The National Defense Radio Show

The National Defense Radio Show has been heard on more than a hundred radio stations across the United States and the 400+ overseas Armed Forces Radio Networks around the globe. The Armed Forces Network reaches more than one million American service men and women, DOD, civilians, and their families on every military base, outpost and all ships at sea. The weekly show has consisted of a combination of celebrity interviews, executive interviews, and discussions with political and news figures, delivering content that entertains, informs and supports those who serve, and have served, our country. The show is hosted by Randy Miller, a 25-year broadcast veteran having hosted shows in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, San Diego, Cincinnati and Kansas City. Randy is the recipient of multiple broadcasting awards, including “Air Personality of the Year” from Billboard Magazine and the Radio Music Awards.

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Episodes

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

The National Defense takes a look at the latest Tom Clancy/Jack Ryan novel “Act of Defiance” with the duo that wrote the book, Navy veteran Brian Andrews, and a true renaissance man Jeffrey Wilson. Randy talks with Brian and Jeffrey about the book, the legendary fiction character Jack Ryan, and much more about this great book.

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

Randy speaks with Anthony Scaramucci about his short career in the Trump White House as Press Secretary as well as his works out for purchase. The “Mooch” and Randy talk about his stint as Press Secretary, the reasoning and method behind his firing, and many more entertaining stories, as well as a salute to the men and women who serve in the U.S. military.

Saturday Jun 01, 2024

We welcome long-time voice of American Forces Network and it’s previous radio services, “Gorgeous” George Smith, to The National Defense. Randy and George chat about their respective radio careers, how cracking the mic is different in the civilian world from the military one, and just a few stories from his memoir: “Soldier of the Airwaves.” A GREAT guest!

Saturday May 25, 2024

We welcome Craig Morgan back to the show to discuss his new book, “God, Family, and Country.” Randy and Craig discuss some of the surprising revelations in the book, as well as how Craig’s writing process flowed and why he wrote it.

Saturday May 25, 2024

We welcome actor Angus Benfield and writer George Eshleman to the show to discuss their great new movie detailing George’s life-changing hike carrying the names of veterans who had committed suicide.

Saturday May 25, 2024

We celebrate the military caregivers in our world by welcoming Kelly Parker, Director of Independent Services at Wounded Warrior Project, to the show. Kelly and Randy discuss the sometimes scary process of families caring for their injured family member while serving our country.

Saturday May 25, 2024

We celebrate Fleet Week with USO Regional President Rebecca Parkes. Ships from the Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard will participate in a sea parade leading up to Memorial Day. Randy and Rebecca discuss just some of the great programs that the USO is leading to support our military members.

Saturday May 25, 2024

Gold Star Father and Vietnam Veteran Allen Hoe discusses the annual National Memorial Day Concert coming up on PBS. Allen talks about his service in Vietnam, but his son, who was killed in Iraq, is serving as a 1st Lt. Infantry Officer with the Army’s 3rd Battalion.

Saturday May 25, 2024

We welcome Captain Greg Wooldridge to the show to discuss the new IMAX documentary “Blue Angels” in theaters this week and then streaming exclusively on Amazon’s Prime Video. Randy and Greg talk about the film-making process, and how the documentary captures the life of the pilots that roar over the Pensacola coastline.

Saturday May 18, 2024

We welcome media trailblazer Shaunie Henderson to the show to discuss her new book, Undefeated. Shaunie created the 11th season of Basketball Wives, which is still running on TV. She talks with Randy about the show, her marriage to Shaq, and much more.

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