Today's American Veteran is presented by the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes The show is hosted by Emmy nominated actor and Patriot Jack Scalia.
The Coalition supports all Veterans and is a non partisan outreach.The views expressed by our guests are their own and may not reflect those of The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes
Jack talks to Kyle C. Olson an award-winning producer, director, and young entrepreneur. He has worked on numerous television shows, including AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL, DANCING WITH THE STARS, BEN & LAUREN: HAPPILY EVER AFTER, and GLEE -- just to name a few.
Kyle brings a level of energy to his craft that is fresh, dynamic, and invigorating to all he works with. This year, Kyle was the recipient of the 2015 Milwaukee Press Club Award for Best Documentary. Olson has also been honored with a Crystal Pillar Award presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences -- The Producers of THE EMMYS.
Jacks spends this most historical week with the Governor of Hawaii the Honorable David Ige, Governor of Arizona The Honorable Doug Ducey, 104 year old Pearl Harbor Survivor Mr Ray Chavez,Featuring Actor and Patriot Gary Sinese, Singers Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Mr Joel Biggs Parade Coordinator
Trosper "coins" Jack and talks of his mission to shed light on veterans issues.U.S. Marine who served with Charlie Company 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion ,Member of American Legion Post 79 and current Sgt. At Arms Ray is a Patriot Guard Rider Proud supporter of the Honor and Remember Flag (Congressional Bill # 546) He provided a meal, show and concert for the Troops and their families at a Cost: $100,000.00.He Joins the fight against the ACLU to protect our Military Crosses and symbols.."Ray has a proposal for a 21st Century policy to Honor the Service and Sacrifice of the military. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9uxHABfcmE
Jack talks with retired Colonel Rob Maness. Rob Maness Former United States Senate Candidate and retired Colonel Rob Maness has a life long record of providing dedicated service to the nation. He made the decision as a 17-year-old high school senior to enlist in the United States Air Force and serve in uniform as the country faced multiple crises around the world. Having worked his way up from the enlisted ranks to full colonel, he retired from active duty in 2011, ending his military service of more than 32 years. Following military retirement Rob returned to Louisiana to work in the utility industry as a director. He is currently the owner of Iron Liberty Group, Chairman of GatorPAC, and resides in Madisonville, Louisiana.
Manetti studied acting in Chicago with the Ted List Players. His first television role was as a young detective in Jack Webb's Chase (1973–74). He would go on to play pilot "Bobby Boyle" in Baa Baa Black Sheep (1976–78) with Robert Conrad. He followed this up with a role as a bookie on the short-lived NBC series, The Duke (1979), which also featured Conrad in the title role.
Manetti's signature role on Magnum, P.I. lasted for the entire eight year run of the series (1980–88). He also had co-starring roles in 25 feature films and guest starred on many other television shows, including Emergency!, Tenspeed and Brownshoe, Fantasy Island , Battlestar Galactica, Renegade, Quantum Leap, JAG and Walker, Texas Ranger. Manetti also had a minor role in the 1993 film CIA II: Target Alexa.
Since July 2011, Larry and Nancy Manetti have hosted a weekly radio program on CRN Digital Talk Radio Networks.
Manetti had joined CBS's revived version of Hawaii Five-0 in the recurring role of "Nicky 'The Kid' Demarco". The character is described as "a local lounge legend ... [who], back in the day, was mentored by the one and only Frank Sinatra.