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Published:October 8th, 2006 06:21 EST
Today's Guest List for Talking with Heroes Talk Show

Today's Guest List for Talking with Heroes Talk Show

By Alan Gray

Talking with Heroes Talk Show announces the guest list for October 8. Bob Calvert is now in Iraq recording new shows for the Talking with Heroes Talk Show.

Talking with Heroes continues on its mission to give our military personnel a global platform to share their mostly untold stories and to thank, honor and support our men and women serving our country.

The October 8, 2006 Guests are:
Patti Bader is the Founder of She is mother of Sgt. Brandon Varn, who served a year's deployment to Iraq. Soldiers' Angels is a volunteer run, 501 ? (3) non-profit organization, incorporated in the state of Nevada. Soldiers' Angels started in June of 2003. The Soldiers' Angels mission is to provide aide and comfort to any of the armed forces and their families.

Wilhelmine (Willie) Aufmkolk is with the Soldier's Angels Foundation and is the INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL AMBASSADOR for Soldiers` Angels in Europe. She will be calling into the talk show from Germany. She says "Soldiers' Angels currently support thousands of Armed Forces Members stationed wherever we raise our Country's Flag and the number is growing daily. We also work tirelessly here in Europe to support and welcome our heroes who are returning to their overseas duty stations, often away on long deployments fighting global terrorism. We are the transitional team that would like to show them the same appreciation as their counterparts receive when they arrive on home soil, till they finally make it "Home" to friends and family."

MSgt Craig A. Colton is a Career Assistance Advisor for Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas. MSgt Craig A. Colton is currently an active duty member of the Air Force and is assigned to Dyess AFB as B-1 Bomber specialist section chief. He has spent most of career as an avionics technician on B-1 and B-2 Bombers. He has served as a military instructor and a recruiter and enjoys being part of the best Air Force in the world. MSgt Colton is a volunteer liaison for the national Coalition to Salute America's Heroes. They assist the wounded veterans returning from the War on Terror that struggle every day to overcome life-changing sacrifices such as the loss of a limb, significant burns, and the reality of being in a wheelchair. Salute America's Heroes help the people who have given so much on our behalf overcome these obstacles and resume a productive and fulfilling life through programs targeted to their specific needs.


First Sergeant Daryl J. Eddings, Sr. entered basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, November 1979. 1SG Eddings served in Operations JOINT ENDEAVOR and IRAQI FREEDOM II. As an Operation Sergeant Provo Marshall assigned in the city of Kabala, Iraq, he was responsible for maintaining law and order for the entire city population 46,000. This is including overseeing both military and Iraqi police and the local prison; it was here that he received his injuries fighting the enemy in hand-to-hand combat.

He served 9 years active duty in the United States Army and 18 years in the National Guard for a total of 27 years. While in the National Guard 1SG Daryl Eddings also served his country with the Federal Marshals Service for 15 years, as an Aircraft Commander for the Convict Air program he was responsible for 14 deputy marshals and the transporting of 145 prisoners aboard a Boeing 727. Many of which were high profile convicts requiring the most stringent of environment awareness and attention to detail.

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