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Veterans SITREP

Programming developed specifically for our warriors.

The Veterans SITREP (Situation Report) radio series provides a platform to connect veterans, families, friends, and support networks to address veterans’ issues and provides information about resources that will help veterans in their lives.

Every Thursday at 6:30 PM, host Colonel Bill Montgomery (U.S. Army, Retired) will interview featured guests. The program will be broadcast live on WHFC 91.1 FM, live streamed, and become available on the WHFC Podcast webpage and available on Spotify.

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Resources Discussed on the SITREP

Episodes 1 & 2: Anthony Woods, Secretary of the VA for Maryland
In our inaugural Veterans SITREP episodes, Anthony Woods gives us a broad overview of what the Maryland VA is doing for veterans in the state. Between legislation, communication, and veterans service organizations, there’s a lot going on. Some of the resources for veterans that Secretary Woods mentions in the programs.

Episodes 3 & 4: Mary Jane Jernigan, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army
Mary Jane Jernigan serves as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, a vital link between the Army and the community. She joins host Bill Montgomery (U.S. Army, retired) in the WHFC Studio to talk about veterans, recruiting, transitioning, veteran service organizations and more. Some of the resources for veterans that CASA Jernigan mentions in the programs:

Episode 5: Noah Courtney & Barbara Travers - Veteran Education Benefits
Noah Courtney, Coast Guard veteran, and Barbara Travers, Coordinator for APG and Veterans' Services for Harford Community College, join us on Veterans SITREP to discuss education benefits available to veterans. We also hear about vision care from Dr. Frank Sparandero, local discounts for veterans and more. 

Episode 6: Delegate Andre Johnson
Delegate Andre Johnson represents District 34A of Harford County in the Maryland House of Delegates. He's an Army veteran, member of the Veteran Caucus of Maryland, former member of the Harford County Commission on Veterans Affairs, the list goes on. Needless to say, Delegate Johnson has a lot to say about supporting veterans as he joins host Bill Montgomery on Veterans SITREP. 

Episode 7: Joe Giordano - Project Opportunity
Are you a veteran or military spouse who is interested in starting your own business? Project Opportunity was created to help you realize that dream. Joe Giordano, founder and CEO, joins us on Veterans SITREP to talk about entrepreneurship for veterans. Dr. Frank offers advice about diabetes, and much more. 

Episode 8: Dr. Theresa Felder, President of Harford Community College

Dr. Theresa Felder has been involved in the armed forces all of her life, from family members in the services - to becoming a military spouse. As the President of Harford Community College, she now helps to ensure that students, from veterans and active duty and their families, are able to use their benefits to gain an education. We'll also hear about fatty liver disease from Dr. Frank, discounts for vets and more. 

Episodes 9 & 10: Major General Robert Edmonson & Ellen Edmonson, RN, MPH

We are joined on Veterans SITREP by a true power couple. Major General Robert Edmonson II is the Commanding General at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Ellen Edmonson is Deputy Director of Operations and Quality for Telehealth Services, Office of Connected Care at the Veterans Health Administration. We are proud to host them, and listen in for a lot of great resources for veterans. The Major General’s participation and interview does not imply nor constitute official DoD or Army endorsement of Harford Community College, WHFC 91.1 FM, Veterans SITREP, or any other Non-Federal Entity.

Episode 11: Keith Reagan & Bob Brown - Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) works as an advocate on legislative issues that involve veterans and their families. Keith Reagan and Bob Brown of the Susquehanna Chapter of MOAA join us today to discuss what they do - and what you can do to help as well. Dr. Frank addresses unique health challenges for women veterans, plus discounts and resources.

Episode 12: Cathy Schmidt & Katy Santiff: Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding

Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding is committed to changing lives, and that includes veterans who have served in any of the armed services. In this episode, Founder & Executive Director Cathy Schmidt and Program Director Katy Santiff discuss how Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding pays special attention to the rehabilitative needs of veterans with emphasis on physical, psychological and social healing.

General resources for veterans:

Veterans Crisis Line - Dial 988,  then press 1 or text 838255


VA - How Disability Ratings Work

**Until September 30 - Next PACT Act Deadline: Health Care enrollment for Veterans deployed to combat zones


Discounts & perks for veterans and their families: 
Many companies offer discounts for veterans and their families, and we will keep adding to this list as we hear of them. If your organization offers such discounts, please get in touch with us at!


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