“Positive Parenting” for Military Families

Broadcasting every week on the American Forces Network, “Positive Parenting for Military Families” reaches American servicememers and their families on 500+ stations in over 175 countries. Equipped with an inquisitive mind, quick wit (Time magazine said, “his wry sense of humor will be a relief to hassled parents”), and a commitment to help, host Armin Brott–a parenting expert and former U.S. Marine–offers an upbeat, informative, and engaging program filled with advice you can use.

“Positive Parenting for Military Families” is a 55-minute version of Armin Brott’s long-running “Positive Parenting” show that airs throughout the US. In this show, we include interviews and programming on topics specific to military families. Here are a few examples:

  • The Honorable Joseph Westphal, Undersecretary of the Army.
  • Robert Gordon, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy.
  • Presentation by The Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army
  • Presentation by General Ray Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army.
  • Raymond Chandler, III, Sergeant Major of Army
  • Tim Walz, Congressman (MN). Veterans Affairs Committee, Military Family Caucus, National Guard and Reserve Caucus.
  • Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Congresswoman (WA) and Co-Chair of the Military Family Caucus.
  • Joe Wilson, Congressman (SC). House Armed Services Committee (Chair, Subcommittee on Military Personnel), Military Family Caucus.
  • Janet Sallotti, Chief of the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program with National Guard, Joint Services Support
  • Alex Baird, Director of Family Services for the National Guard, Joint Services Support
  • Captain Joan Hunter, National Guard Bureau, Psychological Health.
  • Aaron Taylor, Operation Homefront.
  • Michelle Joyner, National Military Family Association
  • Chaplain Dale White, CAPT, Operations Officer, Office of the Chief of Navy Chaplains.
  • William Koch, Still Serving Veterans
  • Laura Halligan, Hope for the Warriors
  • Tiffany Sizemore and Tina Saari, T.A.P.S
  • Lindsey Fischetti, USO
  • Ken Stice, Chaplain, Office of Chief of Chaplains, US Army
  • Joan Grey, Mentoring Liaison, Business Professional Women’s Foundation
  • Patty Barron, Director of Family Programs, AUSA
  • Terri Barnes, “Spouse Calls” columnist, Stars and Stripes.
  • Linda Dennis, Program Manager, Backpack Journalist
  • Dan Herssrud, Fisher House.
  • Susan Augustin, Operation Give a Hug.
  • Steve Craven, Air Compassion for Wounded Warriors.
  • Kara Dallman, United Through Reading.
  • Guy Shields, Army Emergency Relief.
  • Shanon Neal, family readiness officer for Marine Forces Reserve.
  • Michelle Nelson, Director of Family Programs for Our Military Kids.
  • Jason Steinhauer, Liaison Specialist, Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.
  • Tecoya and Michelle, Washington Redskins cheerleaders.
  • Lucretia McClenney, Director of the VA’s Center for Minority Veterans at the VA.
  • Patricia Toles-Lucas, with the Veterans Crisis Line.
  • Anselm Beach, with the Veterans Health Administration.
  • Sabrina McNeil, with VetSuccess.gov.
  • Max Collier, Associate Director of the VA Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
  • Lakisha Wright, with the National Cemetery Administration.