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Imagine a bunch of veterans sitting around a living room with their favorite adult beverage and someone brings up a topic that takes the conversation down a rabbit hole. That's our show. Grab a chair and your favorite beverage and join in on an awesome topic. Our hosts are military veterans and our guests are real people with a message to share. Real Talk. Real People. (aka Mentors4Mil)
 
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Jason Belford grew up in Kentucky but what led to him entering the Army and his journey thereafter is a story of overcoming roadblocks, determination, and resilience. He joins Robert and Paul on this episode. Taped at 15 Perry Street.If you enjoy our content and you want to help support our show, visit https://www.patreon.com/join/Mentors4mil to be…
 
On this episode, Spencer Lewis joins Robert and Paul to discuss his military journey that led to him later joining the U.S. Army Special Forces. He is currently out there trying to make a difference in other peoples lives while making his own transition out of active service."Achieving your goals should do nothing but make you realize that you have…
 
Tom Amenta, Dan Blakeley, and Beau Simmons join Robert and Paul on this episode. Tom and Dan both served with 75th Ranger Regiment and Beau is a veteran professional photographer. Taped at 15 Perry Street.If you enjoy our content and you want to help support our show, visit https://www.patreon.com/join/Mentors4mil to become a donor of our podcast f…
 
Not everyone has struggled to face their own reflection for years on end. But anyone who has experienced trauma or adversity will resonate with Legion Rising, the unflinchingly honest account of an army officer's journey through combat in the Iraq War and rising beyond the scars that trauma leaves behind.Jeff Morris is a former Infantry Officer in …
 
Tommy Stoner served for over 29 years in the U.S. Army as both an enlisted soldier and as a commissioned officer with the majority of the that time in the Special Operations community including the Ranger Regiment and the Special Forces. Tommy joins Robert and Paul on this episode to discuss his career and what he's doing now with the Social Operat…
 
With his WWII USMC grandfather as his role model, Michael Politowicz enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2000 at age 18, but he didn’t make it very far. He sits down with Robert to talk about his journey into the U.S. Marine Corps, why he had to enter twice, stepping on an IED trip wire during a deployment, etc.______________If you enjoy our content an…
 
In this episode, Casey Clarke joins Robert and Paul to discuss his time in US Army military intelligence and civil affairs as an officer. We also talk about why CA is in SOF and spend some time talking about a really cool program that Casey was a part of.Taped at 15 Perry Street.______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help support ou…
 
"Dutch" Chris Moyer, served 31 years in the United States Army, 26 of which were Special Operations Command with experience with the 19th Special Forces Group, 1st/75th Ranger Battalion culminating with 14 years as a USASOC Operator at the tip of the spear.Taped at 15 Perry Street.______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help support …
 
Phil spent time in the US Army as a cavalry scout and in special operations with multiple deployments. His brother Mike is a civilian EMS who was on the ground in the aftermath of 9/11 in NYC and as part of the efforts after the destruction of hurricane Katrina. Phil and Mike Sussman are the cofounders of American Yogi.Phil previously joined us on …
 
Angie Nylund is a former U.S. Army Motor Transport Operator and Multiple Launch Rocket System soldier who was diagnosed with a heart disease while stationed at Fort Bragg. Afterwards, she decided to put together her passion for horses and her desire to give back to the veteran community by founding Veteran Mustang Mission, a nonprofit that is takin…
 
Kelly is a combat veteran who served over ten years in US Army Special Operations, as both a Ranger and a Tier 1 Operator. Kelly began his career in 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75 Ranger Regiment. At 22 years old, he was the youngest (at the time) to earn a place in the Delta Force. As an operator, Kelly was involved in 350+ direct action missions in sup…
 
Bob Adams began his military service as a U.S. Navy Division Officer and Navigator on the U.S.S. Hammer before attending Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S). After 14 years in the Navy, he decided to become a physician using a U.S. Army scholarship program that allowed him to attend school and afterwards entered the U.S. Army with assignments …
 
The purpose of the Ranger Training Assessment Course (RTAC)at the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center (WTC) at Fort Benning, GA is to prepare Soldiers to succeed at the US Army Ranger School. RTAC accomplishes this by assessing Soldiers' physical and mental capabilities, training Soldiers on Troop Leading Procedures, and Reconnaissance/Ambu…
 
While on active duty, Tony rose to the level of Pararescue Functional Manager of Air Combat Command, overseeing policy, manpower, and readiness. Supported over 700 Pararescuemen across seven major commands to support Combined Joint Task Forces in the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. His expertise is in combat and training programs, career dev…
 
Brad began his career as an US Army Ranger with 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and saw combat in 1993 at the Battle of Mogadishu before taking the 'long walk' and becoming an operator with 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment–Delta (1st SFOD-D)and ultimately retiring with twenty years of service.Brad's love as being a musician started ear…
 
We go inside 75th Ranger Regiment's relatively new Military Intelligence Battalion (RMIB) by sitting down with their command group at 75th Ranger Regiment headquarters to talk everything military intel and this battalion's origins within Ranger Regiment. The RMIB's mission is to recruit, train, develop, and employ highly trained and specialized Ran…
 
Matt Tardio joined the US Army as an infantryman. What happened after his initial training is not the usual story and his experience between that training and him becoming a Special Forces non-commissioned officer are very unique. Join Paul and Robert on this episode as we uncover Matt's story. _______________If you enjoy our content and you want t…
 
The third stanza of the Ranger creed is "Never shall I leave a fallen comrade …" and Ranger medics are some of the best trained to save lives on the battlefield. "Absolute Mastery of the Basics has always been a standard to live by within the 75th Ranger Regiment. The mastery of casualty response and medical skills at all levels has saved numerous …
 
Luke Puckett came into the army under the 18X program and spent 8 years in 7th Special Forces Group and multiple deployments before recently becoming a drill instructor at Fort Benning, GA. From his own time in basic training, he recalls DS Glass who didn't say a lot, but motivated and mentored him to success. He hopes to do the same for all of the…
 
Nick Goldsmith served as a Royal Marines Commando for 11 years, in which time he was deployed across the world, including the Arctic, the jungle and multiple tours of Afghanistan.He started Hidden Valley Bushcraft in 2012 with his wife to teach survival skills and has also used it as a therapy to help veterans who are trying to cope with the diffic…
 
Amber is a gentle soul and someone who many, including those in the SOF community, have leaned on and gained support from during her US Army career. We take a dive into a career field, and more importantly the person behind it, who has made a difference in many lives, but she is also someone who deals with her own demons left from the scars of this…
 
Lee Busby is a retired 20+ year Special Operations Veteran with service in the 75th Ranger Regiment and 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Delta Force). Busby’s service includes 12 combat deployments as both a Team Member and Team Leader in Delta Force. Lee joins Robert, Paul, and Chris VanSant on this episode.Lee Busby on Instagram: …
 
AJ Powell served in both the Navy and the Army before separating. He was on a previous episode and he joins us again where we jump into the topic of having a motivated mindset._______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help support our show, visit https://www.patreon.com/join/Mentors4mil to become a donor of our podcast for as little a…
 
Uriah Popp is a retired Command Sergeant Major in the US Army who served a total of 23 years of active service with time as a SOF Medic with multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and as the non-commissioned officer in charge at a brigade level at Womack Army Medical Center._______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help support…
 
Before joining the US Army, Phil Sussman was a photojournalistwhere he spent time overseas, and shortly after an Army contractor. He joined the Army within the Armor Corps as a platoon leader, executive officer, and operations officer before attending special operations civil affairs selection and deploying multiple times as a Civil Affairs officer…
 
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Jim Reese served 25 years in the Army and distinguished himself in the 75th Ranger Regiment and “Delta Force,” the U.S. elite counter-terrorist force. He has advised international leaders on six continents and served in contingency operations in the Balkans and Colombia and combat operations in both Operation …
 
Rachael Jackson began her Army career as an enlisted soldier and was then selected and graduated from the United States Military Academy. She is a former Army Captain and Apache helicopter pilot who was medically discharged not long after her deployment. She is now the cofounder and CEO of a community and relationship-building platform that helps p…
 
Doug Kiesewetter is the content director at SOFLETE, a company of human performance specialists helping tactical athletes realize their full potential, but he's also an Engineer and Weapons Sergeant in the National Guard's Special Forces with deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Africa._______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help s…
 
Three former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret's) along with George Luz Jr., the son of the legendary Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division portrayed in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers", pay tribute and talk about the role the French Resistance played in WWII.We also share an audio clip…
 
Kyle Neal was recently on Episode 252 and returns to discuss a procedure, an injection of a long-acting local anesthetic, using ultrasound or fluorpscopic guidance, is made in the right side of the neck around the main nerve that controls the “fight or flight” response (the sympathetic nervous system), that he had performed to help him with his tra…
 
John "Rain" Waters is a seasoned fighter pilot with more than 960 combat hours in the MC-12W and the F-16 flying combat missions as part of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Inherent Resolve. He joined Robert and Paul on this episode.John is the host of The Afterburn Podcast._______________If you enjoy our content and you want to help s…
 
Chris VanSant served at the tip of the spear as an operator in the U.S. Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (aka "The Unit", "Delta Force", "CAG", "Task Force Green") with over 500 combat operations, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, and taking part in eleven combat deployments over his 20+ year career in special operation…
 
Ryan joined the Army and served in the infantry for 6 years before joining Special Forces. He has deployed multiple times to SE Asia and the Middle East. Losing friends and teammates in combat and then through suicide takes a toll and Ryan knew he needed to do something in his own life. "The art of interpersonal communication and connection is quic…
 
A simple car accident changed the path of 6-year-old Sean Rogers’ life forever. His single mother checked into the hospital as a vibrant young woman and checked out as a full-blown opioid addict. From that day forward, Sean’s life became a silent nightmare of abuse, neglect, chronic hunger, and slow, helpless withdrawal from everything and everyone…
 
Ryan Hendrickson is a Special Forces Engineer in the U.S. Army. Ryan transferred over to the Army in 2008 after completing enlistments in both the Navy and Air Force. He has many military deployments including Iraq, Afghanistan, and several South and Central American countries. In 2010, while serving as an 18C on his first deployment as a Green Ber…
 
Staff Sergeant Josh Porter entered the U.S. Army from the Army Reserves in 2009 as a Parachute Rigger (92R) and after initial training, including airborne school, he was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, the 507th PIR and the command exhibition parachute team "The Silver Wings" at Fort Benning. He's served on multiple depl…
 
Jon Macaskill, MMT, is a Navy SEAL Commander who has served in Iraq, Afghanistan, off the coast of Somalia, and in Panama. Jon started his Navy career as an Aircrew Survival Equipmentmen (PR), occupational specialty A450, responsible for keeping parachutes, life rafts, personal flight gear, and other aviation survival gear in proper working conditi…
 
LT Kellie Hall grew up in a Navy household, her dad is still serving in the Navy Reserve, and the Navy has always been the "family business". Growing up she moved from California, to Virginia, to Sicily, Italy, and back to Virginia throughout her dad's Naval career. Now she's blazing her own trail as an active-duty Navy Lieutenant, woman in uniform…
 
Errol Doebler is a 1991 Graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. During his time as a Naval Officer, Errol served as Assistant Operations Officer onboard the USS Monongahela, Assistant Platoon Commander at SEAL Team FOUR, and a Platoon Commander at Seal Team ONE.After spending time in the private sector as a sales leader, Errol…
 
Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine whose proponents claim that it focuses on the "root causes" of diseases based on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems to develop "individualized treatment plans". In some circles it is described as a pseudoscience or as quackery. However, f…
 
Nick Dunn served as a member of the British Army Parachute Regiment. After service he became a maritime security guard on British vessels employed to protect them against Somali pirates. In October 2013, he and the crew of the British merchant ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio were intercepted off the Indian coast accused of being illegally armed in Indian…
 
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) is a special operations force of the United States Army that provides helicopter aviation support for general purpose forces and special operations forces. Its missions have included attack, assault, and reconnaissance, and these missions are usually conducted at night, at high speeds, low altit…
 
Kyle was on a routine patrol as a Cavalry Scout with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan when the vehicle he was in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED). We talk about everything that led up to that day, what happened after, and spend time talking about traumatic brain injury (TBI) and a new procedure that Paul (a retired US Army Ran…
 
Captain Ben Harrow is a 2005 graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, an accomplished officer and leader of U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) soldiers, and a decorated combat veteran. Ben's life would forever be changed on May 15, 2012 while deployed with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne). Leading a team of Special For…
 
AJ Powell is a retired United States Army NonCommissioned Officer who served in both the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. His professional military experience spans the full-spectrum of aviation operations, to include general, tactical, combat, SAR/CSAR/PR and MEDEVAC, VIP/DV operations, teaching, training and instruction, and special operations and specia…
 
Chief Master Sergeant Stefan Blazier "Blaze" is currently the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He is the primary advisor to the commander on all matters affecting training, performance, discipline, safety, readiness, and health of more than 18,000 students and permanent party Airmen. …
 
Rick Hogg is a 29-year US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran with 13 combat deployments, in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In this episode Rick sits down with Robert and talks about his time as a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor in the early GWOT days, becoming a K9 handler while in 7th Special Forces Group, and his time as an instruc…
 
Nick Norris is a graduate of both the United States Naval Academy and Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL (BUD/S) Class 247. Upon completion of SEAL training in 2004, Nick assumed progressively higher positions of leadership within Naval Special Warfare. His deployed roles included combat advisor to Iraqi and Afghan military units, Cross Functional …
 
Megan Henry is an officer in the US Army Reserve and also an Olympic athlete for the United States. "I was born two months premature by an emergency C-section and went straight into the ICU. Many didn’t think I would make it; and as my parents say, I have been fighting my way ever since", said Megan. While at the peak of her career, she suddenly fo…
 
Byron, Ryan, and Robert discuss the concerns they all share on the alarming number of veteran suicides, especially within the last twelve months. Veteran suicide continues to climb despite the best efforts by the veterans administration or the thousands of nonprofits focused on post traumatic stress, military sexual trauma, and suicide prevention. …
 
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