Bastards’ Road With Jonathan Hancock 

Jonathan Hancock. Veteran On The Move

Marine Corps combat Veteran Jonathan Hancock came by the show to share his story that was documented for a feature film called Bastards’ Road. Bastards’ Road is an award winning documentary recounting Jon’s 6,000 mile walk around the country. Jon decided to take this journey in 2016, after he had attempted suicide and was struggling with PTSD and his new role as a college student. During his walk, Jon met with Gold Star Families, an act that was healing both for Jon and the families of the fallen. Jon’s journey helped him reclaim values that were important to him as a Marine, like loyalty and self accountability. Jon and Joe discuss the importance of listening to our Nation’s combat Veterans and respecting their experiences and the stories of those who didn’t return home. 

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About Our Guest

Back in 2016 a Marine Combat Veteran, battling PTSD and looking to reclaim his life after a suicide attempt landed him in the hospital Jon Hancock walked nearly 6,000 miles around the country visiting Gold Star families (those who had lost one of his fellow Marines in combat) and he ended that journey in a grand fashion at Camp Pendleton in southern California… Marines stood at attention every 50 ft for a mile as Jon completed the last steps of his walk with hundreds of people behind him. Jon Hancocks advocacy has strengthened since after the walk with the formation of his non-profit organization, Bastards Road Project. He has been featured on national interviews in, CNN, Cheddar,, as well as across the country in the OC Register, Florida Today, and Baltimore Sun, among others. His remarkable honesty, insight and humor encourage strength to face down trauma and the self-loathing, depression and isolation that follows it. The documentary feature film Bastards Road directed by Brian Morrison (who also lensed & produced the film) chronicling Jons epic walk is the winner of seven festivals in 2020 and true a journey of the heart and soul across our country. The feature film documentary Bastards Road is being released by Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, across all TVOD/Digital platforms (iTunes, Amazon, Fandango Now, YouTube, Vudu, Google Play, etc.) & DVD throughout the North American continent and is available now leading thru Memorial Day, with an international expansion planned for later this year.

Bastards’ Road

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