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GRP 113-The Graveyard of Empires: Afghanistan

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GRP 113-The Graveyard of Empires: Afghanistan

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Episode 113: Back on the podcast co-hosting is Tim Kulczak, the creator of the Veterans Project. Our guest for today’s episode is author and British Army combat veteran Gez Jones. We took a dive into the conflict in Afghanistan from various points as it is a complex situation. Hilarious stories were told as were serious ones. We talked about the failures of western leadership regarding tactics and rules of engagement. We discussed the culture of rape that exist in some areas of Afghanistan where women and children are systematically abused. You guys are going to enjoy this.

 

O:00-Intro

 

3:56-Inserting into Afghanistan

 

44:55-The perception of time

 

1:04:00-Combat story. Asymmetrical warfare.

 

1:53:26-Culture of rape: Abuse of women and children  

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GRP 108-"By Strength and Guile" A Conversation with American and British Operators

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GRP 108-"By Strength and Guile" A Conversation with American and British Operators

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GRP 108-We have some great guest on for this episode. Back on the podcast is retired Navy SEAL Boyd Renner. Boyd served for 28 years in the Navy all of that as a Navy SEAL. With 23 years spent at Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Bob joined us as well and Bob served for 16 years as a Royal Marine in the British military. He spent the majority of his time deployed in combat before he was medically retired.

 

Boyd and Bob shared some stories of their time in the service which can be hilariously funny or life changing events. We talked about Boyd getting his first tattoo with his wife’s DNA encapsulated into it via his company Everence. We discussed approaching and dealing with difficult situations in life, the meaning of tattoo’s, and many other topics. Enjoy.

 

0:00-Intro

 

4:09-Boyd’s first tattoo and military background.

 

6:06-Bob’s military career in the British Royal Marines

 

19:12-Running a protection detail for General Stanley McChrystal

 

43:40-Tattoos

 

1:04:40-Combat Story

 

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GRP 107-The Contingent Group: The Story of a SEAL Team 6 Operator

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GRP 107-The Contingent Group: The Story of a SEAL Team 6 Operator

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GRP 107- Joining us for this week’s podcast is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the United States Navy SEALs. Eddie Penney began his military career as a Marine. After his first contract was up he enlisted into the Navy and began the grueling process to become a Navy SEAL. Eddie served multiple tours of duty as a SEAL before joining Naval Special Warfare Development Group which is better known as SEAL Team 6.  

 

Penney shared his experiences in BUDs with us. We talked about deploying into combat and having the mindset required to serve as an operator over several years of warfighting. We talked about the “Contingent Group” which is a security company that offers a wide variety of security services that Eddie has started since leaving the Navy. Enjoy.

 

0:00-Intro

 

4:20-Becoming a United States Marine. Becoming a Navy SEAL.

 

16:05-Naval Special Warfare Development Group.

 

34:00- “I either want to die in combat, doing my job right now, or live till I’m 98 years old and see my great, great grand kids,” one of them told me. “I don’t want anything in between. None of us do. A warrior’s death, you can’t get any higher than that. It’s horrible for the family, they don’t want to hear that, but for us, the guys at our command, we’re okay with it. That is our duty, the highest calling

 

41:19-Transitioning. The Contingent Group. Security/Safety tips.  

 

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HP Lefler:

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GRP 106-One Time Every Time: The Trials and Tribulations of a Navy SEAL at War

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GRP 106-One Time Every Time: The Trials and Tribulations of a Navy SEAL at War

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GRP 106-Chantel Taylor is back on the podcast co-hosting for this episode. We have a special guest on with us “Turbo” who is a retired Navy SEAL. Turbo served as a SEAL for a number of years. After 9/11 he became the second amputee of the war. He couldn’t give details but he was wounded upon insertion into an area attempting to rescue Americans. He was rescued after 18 hours in -20-degree weather on a 10,000-foot mountaintop.

 

His leg was amputated below the knee. After 9 months of rehabilitation, he rejoined his team and deployed into combat. We talked about his experiences going through BUDs (Basic Underwater Demolitions/SEAL) training. We touched on the mental and physical aspects of overcoming a difficult situation. After retiring from the Navy Turbo has done a number of events and competitions in honor of wounded and fallen warfighters all over the country.

 

We discussed Everence and his role in it. Everence encapsulates DNA which can be inserted into a new or existing tattoo. Enjoy.

 

Everence is currently being offered at a special holiday discount. You can visit their website at www.everence.life to take advantage of it.

 

 

 

 

 

0:00-Intro. Navy SEAL Kevin Lacz talking about his good friend Marc Lee who was KIA in Iraq running combat operations.

 

3:10-The beginning of Turbo’s Navy career

 

 

6:00- “One Time Every Time” Becoming a Navy SEAL.

 

20:31- “Wounded by machine gun fire upon insertion. 18 hours later, -20 degrees, 10,000-foot mountaintop.”

 

33:33-Everence

 

42:50-Honoring the fallen, Prosthetics, The Invictus Games

 

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https://www.facebook.com/GlobalReconPodcast/

 

 

HP Lefler:

https://www.instagram.com/4runner.freyja

 

 

Chantel Taylor:

https://www.instagram.com/mission_critical

 

 

https://www.instagram.com/altern8rv

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GRP 103-Everence: The Story of a Navy SEAL DEVGRU Operator

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GRP 103-Everence: The Story of a Navy SEAL DEVGRU Operator

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GRP 103-On with me for this week’s podcast is Chief Warrant Officer (W-4), U.S. Navy, Boyd Renner. Renner served for 28 years in the Navy all of that time as a SEAL. He served for 23 years with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU). DEVGRU is the Tier 1 counter-terrorism component of the Navy. With a total of 12 combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq Boyd has a unique perspective. We discussed his role in Operation Red Wings 2 which was the mission to locate and recover Marcus Luttrell, as well as the SEALs that were killed on the quick reaction helicopter that got shot down attempting to provide back up to Luttrell’s team. 

 

We discussed leadership, tactical medicine, the burning out of Special Operations Forces, and a new product which just released from Boyd’s company called Everence. Everence is a patented technology that allows you to add DNA from a loved one directly into any new or existing tattoo.

 

Everence is currently being offered at a special holiday discount. You can visit their website at www.everence.life to take advantage of it.

 

 

0:00-Intro

 

4:17-Introduction into Boyd’s military career. Going through Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) school.

 

9:24-Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU).

 

11:56-Operation Red Wings 2. The search and rescue of Marcus Luttrell.

 

26:00-The nonstop deployments of Special Operations Forces over the last 16 years. Units getting burned out, and the care received after coming home. Tactical medicine.

 

35:00- 12 combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. Specialty skill sets in the SEAL Teams. Leadership.

 

46:50- “That speeding train keeps going when you get off of it” -retired SEAL.

 

49:00-Endeavor life sciences. Everence. Adding DNA safely to a new or existing tattoo. A way to have family and loved ones with you long after they’re gone.

 

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www.twitter.com/igrecon

 

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HP Lefler:

https://www.instagram.com/4runner.freyja

 

 

Chantel Taylor:

https://www.instagram.com/mission_critical

 

 

https://www.instagram.com/altern8rv

 

Music provided by Caspian:

 

www.caspianmusic.net

 

 

 

 

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