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The Digression Podcast

Chris and Jody are Air Force vets who enjoy military history and folklore. This is their podcast. They tell stories. They digress. A lot.

Sep 9, 2022

IN THE NEWS with guest co-host Christof Ambrosch! VA makes PACT Act conditions presumptive and accepting claims; Ukraine's Zelensky talks war with Jimmy Fallon; While the parliament gives themselves a 70% raise; Pentagon OKs Novavax for COVID19, Civilian Protection Center of Excellence and limiting war casualties; Space is not new; Space Flag and on-orbit combat training; The Air Force knows sweat, piss, and hate; Army turns to social media to find missing M240 machine gun; Navy ghost leet is setting sail; Marine harrier controlled crash on mattress; Commission says vets more likely to go to jail than non-vets, but we're not quite so sure.


Special THANKS to Christof Ambrosch for co-hosting this episode! Christof is a friend of the show and the producer and host of Tales of Honor Podcast and Professional American podcast. Look them up wherever you listen to podcasts!


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VA makes all toxic-exposure conditions presumptive immediately following signing of PACT Act

Vets can apply for all PACT Act benefits now after VA speeds up law


Volodymyr Zelensky Discusses Ukraine War Campaign with Jimmy Fallon

70 percent more money – Ukrainian MPs decide to increase their pay


Troops can now get Novavax as a COVID-19 vaccine

Military Gets New Office to Help Limit Civilian Deaths and Injury


What is the Space Force? Guardian explains how it contributes to our every days lives

US Space Force conducts 'simulated on-orbit combat' training


‘Sweat, piss and hate’ — What it smells like to carry hundreds of troops in an Air Force C-17


The Army wants YOU — to help them find a missing M240 machine gun


The Navy’s ‘ghost fleet’ is growing


Wheels-Up Harrier Jump Jet Landing On Mattresses. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?


Commission will study why veterans are more likely than nonveterans to get in trouble with the law