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The Righteous Bros'

Bill Medley

Maj. Gen. John Gronski

Bravehearts' Trail to Zero

This week on The National Defense, we welcome a founding member of The Righteous Brothers, Bill Medley, to the show to discuss his long career and his live performance coming up on Sept. 30th from The Space in Las Vegas.  We then speak with retired Army Major General John Gronski about his memoir The Ride of Our Lives:  Lessions on Life, Leadership, and Love, detailing his family's transformative cross-country bicycle ride.  Finally, we welcome the President of Bravehearts, Meggan Hill-McQueeny, to discuss their upcoming fundraising and awareness rides combating veteran suicide: Trail to Zero.  It's another great week here on the National Defense!

President George W. Bush

Admiral James G. Stavridis




Alec Baldwin

Demi Moore

Gary Sinise




Alan Alda

Mark Wahlberg

Colin Jost

Patricia Heaton




Sharon Stone




Robert De Niro

Tommy Chong




Suzanne Somers




Diane Ladd

Chuck Rosenberg




Jeff Corwin

John O'Hurley

Bradley Cooper

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie




Charlie Sheen




Jon Stewart

Ron Howard

Kevin Costner

Savannah Guthrie

Harry Shearer




Sheila E

Dolly Parton




Louie Anderson




Rob Riggle




Rocco DeSpirito




Steve Hartman

Bret Michaels

Howard Bellamy

Phil Donahue & Marlo Thomas

Tom Hanks

General Colin Powell




Bryan Cranston

Stephen Colbert

Jay Leno

Gene Hackman

Matthew McConaughey

Sean Evans




Robert Herjavec

Clint Eastwood

David Feherty

Lou Diamond Phillips

Norah O'Donnell




John Lodge

Halle Berry

Lester Holt




Daymond John

Don McLean

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