J Hunt Jr
    vietnam era vet

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