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Eric interviews SSG (Ret.) Paul Martinez, who in 2011, as a Special Operations Sniper, was engaged in one of the most fierce and epic battles in the Afghan Theater. SSG Martinez fought alongside and was trained by "The Reaper," Nicholas Irving. SSG Martinez talks with Eric about his new book, When The Killer Man Comes: Eliminating Terrorists as a Special Operations Sniper.
The Rob (re)Port for Friday, October 19th 2018. It's a guest-filled Friday show, starting with Jordan Loftis and a petition to change North Dakota's new "Be Legendary" slogan. Next, North Dakota State Representative Thomas Beadle and former Representative Ben Hanson talk about working with the Partnership for America's Healthcare Future. Then, U.S. House Candidate Dave Hughes joins the show discussing his campaign in Minnesota's 7th congressional district. Plus, Rob gives his thoughts on the first live debate between Kevin Cramer and Heidi Heitkamp as their race for the U.S.
The Rob (re)Port for Wednesday, October 17th 2018. Rob is joined by guest Geoff Simon, chairman of North Dakotans for Sound Govermernment, to talk about why voters should turn down North Dakota's Measure 1. Plus, Congressman Kevin Cramer joins the program for his weekly over the phone Q&A segment.
The Rob (re)Port for Monday, October 15, 2018. Rob host a debate on Measure 3 and legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota. Guest Will Jones from Smart Approaches to Marijuana argues against the measure, while guest David Owen from Legalize ND argues in favor it. Also, Rob talks about if Senator Elizabeth Warren really is a Native American.
Eric continues where he left off at last week's show, interviewing retired USAF Col Thomas "Jerry" Curtis about his experiences as a prisoner of war for seven and a half years in North Vietnam. Col Curtis's story is told in the book Under the Cover of Light, by Carol Engle Avriett.
Eric talks with Col. Thomas "Jerry" Curtis about his book "Under the Cover of Light." Curtis recounts his childhood, life before service, and his time spent in the United States Air Force. It all leads to the harrowing true story where Curtis's helicopter was shot down in North Vietnam in 1965 and how he spent over seven years as a prisoner of war in Hanoi.
Eric informs listeners of changes to Tri Care Insurance, and speaks of challenges and sacrifice, telling the story of Steve Sparks, the first blind person to row across the Pacific ocean. There is also commentary offered on Nike choosing former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a spokesman for the brand. A featured song this week is Ragged Old Flag by Johnny Cash.
Eric discusses service animals and what they do with Linda Wilson Fuoco, a columnist with The Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Topics include therapy dogs, Project Canine Hero, and the American Humane Hero Dog Awards. The program also presents a tribute to the late Senator John McCain.
The Rob (re)Port Show for Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Guests included ND First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum talking about Recovery Reinvented 2018 September 5 at the Fargo Civic Center. Also Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney talking about Measure 3 legalizing recreational marijuana.
Eric's guests include Robert Spencer, author of the book The History of Jihad; And Navy Veteran Shane Tibiatowski with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, discussing credit issues around home ownership and the Homes for Heroes program.