WCVG 1320 AM 103.9 FM 6-10-2024

Give Newest “Battlefield Earth” Edition for Father’s Day

John GoodwinJohn Goodwin, the President of Galaxy Press and a regular guest on “Let’s Just Talk!” today, announces the exciting news and a great gift for Father’s Day. It is the newly released Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 21st Century Edition, Battlefield Earth Saga of the Year 3000Available in your favorite format: BookAudiobookHardcover 1st EditioneBook, or Audible. The following is a review from the famous writer Douglas E. Richards (author of Unidentified). “L. Ron Hubbard was one of the big change agents of science fiction. He helped shift the genre from a cold exploration of machines, technology, and alien worlds to a warm exploration of human beings and how they reacted to such machines, technologies, and worlds. Battlefield Earth is a prime example, a character-driven epic that grabs you from the start and never lets go. You root for the heroes and despise the villains while becoming immersed in a compulsively readable science-fiction tour de force, complete with breathtaking action, non-stop adventure, and enough creativity to fill a dozen novels.” You can purchase it at Galaxy Press and Amazon.


Air Force Singing Sergeants Seven-Day Tour in Ohio and Michigan

Air Force Captain David RegnerWe are honored to have Air Force Captain David Regner as our second guest, Flight Commander of the Singing Sergeants. Captain David Regner will discuss The United States Air Force Band’s Singing Sergeant’s newest tour starting this week, June 18th. Singing Sergeants OfficialThe Singing Sergeants are only one part of the Air Force Band. Did you know that their performances are free to the public but require tickets? This is a seven-day community relations tour to Ohio and Michigan. The tour honors the service of Airmen, both past and present, and showcases Air Force excellence to communities across the midwestern part of the country. Captain Regner will also give the Air Force Band’s history, mission, and what to expect at a performance. The first stop on the  Midwest Tour is in Cincinnati, Ohio, at Christ Church Cathedral on  June 18 at 7:00 PM.  And in Dayton, Ohio on the 19th at 3:00 PM on Wed, June 19, 3 pm – 4 pm National Museum of the US Air Force. They will also perform in Michigan starting on the 20th in Detroit, then on the 21st in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the 22nd in Holland, Michigan, Traverse City on the 23rd, and finally in Interlochen, Michigan, on the 24th of June. Ticket information for these concerts is available by visiting their website, www.music.af.mil/Bands/The-United-States-Air-Force-Band/Events. All concerts are free and open to the public, though tickets are required.


USPS Service Manager of Employee Safety on Dog Bites

Leeann TheriaultOur third guest today is Leeann Theriault, the USPS Manager of Employee Safety & Health Awareness, who will give tips on preventing dog bites and offer help to educate the public on the dos and don’ts of responsible dog ownership so letter carriers can safely approach their residence or business. Most people would probably agree that having a dog charge at them and bite them is a frightening experience. While dogs are typically called ‘man’s best friend,’ folklore suggests that dogs and letter carriers have a love-hate relationship. The Postal Service reports that their letter carriers have fallen victim to dog bites more than 5,800 times in 2023 while trying to deliver the mail. Postal Workers and Dog BitesAggressive dog behavior seriously threatens USPS employees, ranging from nips and bites to vicious attacks. To emphasize the enormity of this issue, the Postal Service is reporting the number of dog attacks and bites together as the most prominent threat to carriers.

Leeann Theriault communicates and evaluates public health service efforts to improve employee awareness of safety and health programs on important safety topics nationwide, such as the National Dog Bite campaign. Partnering with communication and wellness functions ensures clear employee messaging to maximize communication channels and promote a strong occupational safety and health culture throughout the organization. For more information, go to their website, about.usps.com/what/corporate-social-responsibility/activities/dog-bite-awareness.htm.


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