Broadcasting every week on the American Forces Network, “Positive Parenting for Military Families” reaches American servicememers and their families on 500+ stations in over 178 countries. Equipped with an inquisitive mind, quick wit (Time magazine said, “his wry sense of humor will be a relief to hassled parents”), and a commitment to help, host Armin Brott–a parenting expert and former U.S. Marine–offers an upbeat, informative, and engaging program filled with advice you can use.
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“Positive Parenting for Military Families” is a 55-minute version of Armin Brott’s long-running “Positive Parenting” show that airs throughout the US. In this show, we include interviews and programming on topics specific to military families. Here are a few examples:
The Honorable Joseph Westphal, Undersecretary of the Army.
Robert Gordon, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy.
Presentation by The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army
Presentation by General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army.
Raymond Chandler, III, Sergeant Major of Army
Tim Walz, Congressman (MN). Veterans Affairs Committee, Military Family Caucus, National Guard and Reserve Caucus.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Congresswoman (WA) and Co-Chair of the Military Family Caucus.
Joe Wilson, Congressman (SC). House Armed Services Committee (Chair, Subcommittee on Military Personnel), Military Family Caucus.
Janet Sallotti, Chief of the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program with National Guard, Joint Services Support
Alex Baird, Director of Family Services for the National Guard, Joint Services Support
Captain Joan Hunter, National Guard Bureau, Psychological Health.
Aaron Taylor, Operation Homefront.
Michelle Joyner, National Military Family Association
Chaplain Dale White, CAPT, Operations Officer, Office of the Chief of Navy Chaplains.
William Koch, Still Serving Veterans
Laura Halligan, Hope for the Warriors
Tiffany Sizemore and Tina Saari, T.A.P.S
Lindsey Fischetti, USO
Ken Stice, Chaplain, Office of Chief of Chaplains, US Army
Joan Grey, Mentoring Liaison, Business Professional Women’s Foundation
Patty Barron, Director of Family Programs, AUSA
Terri Barnes, “Spouse Calls” columnist, Stars and Stripes.
Linda Dennis, Program Manager, Backpack Journalist
Dan Herssrud, Fisher House.
Susan Augustin, Operation Give a Hug.
Steve Craven, Air Compassion for Wounded Warriors.
Kara Dallman, United Through Reading.
Guy Shields, Army Emergency Relief.
Shanon Neal, family readiness officer for Marine Forces Reserve.
Michelle Nelson, Director of Family Programs for Our Military Kids.
Jason Steinhauer, Liaison Specialist, Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.
Tecoya and Michelle, Washington Redskins cheerleaders.
Lucretia McClenney, Director of the VA’s Center for Minority Veterans at the VA.
Patricia Toles-Lucas, with the Veterans Crisis Line.
Anselm Beach, with the Veterans Health Administration.
Sabrina McNeil, with VetSuccess.gov.
Max Collier, Associate Director of the VA Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Lakisha Wright, with the National Cemetery Administration.