TGPP EPISODE 13 Wes O'Donnell, Army Infantry, Air Force Surveillance Radar Journeyman

Dan jumps right into Episode 13 of The Garrison Project Podcast with his guest, Wes O'Donnell - Army, Air Force and Entrepreneur. A great discussion about Wes' background coming from a tough background, joining the Army, deploying to the Desert, getting out then coming back in with the Air Force where he got a chance to see how the other half lives. A couple great stories from his time in the military then on a to a very accomplished career as an entrepreneur and some very cool things he's working on now. Take a look at his own website ( The Warrior Lodge ( and others.

Connect with The Garrison Project ( and check out the stories plus The Rucksack and The Veterans Community Centers.

Thanks as always to Bill Nowicki for voiceover and Mark Cauvel for music.

Stay tuned and stay safe.

TGPP EPISODE 10 Mary Beaver - Army and National Guard

Dan reiterates the two recent, big updates for The Garrison Project: The Rucksack is live on the website (tool kit for Veteran Resources, all provided by other Veterans) and The Veterans Community Center is also live (our own social network plug in). Check the website ( and these two cool resources and please start posting resources. The Dan is joined by Mary Beaver, 6 year Army Veteran plus a couple more years in the National Guard. Mary served in a few different capacities while in the service - intel, drill instructor and recruiting - and once transitioned out, had some incredibly interesting experiences learning about and now supporting homeless Veterans. Stay tuned to the end to hear a little about her vision for self-supporting Veteran communities.

Thanks as always to Bill Nowicki for voiceover and Mark Cauvel for the guitar licks.

Episode 8: Michael Scott - Army Parachute Rigger

A couple more quick notes about where we stand with The Garrison Project, links for our boot camp story series and joining the Veteran Community Center to get us connected for next steps as a community.

Michael Scott joins the podcast to discuss his 25 years in the Army as a Parachute Rigger. Lots of good stories about his deployment to Iraq, stuff he learned in his career, how he joined, some thoughts about his family, his service dog and the programs he supports to stay busy.

Episode 3 - Dan Eddinger, Navy Submariner

A non-submarine story that's entertaining none-the-less and some thoughts on how to be involved with The Garrison Project.

Episode 2 - Rob Davis, North Carolina National Guard

Some updates about The Garrison Project and The Garrison Project Podcast and a great interview with Rob Davis, six years artillery and 20+ years on recruiting duty.