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GRP 135-Wherever you go, go with all your heart: A Special Missions Operator at war

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GRP 135-Wherever you go, go with all your heart: A Special Missions Operator at war

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GRP 135-Wherever you go, go with all your heart: A Special Missions Operator at war - We have a very special guest on for this week’s podcast. Joining me on today's episode is retired, Sergeant Major Jamey Caldwell. SGM Caldwell began his career as an Army Ranger before he went to selection to join the Army’s Special Missions Unit. On September 11th, 2001 he was forward deployed overseas. Within the coming weeks and months, his unit would be amongst the very first Americans to enter into Afghanistan. 

 

They were tasked with killing Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden was tracked to the Tora Bora cave complex which is apart of the Spin Ghar mountain range in eastern Afghanistan. Caldwell would deploy into combat 14 times over the following 14 years in the war against terrorism. We discussed selection, leadership, mindset, and many other topics. Enjoy. You can learn about the battle of Tora Bora from the Special Missions commander on the ground "Dalton Fury" in his book "Kill Bin Laden". You can get a copy here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0312567405/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2

 

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GRP 131: Thorns and Roses grow on the same tree: The story of a female Kurdish fighter

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GRP 131: Thorns and Roses grow on the same tree: The story of a female Kurdish fighter

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This week’s podcast was recorded in July 2017 with Kurdish fighter Joanna Palani. Joanna is currently in prison in Denmark due to their laws against Danish citizens traveling to Syria to fight. Joanna’s family is from the western region of Iran. She was born in a U.N refugee camp in the desert of Ramadi, Iraq.
Growing up there were sections of the road her brother and his peers traversed en route to school that were littered with IED’s. During a commute to school, he was killed by a roadside bomb. Eventually, her immediate family moved to Denmark where she spent several years living before dropping out of college to go join the uprising in Syria. If you want to hear from a woman on the ground this is a must listen.

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0:00-News reports on the fighting in Syria

5:00-Introduction to Joanna Palani, a Kurdish female fighter with the YPJ

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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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