GRP 122- We’ll do the Voodoo so that you can do what you do: Australian Special Forces Medics

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GRP 122- We’ll do the Voodoo so that you can do what you do: Australian Special Forces Medics

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GRP 122- We’ll do the Voodoo so that you can do what you do: Australian Special Forces Medics at war

On for this week’s podcast are two Voodoo Medics who served in the Australian Special Forces for a number of years. Corporal Tom Newkirk, 2nd Commando Regiment and the Special Operations Engineer Regiment. Sergeant Brad Watts Medic Distinguished Service Medal, SASR (Special Air Service Regiment) who also spent time with the Engineer Regiment. We talked about the Voodoo Medics documentary by Australian Journalist Kristen Shorten which brought to light some of the experiences of these warriors in combat.

We discussed their careers and experiences in Special Operations. Enjoy.

0:00-Intro

10:27-Corporal Tom NewKirk, 2nd Commando Regiment, Special Operations Engineer Regiment. Discussing his family’s military history and Army Career as a Commando Medic.

15:32-Sergeant Brad Watts Medic Distinguished Service Medal, SASR (Special Air Service Regiment)

21:18-Newkirk during the battle of Zabat Kalay in Afghanistan with the 2nd Commando Regiment.

32:28-The incident for which Sergeant Watts received the Distinguished Service Medal for rescuing a Danish solider shot in the head by a sniper.

44:51-Treating children wounded during war fighting.

Here is the link to all of the Voodoo Medics videos and articles

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/voodoomedics

Here is the link that will take viewers straight to Voodoo Medics Part I

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/voodoo-medics-on-the-ground-in-one-of-australias-most-intense-battles-of-the-afghanistan-war/news-story/95ffc44ea62a514267b6156f7fdcf815

Voodoo Medics podcast iTunes

https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/voodoo-medics/id1440695248?mt=2

Voodoo Medics podcast Spotify 

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GRP 121-Voodoo Medics: Australian Special Forces Medics in Afghanistan

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GRP 121-Voodoo Medics: Australian Special Forces Medics in Afghanistan

 

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On for this week’s podcast is Australian Journalist Kristen Shorten and Australian Special Forces Medic veteran Jody Tieche. Shorten produced and published a documentary in conjunction with the Daily Telegraph called Voodoo Medics. This documentary chronicles the experiences of Australian Special Forces medics in Afghanistan in a very vivid and real way. We discussed Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC), the process of creating the documentary, and Jody shared some of his experiences in combat. Enjoy.

0:00- into

5:10- Kristen Shorten Australian journalist and wife to a former Australian Special Forces Commando

14:56-Jody Tieche a Special Forces Medic or “Kilo”

Here is the link to all of the Voodoo Medics videos and articles
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/voodoomedics

Here is the link that will take viewers straight to Voodoo Medics Part I
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/voodoo-medics-on-the-ground-in-one-of-australias-most-intense-battles-of-the-afghanistan-war/news-story/95ffc44ea62a514267b6156f7fdcf815

Voodoo Medics podcast iTunes
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/voodoo-medics/id1440695248?mt=2

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GRP 120-Warriors Heart: Two Brothers Serving in Special Missions in The War on Terror

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GRP 120-Warriors Heart: Two Brothers Serving in Special Missions in The War on Terror

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GRP 120-Warriors Heart: Two Brothers Serving in Special Missions in The War on Terror

For this week's podcast, I have on Tom and Scot Spooner. Both served in the infantry than became Special Forces Engineers. After 9/11 Tom who joined the Army before Scot went to selection and made it into the Army’s Special Missions Unit as an operator. For the next decade, he deployed without a break into combat as an operator and a sniper.

Scot was on an instructor tour at the Special Forces schoolhouse where he taught everything explosives for young men becoming Green Berets. Once Scot’s instructor time was up he went into the Special Missions Unit as apart of the heavy breacher’s program. They’ve been deployed to Iraq at the same time and discuss what that was like. We talked about their new podcast Original Freedom, Post Traumatic Stress, and several other topics. Enjoy.

0:00-Ronald Regan Speech

6:00-Tom Spooners Army Career

12:51-Scot Spooners Army Career

20:16-Deployed with Army Special Missions in Iraq at the same time.

37:02- “It was harder to be at home watching television then it was to be deployed in combat”

58:06-Warriors Heart

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GRP 119- A Navy SEALs Humanitarian Struggle in The Battle For Mosul: The City of Death

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GRP 119- A Navy SEALs Humanitarian Struggle in The Battle For Mosul: The City of Death

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GRP 119-I have a great guest on with me for this episode. Ephraim Mattos is a former U.S. Navy SEAL turned humanitarian aid worker. Mattos has an upcoming book releasing in October co-authored by Scott McEwen (the author of American Sniper) called “City of Death: Humanitarian Warriors in the battle for Mosul”.

Ephraim spent months in Iraq with the Free Burma Rangers providing medical care to Iraqi’s wounded during the battle to retake Mosul from ISIS. There is a viral video taken during the battle where Mattos and a former U.S. Marine step out from behind a tank to provide covering fire for David Eubank as he sprints under ISIS sniper fire to rescue a little girl. Eubank is a former American Special Forces officer who founded the Free Burma Rangers. Mattos was shot shortly after the rescue. We discussed this event and much more. Enjoy.

0:00-Kevin Lacz on Mark Lee

2:11-Introduction to Ephraim Mattos, SEAL Teams,

7:19-The rescue of an Iraqi girl under ISIS sniper fire in Mosul. Getting shot by ISIS.

23:30-Free Burma Rangers. The war in Burma(Myanmar) is the worlds longest running civil war. 70 years.

43:44-The Nazarene Fund, The Fireside Journal, The City of Death

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GRP-118: Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories: The Guardian Group

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GRP-118: Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories: The Guardian Group

 

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 GRP-118: On for this episode is retired Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Tiegs. LTC Tiegs spent a long career in the US Army serving with multiple special operations units. He finished up with the Army’s Special Missions Unit. Throughout his long career he’s spent years going after and dismantling terror networks across the world. 

 

During his operational service he came across child sex trafficking. He’s now running an organization called “Guardian Group”. “Guardian Group (GG) is committed to an aggressive, comprehensive approach to taking the fight to human trafficking. The first part of our strategy focuses on providing training to the travel and hospitality industries.” Enjoy0:00-Bill McCraven Speech

 

5:45-Introduction to Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Tiegs, The Guardian Group.

 

12:05: Ranger Battalion, College, 10thSpecial Forces Group, Special Missions. 

 

29:40: Denying the enemy freedom of movement.

 

 

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