What is Wreaths Across America Radio?  

Along with the informational and inspiring content Wreaths Across America Radio plays a variety of music with the roots firmly planted in patriotism with a country music thread running through the core of the stream. Wreaths Across America Radio has a live morning show every weekday morning from 6 am to 10 am eastern, along with a variety of special programs that support the mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach.

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Michael W. Hale
Monday through Friday 6-10 am est

Michael W Hale is the host of the Wreaths Across America morning radio show. Michael started his radio career at the age of 15 working at a local radio station while attending high school in the mid 1970's. Since then he has worked at several radio stations in Maine as well as ESPN Radio in Orlando and Tampa, Florida. In addition to radio, Michael was a sportscaster, program host and announcer for many years on WABI TV in Maine. He has won various awards from the Maine Association Of Broadcasters. Michael's grandfather, father, many of his uncles and brothers served their country in World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. His ancestry is traced back to American Revolutionary officer Nathan Hale, who attempted to spy on the British and was hanged in 1776. Michael appreciates the opportunity to honor veterans by sharing the Wreaths Across America mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.

Jeff Pierce
weekdays at noon est

Jeff Pierce was the 2019 Maine Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Achievement Award Winner and a 2019 inductee into the Maine Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Jeff Pierce has mentored broadcasters from the earliest phases of their careers to the most seasoned broadcast professionals. Jeff was a Senior Vice President for iHeart Media and has held leadership roles withs Saga Communications, Beasley Broadcasting and a variety of smaller companies.

Jeff Pierce is also the Vice Chairman of the Veterans Forward Board of Directors, the philanthropic arm of the Fed Cap Program helping veterans get the “hand up” they need. Jeff is also the Maine Wing Public Affairs Officer for Civil Air Patrol directing the marketing and outreach efforts of the Air Force Auxiliary in Maine. Jeff serves on the board of the Maine Association of Broadcasters and also teaches as an adjunct professor at Southern Maine Community College in the Communications Department.

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Susan Patten
Mondays at 6PM EST,
Tuesdays at 11AM and 4PM EST, Thursdays at 11AM and 7PM EST

Susan Patten was an award-winning journalist who brought her patriotism and passion to Wreaths Across America as a media content specialist. Through photography, writing, or broadcast, Susan shares the stories of active-duty military, veterans, Gold Star families, and volunteers on the organization’s website, social media platforms, and Wreaths Radio. 
 
Susan holds a B.S. in Communications and genuinely enjoys her interviews and interactions with our nation’s servicemen and women, their families, and the committed volunteers who support them. Susan has an extensive background in broadcast journalism, media relations, nonprofit development, and public speaking.

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An Impactful Line-Up

Mondays

6 am to 10 am ET                Michael W Hale and Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show

9:15 am and 3 pm ET            Meet the Daughters of the America Revolution

10 am to Noon ET               Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

Noon to 6 pm ET                 The Jeff Pierce Radio Program

6:00 pm to 6:30 pm ET           The Military Musicians Showcase: Susan Patten gives you a backstage pass to some of the finest musicians the
                                    US Military has to offer.

6:30 pm through 6 am ET        Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

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Tuesdays

6:00 am to 11:00 am ET           Michael W Hale and Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show

11:00 am and 4:00 pm ET         Trucking Tributes with Susan Patten

Noon to 4 pm ET                  The Jeff Pierce Radio Program

5:00 pm ET through 6 am ET      Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families,and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

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Wednesdays

6 am to 10 am ET                   Michael W Hale and Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show

9:15 am ET and 3 pm ET           Meet The Goldstar Mothers

10:00 am and 7 pm ET             Mission Matters with Executive Director Karen Worcester and Director of Military and Veterans Outreach Joe Reagan

11:00 am to 12 pm ET             Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

12 pm to 6 pm ET                  The Jeff Pierce Radio Program

6 pm to 7 pm ET                   Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic Music

8 pm to 9 pm                        The Music that got us through World War Two with Brian Nadeau

9 pm through 6 am ET              Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

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Thursdays

6 am to 10 am ET                   Michael W Hale and Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show

7:15 am                             Meet the Civil Air Patrol: We highlight members of CAP that support the mission of Wreaths Across America

9:15 am ET and 3 pm ET          Meet The Goldstar Wives

11:00 am and 7 pm ET             What’s Your Why? Susan Patten asks volunteers what drives them to support the mission of Wreaths Across America

12 pm to 6 pm ET                  The Jeff Pierce Radio Program

6 pm to 7 pm ET                   Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

8 pm to 6 am ET                   Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

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Fridays

6 am to 10 am ET                 Michael W Hale and Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show

10 am to Noon ET                 Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music 

Noon to 4 pm ET                  The Jeff Pierce Radio Program

4 pm to 6 pm ET                   Cup of Joe Radio: Mike and Irene Spotswood play great music and talk about veterans issues

6 pm to Midnight                  Mike Worley Disc Jockey and Wreaths Across America Radio Volunteer entertain you on your Friday night

Midnight through 6 am ET        Wreaths Across America Radio with stories, from Volunteers, Gold Star Families, and a mix of Patriotic/Americana/Country Music

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