Bernie McGrenahan is a stand-up comedian touring the globe expressing gratitude to our Military’s service members, civilians and dependents for their service to our nation!  This original Comedy ‘With a Message’ training has been delivered to over 300 military bases world-wide.  Bernie’s Stand-up comedy material breaks the ice, followed by his personal life experiences.
The ‘inspirational testimony‘ is the key factor to this program’s overwhelming demand and success. 
A true program of the heart. 
A tale of one person’s willingness to admit his shortcomings,
the courage to ‘ask for help’ and the resilience to ‘make a change’! 
Program Topics include
Resiliency, Safety, Risk-Reduction, Substance- Abuse/Sexual Assault/Suicide Prevention & Bystander Intervention!  ‘Comedy “With a Message’ is where Laughter meets Inspiration and Resilience!
For more, please click here to read Bernie’s BIO 


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Yuma Proving Ground- The Army’s Premier Natural Environments Test Center

“I Killed” raffle book winners are…..Chad Nelson and Karen Zahn!  CONGRATS!!!

This week I am traveling from one desert to another.   I am headed to one of the largest military installations in the WORLD….Yuma Proving Ground!    YPG conducts tests on nearly every weapon in the ground combat arsenal.  Nearly all the long-range artillery testing for U.S. ground forces takes place here in an area almost completely removed from urban encroachment and noise concerns.  I would like to thank CathyAnn Robinson and the entire Family Advocacy Program team , Command and colleagues for bringing the program to your service men and women.   I will be at the YPG theater on Thursday 26 September at 1530.

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|19 Comments

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune- the Home of Expeditionary Forces in Readiness

Congrats to “I Killed” raffle book winners: Alberto Portillo, Andrew Hall and Joshua Sauble!!

This week I head to North Carolina.  I’m excited to spend the day with the fine men and women at Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune! Their mission is to support the various Marine Corps commands, a major Navy command and a Coast Guard command as well as the Marine Corps Base itself. Camp Lejeune with its various satellite camps, housing, training areas and New River Air Station is the largest concentration of Marines and Sailors in the world. With its massive amount of land and resources, Camp Lejeune is truly the “Home of Expeditionary Forces in Readiness.”

Thank you to Melody Dolmer and colleagues for all of your efforts in bringing me.  I will be at the base theater on Thursday 19 Sept at 0900 and 1300.  See you there!!


By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: News|14 Comments

A wonderful day at Robins AFB!!

Congrats to “I Killed” raffle book winners: Jordan Sharp, Janas Kukla and Mark Summers!!

I had an amazing time today at the Robins Air Force Base theater for both shows at 0900 and 1500 hours. Thank you to the SAPR staff and Violence Prevention team for further co-sponsorship of the awesome presentations today. To the Airmen and   civilians that supported the training as well as those on the Guard side: I cannot thank you enough for your positive response to laughter and heartfelt comments to me personally after the show. To the YAWNERS: I wish you 100 consecutive sleepless evenings!  Angele ,Captain Shim, Mr Baptiste and victim advocates: your hard work to prep for my arrival has been recognized and appreciated.  As I sit in my plane seat about to  return to Las Vegas (see photo with me in headphones) I sit with a full heart of pride for our Airmen and civilians at Robins who serve this nation with honor. PS… forgive me for watching that couple on the beach for the entire 45-minute experience . Till we meet again,

Love Bernie



By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: News|31 Comments

Eglin AFB!! Largest AFB in the world!!

CONGRATS to “I Killed” raffle book winners: Humberto Laviera, Melissa Knoll and Julio Parada!!!!!

Today was two of the most enjoyable presentations I’ve ever had in my 12-year military tour. Thank you to every Airman civilian and Joint Task Force member who attended.  Thank you to the 96 Test Wing, CMsgt Auger, Sgt Kukuk and colleagues for leading the charge to bring me here!  See pics from today’s programs below.  Thank you Linda Phillips and Samuel King Jr. for the photos!  The 96th TW executes developmental test and evaluation enabling the warfighter to put weapons on target in all battlespace media while also providing support for all other Team Eglin missions as the installation host wing. 


By |August 27th, 2019|Categories: News|124 Comments