Episode 2: Heroes

The Common Veterans look back at their careers and describe the heroes they had in their careers. — Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/commonveterans/message Common Veterans Podcast Episode 2: Heroes […]
July 7, 2023

The Common Veterans look back at their careers and describe the heroes they had in their careers.

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Common Veterans Podcast

Episode 2: Heroes

The Common Veterans look back at their careers and describe the heroes they had in their careers.

  • Hero (noun) https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hero
    • a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability
    • an illustrious warrior
    • a person admired for achievements and noble qualities
    • one who shows great courage
    • the principal character in a literary or dramatic work —used specifically of a principal male character, especially when contrasted with the heroine
  • Define a Hero in your own words
    • Kenny: (starts humming a heroic song)
      • A hero is selfless.
    • Jeff
      • (insert your baseline thought)
    • Personal Careers
      • Jeff’s career spans 30 years of military service and 36 years as a Goshen PD
        • 33 years on the force and 3 years reserve, and now still on the auxiliary for the GPD
      • Kenny’s career spans 12 years, almost to the dot
        • Medical retirement due to injuries sustained overseas.
      • Who did we look up to in our careers? Were there any soldiers that you looked up to in your career?
        • Kenny’s Picks
          • Steve “Jimmy” Oelslager
            • Jimmy, a Marine, one of my best friends in High School
            • Talked about our careers on the phone when we served
            • Jimmy and Josh “Opie” Barker joined the Marine Corp together
          • SSG Brian Hall
            • Team Leader and Section Leader in HHC 2/1
            • Died in Iraq
              • April 10th, 2009
              • By a Suicide Bomber
              • “Bryan E. Hall received three Army commendation medals, as well as good Army achievement, good conduct and war on terrorism medals.” – Associated Press
            • Thomas Ziegler
              • Friend in Fort Wainwright
              • From Nebraska and was a communications soldier
              • On Presidential detail for communications
            • Jeff’s Picks
              • Insert your thought
              • Insert your thought
              • Insert your thought
            • Military movie characters?
              • Kenny
                • Rambo
              • Jeff
                • Insert your thought
              • Next Podcast
                • Time in a bottle
                  • Through music, the Common Veterans can look back and see what songs that got through the military.

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Christian. American. Father. Husband. Friend. Brother. Son. Grandson. Uncle. Cubs Fan. Digital.

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