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Season 1

Episode Date Guest
001 31 March 2021 What is Policy Vets?
Lou Celli and David Shulkin discuss what Policy Vets is all about

002 09 April 2021 Jon Stewart pt.1 Bio
In the first part of this two part series comedian and activist Jon Stewart talks candidly about Burn Pits - Mature Audiences Only

003 16 April 2021 Jon Stewart pt.2
In this second part of his interview Jon minces no words for
what he thinks needs to happen for veterans

004 23 April 2021 Jon Towers pt.1 Bio
As minority staff director of the Senate Veterans Affairs
Committee, in this first episode Jon Towers tells us about his
role at SVAC

005 30 April 2021 Jon Towers pt.2
In this second part of his interview, Jon gives us insight into the future work of SVAC

006 07 May 2021 LTG Place pt.1 Bio
As the head of the Defense Health Agency, hear how LTG
Ron Place thinks about the DoD response to the pandemic

007 14 May 2021 LTG Place pt. 2
LTG Place tells us what motivates him to focus on the
mission at DHA and what lies ahead for the agency

008 21 May 2021 Policy Vet Chris Nowinski Bio
Harvard graduate and retired WWE pro wrestler talks about
concussions and what his foundation is doing to advance
medicine for military war fighters.

009 28 May 2021 Policy Vet Joe Chenelly Bio
Executive Director for American Veterans (AMVETS) Joe Chenelly is our Memorial Day special guest with lots to share about
VSOs, VA, and the Memorial Day motorcycle rally, Rolling to

010 04 Jun 2021 Senator Jon Tester Bio
Senator Jon Tester from Montana, Chairman of the Senate
Committee on Veterans Affairs who also sits on the Senate
Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction,
Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon/VA) talks 117th
Congress legislative priorities, and why there should be no
opposition to paying for healthcare for veterans poisoned by
burn pits.

011 11 Jun 2021 Policy Vet Tom Voss Bio
Author and combat veteran Tom Voss talks about veteran
suicide, depression, and his 1,700 mile journey from Milwaukee
to Los Angeles -
on foot.

012 18 Jun 2021 Policy Vets Danique Masingill Bio & Don Overton Bio
Service Dogs Pt. 1 - what regulations govern training,
certification, access, authorization, and what additional
regulations are needed?

013 24 Jun 2021 Policy Vets Cole Lyle Bio & Gordon Sumner Bio
Service Dogs Pt. 2 - What is the difference between a service
dog, a therapy dog, an emotional support dog, a guide dog, a
working dog, and are they effective health prosthetics, or scam?

014 02 Jul 2021 Policy Vets Danica Thomas Bio
PTSD, TBI, and dealing with unthinkable tragedy. Danica talks
about her late husband SSG Allen Thomas

015 09 Jul 2021 Policy Vets CSM Gloria Dent Bio, and Author Keith Reuben
Bio - Racism in the military

016 16 Jul 2021 Policy Vets BOD Member Phyllis Wilson Bio and Ms. Lucy Del
Bio - Military Sexual Assault

017 23 Jul 2021 Policy Vets Sarah Verardo Bio - What it's really like to be a
Military Caregiver

018 30 Jul 2021 Zia Ghafoori Bio - Afghani Interpreters, Why should we bring
them to the United States?

019 06 Aug 2021 Barbara Ashe Bio - Taping into the $770 billion federal
procurement market

020 13 Aug 2021 Sherman Gillums Bio - Do Veteran Service Organizations still
make an impact?

021 17 Aug 2021 SPECIAL EDITION - Recent Ambassador to the United States
from Afghanistan Roya Rahmani
Bio talks about the fall of
Afghan government

022 20 Aug 2021 Brian Sandager Bio - The Electronic Health Record
Modernization at VA and DoD

023 27 Aug 2021 Linda J. Bilmes Bio - The Long-Term Costs of United States Care
for Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars

024 30 Aug 2021 *Special Edition* The Honorable David H. Petraeus Bio -
The United States should have a permanent footprint in
025 03 Sep 2021 AnnMarie Halterman
Bio - Art Hels Veterans, and Lou is Cheap

026 10 Sep 2021 Cherissa Jackson Bio - Cannabis, What's holding back

027 17 Sep 2021 Dr. Ben Suitt Bio - Veteran Suicides - Far Outweighing Deaths in
Military Operations

028 24 Sep 2021 Honorable Randy Reeves Bio - Why Veterans Died in State
Veterans Homes and How to Fix it.

029 01 Oct 2021 Brian Jenkins Bio - Comedy and the Arts Helping Veterans

030 08 Oct 2021 Honorable Dr. Phil Roe Bio - 115th Congress Veterans Bills -
Where Are They Now?

031 15 Oct 2021 Veterans Education Success Will Hubbard Bio and Chris Madaio
Bio - Veterans Education, Villains and Victories

032 22 Oct 2021 Professor Renata Gomes Bio - Bravo Victor, how scientific
research for vision impaired veterans is benefiting humanity

033 29 Oct 2021 Vincent Chao Bio - Former diplomat for Taiwan discusses the
importance of defending the island of Taiwan from invasion

034 05 Nov 2021 Prof. Russell Foster Bio - Head of Nuffield Laboratory of
Ophthalmology and the Sleep Circadian Neuroscience Institute

035 12 Nov 2021 The Policy Vets Veterans Day Podcast

036 19 Nov 2021 N.C. Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs LtGen Walter

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