In this first part of his two-part interview with LTC. Jon K. Sowards – Director of the Central U.S. Region, Soldier for Life Program – host of Military Resource Radio, Tony Gatliff, and his guest cover a wide array of subjects, including LTC. Sowards’ being born at Fort Riley in Kansas as an “Army Brat”, moving from a Philosophy course in to Army ROTC during college, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, joining the Army after college, his days at Fort Sill in Oklahoma as an artillery officer, traveling to Korea and Hawaii – among other places, the highlights of his military career, the concept of military retirement and Mom’s home cooking vs. military cooking. SPOILER ALERT: There’s a big difference! Tune in to this tremendous episode of Military Resource Radio…you won’t be disappointed!