Celebrity Salute Archives
Randy welcomes the founder of America On-Line, Steve Case, to the show to discuss his new book “The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream.” Steve’s book shows how entrepreneurs nationwide build groundbreaking companies, renew communities, and create new jobs—re-imagining the American landscape and bringing people together around a shared future. Randy and Steve talk about the role that veterans can play in taking part in building their futures.
Following the horrific fires that ravaged Hawaii, Matthew McConaughey has stepped up to help assist survivors who have lost everything on the islands. This week, we take a look back at Matthew’s appearance on Celebrity Salute, and urge you to do what you can to support our fellow Americans who lost loved ones and homes in Hawaii.
“Tacoma FD” is back on the air with its FOURTH season, and here to talk about it are two stars of the show, founders of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe: Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan. Steve and Kevin talk with Randy about how they settled on playing firefighters, their history playing men in uniform, and the never-ending saga of people getting their privates stuck in odd places.
Randy welcomes the legend, Dave Ramsey, to the Celebrity Salute podcast for a conversation about his journey to become a radio icon and personal finance guru to the masses. Later, Ramsey offers specific insight and advice for those serving in our nation’s military.
The National Defense welcomes long-time comedian, actor, and voice actor Dave Coulier to the show. Dave is launching a brand new podcast, and he joins the show to talk about his podcast, his time touring 24 U.S. Air Force bases, his turn as Uncle Joey on the hit series “Full House” and much more.
We welcome back a longtime friend of the podcast and the U.S. Armed Forces, celebrity chef Robert Irvine. Randy and Robert talk about other famous foodies and his new line of products. Then we pivot to a unique opportunity for a selected group of veteran entrepreneurs to ask Robert questions as part of a cooking roundtable.
We welcome back artillery gunner vet Kelsi Sheren to the program to discuss her Brass & Unity line of accessories and her sensational new book “Brass & Unity: One Woman’s Journey Through the Hell of Afghanistan and Back.” Randy and Kelsi talk about a wide range of topics in this great interview, including her new book, podcast, the state of veteran care in Canada and the United States, and much more. We thank Kelsi for her service in Afghanistan, and her continued fire to advocate for those who have worn the uniform of the Armed Forces.
We welcome Colonel John Flynn to the podcast, Senior Vice President of Administration and Aviation for MGM Resorts International, to talk about his work in the Air Force Reserves and how it shades the work he currently undertakes for MGM Resorts International. Randy and John discuss how a career from the Air Force Academy to the White House to the private sector machinations of MGM Resorts in Las Vegas, NV.
We welcome Air Force veteran and CEO of United Through Reading, Tom Farrell, to the podcast. United Through Reading helps military families read together every day, no matter the distance. Tim talks about how this program has helped military families flourish as well as the men and women who use the 300+ recording stations across the globe.
We welcome retired Lt. Col. Scott Mann, who served as a Green Beret. He has taken his experience in the Special Forces and written books, given TedTalks, and most recently has written a play called “Last Out” produced by the incredible Gary Sinise. Randy and Scott talk about his experience in the military, his connection to Gary Sinise, and the incredible people and circumstances that inspired the stage play “Last Out.”
We welcome both the star and director of Netflix’s new hit “Extraction 2,” Chris Hemsworth and Sam Hargrave, to the show to talk about the highly anticipated sequel now streaming on Netflix. Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Tyler Rake, and from the snippets we’ve already seen, you’re going to want to buckle up for this non-stop action film. Randy discusses with Chris and Sam the making of the film and much more in this great segment.
This week we welcome CBS Evening News Chief Investigative Correspondent, Jim Axelrod, to the show to discuss a troubling topic. CBS News investigative unit’s “Dishonored” series highlights stories of veterans and service members who have been jailed or denied an honorable discharge due to their sexual orientation. Jim has worked at CBS for nearly three decades, and he shares the stunning details surrounding a soldier who faced the possibility of 17 years in military prison; simply for being homosexual.
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