In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, REDSIX CEO Michael Handley joins host Phil Tarrant to tell the story behind the development of his new veterans support app.
Handley, an Army veteran himself, discusses his experience as a service member and the challenges he faced when transitioning to civilian life.
He explains how he found new purpose in promoting wellbeing among veterans, prompting him to develop support app, REDSIX.
Handley outlines his plans and ambitions for the new tech tool, which aims to lower suicide rates among the veteran community by connecting users with peers and mental health agencies.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 270: PODCAST: News wrap – TS 21 in full swing; SMEs secure new defence contracts
Episode 268: PODCAST: Cyber fortification — Major General (Ret’d) Dr Marcus Thompson AM
Episode 267: PODCAST: Effective negotiation in an evolving landscape – Simon Kelland, Scotwork
Episode 266: PODCAST: Mark Ormrod MBE - motivational speaker, author and Royal Marine veteran joins the DC team
Episode 265: PODCAST: Aviation wrap-up — RAAF evolution, military training, maintenance & procurement
Episode 264: PODCAST: News Brief — Defence breathes new life into Collins Class fleet
Episode 263: PODCAST: Glen Ferrarotto, founder of Ironside Recruiting
Episode 262: PODCAST: Land Forces 2021 — Defence Connect’s deputy editor Liam Garman, and news editor Charbel Kadib
Episode 261: PODCAST: The art of the possible — Gabby Costigan, CEO of BAE Systems Australia
Episode 260: INSIGHT: Backing AIC — Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price & shadow minister Matt Keogh