Thank You, Now What?

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

44 episodes of Thank You, Now What? since the first episode, which aired on May 22nd, 2020.

  • 7. Katie Neff

    August 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Katie served eight years as a combat engineer officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. After multiple overseas deployments, she commanded a unit of drill instructors and recruits at Marine Corps Boot Camp at Parris Island. She is the first female Marine to...

  • 6. Sam Ellis

    August 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Sam fought on an often-overlooked front as an intelligence and cyber operations officer in the U.S. Army. Afterwards, he went on to work at a tech startup as a robotics engineer before co-founding an online cannabis marketplace. After some more...

  • 5. Nate Boyer

    July 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins

    After several deployments as a Green Beret, Nate went on to play college football for the Texas Longhorns. He continued to serve in the National Guard and even went back to combat during the offseason. After being given a chance to play for the...

  • 4. Monti Leija

    July 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Monti served 24 years in the U.S. Army as a Special Forces Medic, deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan annually for more than a decade straight. He now trains civilian and military medics while co-managing a medical innovation company. Check them out at...

  • Bonus: 4th of July Check-in

    July 4th, 2020  |  16 mins 36 secs

    Happy Independence Day! On this short bonus episode, Ben and Matt talk about how the podcast is going so far. Check us out at for social media, contact info, and ways to contribute. Check out the CXC Foundation at

  • 3. Nate Spearing

    June 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Nate began his career as an Army Ranger and went on to 14 years in special operations. He left the military to refocus on his family while starting a local construction and home remodeling business. We talk about his faith and upbringing, the...

  • 2. Micah Niebauer

    June 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Micah served as a Green Beret before he cofounded and became CEO of Southern Pines Brewing. We talk about lessons from early life, being a leader in the Army, and navigating entrepreneurship.    Links:

  • 1. Tara Heidger

    May 25th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Tara grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and joined the Army after 9/11 with a strong, curious desire to discover more of the world while making a difference.  After serving overseas as an intelligence analyst in Iraq and Germany, and training as a...

  • 0. Introduction

    May 22nd, 2020  |  2 mins 3 secs

    “Thank You, Now What?” is a podcast about life after service, where we discuss first-hand experiences and issues among veterans who’ve separated from the military. Host Matt DeVivo and producer Ben Murray talk about what to expect from the...