The Home Base Nation podcast features discussions on serving those who have served with Military and civilian leaders of a grateful nation

About The Team

Ron Hirschberg, MD


Dr. Ron Hirschberg is the host of the Home Base Nation podcast. He also serves as the Senior Director of Health and Wellness at Home Base.

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Peter Smyth


Peter Smyth is Chairman of the Home Base Nation podcast. He also serves as President of The Hundred Club of Mass., Inc., a organization that provides benefits to the surviving families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line-of-duty in Massachusetts.

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Advisory Board

  • Brigadier General (Ret.) Jack Hammond

    Executive Director, Home Base

  • Michael Allard

    Chief Operating Officer, Home Base

  • Bill Davidson

    Senior Director, Outreach, Peer Support & Volunteers, Home Base


The views expressed by guests to the Home Base Nation are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent.  Views and opinions expressed by guests are those of the guests and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Home Base, the Red Sox Foundation or any of its officials.