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SoCal Military News and Views

SoCal Military News and Views

SoCal Military News is a podcast dedicated to connecting active duty and military veterans with the people of Southern California and around the country. Join us every week to hear their stories and talk with those passionate souls dedicated to improving their quality of life and to leaving a lasting positive impact in the military community – now and in the future.

Recent Episodes

Ep. 10 Inspiring the Next Generation Through the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Nov. 30, 2021

Brigadier General Michael J. Aguilar and Victor Franco

Ep. 9 Helping the Homeless Veterans of San Diego with Kelly Luisi

Nov. 23, 2021

. Without a doubt, homelessness is prevalent in the San Diego area. One of the populations that is most significantly affected by homelessness is the veteran community. Kelly Luisi, the founder of the Homeless Veterans of Sa…

Ep. 8 Creating the BEST Life for Veterans & Civilians with Michelle Ranae Wild

Nov. 16, 2021

Brain Education Strategies and Technologies (BEST).

Ep. 7 Veterans Day Honoring All Who Served

Nov. 11, 2021

Veterans Association of North County Veterans Day, November 11, 2021

Ep. 6 BONUS Episode with The American Legion

Nov. 9, 2021

How their experience in Germany mirrors what's going on today, is fascinating.

Ep. 5 Strengthening America with The American Legion

Nov. 2, 2021

Vincent Barna and Matthew Shillingburg

Recent Blog Posts

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Learn the origins of the term "Leathernecks" feat. Brigadier General Michael J. Aguilar and Victor Franco from the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum.

Helping the Homeless Veterans of San Diego with Kelly Luisi

Homelessness is prevalent in the San Diego area. One of the populations that is most significantly affected by homelessness is the veteran community.

Helping the Homeless Veterans of San Diego with Kelly Luisi

Learn more about VANC. Listen to their discussion here!  Without a doubt, homelessness is prevalent in the San Diego area. One of the populations …

About the Hosts

Raejan Noh

Content Writer

From my earliest days, I have adored stories. As I’ve sought to serve others throughout my life, I’ve witnessed firsthand how fictional and real-life stories shape our society, reframe one’s circumstances, and call an individual’s heart to heroism in a world desperate for heroes.

We all have a story to tell. My desire is to use my strengths in writing and editing to ensure that everyone’s “next chapter” is better than the one before.

When I’m not writing a new story, cooking a homemade recipe, spending time with others, or going on an adventure, I'm curled up with a hot cup of tea and a good book.

Michael Walsh

Vice President and Host of SoCal Military News and Views podcast

In his 25 years of business experience, Michael has run businesses in the US, Europe, and Asia. He managed the team responsible for planning the manufacturing and shipment of LEGO Products in North America. He has worked in start-up companies, corporations, and his own business. He has volunteered with The Scripps Research Institute and Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad. He served as a Director for the North County San Diego Veterans Stand Down in 2017. He also represents VANC through the Oceanside Chamber and the Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee. Michael retired his US Army Infantry Commission as a First Lieutenant. Michael is currently a Financial Advisor in Carlsbad, CA. Michael and his wife Sharon live in Oceanside and have two sons.