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Welcome to the Global Recon Podcast! Tune in for a chance to hear from former SOF Operators, as well as military personnel from across the spectrum of military specialties.

Welcome to the Global Recon Podcast! Tune in for a chance to hear from former SOF Operators, as well as military personnel from across the spectrum of military specialties.
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Welcome to the Global Recon Podcast! Tune in for a chance to hear from former SOF Operators, as well as military personnel from across the spectrum of military specialties.

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@IgRecon

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Episodes

GRP 114- Force has no place where there is need of Skill: A Special Missions Command Sergeant Major

4/18/2018
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GRP 114- Force has no place where there is need of Skill-Herodotus: A Special Missions Command Sergeant Major We have a very special guest on for this week’s podcast. Command Sergeant Major Thomas Satterly joins us. CSM Satterly served as a Special Missions operator in the U.S. Army for 20 years serving in various leadership roles. His first experience in combat was during the various operations working as apart of Task Force Ranger in Mogadishu in 1993. We talked about his role in...

Duration:01:28:32

GRP 113-The Graveyard of Empires: Afghanistan

4/11/2018
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Episode 113: Back on the podcast co-hosting is Tim Kulczak, the creator of the Veterans Project. Our guest for today’s episode is author and British Army combat veteran Gez Jones. We took a dive into the conflict in Afghanistan from various points as it is a complex situation. Hilarious stories were told as were serious ones. We talked about the failures of western leadership regarding tactics and rules of engagement. We discussed the culture of rape that exist in some areas of Afghanistan...

Duration:02:32:24

GRP 112-Silence and Light: The story of a special operations rock band

3/28/2018
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GRP 112-Silence and Light: The story of a special operations rock band We have two great guests on for this week’s podcast. They are both veterans of the special operations community and members of a band called Silence and Light. J Bradford is a retired Army Special Missions operator who first saw combat in Mogadishu, Somalia during the Black Hawk Down incident as a young Ranger. Shortly before 9/11 he went onto try out and get selected to serve in the Army’s Special Missions unit where...

Duration:01:07:05

GRP 111-SOFREP Posting Footage of Americans Killed in Combat

3/9/2018
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GRP 111-I’m joined for this episode by two friends of mine. Two guys who are highly respected and experienced Green Berets from 3rd Special Forces Group. Bryan Myers from Raise The Black, and Kevin Tretter from Warrior Woven. We gathered today to discuss the helmet cam footage released by ISIS showing the final moments of three Special Forces Green Berets from 3rd Special Forces group and one support member. SOFREP, a company comprised of former Special Operations veterans put their logo...

Duration:00:47:07

GRP 109-Master Sergeant Changiz Lahidji: America’s First Muslim Green Beret in The War on Terror

2/28/2018
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GRP 109-I had the honor of having on Master Sergeant Changiz Lahidji. MSG Lahidji served on a Special Forces A-Team for 24 years. He was born in Iran and served in the Iranian Special Forces before immigrating to America. Changiz is a soldier at heart and wanted to serve his country. He joined the Army in 1978 and went on to become the first Muslim Green Beret in American history. Changiz was in a unique position to work special undercover assignments. He went undercover in Iran during the...

Duration:01:06:03

GRP 108-"By Strength and Guile" A Conversation with American and British Operators

2/21/2018
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GRP 108-We have some great guest on for this episode. Back on the podcast is retired Navy SEAL Boyd Renner. Boyd served for 28 years in the Navy all of that as a Navy SEAL. With 23 years spent at Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Bob joined us as well and Bob served for 16 years as a Royal Marine in the British military. He spent the majority of his time deployed in combat before he was medically retired. Boyd and Bob shared some stories of their time in the service which can be...

Duration:01:22:52

GRP 107-The Contingent Group: The Story of a SEAL Team 6 Operator

2/7/2018
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GRP 107-The Contingent Group: The Story of a SEAL Team 6 Operator by Global Recon

Duration:00:59:27

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

1/24/2018
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GRP 106-One Time Every Time: Trials and Tribulations of a Navy SEAL at War 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...

Duration:00:57:49

GRP 105-It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: A Special operations Sergeant Major

1/10/2018
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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...

Duration:01:08:57

GRP 104-Geraint Jones:The Story of a British Infantry Soldier in Iraq

12/27/2017
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GRP 104- This episode is co-hosted by the creator of The Veterans Project U.S. Army Veteran Tim Kolczak. Our guest for today is British Army combat veteran Geraint Jones. Gez served multiple tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. We took a dive into what it was like serving during the height of the Iraq war in Basra where the British military was primarily operating. Basra at the time was like the wild west and Gez shares stories of his time patrolling into some of these areas as well as...

Duration:01:52:06

GRP 103-Everence: The Story of a Navy SEAL DEVGRU Operator

12/20/2017
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GRP 103-On with me for this week’s podcast is Chief Warrant Officer (W-4), U.S. Navy, Boyd Renner. Renner served for 28 years in the Navy all of that time as a SEAL. He served for 23 years with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU). DEVGRU is the Tier 1 counter-terrorism component of the Navy. With a total of 12 combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq Boyd has a unique perspective. We discussed his role in Operation Red Wings 2 which was the mission to locate and recover...

Duration:01:08:27

GRP 102-United and Undaunted:The Story of Paul De Gelder

12/13/2017
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GRP 102- On for this week’s podcast is Australian Navy Clearance Diver Paul De Gelder. Paul served in the Australian Army as a Paratrooper before transferring into the Navy to serve in the elite Navy Clearance Diver teams. While working on a counter terrorism exercise in Australia Paul was attacked by a Bull shark. The shark nearly killed him ripping off his wrist and tearing through a large portion of his right leg which was eventually amputated. Being in a really dark space Paul was...

Duration:01:26:24

GRP 101-Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You- A Marine Raiders Journey

11/29/2017
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GRP 101-Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You- A Marine Raiders Journey by Global Recon

Duration:01:34:35

GRP 100-War Dogs:The Story of a Special Missions Operator

11/15/2017
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GRP 100- For the 100th episode of the Global Recon Podcast we have an extremely special episode. On with us is retired Special Missions Operator Dave Nielsen. Dave served first with the 75th Ranger Regiment and then went into a Special Missions unit as an assaulter, dog handler, and sniper. His story was featured in the HBO documentary released on the 13th of this month called "War Dogs" executive produced by actor Channing Tatum. This documentary shows the story of three dog handlers and...

Duration:01:10:35

GRP 99-Jason Hall: Screen Writer for "American Sniper" Director for "Thank You For Your Service"

11/8/2017
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GRP 99-Our guest for this weeks episode is Jason Hall. Jason wrote the screen play for "American Sniper" and is the director for "Thank You For Your Service". His latest film is based on the book of the same title written by David Finkel. It's centered around Adam Schumann a U.S. Army Combat veteran and some of the final moments of this last deployment into Iraq with a focus on his return home. This movie highlights the struggle that some combat veterans face upon returning from war not...

Duration:00:48:46

GRP 98-Benito Olson:The Story of a Dog Handler Supporting SEAL Team Six in Combat

11/1/2017
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GRP 98-On for this week's podcast is retired Master at Arms Benito Olson. Benny began his career in the Navy working in Bahrain where he developed an interest in dog handling. He eventually became a dog handler and was stationed back in the states. Benny was then recruited as a dog handler into the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU) to support the SEALs as their dog handler. We talked what it's like working with military dogs and then working with Special Operations dogs in...

Duration:01:48:41

GRP 97-"Thank You For Your Service" With Adam Schumann

10/27/2017
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GRP 97- “Thank You for Your Service” written and directed by “American Sniper” screenwriter Jason Hall depicts Adam Schumann (played by Miles Teller) and other, real-life soldiers with the 1st Infantry Division. The movie, opening Friday, portrays their struggles with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts following their return from Iraq to Fort Riley, Kansas. We have Schumann on for this episode to discuss his career in the Army as well...

Duration:00:47:12

GRP 96- The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird.

10/20/2017
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GRP 96-Corporal Cameron Baird is one of Australia’s most highly decorated warriors. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in leading a team of Australian Commando’s assaulting an enemy strong hold on June 22, 2013 in Afghanistan. Author Ben Mckelvey just published the book “The Commando: The life and death of Cameron Baird”. I have Ben on for this podcast alongside former Australian Special Forces operator Eddie Robinson. Cam and Eddie were best friends having...

Duration:02:01:54

GRP 95- The Reality of War: Perspective of SAS Trooper and Victoria Cross recipient Mark Donaldson

10/16/2017
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GRP 95- We know you’ve all been anticipating part two of the conversation we had with Mark Donaldson. Mark is a veteran of the Australian Special Air Service Regiment and recipient of the Victoria Cross. The VC is Australia’s highest award given for valor in combat. In this segment Mark talks about running operations with U.S Army Special Forces Green Berets in Afghanistan. It was on one of these operations in which the battle took place where Mark went above and beyond the call of duty....

Duration:01:17:41

GRP 94 Echo in Ramadi: Marine Corps Major Scott Huesing

10/11/2017
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GRP 94-It’s a great honor to have United States Marine Corps Major Scott Huesing on the podcast. Major Huesing served for 24 years with 10 deployments conducting operations in over 60 countries worldwide. He’s the author of the upcoming book “Echo in Ramadi”. Now Major Scott A. Huesing, the commander who led Echo Company through Ramadi, takes readers back to the streets of Ramadi in a visceral, gripping portrayal of modern urban combat. Bound together by brotherhood, honor, and the horror...

Duration:01:02:58

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