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J Here, welcome to the Marine Operating Concepts (M.O.C.) The Marine Corps is an organization filled with unique individuals from all over the world. This podcast will talk about orders, policies, leadership and mentorship styles, the good times and the bad times in our corps. Some guests may be controversial, some may dive into interpersonal relationships, and others, well I’ll let you decide. The goal is to provide you with thought provoking concepts, share ideas about the Marine Corps, and most importantly tools to help you work through issues you face. You're not alone in your thoughts, ideas, or issues so why not learn from others and make our Marine Corps a little better through common sense discussions. For the privacy of those on active duty, their last names will not be disclosed. The opinions of the host and the guests do not represent the Marine Corps or its values and should not be considered in that matter. This show is not intended to provide legal advice. If you need legal advice, I encourage you to seek legal counsel.

J Here, welcome to the Marine Operating Concepts (M.O.C.) The Marine Corps is an organization filled with unique individuals from all over the world. This podcast will talk about orders, policies, leadership and mentorship styles, the good times and the bad times in our corps. Some guests may be controversial, some may dive into interpersonal relationships, and others, well I’ll let you decide. The goal is to provide you with thought provoking concepts, share ideas about the Marine Corps, and most importantly tools to help you work through issues you face. You're not alone in your thoughts, ideas, or issues so why not learn from others and make our Marine Corps a little better through common sense discussions. For the privacy of those on active duty, their last names will not be disclosed. The opinions of the host and the guests do not represent the Marine Corps or its values and should not be considered in that matter. This show is not intended to provide legal advice. If you need legal advice, I encourage you to seek legal counsel.
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J Here, welcome to the Marine Operating Concepts (M.O.C.) The Marine Corps is an organization filled with unique individuals from all over the world. This podcast will talk about orders, policies, leadership and mentorship styles, the good times and the bad times in our corps. Some guests may be controversial, some may dive into interpersonal relationships, and others, well I’ll let you decide. The goal is to provide you with thought provoking concepts, share ideas about the Marine Corps, and most importantly tools to help you work through issues you face. You're not alone in your thoughts, ideas, or issues so why not learn from others and make our Marine Corps a little better through common sense discussions. For the privacy of those on active duty, their last names will not be disclosed. The opinions of the host and the guests do not represent the Marine Corps or its values and should not be considered in that matter. This show is not intended to provide legal advice. If you need legal advice, I encourage you to seek legal counsel.

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Episodes

Episode 009: NCO's, Motivation, Inspiration, and Leadership, SgtMaj (Ret.) Avery Crespin.

6/13/2019
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In this episode we will be talking to a retired Sergeant Major about and his thoughts on NCO’s and the difference between motivation and inspiration through the lens of Organizational Leadership. Today’s guest is Avery Crespin. He joined the Marine Corps in 1995 and retired in 2018. In his 22 years he served in every element of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) to include the training and education side of our Corps. He served with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR), Marine...

Duration:01:18:53

Episode 008: Grunt Life During The Height of OIF/OEF, Roy's Journey

6/6/2019
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In this episode we will be talking about a Marine Veteran who spent nearly his entire career in combat and how he has managed the unique challenges Marines face transitioning from a high tempo combat environment to civilian life. Today’s guest is Roy David. He joined the Marine Corps in 2002 and EAS’d in 2010. During his time in, he was an 0311, Infantry Marine an 0351 Infantry Assaultmen where he also served on a demolition team, and later an 0352 Anti-Tank Missile gunner. He served with...

Duration:01:12:40

Episode 007: Life as A Dual Military Service Members

5/30/2019
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In this episode we will be talking about life as a dual military service members. Today’s guest is Steve, he is a Captain who fly’s the attack helicopter for the Marine Corps. He joined the Marine Corps and received his commission in 2010 and was designated a Naval Aviator in 2014. He has served on a west coast MEU, the 31st MEU, and a UDP Steve also has a secondary MOS of Aviation Maintenance, he owns his own aircraft, and is an avid gamer. For the privacy of those on active duty, their...

Duration:01:06:23

Episode 006: Serving in the Marines with Crohn's and not Knowing it, Blake's Journey

5/23/2019
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In this episode we will be talking about a Marine Veteran who dealt with depression as a result from a disease which affects less than 200,000 people a year. In his second enlistment he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and was medically retired. Today’s guest is Blake Smith, he was a Chemical, Nuclear, Biological, and Radiological (C.B.R.N.) Defense Specialist and later lateral moved into the Aviation Ordnance M.O.S. He joined the Marine Corps in 2008 and was medically retired in 2016....

Duration:01:16:14

Episode 005: Life as a Company Commander, Matt's Thoughts and Experiences

5/16/2019
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In this episode we will be talking about what it’s like to be a Company Commander. Today’s guest is Matt who is a major in the AAV community. Prior to his commission, Matt was a Staff Sergeant. He joined the Marine Corps back in 2000 and went on to received his commission in 2007. He has two combat tours, has done a UDP, and a MEU. His current MOS is an 1803 AAV Officer. Matt was a Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Manager Instructor, a Program Manager for Advance Amphibian Assault vehicle,...

Duration:01:41:06

Episode 004: E.O. Discrimination, It's Inadvertently Happening

5/9/2019
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In today's episode we will be talking about the disparities of Equal Opportunity in the Marine Corps. Specifically, how the Corps is trying to ensure that there is no discrimination in any form yet it inadvertently does the very thing it’s designed to prevent. Today’s guest is Darren who is a Chief Warrant Officer. He joined the Marine Corps back in 2003 and received his commission to Warrant Officer in 2018. He has three combat tours. Prior to his commission to Warrant Officer, Darren was...

Duration:01:11:52

Episode: 003 Retirement and Retrospect with Todd a Retiring Gunnery Sergeant

5/2/2019
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In this episode we will be talking with Todd who is Gunnery Sergeant and is in the final stages of retirement. He talks about his experiences, the process to retire, his thoughts on the change in combat arms, and where he thinks the Marine Corps is heading Todd joined the Marine Corps in 1997 and has been in the AAV community his entire career. He has done 12 deployments which include multiple combat tours. He was an Instructor, a Senior Instructor, and a curriculum developer at Assault...

Duration:00:52:33

Episode: 002 Lets Have Career Drill Instructors, 1stSgt's Aren't Needed at the Depot

4/25/2019
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In this episode we will be talking about Recruit Training and the concept of a career Drill Instructor. Today's guest is Melvin who is a Master Gunnery Sergeant who has over 25 years under his belt. He joined the Marine Corps back in 1992 and has completed three combat tours. Melvin suggests that First Sergeants in a Recruit Training Company should be replaced by Gunnery Sergeants and Master Sergeants. Melvin was a Cook, a Chief Cook, LAR repairman, ramp chief, LAV instructor, Drill...

Duration:00:56:23

Episode: 001 A Downward Spiral From Divorce, How Adam Recovered

4/19/2019
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In today's episode we will be talking about the struggles of a Marine whose career spiraled out of control after returning from deployment. He goes through a divorce, compartmentalized his emotions at work and uses alcohol to cope when he's alone. After a two year downward spirals Adam was able to salvage his career. Listen Adam's story on how he made it possible. Adam joined the Marine corps back in 1996 and has been a communications Marine his entire career He has done two combat tours,...

Duration:00:34:04