Stand at Ease

Stand At Ease is a weekly podcast by Veterans and aimed at other Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel, and the families and friends who are the foundation and support of these men and women. The hosts are Ssgt James L. Johnson, Sgt. Garland Green, an

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Stand At Ease is a weekly podcast by Veterans and aimed at other Veterans, Active Duty Military Personnel, and the families and friends who are the foundation and support of these men and women. The hosts are Ssgt James L. Johnson, Sgt. Garland Green, an
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2013-01-16 18:42
last episode published
2013-01-16 18:42
publication frequency
26.97 days
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Garland H. Green Jr. author   owner  
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Number of Episodes
38
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
16.01.2013

Episode 38: Part 2 - The Real Diehl

The disconnected states seem to have a common characteristic of no sustainable economic opportunity much less comparative advantage where information is no longer cables, and the insecurity with more info, TSA, readiness fatigue, TSA challenge while th...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
23.11.2012

Episode 37: Part one - The Real Diehl

The disconnected states seem to have a common characteristic of no sustainable economic opportunity much less comparative advantage where information is no longer cables, and the insecurity with more info, TSA, readiness fatigue, TSA challenge while th...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
6.11.2012

Episode 36: Stands of Valor

Nimitz stated about the Marines and sailors who fought on Iwo Jima that uncommon valor was a common virtue. The men who fought there did it because it was their job– hot for glory and valor. The warriors who earned awards, regardless of where they ea...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
28.10.2012

Epiode 35: Casting Upon the Waters

Chris Bowers and Matt Lewisson had a chance meeting on the banks of a river in Virginia while they were fishing for catfish. After a short conversation, they found out they were both Marine veterans and wounded warriors who shared a passion for fishin...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
11.10.2012

Episode 34: Muscle Reflexes

William“Billy” Myers joined the Marines at 17, right after he graduated high school. He served in the years right before Vietnam became known in most of the households around the United States. After he got out, he went to college, then on to teach h...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
24.09.2012

Episode 33: Stepping Up

According to the Veteran’s Administration, there are currently 33 documented suicides of veterans happening every month. Too many of these young men and women have slipped through the cracks, either because of the bureaucracy or because they’ve nutted...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
21.05.2012

Episode 32: Maximizing Graffiti

We rejoin the Graffiti of War Project, a collaboration of veterans, service-members, military family members and civilians whose focus is on raising awareness for those suffering from the invisible wounds of war, primarily post-traumatic stress disorde...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
12.05.2012

Episode 31: The Leaders of Men

There is a pantheon of men and women who have shaped the Marine Corps. Men like Chesty Puller, Al Grey, and Dan Daly– men of iron will and outstandig courageous forged in the furnace of battle. But, who were the men that shaped them into the Marines th...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
17.04.2012

Episode 30: The Privilege of Leading

Officers in the military are often the butt of jokes– especially those who don’t look upon their role as one of privilege as well as responsibility. This privilege to lead comes from the men and women they lead, who according to our guest, retired Colo...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
15.03.2012

Episode 29: Untold Stories of Untold Heroes

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again– there are stories everywhere, and often those stories go untold. Often, the warrior doesn’t think his or her story is that exciting or that important, and the stories hide inside in deep, dark caves to feste...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
26.02.2012

Episode 28: In the House

Mike Farrell—actor, activist, and Marine– an all around amazing individual joins us in this episode. After spending just shy of two years in the Corps, Mike went through a lot of the same experiences as many young veterans. As he tried to find his wa...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
14.02.2012

Episode 27: It’s been a long Hue home

Eddie Neas joined the Marines on his 17th birthday in 1966 and was in Vietnam shortly after his 18th birthday. A few months after he arrived, he was meritoriously promoted to Corporal for his leadership in the battle of Hue. Years later, he enlisted in...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
8.02.2012

Episode 26 – Bands of Orange

Every war has legacies. Some we talk about– others we try to bury. One legacy of the Vietnam war is the chemicals that were left behind– Agents Orange and White among them. Named for the band colors on the barrels that contained these herbicides, they ...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
24.01.2012

Episode 25: Getting Back Up

It’s estimated that there are 67,000 service members and veterans in the United States who are living with spinal injuries. In the United States, the number is upwards of 1.2 million people, and worldwide the number is just staggering. What was once se...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
16.11.2011

Episode 24: Still in the Fight

Within each of us there lies a talent, a creative spark, that when unleashed can make a difference. Marine Lt. Col. Mike Corrado has just such a spark, and over the past 20 years, he’s unleashed a musical can of whoop ass on all sorts of topics ranging...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
1.11.2011

Episode 23: So ya wanna be in pictures?

Hollywood (and all of the other movie centers in the world) has a nut for military stories. From movies such as All Quiet on the Western Front and Hell’s Angels to the new crop like The Green Zone and The Hurt Locker, we often see interpretations of wh...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
8.10.2011

Episode 22: Draw your own conclusions

“Out of my 21 years in the Marines, I only“worked” for one year. The rest of the time, I followed my passion.” Gunnery Sergeant (ret.) Charles Wolff,“Gunny Wolf” to his fans, of SemperToons joins us in a free-wheeling conversation to discuss of the fun...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
8.10.2011

Episode 21: The Courage to Serve

Agree with it or not, but this past week saw the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. This law effectively caused an estimated 10% of our troops to live a double life, one where they need to hide a major aspect of what identifies them as a man or woman– th...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
17.09.2011

Episode 20: 9/11 Ten Years Later

Where were you on 9/11? Jim was at a BMW dealership, Gar was in Morocco, David was on his way to work, and our guest Richard Rozzi, a Vietnam era Navy vet, was in divorce court. We all have our memories of that morning that in its way was the impetus f...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
17.09.2011

Episode 19: Networks

Networking isn’t just one of those buzz words that gets tossed around in the business world– it’s something that benefits veterans as they leave the service. In this podcast, Afghani vet Lisa Ghylin of the Metropolitan State Veterans Network joins us t...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
7.09.2011

Episode 18: Did you really wanna ask?

It’s amazing the trips our conversations take when we’re having them, and this show is one that went places we never expected– and we’re extremely happy that they did. We welcome Andrea Sandoval of the Graffiti of War project for a show that goes place...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
2.05.2011

Episode 17: Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-PORT!

It’s been a year– 16 shows completed and 23,000 plus visitors to the website. Today, we take a look back at the shows we’ve done and discuss the highlights of the year. We also chatted about some of our plans for the next year– and we have some inter...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
9.04.2011

Episode 16: Supporting Our Troops

A constant question the Stand At Ease group asks is what does“Support the Troops” mean? Is it that faded yellow made in China magnet you paid $1.99 at Wal Mart that makes you feel good about yourself, or is it something more? In today’s discussion, S...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
9.04.2011

Episode 15: Generations

It often happens where sons emulate their fathers– and this show is an example of this. We welcome John“JJ” and Anthony“Rocco” De Primo, two men who are father and son as well as Brother Marines. JJ served 13 years in the Corps starting in 1981, and ...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
26.03.2011

Episode 14: Prison Blues

In this installment, we welcome Ray McCarty III, a former Army MP who served two tours of duty in Iraq. His first tour was as a guard at a temporary prison near Baquba, Iraq, and his second was with a security attachment based in Kirkut. Ray is curre...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
6.03.2011

Episode 13: Kilroy Was Here

From every war and every conflict comes the need for cathartic expression– and from many warriors this takes the form of unconventional art– graffiti, body art, messages scribbled in marker on the shit house wall. In this week’s episode, the founders ...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
27.02.2011

Episode 12: The 50 Foot Perimeter

Today we speak with Dr. Gillford Doxcee, professor emeritus of history from Ohio University.  He is also a World War II veteran who was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944.  He spent the remainder of the war in various POW ca...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
14.02.2011

Episode 11 - It’s the Family Business

In this show, we have a discussion with Cindy McNamara, the wife and mother of a group of Army Aviators. She discusses the joys and difficulties of being married into the Army for almost 40 years– both on active and reserve duty status. Currently, Ci...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
30.01.2011

Episode 10 - The DI Guys

Today we welcome Jack TF Pike to the show. Jack is a Marine Grunt and Army Helicopter pilot veteran with 37 years of service to our country who now works with families of deployed soldiers. We discuss everything from his service in Viet Nam, time on ...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
8.01.2011

Episode 9 – Gus Mcoy

We welcome Jack“Chewy” Mandaville, creator and author of the blog gusmcoy.com, where he writes about his experiences in the Marines. We discuss Jack’s time in the Marines, his transition back into civilian life, and the creation of his blog. Jack giv...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
29.12.2010

Episode 8: I Want To Be An Airborne Ranger

We welcome Ted Harding back to the show. Ted was a guest back in May 2010 right before he left for Fort Benning for Army boot camp. He has now graduated and is a Spc 4 11C (Specialist 4/E-4 Mortar Man) with the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, NC. We as...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
29.12.2010

Episode 7: The Warriors' Brunch

In today’s episode, we welcome Peter Hartmayer, a Marine who served with Jim at Second Division Schools at Camp LeJeune. We discuss Veterans’ health issues, including cancer and PTSD treatments available through the VA. Another topic that came up is ...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
26.06.2010

Episode 6 - The Purple Heart

The Purple Heart– Jim discusses his trip to The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.  Jim met General Petraeus at the event, and speaks of the honor it was to meet him.  We also discuss what it means for the war in Afghanistan now that General Petraeus...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
23.05.2010

Episode 5 - War Stories

War Stories– Jim, Gar, and David discuss some of their“favorite” activities and experiences during boot camp and other parts of their tours while in the Marines.  We also find out just how‘fuzzy’ Jim’s memory is about certain events in our lives…(selec...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
16.05.2010

Episode 4 – Shipping Out

In this week’s podcast, Ted Harden discusses his decisions about enlisting in the Army. Ted’s leaving on Monday, May 17th for Fort Benning to start his journey in the military. Jim, Gar, and David give Ted some sound advice. We also have invited Ted...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
8.05.2010

Episode 3 - Bringing it Home

On this week’s show, we welcome a new contributor, Jeff Glessing (Ssgt, USMC,‘95-‘07). Jeff did a few WestPacs with an LSB (Landing Support Battalion– the Red Patchers), then did two tours as on embassy duty.Our theme for this show is‘Coming Home,’ ex...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
1.05.2010

Episode 2 - Everyone Has a Reason

In episode 2, we explore the reasons why the hosts served our country. David and Jim discuss the similarities between how they enlisted, and David and Gar find out that one of the big reasons they joined the Marines was because the Army recruiters neve...
Garland H. Green Jr. author
24.04.2010

Episode 1 - Getting to Know Me

In the first episode of“Stand At Ease,” Jim, Gar, and David introduce themselves and how they came to know each other, discuss the mission of the show, and where their responsibilities lie. Keeping on track with that idea, they explore the different s...
Garland H. Green Jr. author