Military Mom Talk Radio with Sandra Beck and Robin Boyd welcome Jeff Worthington of iHistory, Debbie Gregory of Military Connection, and Marcella Stretch of PODS

Shooting in Dallas.Jeffrey Worthington is a seasoned international travel photographer and video producer.  He is the creator of the Worthington Foundation and project director of the iHistory WW2 video contest.  He is on twitter at: @jeffworthington

His work has been published internationally on book covers, in historical novels, calendars, and postcards.  He fell in love with traveling as a child when he accompanied his parents on humanitarian trips abroad, and learned to appreciate other cultures.

As a self-starter he created a video production company, Worthington Media, in 2011 and has Jeffrey Worthington since filmed television commercials and promotional videos for a AAA rated four diamond golf resort, the Ruidoso Tourism Department in New Mexico, and non-profit organizations in the US and overseas.

Worthington created the iHistory WW2 video contest because he realized how important it is for students not just to memorize facts about World War II, but to understand it.  The contest is a nationwide competition that connects teens with American World War II veterans in an effort to help teens gain a greater understanding and appreciation for history while expanding their skills in journalism and video technologies.

His work can be found online at: www.JeffreyWorthington.com

debbiegregoryMilitary Connection is one of the most comprehensive online directories for military, veterans and their family members. The organization’s president, Debbie Gregory, returns to Military Mom Talk Radio to talk about initiatives and resources available to veterans.

MilitaryConnection.com offers something for everyone, with thousands of pages of resources and information. Some of the areas of focus include employment and job resources, education and Post-9/11 GI Bill information, scholarships, benefits, pay charts, news and more.

The Veteran and Military Business Owners Association, VAMBOA, is a non-profit veteran business trade association that promotes and assists Veteran Business Owners, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Military Business Owners. We know that you possess special skills including leadership abilities and a work ethic second to none. Veteran Business Owners, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Military Business Owners are highly qualified to build successful businesses. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and responsible for job generation.

“People from the military have wonderful qualities that lend themselves to entrepreneurship,” said Debbie Gregory, one of the co-chairs and founders of  VAMBOA. She said veterans and active military personnel who own businesses needed an organization that could help them get information, collaborate with each other, and grow through connections with government agencies and private businesses that want to use their goods and services.

For more information, visit www.vamboa.org.
For more information about Debbie, visit www.militaryconnection.com

marcellaMarcella Stretch is the founder of Parents of Deployed Service Members Facebook Support Group also known as PODS. She is a military mom of 2 Veterans and has experienced the deployment of one son in 2009-2010 to Iraq.  Her second son has just returned from deployment.

PODS provides support to other Parents going thru the uncertainty of deployment by sharing information that would make their experience a little smoother.   The group is comprised of military parents of deployed service members dealing with first, second or even third deployments. This group was created on Facebook September 26, 2009  and has grown to nearly 2,000 members.

This group is open to all parents, grandparents, god-parents, step-parents, mothers/fathers-in-law, and surrogate parents of deployed service-members of ALL branches of service.

They not only support our troops by sending them care packages and birthday cards, they are also a strong support to each other.

For more information, search Parents of Deployed Service Members on Facebook

Military Mom Talk Radio is co-hosted by Sandra Beck and Robin Boyd, hosted by Toginet Radio and powered by Motherhood Incorporated. Military Mom Talk Radio supports and helps bring information to the families, moms and wives of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard and is dedicated to serving our friends and family in the Armed Service. We are proud supporters and members of the Military Writers Society of America as well as proud supporters of Operation Gratitude, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Shining Service Worldwide, Fisher House and the Girl Scouts of the USA and Boy Scouts of America.

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