The alarm bells were going off... I didn't feel like I could tell anyone. Every time the effects of the trauma came up, I put them away until I could deal with them better. Sexually Assaulted As A Young Teen, She Not Only Survived, She Prospered.
Cat Corchado is our guest. She is retired from the US Air Force, after serving for 20 years. Cat is also a podcaster, she works to help veterans and is a personal trainer in NC. She was a dependent in a Military family, while the family was deployed in Germany, as a young teenager she was sexually assaulted by someone that the family knew. Cat talks about the assault, her life afterwards and her refusal to allow the effects of the trauma to dictate the quality of her life. She also discusses how she handled the trauma after until she was able to seek help on her terms. After retiring from the US Military, Cat dedicates her life to helping others, including her work with WOVEN and her podcast.
Background song Hurricane is used with permission from the band Dark Horse Flyer.
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Retired Police Sergeant, Music Radio Personality, Talk Radio Show Host, Podcaster and Producer
John J. Wiley is a retired Police Sergeant turned radio personality. He has been a full time FM Music Radio DJ since 2005. In 2017 he founded the Law Enforcement Today Podcast, with the assistance of Robert Greenberg. Within a couple months a radio station heard an episode of the podcast and asked him to create a radio version, which he did. It has been syndicated since the Spring of 2017 and has numerous affiliate radio stations across the US.