Mike Lombardo is currently a national guardsman and student at Rowan University in southern New Jersey. Lombardo is the drummer for the the progressive rock band “Oblivion Her Majesty” in Philadelphia. The band is an experimentation of “progressive/alternative rock with a futuristic, electronic edge” which they label in their upcoming album “space rock”. They record solely
Former Marine John Preston has made it a mission to bring awareness to the alarming veteran suicide rate. He promises let mainstream media suppress his message to vets nationwide. After struggles with alcoholism and his brother unfortunately taking his own life, Preston has put his focus in the music industry to achieve his goal. Preston
U.S. Army Veteran Tim Walker owns and operates the Veteran Music Company, a company dedicated to building quality guitar and bass amplifiers. After years of experience working with local company Vintage47 and Premier Builder Gilds, Tim noticed a niche market for smaller cost effective amplifiers. Tim says, “people could not afford the three to four
GovX is a company founded in 2011 that sells tickets cheaper than face value to veterans. Headquartered in San Diego, the ecommerce company offers competitive ticket prices for authorized users . Vets can purchase tickets for hundreds of artists at most venues close to home. A user must make an account before having access to the
Jason Mark Everman has lived quite an interesting life. Not many people can say that they have played with two of the most well-known bands in modern rock history. In addition, not many people can say they completed the intensive training and deployed as a Special Forces Operative. Everman is the only person on this planet to achieve all these accomplishments.
Thousands of Veterans across the United States use music therapy to help treat unseen wounds from conflicts and deployments in the post 9/11 era. I could never list all of the programs and non-profits that provide support and services. Although, I would like to highlight some that I have come across recently that are making