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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Saturday Nov 11, 2023

We check in with Larry Gatlin (or should we say Professor Gatlin?) of the world-famous Gatlin Brothers to talk about all of the projects that he is currently working on, his thoughts on those who have served our country in uniform, and the All-Star tribute to Lee Greenwood that he took part in. We’re thrilled to have Larry back on the show and thank him for his time.

Friday Nov 10, 2023

We welcome Walmart’s Senior Manager of Corporate Communications Charles Crowson to the show to discuss an incredible lineup of musical acts, headlined by Chris Stapleton, to honor our veterans and their families. H.E.R. and Imagine Dragons round out the incredibly diverse set of artists, Find more information at

Saturday Nov 04, 2023

Here at the show, we love football, and we love lists. We get both this weekend with Athletic writer Dan Pompei to talk about his newest discussion-generating piece, “The Football 100.” Randy and Dan talk about the arguments this book will cause, the arguments in putting it together, and what football fans can expect when they pick up a copy of this great book.

Saturday Nov 04, 2023

We welcome actress Ali Stroker to the show to talk about her life and career and the follow-up to her first book, “The Chance to Fly,” with its follow-up, “Cut Loose.” Randy and Ali talk about her career, the reason she writes “middle-grade” books, as well as much more about her times on stage and screen.

Saturday Nov 04, 2023

We welcome back legal rottweiler Nancy Grace to the program to discuss her newest season of Crime Feed on Investigation Discovery, also available on MAX. Randy and Nancy discuss the gamut, from TV to the courtroom, hot dogs to murderers. Thanks to Nancy for coming back on the show.

Saturday Nov 04, 2023

We welcome back the President for one of our favorite VSOs in the whole wide world: Fisher House. Dave Coker and Randy discuss the further expansion of Fisher Houses near V.A. facilities as well as give some updates on the various programs that Fisher House undertakes every year to support the families of our veterans.

Saturday Nov 04, 2023

We welcome a comedic hero of ours to the National Defense: John Cleese! John is on a tour of North America with his “An Evening with the Late John Cleese” (dates at:, and he stops in to speak with Randy about his career, his latest wife, what it’s like to celebrate a birthday in Akron, and much more.

Saturday Oct 28, 2023

Randy Miller welcomes actor Kevin Sorbo to talk about his career acting as Hercules and how it influenced his work on the new movie, only in theaters Oct 29th and 30th: “Miracle in East Texas.” Kevin stars alongside John Ratzenberger in “Miracle in East Texas,” which tells the story of con men finding an actual oil strike in the early 20th century.

Saturday Oct 28, 2023

Nate Herron welcomes a product of Iowa State and wide receiver for the Houston Texans, JJ Moses, to the program. JJ and Nate talk about his career in the NFL, going up against “the Human Joystick” in training camp battles, his relationship with Dick Vermeil, and how he has taken his experience in the National Football League to inspire and motivate folks nationwide. JJ’s new book, “Focused: The Prepared to Win Mindset,” is available wherever books are sold.

Saturday Oct 28, 2023

We welcome Marie Osmond to the show to discuss her most recent bucket list: acting on “The Bold and the Beautiful!” Randy talks with Marie about what inspired her to take a role on television and the character she plays, an heiress to a giant hot dog fortune—an entertaining interview with one of our favorite musical guests.

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