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


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.


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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.”




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


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GRP 60-Wes Kennedy, CSOR, Special Operations Selection, Fitness, Mindset


GRP 60-Wes Kennedy, CSOR, Special Operations Selection, Fitness, Mindset

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GRP 60-Episode 60 of the Global Recon Podcast I thought it would be a great way to kick off the new year by having Wes Kennedy back on the show. Wes is a former Canadian Special Operations Regiment(CSOR) operator. Wes is a combat veteran and since leaving the military has become an expert in fitness, nutrition, and mindset. Wes owns and operates a successful company whose main focus is to help people from the Five Eyes(FVEY) community pass special operations selection. FVEY consist of the Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. We often received emails and messages on social media asking for any resources that can help someone pass a selection. Well, there is no better place than the services provided by Wes and his company. Below is an excerpt from the podcast.


John: You spent your time serving first as an engineer, then special operations, and now you've left the military. When you first started your company you were focused on a few different avenues of fitness and health. Now you guys focus more on special operations selection. You have the physical aspect, but you also have the mental aspect. I know this is something you specialize in. Can we talk about that?


Wes Kennedy: What I've learned over the past several years with hundreds of guys training for various special ops selections around the world is the programming. Spent a lot of time learning how to do nutrition. It's almost the fluff of the training. It's fairly easy to deliver good individualized program design, good individualized nutrition. There are few guys that take it on and do it without question. Hit it day in and day out. What happens with most of us being the human beings that we are is eventually guys hit a crossroad. They said they're going to do something and they don't do it. I've begun to create a series of modules and training for that mindset piece to understand where they're behavioral patterns come from. The first module we cover in the mindset piece we cover is a purpose. A man without purpose is lost in the wind. Purpose to me is essentially what do I need to do before I die? and what do I need to do right now?



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GRP-06 Special Forces, Fitness, Calisthenics, and Survival

In this episode John and Mike discuss fitness, the impact that serving in a Special Forces ODA (Operational Detachment Alpha) has on the soldier’s family. We also give you guys some workouts to try out.


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GRP - 03 Special Operations Selection, Fitness, And Mindset

GRP-03-In this episode of the Global Recon Podcast Mike, and John discuss what it takes to make it into a Special Operations unit by passing the selection course. Physical fitness, and mental toughness, plus being able to make the right decisions is discussed in order to give you the tools to pass selection.