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GRP 129-From Africa to the French Special Forces-Qui ose gagne: The Story of a French SAS Operator

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GRP 129-From Africa to the French Special Forces-Qui ose gagne: The Story of a French SAS Operator

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I have a very special guest on for this week’s podcast. Retired French SAS operator Raymond. Raymond was born in Africa and moved to France during his teenage years. He eventually joined the Army and became a member of the French Foreign Legion. It was on a deployment with the Foreign Legion where he met members of the French SAS, France’s premier counter terrorism unit. 

 

We discussed his early life, the racism he experienced in France and in the Army being from Africa. We touched on what effects terrorism has had on France as a nation, and many other topics. Enjoy. 

 

3:55- The origins of the French Special Forces

 

8:44-Joining the French Foreign Legion

 

17:55-Joining the French SAS

 

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GRP 128-The 20 Year Journey of a Navy SEAL Sniper: Jack Carr

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GRP 128-The 20 Year Journey of a Navy SEAL Sniper: Jack Carr

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GRP 128-The 20 Year Journey of a Navy SEAL Sniper: Jack Carr

 

On for this week’s podcast is former Navy SEAL Officer turned author Jack Carr. He led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper specializing in communications and intelligence, to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was on a pre 9/11 training deployment on Guam when the Twin Towers were hit. His team immediately deployed to the middle east to take over ship take down operations against Saddam Hussein from SEAL Team 3 who rotated into Afghanistan.

 

Jack has written a fictional novel called “The Terminal List” and has a second book on the way called “True Believer”. Enjoy.

 

0:00- My friend Kevin Lacz speaking on the incident in which Marc Lee was killed in action in Iraq. Marc was the first SEAL killed during the Iraq war. 

 

14:02-Naval Special Warfare Sniper, Employment of Snipers on the battlefield.

 

21:35-Sri Lanka, Global terrorism

 

40:15-Having a family at home while deploying into combat over a 20-year career 

 

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GRP 125-There is a wisdom of the head and a wisdom of the heart:Dave Nielsen a Special Missions Sniper

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GRP 125-There is a wisdom of the head and a wisdom of the heart:Dave Nielsen a Special Missions Sniper

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Back on the podcast is Dave Nielsen. Dave served in Special Missions as a Breacher, Dog Handler, and sniper. His first experience in warwas in 1989during a combat jump into Panama as a young Ranger. Dave finished up his career over two decades later having deployed multiple times. We discussed in detail the operation which was covered in the HBO documentary “War Dog” where Dave’s K9 partner “Pepper” was killed in Iraq. 

 

We discussed Iraq, language training, Egypt and much more. Enjoy.

0:00- Master Sergeant Joshua Wheeler tribute

 

2:10-Warrior Dogs

 

27:17-Subject matter experts

 

1:00:24-Language training in Egypt during the Arab Spring

 

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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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GRP 105-It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: The story of a Special operations SGM

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GRP 105-It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: The story of a Special operations SGM

 

 

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GRP 105- Very special guest on with me for this week’s podcast. Retired Special Operations Sergeant Major Chris Dutch Moyer came on. SGM Moyer served in the U.S. Army for 31 years. He first served as a Tanker, an Infantrymen, and an Army Ranger, before going deeper into the Joint Special Operations Command. We talked about the mindset required to remain at the top of your game for so long. We talked about coming back from injuries as he’s gotten badly injured while training for combat. 
    
The special operations forces are constantly training, deploying, and fighting. We talked about how the forces to some degree have burned out and how the military is getting better at mitigating the burnout. We talked about the “golden age of special operations” which refers to the last 16 plus years of war where the operators have lead the fight against America’s enemies. We discussed Africa, transnational terrorism, and the geopolitical threat posed by China. SGM Moyer shared some of the school’s and specialties he’s had while in such as being a dog handler. We were able to discuss some of the benefits of having dogs running with operators in combat. Lastly, we discussed his consulting company called DCM Consulting USA. They are working on getting
a website back up but for now, you can contact him via his Instagram page which is listed below. Enjoy. 


0:00-Intro

2:23-Introduction to Sergeant Major Moyer

9:53-The golden age of special operations

15:35-Transnational Terrorism. The burning out of special operations forces. 

31:09-The tip of the spear

53:42-Special Operations working dogs 

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