The CV Report: Russian Weddings, Conspiracy Theories & Suicide Prevention

Phil Briggs
January 07, 2019 - 2:18 pm

The Connecting Vets Report is our newest podcast.

In today's episode Host, Phil Briggs and Reporter, Libby Howe will examine why a Marine Corps veteran was recently arrested in Russia. What's really going on .... Russian brides? Spy swap? Has this been the plot of a TV show before?

Plus special guests;

Sarah Verardo, CEO of the Independence Fund and Dr. Keita Franklin from the VA (below) talk about "Operation Resiliency" a new program designed to combat veteran suicide.

They also talked about incredible wheelchairs that look like tanks!

Independence Fund

More information on "Operation Resiliency" check out the Independence Fund site. For more information on Independence Fund programs for mobility, adaptive sports, caregivers, and families click here.

Veterans who are experiencing distress may contact the Veteran Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and select option 1 for a VA staffer. Veterans, troops or their families members can also text 838255 or visit for support assistance.