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Borne the Battle

Borne the Battle recognizes each battle, challenge, and sacrifice our Veterans endure during and after their service, as well as spotlighting important resources, offices, and benefits VA offers our Veterans.
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May 5, 2017

I was introduced to Bob Wright by an organization named Us Too. Us Too is an organization that supports and advocates for men at all stages of prostate cancer. Bob is an Army Veteran having served in Vietnam. He is going to talk to us about his time in the military, discovering he had cancer, and become a support group leader for men.

Bob served as a Battalion Surgeon`s Assistant as First Lieutenant Medical Service Corps with 101st Airborne Division. He was in Vietnam from 1969-1970. During his time in service, his efforts were recognized with a Combat Medical Badge, Bronze Star , Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and National Defense Service Medal.

Covered in Episode 29:

  • How to submit questions to podcast
  • Interview with Army Veteran Bob Wright
     
    • Why she joined the Army
    • His experience in Vietnam and the Army
    • Discovering he had cancer
    • Defeating cancer
    • Becoming a support group leader
  • VA research on cancer
  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Carl Woida
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