Episode 440: Kristin Beck, from Navy SEAL to veterans advocate, & now exploring the world of fashion
By now, most of you are familiar with our featured guest this episode, Kristin Beck. The retired SEAL formerly known as Chris Beck made headlines with the CNN documentary “Lady Valor,” but it has now been five years since the film first aired, and Kristin has since become involved in various projects. The biggest of which is becoming the National Advocacy Officer for The Military Order of the Purple Heart. Through this position Kristin has advocated for improved treatment for veterans with traumatic brain injury, as well as post traumatic stress related difficulties. We also dive deep into Kristin’s history... More
Episode 439: Iran, North Korea, nuclear warfare, and Choco Tacos
So much for this being a shorter episode, you guys sent us a giant mailbag full of great questions to [email protected] As the title suggests, we cover quite a wide array of topics, some critical, and some very silly. Learn about Jack’s stories prior to becoming a Ranger, as well as my history in broadcasting. Crack one open, and enjoy two uninterrupted hours of us answering any questions you may have.
Episode 438: Army Ranger Mike Schlitz discusses the future of helping veterans
Michael Schlitz has been a friend to the show for many years now, in fact you can hear Mike way back on Episode 66 getting into his inspiring story. For those who don’t know, Mike was struck by an IED during a road clearing mission back in 2010 in Iraq, disfiguring and burning practically his entire body. This led to a grueling recovery process as one can only imagine which he describes in greater detail in his RangerUp published article. Through tragedy however, Mike sparked a deep friendship with actor and veteran advocate Gary Sinise leading to a smarthome that... More
Episode 437: Doing dirt in special operations with former SEAL Jake Zweig
Jake Zweig is a favorite of the podcast, although it’s actually been a few years since we’ve had the former SEAL and star from “Dude, You’re Screwed” and “Top Shot” join us. Jake recently reached out to me about a single mother struggling in her current financial situation, as he set up a GoFundMe for the woman he recently met. The initial goal is to help this hard working mom get a car which would be of great help to her, and he speaks with us about where he sees her going from there. Any help would be appreciated from... More