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1-Hour long radio program
Fridays @ 9am
Saturdays @ Noon
Sundays @ Noon
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Jerry & Chris do not get paid, but it costs the Radio Station $100 per Inside the Wire Episode.
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This program began because a local business person “behind the scenes” had a vision for a Veteran Radio Show. Our area has always been extremely patriotic and our Veteran demographics is much higher than average. She approached a childhood friend, Jerry Bacidore, and asked if he would be willing to take on this new adventure and host an hour-long radio show on WRWO 94.5FM, a not-for-profit radio station in Ottawa, IL. Immediately saying, “Yes” and realizing he would need a “wingman,” Jerry asked his life-long friend, Chris Mueller, to come along for the journey. Seeing the good that a Veteran program would do in the area – “Inside the Wire” was born. This is a program that is by Veterans for all Veterans. This has been designed to be your one-stop place for anything dealing with Veterans and their families. The program will have special guests, discuss Veteran benefits, VA Loans, military history, military organizations, local Veteran highlights, Veteran stories, upcoming events in our area and much more.
Jerry served 4 years as an enlisted Marine on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps and a few years in the U.S. Army. He continues to be very active in Veteran organizations and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4668 in LaSalle, IL. Jerry is currently a member of the Board of Directors and a Life Member at VFW Post 4668 in LaSalle. Jerry is a member of the Illinois Valley Marine Corps League Detachment #78 in Oglesby, IL.
Chris served 4 years as an enlisted Marine on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, then joined the U.S. Army for 11 years, eventually earning “Mustang” status after graduation from Officer Candidate School and became a Commissioned Infantry Officer. Chris is currently the Senior Vice Commander, a member of the Board of Directors, and a Silver Legacy Life Member at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4668 in LaSalle. He is currently the Historian and a Life Member at the American Legion Thomas Larkin Post 237 in Oglesby, IL, and also a member of the Illinois Valley Marine Corps League Detachment #78 in Oglesby.
Jerry and Chris are Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm era Veterans in the Marine Corps. Both served in the U.S. Army during the Global War on Terrorism. Jerry deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Chris deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
“Inside the Wire” is scheduled to air on Friday mornings at 9am, Saturdays & Sundays at Noon (all times are Central Time Zone). You can listen to their show on WRWO 94.5FM in the Ottawa, IL area -OR- get the “Tune In” App and listen in world-wide -OR- Listen Live from the website at WRWO.ORG and click on the "Listen Now" Button. We are also linked to the station to listen live above.
Geoff VeZain discusses VA Loans with Jerry and Chris for ITW episode 103
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