Thursday, November 11, 2010


Exclusive RADIO Interview with Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead and Dr. Carol Ann Malizia on Alternative Healthcare Radio Network’s Show When Your Health Matters!

General Becky Halstead teams up with Dr. Carol Ann Malizia and Dr. Richard Huntoon on behalf of The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, to increase awareness of the many benefits associated with chiropractic care.

Newburgh, NY, November 10, 2010—With more and more health issues affecting our military personnel who are stationed throughout the world and who have been serving our nation in two wars for the past eight years, it has become the mission of The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress to increase awareness of the many benefits associated with Chiropractic care ( “The hands-on, active care of doctors of chiropractic and their advice on a healthy lifestyle are essential to the men and women of our military and to all Americans,” says Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Becky Halstead.

Doctor Carol Ann Malizia, who helped Becky Halstead identify and formulate a healthy lifestyle teamed up with her when they met at a women’s conference at the West Point Military Academy.

“This show demonstrates the importance of chiropractic care in the military as well as its importance toward supporting women’s health,” says Doc Rick, host of When Your Health Matters. Tune in during the mornings on this coming Thursday, Saturday or Sunday to catch this show dedicated to our armed services personnel and our veterans who have served our country. Listening to this show is a terrific way to remember our veterans and our active duty personnel while gaining advice on how to improve your personal health and lifestyle.

Becky, Carol Ann and Doc Rick will discuss:

  • Their busy careers and how it led to their movement to promote chiropractic care for the military and all Americans 
  • Their current role providing leadership and social responsibility through chiropractic health 
  • Other projects on which Becky and Carol Ann are currently working 


When: RADIO interview with Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead and Dr. Carol Ann Melizia will be aired on Doc Rick’s When Your Health Matters on The Alternative Healthcare Radio Network on WGHQ 920AM; WBNR 1260AM; and WLNA 1420AM on the radio dial and streaming from you can also hear Doc Rick on Clear Channel’s WRWD-FM 107.3 and WKIP-AM 1450. Doc Rick’s show airs Thursday mornings and Saturday mornings at 9 am and Sunday at 6:30 am.


Dr. Carol Ann Malizia is an inspirational speaker and wellness expert. She is a doctor of chiropractic focused on wellness and lifestyle management and has many years of professional clinical experience with patients and clients. Dr. Malizia met Becky Halstead through a speaking engagement at the West Point Military Academy where Dr. Malizia immediately diagnosed and helped Becky with her personal health issues. Thereafter Dr. Malizia became Becky’s healthcare advisor and they embarked on a joint mission to bring the message of the many benefits associated with chiropractic care.

Retired Brigadier General Becky Halstead founded her own leader consultancy company, STEADFAST Leadership, after having been the Executive Director for Leader Development with Praevius Group, Inc. Becky specializes in inspirational and motivational speaking, developing leader training programs, leader coaching, and mentoring. Becky is a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy and achieved an historic milestone by being the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer. She was the senior Commanding General for logistics in Iraq, and was the first female in U.S. history to command in combat at the strategic level. Becky served 27 years with the U.S. Army and retired as a General Officer in 2008. She culminated her career as the first female Chief of Ordnance and Commanding General of the Army’s Ordnance Center and Schools, responsible for the leader development and institutional training for the second largest branch in the Army with over 100,000 members.

Dr. Richard Huntoon is a licensed chiropractor with offices at Advanced Alternative Medicine Center, 320 Robinson Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550 (, where he offers a free weekly health class on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Huntoon is the host of When Your Health Matters broadcast on The Alternative Healthcare Radio Network on Thursday mornings on the Hudson Valley Talk RADIO stations and Saturday and Sunday the Clear Channel radio stations. He can be reached at 845.561.BACK (2225), or by email at

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