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San Diego Union Tribune radio show - Supporting Our Military with SDMAC

San Diego Union Tribune radio show in partnership with SDMAC 

Each Tuesday at noon the SDMAC Executive Director engages in an on-air radio broadcast with the San Diego Union Tribune host Drew Schlosberg. The conversation generally revolves aroud teh issues that our military faces here in San Diego and highlights programs that are actively working to resolve those issues. You can tune into wsRadio.com and listent the show live, or after the fact. 

Here are the latest shows featuring Mark Balmert the SDMAC Executive director

Propel San Diego and DIV Grants

Nathan Loveland, Program Manager of Propel San Diego for the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the mission of Propel San Diego and recipients of the DivX grants.

Loveland talks about the honorees of the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards; the June 26 Coast Guard “Change of Command” ceremony; the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General.

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SDMAC Achievement Awards – June 13

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the honorees of the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards; the June 26 Coast Guard “Change of Command” ceremony; the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General; SDMAC volunteer opportunities; and the CA Assembly Bill regarding the taxing of retired veterans’ income.

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June is bringing RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, Achievement Awards, and Coast Guard Change of Command

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the honorees of the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards; the June 26 Coast Guard “Change of Command” ceremony; the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General; and upcoming featured speakers at SDMAC Breakfasts in July and August.

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Unmanned Systems Support Military, Commercial, and Research Projects

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the honorees of the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards and the June 27 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General.

Balmert is joined by Eric Patten, President & CEO of Ocean Aero, a recipient of a DIVx grant, to talk about the increased use of unmanned systems and the company’s role it plays in commercial and scientific research markets.

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RADM (Ret.) Dr. James Johnson and Military Medical Breakthroughs

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards and the new date of the June SDMAC Breakfast, featuring RADM Dr. Forrest Faison, the nation’s Navy Surgeon General.

Balmert is joined by RADM (Ret.) Dr. James Johnson, Past President of SDMAC, to chat about future combat medical care in the United States; private medical collaboration in San Diego; and medical breakthroughs that initiated through military medical practices.  

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Previewing Upcoming Speeches, Including VADM Richard A. Brown

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the May 15 SDMAC Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker VADM Richard A. Brown, Commander, Naval Surfaces Forces; the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards; the status of the annual San Diego Military Economic Impact Study.

SDMAC and Propel Push San Diego Business

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Nathan Loveland, Program Manager of Propel San Diego, to talk about Propel’s accomplishments to date; its recent Stakeholder Forum; and the DIV Grand Prize event on Thursday, May 23.   Balmert discusses the keynote speech of last Friday’s featured SDMAC speaker; the May 15 SDMAC Breakfast; and the June 13 SDMAC Achievement Awards.

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Joining SDMAC is Propel San Diego's DIV Awardee, Vortex Engineering

Mark Balmert, SDAMC executive Director talks about upcomeing SDMAC Breakfasts and the 2019 Annual Achievement Awards dinner on June 13th. Joining SDMAC this week is the President of Vortex Engineering one of the 15 companies selected into the Propel San Diego DIV program. Coming up on May 23rd, is the Grand Prize event to vote one of the 15 companies as the Grand Prize Winner for the DIV inaugural 2019 cohort.. 

Previewing Upcoming to Breakfast Speakers for SDMAC

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Deigo Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) talks about how the annual San Deigo Military Economic Impact Study will have a focus thier year on SPAWAR's impact to the San Deigo region. Aslo discussed is the SDMAC breakfast speakers in April, May and June; 2019 SDMAC Acheivements Awards.

Latest News from SDMAC

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Deigo Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) talks about the April 26 and May 15th SDMAC Breakfast, June 13th SDMAC Acheivements Awards, and the SDMAC annual Washington, D.C. Trip.

RADM Yancy Lindsey’s “Change of Command” Ceremony

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about last week’s SDMAC Breakfast keynote speech of Eric Greupner, President for Business Operations for the San Diego Padres; RADM Yancy Lindsey’s “Change of Command” ceremony; the annual SDMAC Achievement Awards, slated for Thursday, June 13 at the Admiral Kidd Club; and the 2019 San Diego Military Economic Impact Study.

Eric Greupner of the Padres visits SDMAC

Dennis DuBard, Past President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the March 20 SDMAC Breakfast featuring a keynote speaker Eric Greupner, President for Business Operations for the San Diego Padres; the Barrio Logan Community Plan; CA Assembly Bill on exempting state income tax for military retirees; and the annual SDMAC Achievement Awards, slated for Thursday, June 13 at the Admiral Kidd Club.

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San Diego Padres come to Breakfast with SDMAC

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the March 20 SDMAC Breakfast featuring a keynote speaker Eric Greupner, President for Business Operations for the San Diego Padres; upcoming SDMAC Breakfast speakers; the California Defense Communities Alliance; and the annual SDMAC Achievement Awards, slated for Thursday, June 13 at the Admiral Kidd Club.

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SDMAC and San Diego Regional Chamber Work with the State Legislature

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about his recent trip with the San Diego Regional Chamber trip to Sacramento to meet with state leaders; the March 20 SDMAC Breakfast featuring a keynote speaker from the San Diego Padres; upcoming SDMAC Breakfast speakers; and the annual SDMAC Achievement Awards.

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Propel San Diego's DIV program Helps Fuel VetPowered

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Hernan Luis y Prado, Owner and President of VetPowered LLC, to talk about the mission of VetPowered how it is using San Diego County Regional EDC’s DIV grant to grow its business.

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California Defense Communities Command

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the recent SDMAC Board Retreat; this Friday’s SDMAC Breakfast in conjunction with WEST 2019; the newly formed California Defense Communities Command; and the 2019 SDMAC Achievement Awards.

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Propel San Diego DIV recipient sets a Spark to Fuse Integration’s Growth

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Sumner Lee, CEO and Owner of Fuse Integration, to talk about how Lee’s company is using DIV grant they were awarded to grow their business.

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The Coast Guard Protects San Diego and More

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by CAPT. Joe Buzzella, Sector Commander and Captain of the Port of San Diego, U.S. Coast Guard, to talk about the Coast Guard’s area of responsibility; the commissioning of Coast Guard’s fast response cutters; and CAPT. Buzzella’s change of command in July.

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Impact of Government Shutdown and Planning for WEST 2019 Conference

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the highlights from the keynote speech of MAJGEN Kevin Iams, Commanding General of the Third Marine Aircraft Wing, at last week’s SDMAC Breakfast. Balmert discusses the February 15 SDMAC Breakfast in partnership with the WEST 2019 Conference, along with the impact of the current government shutdown.

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Planck Aerosystems wins DIV Grant for Drone Support

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Josh Wells, CEO of Planck Aerosystems, to talk about his company being awarded a DIV grant. Balmert chats about the featured speakers at upcoming SDMAC Breakfasts.

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