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Bernie McGrenahan is taking Military Bases across the Globe by storm with his HAPPY HOUR program! Opening the program with a 30 minute stand-up comedy show, Bernie then segues into a personal testimony of High-Risk Drinking, DUI reduction & Suicide Prevention,  inspiring Military & Civilian personnel to make smart, safe decisions. ’HAPPY HOUR’ is changing behaviors and saving lives! For more, please click here to read his BIO.

 

 

Fort Hood, TX- “Happy Hour” is BACK!!

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“I KILLED”- RAFFLE BOOK WINNERS- CONGRATS!!!
* To claim your prize contact melissa@comedyisthecure.com
Monday 9/15 : Jim Imhoff
Tuesday 9/16: Jaime Blanc
Wednesday 9/17- Laurie Moore
Thursday 9/18- Sidney Babineaux

Hello Killeen, TX!!   Its is such a pleasure to back here to Fort Hood, one of the largest United States military installations in the world with nearly 65,000 soldiers and family members.  Thank you for your service and dedication to our country.  Without you, our freedom wouldn’t be possible.     You are part of what has made Fort Hood “The Great Place” for six decades.  Thank you for hosting my “Happy Hour” tour.  I will be at the Palmer Theater Monday thru Thursday (Sept 14-18) at 1000 and 1300 hrs and Friday (Sept 19) at 1000 hrs.  Hope to see you there!

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 Above: Ft Hood pics and pics from the program (me and Ivory Ricks / me and the Soldiers!)

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Show Raffle Winners- “I Killed”- True Road Stories from America’s Top Comics featuring Bernie McGrenahan

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The following show attendees were randomly picked to receive a copy of I KILLED:True Road Stories of America’s Top Comedians!

JUNE 2014:

3- COMFLEACTS Sasebo, Japan- Chris Graumann- Prize contact info sent on 6/5
6- Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan- Taylor Elliott and Phillip Kendall- sent on 6/12
12- Corpus Christi- Manuel Gallegos and Jeff Hall- sent on 7/1
20- Gran Forks AFB- Jonathon MaCauley – sent on 7/1

JULY 2014:

2- Ft. Eustis- Dianna Sommer- prize contact info sent 7/7
16- NAVIOCOM, GA- Andrew Welch- prize contact info sent 7/7
17- NWS Charleston, SC- Sarah Pollard- prize contact info sent 7/28
23- NAS Fallon, NV- AO2 Terrell, Cole- mailed 7/25
29- Ft Gordon, GA- Russell Gray and Heather Mitchell- mailed 7/30 

AUGUST 2014:

13- NAS Whidbey Island, WA- Brian Masterson – prize contact info sent 8/14
14- NAVSTA Everett, WA- Angela Kolone- prize contact info sent 8/15
15-Naval Station Kitsap-Bangor, WA-  Rudy Gabardi- prize contact info sent 8/16
18- Barking Sands, Kauai,HI- Brittany Adkins and Robert Fullick- prize contact info sent 8/19

SEPTEMBER 2014: 

3- Ft Belvoir- Craig Ingram- prize contact info sent 9/9
5- Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Training Center SD- Raquel Garcia- prize contact info sent 9/8
8- Ft Hamilton, NY-Rick Cicchetti- prize contact info sent 9/10
9- Ft Dix, NJ- Andrew Powers- prize contact info sent 9/11
10 & 11- Ft Rucker, AL- Lynn Aley Howey and Christopher Caraway- prize contact info sent 9/12

Congratulations from The HAPPY HOUR Comedy with a Message staff!

Contact  Melissa@Comedyisthecure.com  to claim your softback copies of I KILLED !

Ft Rucker- Post Theater at 0800 and 1000 hrs on Sept 10 & 11

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Hello FORT RUCKER!!  Bernie is here!!!! Fort Rucker is a US Army post named after  a Civil War officer, Confederate General Edmond Rucker. The post is the primary flight training base for Army Aviation and is home to the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) and the US Army Aviation Museum.   I want to thank you all for your service to our country.  You are why our freedom is possible. Thank you for hosting my “Happy Hour” tour.   I will be at the Post Theater on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept 10 and 11 at 0800 and 1000 hours.  Please come by and say hello and share in some laughter.  See you there!

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Above: photos of Ft Rucker. 

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 Above: pictures from today’s programs!!  

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Ft Dix, NJ- “Happy Hour” is here!!

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It is an honor to be here at Ft Dix, NJ.  Ft Dix, home of the ultimate weapon, is a United States Army Support Activity Fort Dix supports and conducts Reserve Component Training, Mobilization/Demobilization operations, and facilitates the well being of Soldiers, their Families, and Civilians in a safe and secure environment.  Thank you for inviting me here to deliver my “Happy Hour” program.  I hope you will be able to come by and say hello and have some laughs together.  Timmermann Conference Center  on Tuesday, Sept 9 at 1000 and 1300 hours.  Can’t wait!!  

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Above: Me on stage. Ft Dix- home of the Ultimate weapon.  Me, my special brother Sean and sister Debra

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Ft Hamilton, NY- Post Theater on Sept 8 at 1000 and 1400 hrs

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It is wonderful to be here at Fort Hamilton which is close to the area where I grew up.  Historic Fort Hamilton’s mission is to provide the New York metropolitan area with military installation support for the Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve.  I want to thank you for your service and for inviting me here to deliver my “Happy Hour” program.  It is a privilege to serve those who serve.  Please come by the Post Theater on Monday September 8 at 1000 and 1400 hours.   I look forward to sharing some laughs with you.  See you there!

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 Above: pics from today’s 1000 program

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Above: Ft Hamilton medallion, me on stage doing what I love, Ft Hamilton Gate

Leave a comment here for show raffle. Personal messages to Bernie – click CONTACT and I will write you back personally. 

Show Raffle Winners- “I Killed” True Road Stories from America’s Top Comics featuring Bernie McGrenahan

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Raffle Winners only.  Do not leave a comment on this post.  Leave a comment on the POST matching your Base!

I Killed True Road Stories from Americas Top Comedians Pensacola4

The following show attendees were randomly picked to receive a copy of I KILLED:True Road Stories of America’s Top Comedians!

JUNE 2014:

3- COMFLEACTS Sasebo, Japan- Chris Graumann- Prize contact info sent on 6/5
6- Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan- Taylor Elliott and Phillip Kendall- sent on 6/12
12- Corpus Christi- Manuel Gallegos and Jeff Hall- sent on 7/1
20- Gran Forks AFB- Jonathon MaCauley – sent on 7/1

JULY 2014:

2- Ft. Eustis- Dianna Sommer- prize contact info sent 7/7
16- NAVIOCOM, GA- Andrew Welch- prize contact info sent 7/7
17- NWS Charleston, SC- Sarah Pollard- prize contact info sent 7/28
23- NAS Fallon, NV- AO2 Terrell, Cole- mailed 7/25
29- Ft Gordon, GA- Russell Gray and Heather Mitchell- mailed 7/30 

AUGUST 2014:

13- NAS Whidbey Island, WA- Brian Masterson – prize contact info sent 8/14
14- NAVSTA Everett, WA- Angela Kolone- prize contact info sent 8/15
15-Naval Station Kitsap-Bangor, WA-  Rudy Gabardi- prize contact info sent 8/16
18- Barking Sands, Kauai,HI- Brittany Adkins and Robert Fullick- prize contact info sent 8/19

SEPTEMBER 2014: 

3- Ft Belvoir- Craig Ingram- prize contact info sent 9/9
5- Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Training Center SD- Raquel Garcia- prize contact info sent 9/8

Congratulations from The HAPPY HOUR Comedy with a Message staff!

Contact  Melissa@Comedyisthecure.com  to claim your softback copies of I KILLED !

Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Center- “Happy Hour” is in San Diego!!- Congrats to Raquel Garcia- “I Killed” raffle book winner!!

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Hello San Diego!  It’s wonderful to be here in beautiful Southern California at The Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Training Center!!  The Center’s mission is to develop and deliver world class surface combat systems training to Fleet Sailors.   Thank you for hosting my “Happy Hour” tour.  I will be at the FASW Base Theater at 1250 on Friday September 5.  Please come by, say hello and have some laughs!  Can’t wait to see you all there!

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Above: me doing what I love most. The Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center medallion. Me and my special brother Sean.

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Above: Pics from todays program!

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Ft Belvoir Rocked Today!! Craig Ingram is “I Killed” raffle winner!! Congrats!!

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The two crowds at the COMMUNITY CENTER TODAY  were awesome and supportive.  Thank you for your attendance and your service.  We had a few tech issues for some who tried to post comments.  I apologize. I am somewhere high above Belvoir on a plane en route to San Diego via Minneapolis.  I was able to log in thanks to the GOGO internet on board this flight and resolve the issue.      Raffle will be extended 24 hrs until midnight Thursday to accommodate audience all day Thursday  till midnight!  Winner from the show gets a copy of  ”I KILLED- TRUE ROAD STORIES from America’s Top Comedians” and will be posted FRIDAY on this website.   To the soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen and civilians who attended today, Thank You.  I hope I added to your day and did not disappoint.  You took me to new heights with your service and laughter.   

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 Above: Ft Belvoir medal, me doing what I love, me and my special brother Sean! Below are pics from today’s presentations!
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Left) The incredible ASAP team     Center) Colonel Mitchell   Right) The very special to me, post-show gathering and support from soldiers, marines, sailors and civilians.
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Left)  A sincere and heartfelt hug received from the base Chaplain who expressed his appreciation for my love and commitment to ‘those who serve’.
Center) Expressing my appreciation in return.
Right)  Me with Natale and Lee, two warriors who serve us proud. 

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PMRF Barking Sands- “Happy Hour” is in Hawaii!!

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Aloha!  It is wonderful to be here in beautiful Hawaii at Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands!!  PMRF is the world’s largest instrumented, multi-dimensional testing and training missile range. It is the only range in the world where submarines, surface ships, aircraft and space vehicles can operate and be tracked simultaneously.  Thank you for inviting me here to deliver my “Happy Hour” program.   I will be at the Barking Sands Hangar on Monday, August 18 at 1300 hrs.  Please come by and share some laughs.  See you there!

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Above: An aerial view of PMRF Barking Sands.  Left: me and my special brother Sean!

Leave a comment here for show raffle. Personal messages to Bernie – click CONTACT and I will write you back personally.

Show Raffle Winners- “I Killed” True Road Stories from America’s Top Comics featuring Bernie McGrenahan

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Raffle Winners only.  Do not leave a comment on this post.  Leave a comment on the POST matching your Base!

I Killed True Road Stories from Americas Top Comedians Pensacola4

The following show attendees were randomly picked to receive a copy of I KILLED:True Road Stories of America’s Top Comedians!

JUNE 2014:

3- COMFLEACTS Sasebo, Japan- Chris Graumann- Prize contact info sent on 6/5
6- Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan- Taylor Elliott and Phillip Kendall- sent on 6/12
12- Corpus Christi- Manuel Gallegos and Jeff Hall- sent on 7/1
20- Gran Forks AFB- Jonathon MaCauley – sent on 7/1

JULY 2014:

2- Ft. Eustis- Dianna Sommer- prize contact info sent 7/7
16- NAVIOCOM, GA- Andrew Welch- prize contact info sent 7/7
17- NWS Charleston, SC- Sarah Pollard- prize contact info sent 7/28
23- NAS Fallon, NV- AO2 Terrell, Cole- mailed 7/25
29- Ft Gordon, GA- Russell Gray and Heather Mitchell- mailed 7/30 

AUGUST 2014:

13- NAS Whidbey Island, WA- Brian Masterson – prize contact info sent 8/14
14- NAVSTA Everett, WA- Angela Kolone- prize contact info sent 8/15
15-Naval Station Kitsap-Bangor, WA-  Rudy Gabardi- prize contact info sent 8/16
18- Barking Sands, Kauai,HI- Brittany Adkins and Robert Fullick- prize contact info sent 8/19

Congratulations from The HAPPY HOUR Comedy with a Message staff!

Contact  Melissa@Comedyisthecure.com  to claim your softback copies of I KILLED !

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