New Year’s Traditions, Sound Bite Review, All-Volunteer Military, Trampled By Turtles Interview

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Has the lack of a military draft hurt both our army and our country as a whole? We hear from a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general about the consequences of staffing our armed forces without a draft . We also listen to some of the most important sound bites of 2014, speak with a member of the band Trampled By Turtles, and learn about some unique New Year’s traditions.

Featured in this Show

  • Unique Ways To Ring In 2015 In Wisconsin

    From polar plunges to dropping blocks of cheese, Wisconsin offers plenty of unique ways to ring in the new year. The state’s tourism secretary talks about the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day celebrations taking place around Wisconsin.

  • The Consequences Of An All-Volunteer Military

    Doing away with the draft and relying on an all-volunteer military has had negative consequences on the nation. That’s according to our guest, who recently sat down with a retired U.S. army lieutenant general who warns that these consequences affect our overall national security.

  • Trampled By Turtles Playing Wisconsin

    Midwest bluegrass/folk-rock band Trampled By Turtles returns to Wisconsin tomorrow. A band member talks about the band’s latest album Wild Animals and why, 10 years on, they still refuse to be pigeonholed.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Cynthia Schuster Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Stephanie Klett Guest
  • James Kitfield Guest
  • Ryan Young Guest

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