Episode 9: Appalachian Trail Update 2

July 6, 2015

Sergeant Sullivan Center Veteran Fellow Will Wisner talks with the Appalachian Trail team leader Brian Kenney for an update on his adventure along the trail.  

Follow Brian and the Team SSC crew as they hike the trail on our blog at https://www.teamsgtsullivancenter.org/appalachian-trail


Episode 8: Appalachian Trail Update 1

February 24, 2015

Dan Sullivan and William Wisner interview Brian Kenney for his first update as he begins his hike along the Appalachian Trail.  


Episode 7: The Appalachian Trail

January 27, 2015

Dan Sullivan interviews former US Army Cavalry Scouts Brian Kenney and William Wisner about their time in Iraq, coming home, and finding peace along the Appalachian Trail.  Brian will be walking the Appalachian Trail over the next six months with his service dog Indie and is raising money for the Sergeant Sullivan Center.

 You can support Brian's hike by donating at https://sgtsullivancenter.kindful.com/appalachian-trail-2015/brian-kenny


Episode 6: Mefloquine

January 14, 2015

Dan Sullivan interviews Doctor Remington Nevin, the world's leading expert on the neuro toxic effects of Mefloquine (also known as Lariam), a medication used by the US Military in the prevention and treatment of malaria.  Doctor Nevin walks us through the history of antimalarial drug use in the military starting with Atabrine in WWII and running through today.  Mefloquine can cause horrendous effects such as hallucinations and severe PTSD like symptoms.  Find out the implications for veterans including disibility claims for various diagnoses.


Episode 5: Tom’s Birthday

December 19, 2014

Episode 5: Tom's Birthday

Dan Sullivan interviews Jeanne Sullivan, co-founder and board member of the Sergeant Sullivan Center.  Jeanne discusses the story of her son and SSC namesake, SGT Thomas Joseph Sullivan, the work of the center, and the end of year campaign for 2014 that launches on Tom's Birthday, December 22nd.  


A Call To Action Episode 4

November 13, 2014

Episode 4.  The "Burn Pit Connection" between Iraq, Afghanistan, and Agent Orange.  Dan Sullivan Interviews Kerry Baker, an attorney at Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick about a variety of issues related to post 9-11 exposures including presumptive illnesses associated with exposures to 2,3,7,8 TCDD, a dioxin byproduct of Agent Orange also found in burn pit emissions.


A Call To Action Episode 3

November 3, 2014

Episode 3 - Daniel Sullivan interviews former Air Force SGT Dan Meyer.  Dan Meyer is an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran suffering from the toxic exposure of burn pits.  Dan's story is extremely compelling.  From his initial exposure, to the grueling and unbelievable treatment by the Department of Defense, Dan's story is both enlightening and infuriating.  

SGT Meyer speaks to the benefit of the incredibly difficult lung biopsy procedure ahead of SSCs trip to Dayton Ohio where the Defense Health Board will consider the issue of taking it off of the table for soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines like Dan.

You can donate to the SSC here: https://sgtsullivancenter.org/donate/

A Call To Action Episode 2

October 21, 2014

Episode 2.  SSC Director Dan Sullivan talks with Rosie Torres of Burn Pits 360.  Topics include the role of lung biopsy in saving Captain Le Roy Torres' life and the upcoming Defense Health Board meeting where the availability of this diagnostic tool is being threatened.

You can donate to the SSC here:  https://sgtsullivancenter.org/donate 


A Call To Action Episode 1

October 3, 2014

Episode 1:  Dan Sullivan explains the upcoming Defense Health Board recommendations to the DoD and addresses concerns over exclusion of spirometry and lung biopsy as recommended practices for those suffering with lung related illnesses,

You can donate to the SSC here: https://sgtsullivancenter.org/donate/