Tango Alpha Lima Podcast

Brought to you by The American Legion

About the show

Join us for vibrant camaraderie, playful joking and hot takes on current events, interesting trends and quirky stories of interest to the military and veteran community.

The weekly podcast is produced by The American Legion.

For more stories and videos please visit www.legion.org/tangoalphalima

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Episodes

  • Episode 217: Tango Alpha Lima: Veteran Socials to Combat Loneliness Epidemic with Dr. Jay Gorman

    June 11th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 8 mins
    american legion, arlington, be the one, buddy check, cemetery, community, connection, digital relationships, gaza pier, gi bill, gwot, history, humanitarian aid, loneliness, mementos, mental health care, mental health stigma, military, peer-to-peer connection, post-9/11, post-traumatic growth, purple heart, resilience, service, service dog, social circles, social interactions, social media, substance use, suicidal ideation, tbi, transition, va, veteran, veteran gaming, veterans socials, wwii

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 216: Tango Alpha Lima: Wounded veteran and powerlifting champ Omar 'Crispy' Avila

    June 4th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 19 mins
    aces, agent orange, american legion, arizona ied, bench press, bravo zulu, burn pit, community, deadlift, family, fighter jets, food pantry, forgiveness, gwot, luke skywalker, medical screening, mental health, military, missile defense, pact act, pain management, paralympic athlete, paranormal, patience, post-9/11, powerlifting, prosthetic, self-reflection, service, service officer, star wars, stem cell treatment, support system, survivor guilt, tbi, thankfulness, toxic exposure, uap, ufo, veteran, weightlifting, world record

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Tango Alpha Lima Be The One EP10: Freedom Rhythm CEO and Founder Dr. Tiffany Tajiri

    June 1st, 2024  |  Season 5  |  26 mins 9 secs
    american legion, aura, be the one, community, comraderie, connection, creative arts, creativity, fellowship, forgiveness, gwot, healing, mental health, mental wellness, military, neurohacking, passion, post-9/11, ptsd, resilience, service, special forces, spirituality, suicide prevention, therapeutics, trauma processing, veteran, vulnerable

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 215: Tango Alpha Lima: USU CHAMP with Capt. J. Russell Linderman and Andrea Lindsey

    May 28th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 15 mins
    american legion, band of brothers, blackhawk, boeing, chinook, community, d-day, dietitian, easy company, evidence based, fara, fitness, gwot, holisitc, human performance, identification, legion family, military, military superstitions, national commander, navy sea cadets, navy seal, normandy, nutrition, pandemic, paratroopers, pcs, post-9/11, preventative medicine, ptsd, recruiting, research, service, sleep hygiene, sleeplessness, sons of the american legion, stress, supplements, tbi, transition, travel, tsa, usid, vertical flight, veteran, weight-loss, wellness

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 214: Tango Alpha Lima: DPAA Director Kelly McKeague

    May 21st, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 7 mins
    allies, american legion, anthropologist, archeologist, chosin reservoir, closure, cold war, community, dmz, dna, dpaa, excavation, forensic sciences, funeral, generational grieving, gold star families, guadalcanal, gwot, historian, honor, humanitarian effort, kia, korean war, legion riders, loss, medal of honor, medics, military, military honor burial, missing in action, moh, never leave a fallen warrior behind, north korea, photographer, pilot, poppy, poppyday, post-9/11, pow/mia, remembrance, repatriation, russian prison, service, spy plane, taps, veteran, vietnam, wwi, wwii

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 213: Tango Alpha Lima: 2024 Miss America - U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Madison Marsh

    May 14th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 3 mins
    afits, american legion, american legion riders, astronaut, aviation, back street boys, bookworm, bosnia, cancer research, chaplain, character, check ride, college education, community, competition, djbouti, dna, dpaa, fantasy book, gi bill, gwot, horn of africa, integrity, laos, long snapper, mia, military, military recruiting, motorcycle, nfl, non-profit, pageant life, pageants, pancreatic cancer, pilot, post 9/11 gi bill, post-9/11, richard starr act, role model, scotus, service, space camp, spy, taekwondo, tbr, tetris, thrillers, veteran, vietnam war, wind therapy, yemen

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 212: Tango Alpha Lima: Air Force EOD veteran and endurance athlete Adam Popp

    May 7th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 7 mins
    9/11, air force, american legion, arnold palmer, baghdad, care packages, combat veteran, community, cumulative blast, deployment, elite athlete, eod, explosives, force reductions, golf, gwot, ied, invisible wounds, iraq, katz deli, macrame, marathon, mental health, mentorship, military, motivation, op tempo, opportunities, pez, post-9/11, post-traumatic growth, recovery, remains recovery, resilience, running, service, social media, the hurt locker, transition, ultra-marathon, veteran

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Tango Alpha Lima Be The One EP09: "The Keeper" with George Eshleman

    May 1st, 2024  |  Season 5  |  27 mins 27 secs
    american legion, appalachian trail, be the one, community, desert shield, desert storm, gwot, hollywood, mental health, mental wellness, military, movie, mst, name tapes, post-9/11, ptsd, service, stigma, suicide prevention, the keeper, veteran, you’re never alone

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 211: Tango Alpha Lima: Comic artist and illustrator Stephen Russell

    April 30th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  57 mins 11 secs
    american legion, article 15, artist, authentic stories, author, baqubah, care packages, catharsis, ceremony, comic books, comic strips, comics, community, creative process, deployment, fob warhorse, gwot, honor, illustrator, iraq, iwo jima, memoir, military, native american veteran, orthopedic joints, patriotism, petraus, post-9/11, remembrance, self-reflection, service, storyteller, troop surge, veteran, veteran-owned business, vietnam, world war ii, writing therapy, wwii

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 210: Tango Alpha Lima: Fort Meade Armed Forces Wellness Center Director Noelle Austin-Jones

    April 23rd, 2024  |  Season 5  |  57 mins 33 secs
    american legion, armed forces wellness center, cadence, change, community, coping skill, danger-sleep, fitness testing, funeral benefits, funeral services, gwot, health, health readiness, heart health, holistic, homeless, human performance, meditation, metabolic testing, military, military spouse, mind body spirit, motivation, post-9/11, ptsd, service, sons of the american legion, stress-management, total force fitness, veteran, weight-tape, wellness injury prevention, woobie

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 209: Tango Alpha Lima: Afghanistan War Commission Executive Director Jaime Cheshire

    April 16th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 6 mins
    afghan allies, afghanistan, afghanistan war commission, american legion, appalachian trail, bin laden, boots on the ground, boys state, burn pits, children and youth, cia, community, congressional gold medal, deception, diplomats, female veteran, ghost soldiers, graffiti, gwot, history, intelligence assessment, interviews, kabul, mental health, military, military women, moral injury, national emergency fund, natural disaster, ort-a-john, policy, post-9/11, resolution of support, scholarship, security forces, service, testimony, tora bora, tornado, trust, ubl, veteran, veterans, withdrawal, youth programs

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 208: Tango Alpha Lima: Chief Strategy Officer of Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and America’s VetDogs, Brad Hibbard

    April 9th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 14 mins
    ada rules, american legion, anthem of the seas, anxiety, burial, cemetery, chuck norris, community, cruise, cupcakes, dog trainers, emotional support animal, etiquette, funeral planning, gi bill, guide dogs, gwot, hearing dogs, legal blindness, membership eligibility, military, military working dog, mobility, mst, national cemetery, pop art, post-9/11, ptsd, roy lichtenstein, seizure-response, service, service dogs, veteran, wwii

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 207: Tango Alpha Lima: Retired Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro

    April 2nd, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 1 min
    adaptive sports, afw2, air attack, ambush, american legion, author, bravo zulu, children & youth, communication, community, finding joy, food insecurity, food stamps, gwot, homelessness, inspirational, invictus games, military, military spouse, mlk, nfq, post-9/11, pranks, prosthetics, randolph afb, resilience, rotc, service, snap, stay strong, support, tacp, tfa, veteran, wounded warrior unit, youth program

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Tango Alpha Lima Be The One EP08: Retired Navy SEAL Jason Redman

    April 1st, 2024  |  Season 5  |  38 mins 31 secs
    alternative therapy, ambush, american dream, american legion, ask for help, be the one, community, cte, entrepreneur, fallujah, get off the x, gwot, inspirational, iraq, mental health, mental wellness, military, military family, post-9/11, psychedelics, ptsd, public speaker, purpose, service, sof, special forces, stigma, suicide prevention, tbi, ted talks, veteran

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Tango Alpha Lima Trailblazing Women Veterans: Iraq War POW Shoshana Johnson

    March 27th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  47 mins 19 secs
    afghanistan, air force, american legion, army, coast guard, cold war, community, gulf war, gwot, iraq, marines, military, military women, military women wednesday, navy, post-9/11, pow, service, space force, veteran, women's history month

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.

  • Episode 206: Tango Alpha Lima: The Attributes founder Rich Diviney

    March 26th, 2024  |  Season 5  |  1 hr 15 mins
    absentee, american legion, apache, attributes, buds, chinook, coaching, community, competitiveness, election, gwot, helicopter, hell week, high-performing teams, human performance, lakota, military, moxie, native americans, overseas voting, phone etiquette, pockets, post-9/11, seals, service, shared experience, sioux, special operations, standing rock, strength finder, teams, tiara, trust, veteran, voting

    Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.