Fuel For Warriors



Fuel For Warriors features military veterans, athletes, and other warriors to discover their challenges and inspiration.


  • FFW #56: Alex Heaton - Marine veteran working for deported veterans

    31/03/2017 Duración: 23min

    Alex Heaton is a Marine Corps veteran that has begun work in support of deported veterans. This is a segment of the veteran community that I had never considered or learned about. So, when I heard Alex had experience, I immediately invited him on to talk about it.  Lock-N-Load Java has re-branded to Alpha Coffee. Same great company, same great coffee, just a different look on the packaging. Go to www.alpha.coffee to check them out. Enjoy the show and stay tuned for more Fuel For Warriors!!!

  • FFW #55: Sekou Andrews - Poetic Voice

    01/10/2016 Duración: 35min

    Sekou Andrews is a very passionate and motivating person. I first heard about him on the Tim Ferriss Show, and when I watched one of his TED Talks I knew I had to have him on the show. Sekou and I had some scheduling complications, and then some technology issues, but we ultimately made it happen and I'm so glad we did. He's talks with us about what it means to be a warrior, his routine before a speaking engagement, and how we can all get the best out of ourselves. If you're inspired by Sekou, you need to check out his webinar that he's hosting on October 18th. Click here for information on that event. Thanks for listening and be sure to thank Sekou on Twitter for joining us. @SekouAndrews @TimLawson21 @LockNLoadJava

  • FFW #54: Estelle Johnson - Washington Spirit Defender

    10/09/2016 Duración: 19min

    This week's warrior is Estelle Johnson. Estelle is a professional soccer player in the National Women's Soccer League and currently plays for the Washington Spirit. She came by recommendation from Joanna Lohman, who has been on Fuel For Warriors twice in the past. Estelle and Tim talk about her journey in soccer, her feelings on the league and its growth, what challenges she faces, and what ultimately inspires her. Be sure to thank our guest for joining us by Tweeting her @EstelleJohnson. @TimLawson21 (host) @LockNLoadJava (Production partner) @LawsonEntertain (Main production)

  • FFW #53: Michael Le Buhn - Army Veteran, Stand Up Comedian

    19/08/2016 Duración: 35min

    This week's warrior is Army veteran Michael Le Buhn. Michael is a stand up comedian in the Champagne, Illinois area. He served in the Army before pursuing comedy, and received a Purple Heart when he was wounded in Iraq. Michael joined me on the 1, 2, Many: Veteran Suicide podcast a while back, and I wrote a story on him for VA's Vantage Point blog. Now, he's here to share his thoughts on the warrior ethos, comedy, bombing at a show, his challenges, and his inspirations. "We're the ones that run towards the sounds of explosions," Michael said. Be sure to follow Michael and the team on Twitter and let us know what you think of the interview. @Michaellebuhn @TimLawson21 @LockNLoadJava @LawsonEntertain

  • FFW #52: Adam Linehan - Army Veteran, Writer at 'Task and Purpose'

    23/07/2016 Duración: 29min

    This week's warrior is Army veteran Adam Linehan. Adam Linehan is a senior staff writer for Task & Purpose. Between 2006-2012, he served as a combat medic in the U.S. Army, and is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to joining Task & Purpose, Adam was a staff editor at Maxim. Adam joins us to talk about being a post-military veteran, his transition, writing at Task & Purpose, the veteran space, what it means to be a warrior, what challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. "It's about believing in something bigger than yourself," Adam said. Be sure to follow Adam and the team on Twitter and let us know what you think of the interview. @adam_linehan @TimLawson21 @LockNLoadJava @LawsonEntertain

  • FFW #51: Marti Malloy - Olympic Judo Althlete

    15/07/2016 Duración: 24min

    This week's Warrior is Marti Malloy, an Olympic Judo Athlete. Marti reigns from the beautiful Pacific Northwest where she started her judo career at age 6. 24 years later, she is preparing for her second trip to the Olympic Games. Marti and Tim talk about the basics of judo, how Marti got into the sport, her preparation for the Olympics, and how she's challenged moving forward. Enjoy, and stay motivated. @Martidamus @TimLawson21 @LawsonEntertain @LockNLoadJava

  • Independence Day Message

    04/07/2016 Duración: 05min

    No podcast this past Friday for the holiday weekend but I still wanted to put out an Independence Day message recognizing a true warrior in our nation's history. Have a safe 4th of July!

  • FFW #50: Nicholas Mulzoff - Marine Veteran & Gun Owner

    24/06/2016 Duración: 39min

    This week's episode features Marine Corps veteran Nicholas Mulzoff. Nick is a good friend of mine, so I invited him to help me celebrate episode 50. With all of the talk about guns in the media, I wanted to bring on a gun owner to talk about the situation. Nick and I talk about gun ownership, assault weapons, practical gun law, reform, and more. As always, he tells us what it means to be a Warrior, what challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. Be sure to follow us on Twitter using #FuelForWarriors. @TimLawson21 @LockNLoadJava @LawsonEntertain

  • FFW #49: Matthew Burke - Air Force Veteran, Invictus Games athlete

    18/06/2016 Duración: 27min

    This week on Fuel For Warriors I talk with Matthew Burke. Matthew is an Air Force veteran that currently runs a faith based non-profit and has participated in the Invictus Games. Matthew and I talk about his non-profit, mental health, competing in the games, and more. Of course, we cover the usual questions about being a warrior, challenges, and inspiration. Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you enjoy the podcast by using #FuelForWarriors. @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW #48: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Jason Eames

    11/06/2016 Duración: 33min

    This weeks' guest is Jason Eames, a Andre Galvao black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I originally met Jason when I was filming at his training location, Atos West Chester. After speaking with him a few times, I knew he'd be a great guest on the show. We've had some UFC stars on the show before, but have never really gotten into the sport. So, I had Jason explain a number of things about the art of jiu-jitsu. Jason goes over the belt structure, earning belts, time commitment for training, the practical application of the martial art, and more. Find out how Jason perceives being a warrior, challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. Use #FuelForWarriors on Twitter to let us know you enjoyed the interview. @AtosWestChester (Guest) [Instagram] @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW #47: Kamal S. Kalsi - Army officer, Sikh religious accommodation

    04/06/2016 Duración: 22min

    Kamal S. Kalsi is the 1st Sikh granted DOD religious accommodation in over a generation. He talks with us about his journey in the Army and being granted the accommodation. Kamal also educates us on what it means to be Sikh, the history behind it, the significance of the beard, and more. Listen to this informative and interesting conversation and be sure to check out Kamal's petition to have restrictions removed for Sikhs wishing to serve in the U.S. military. Enjoy! @KamaljeetSKalsi (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW #46: Adam Kipp of The Standard Nerds

    27/05/2016 Duración: 21min

    Hello Warriors! This week on the podcast I am joined by Adam Kipp. Adam is a member of The Standard Nerds. They put out podcasts on "all things nerdy" and also raise money for a children's hospital through an event called Extra Life. Adam and I attempt to identify Warriors seen in movies, TV series, video games, and comics.  Of course, Adam answers the three staple questions: What does it mean to be a Warrior? What challenges are you facing? What ultimately inspires you? Be sure to follow us on Twitter and let us know what you thought about the show. @StandardNerdsYT (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW #45: Zachary Bell - Marine Veteran, Veteran Non-Profit Insider

    21/05/2016 Duración: 39min

    Zachary Bell is a Marine Corps veteran that has spent a lot of time in the veteran and non-profit space. In this episode, Zach talks to us about non-profits in the veteran space and touches on mistakes they make, missteps they take, and reasons why you should reconsider starting your own non-profit. Of course, Zach answers the staple questions of what it means to be a warrior, what challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. This is another great episode in the series and we're excited to continue bringing you fresh, valuable content. Enjoy. @ZacharyEBell (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production Lead)

  • FFW #44: Warriors Compilation #1: Women Athletes

    14/05/2016 Duración: 08min

    This week I compiled sound bites from several past episodes. I went back to the female athletes that have been on the podcast and collected their answer to the question "What does it mean to be a warrior?" Featured in this compilation are: Joanna Lohman, Midfielder for Washington Spirit Jessica Aguilar, MMA Fighter Lori Lindsey, former USWNT player Meghan Klingenberg, current USWNT defender Sue Bird, WNBA legend Mylee Cardenas, US Army veteran & fitness nut Be sure to subscribe in iTunes and stay tuned for more amazing interviews!

  • FFW #43: Timothy M. Jones - Navy Veteran, MST Survivor, Motivational Speaker

    30/04/2016 Duración: 23min

    Timothy M. Jones is a Navy Veteran currently attending University of West Florida. Tim is also a survivor of military sexual trauma and uses his story as a platform to educate, motivate, and inspire others. Timothy Jones talks with host Timothy Lawson about being a warrior, what challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. On top of that, Tim speaks out about his experience and how he recovered. Lee Greenwood also gets a few minutes of discussion. Please, thank our guest for sharing his story on Twitter using #FuelForWarriors. @Timothy_M_Jones (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production Leader)

  • FFW #41: Steve Sxaks - Army Veteran, Hip Hop Entrepreneur, Teacher

    09/04/2016 Duración: 24min

    This week's warrior is Army veteran Steve Sxaks. Steve is no stranger to Lawson Entertainment as he's joined me on Veteran Empire and 1, 2, Many: Veteran Suicide. We've also collaborated on a podcast I host for them called Mighty Mighty Marsten House. Steve is a co-founder of Marsten House, a recording studio and record label in Philadelphia. His business in the hip hop industry has grown over the years and is worthy of respect. Steve joins us to discuss the usual questions: what it means to be a warrior, challenges he faces, what inspires him. He also shares with us the journey that brought him to the studio, pivoting the business during adversity, and becoming a teacher. Be sure to share your thoughts with us on Twitter using #FuelForWarriors. @Steve_Sxaks (guest) @TimLawson21 (host) @LockNLoadJava (Production partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW 40: Justin Blazejewski - Marine, Yogi, VETOGA

    03/04/2016 Duración: 29min

    Episode 40 brings us Marine veteran Justin Blazejewski. Justin is the founder of VETOGA, an organization that brings yoga to the veteran community. Justin talks with Tim about discovering yoga, the short term and long term benefits, and the motivation behind starting VETOGA. Also, Justin answers the staple questions of what it means to be a warrior, the challenges he faces, and what ultimately inspires him. Thank you for joining us for another week of motivation and insight. Let us know what you think of this episode on Twitter using #FuelForWarriors @PolockBlaze (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEntertain (Production)

  • FFW 39: Sue Bird - WNBA Champion, Olympic Athlete, Basketball Legend

    26/03/2016 Duración: 19min

    Podcasting has led me to many great opportunities. I have had the pleasure of interviewing UFC fighters, Medal of Honor recipients, soccer stars, musicians, and so many other amazing professionals.  This week's episode of Fuel For Warriors is another landmark interview. This week I welcome to the show Sue Bird. Sue is currently plays for the Seattle Storm in the WNBA. She's an Olympic athlete and a University of Connecticut alum. She is a legend in the game of basketball. Sue answers the usual questions about being a warrior, challenges she faces, and what ultimately inspires her. Tim and Sue also discuss: - Goals outside of basketball- The life of the WNBA- When Sue realized she was good- Not being related to Larry Bird Be sure to hit us up on Twitter to tell us what you think using #FuelForWarriors

  • FFW 38: Joe Crane - Marine, Veteran on the Move

    12/02/2016 Duración: 37min

    Joe Crane is a 24 year Military Veteran and the founder and host of the Veteran on the Move podcast. He helps veterans transition successfully from the military to entrepreneurship. His podcast features military veterans that have explore entrepreneurship, many of them with major time and money investments into their own business. Joe is a Marine, so he's definitely tough. What does Joe think about being a warrior? "It's not really so much about what you can put out. It's about what you can take." In this week’s episode, Joe talks with Tim about what it means to be a warrior, challenges he is facing, and what ultimately inspires him. We also learn about Joe's podcast Veteran on the Move, how podcasting has gotten stronger in the military space, why he values his interviews, and what he gets from each one of them. I know you’ll enjoy the interview with Joe. Be sure to share your thoughts on Twitter using #FuelForWarriors. @VeteranOnMove (Guest) @TimLawson21 (Host) @LockNLoadJava (Production Partner) @LawsonEnt

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