Supporting our San Diego Military with SDMAC

Hosted ByDrew Schlosberg

We Can Never Support Our Troops Enough. This Show, Hosted By Drew Schlosberg, Community And Public Relations Director For The San Diego Union-Tribune, Is In Partnership With The San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), A Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Supporting, Promoting, And Representing The Common Business Of The Military, Its Quality Of Life, And Defense Industry Community In San Diego.

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Decorated Marine Veteran Actor Promotes Realistic Military Action in Hollywood Films; to Speak at Union-Tribune Successful Aging Expo on Nov 2

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Captain (Ret.) Dale Dye, an American actor and decorated Vietnam War marine, to talk about Dye’s Wounded Warriors organization that specializes in portraying realistic military action in Hollywood films. Dye will the keynote speaker at...

The Military Moves The Economy: Military impact on San Diego economy is deep, broad and growing

Mark Ballmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council and Andrew Dyer, Military Reporter for the Union Tribune, discuss the tremendous and growing impact of the military on the San Diego region. From civilian jobs and stationed soldiers to housing and NAVWAR, San Diego continues to capture...

“Courage to Call” is Laser-Beamed on Mental Well-Being of Veterans and Active Duty Personnel

Christina Harner, Program Manager for Courage to Call, a program of Mental Health Systems, talks about her organization’s mission to improve mental wellness for Veterans, Active Duty and Reservists. Harner is joined by Mark Balmert, Executive Director of SDMAC, to discuss the October 10 rollout of the annual San...

New Events Highlight San Diego Fleet Week Activities

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of Fleek Week San Diego, discusses an array of new events that will highlight San Diego’s annual Fleet Week activities, slated to run from November 4 to 12.

SEAL Team Command Relieved of Duty Rocks Elite Unit

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Andrew Dyer, Union-Tribune Military Reporter, to talk about Dyer’s story about the command triad of SEAL Team 7 being relieved of duty due to loss of confidence after platoon kicked out of Iraq. Dyer chats...

Chairman of Port Commission to Highlight Upcoming SDMAC Breakfast

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, talks about the September 18 SDMAC Breakfast that will feature Garry Bonelli, Chairman of the San Diego Port Commission, as the keynote speaker. Acting Assistant Secretary of Navy Lucian Niemeyer will follow Bonelli as the keynote speaker at...

Encroachment Issues and Housing Shortage Provide Challenges for San Diego Region Military

Earl Wederbrook, Past President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses encroachment issues and how it could compromise the ability for the military to train in our region. Wederbrook talks about the housing shortage for incoming military personnel and effects of younger active duty members and their families....

FBI: Cyber Attacks to Businesses Connected to the Military Grow Significantly

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses his organization’s involvement in an FBI symposium on the growing number of cyber attacks to businesses that work with our military. Balmert talks about the recent California Summit in California.

San Diego Region Expects Influx of 20,000 Military Personnel by 2025

Terry Magee, Past President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) and current SDMAC Board member, talks about the affordable housing and day care challenges the facing the 20,000 service men and women who will be coming to our region between now and 2025. Magee discusses the 2019...