Veterans Laughing Together

Veterans Laughing Together

9 Episodes

These American heroes have been hit, traumatized, and seen and experienced all of the worst that war has to offer, but now they tell their stories in a way very few people ever get to see or hear. They address the most difficult and absurd situations with a sense of irreverence and humor you can probably only get out of combat veterans.

Veterans Laughing Together
  • Paul Gardner, USMC | EP01

    Episode 1

    Corporal (Ret.) Paul Gardner, USMC was left paralyzed from the waist down after a bullet severed his spinal cord during a firefight in Iraq. Gardner was wounded during the initial 2003 invasion of Iraq when his platoon was engaged in a firefight with more than 100 Fedayeen Fighters in the Baghdad...

  • Joseph James, Army | EP02

    Episode 2

    Sergeant First Class Joseph James, Army, endured four combat pumps, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom once and Operation Iraqi Freedom three times. On April 8, 2008, SFC James was the gunner on a Humvee that was hit simultaneously by two IEDs: the first explosion hit the engine block and d...

  • Nathan Smith, Army | EP03

    Episode 3

    W-2 Army Special Forces Operator Nathan Smith joined after 9/11 to kill some bad guys like the amazing patriot he is. In July 2018, during a mission to take the capital of ISIS in Afghanistan, Smith got into a grenade fight with the enemy trying to overrun his unit, and suffered a traumatic brain...

  • Shane Edmaiston, Navy | EP04

    Episode 4

    Navy HN Shane Edmaiston became a corpsman to avoid combat, but still got the best of it when he was blown up by an old Russian grenade thrown at his patrol by an Iraqi teenager. While on a foot patrol with 2nd Battalion 7th Marines to move vehicles away from voting sites for an election taking pl...

  • Vanessa Brown, Army | EP05

    Episode 5

    Army Staff Sergeant Vanessa Brown did two deployments, one to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. During her deployment in Afghanistan, Brown’s convoy hit an IED that flipped their vehicle. The driver fell on top of her and Brown suffered six broken vertebrae. She was flown to Landstuhl, Germany and her...

  • Robert Waples, Army | EP06

    Episode 6

    Staff Sergeant Robert Waples joined the Army in 1994 right out of high school as a stepping stone to becoming a police officer. In 1998 he transitioned to the National Guard and shortly before 9/11, SSG Waples applied for special forces duty, and his unit was activated after the towers fell. The ...

  • Veterans Laughing Together | Donny on Paul

    Episode 7

    Donny O'Malley tells more about the incredible people and stories in Veterans Laughing Together.

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    Reach out and text someone you served with, social connection saves lives.

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  • Veterans Laughing Together | Donny on Joseph

    Episode 8

    Donny O'Malley tells more about the incredible people and stories in Veterans Laughing Together.

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    Reach out and text someone you served with, social connection saves lives.

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  • Veterans Laughing Together | Donny on Nathan

    Episode 9

    Donny O'Malley tells more about the incredible people and stories in Veterans Laughing Together.

    --
    Reach out and text someone you served with, social connection saves lives.

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