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Tactical Talk with Allison Barrie

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Tactical Talk sounds like nothing else. Who hasn’t wanted the chance to hang out with the real life warriors who can do Jason Bourne and James Bond type stuff? And here’s the thing…how would you ever find these guys to buy them a beer and hopefully hear a story or two? They excel at all things covert and the most talented operators tend to be incredibly humble, true to the code of “quiet professionals” – so it will definitely not be obvious that they are, who they are...folks in the business of protecting the United States and impossibly good at it. Well, now you know where to find them. Every week, you’ve got a seat at the table. From Special Operations ultimate tactical professionals through to 4-Star Generals and Admirals, host Allison Barrie will introduce you to a line up of fascinating warriors who you need to meet. So what do these guys talk about when they hang out together? Download to pull up a bar stool and find out.

Tactical Talk sounds like nothing else. Who hasn’t wanted the chance to hang out with the real life warriors who can do Jason Bourne and James Bond type stuff? And here’s the thing…how would you ever find these guys to buy them a beer and hopefully hear a story or two? They excel at all things covert and the most talented operators tend to be incredibly humble, true to the code of “quiet professionals” – so it will definitely not be obvious that they are, who they are...folks in the business of protecting the United States and impossibly good at it. Well, now you know where to find them. Every week, you’ve got a seat at the table. From Special Operations ultimate tactical professionals through to 4-Star Generals and Admirals, host Allison Barrie will introduce you to a line up of fascinating warriors who you need to meet. So what do these guys talk about when they hang out together? Download to pull up a bar stool and find out.
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Tactical Talk sounds like nothing else. Who hasn’t wanted the chance to hang out with the real life warriors who can do Jason Bourne and James Bond type stuff? And here’s the thing…how would you ever find these guys to buy them a beer and hopefully hear a story or two? They excel at all things covert and the most talented operators tend to be incredibly humble, true to the code of “quiet professionals” – so it will definitely not be obvious that they are, who they are...folks in the business of protecting the United States and impossibly good at it. Well, now you know where to find them. Every week, you’ve got a seat at the table. From Special Operations ultimate tactical professionals through to 4-Star Generals and Admirals, host Allison Barrie will introduce you to a line up of fascinating warriors who you need to meet. So what do these guys talk about when they hang out together? Download to pull up a bar stool and find out.

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Episodes

WHEN ELITE MILITARY SNIPERS HUNT + MORE EXTREME ADVENTURES W/ RECON MARINE WALT HASSER

4/23/2019
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HBO’s Generation Kill made this week’s guest and his team famous in households all across America. Back by listeners’ uproarious demand, Walt Hasser is hanging out with us just as he gets back from a major security summit. Hear what the professional tactical industry is worried about in terms of threats…and some of the mind-blowing (sometimes wacky) ideas folks were discussing there. If you’re not on BFF status with snakes, then this episode is definitely for you. You’re going to listen to...

Duration:01:42:10

Rocket Launch from your Shoulder + more w/ this Best Ranger

4/15/2019
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What does it take to be a Best Ranger? Strength, endurance, skill, physical and mental stamina tested to the maximum…60 continuous hours, 60 miles, no programmed sleep and that’s just for starters. Best Ranger 2019 just wrapped up yesterday. This week’s guest Mike competed in Best Ranger 2017 representing his regiment. Find out who won yesterday and how Rangers earn the right to represent their regiment in this ultimate warrior competition from this insider. For about three decades, Best...

Duration:01:13:11

ERUPTING VOLCANOS, GIANT SPIDERS, PUPPIES + MORE SURPRISES ON MISSIONS w/ THIS FASCINATING AIR FORCE COMMANDO

4/5/2019
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Rescuing abandoned puppies in war zones…just one of the many stories that you will hear today that reveal the incredible compassion and kindness America’s most elite warriors possess. Amidst all the badassery, guns ablazin, bad guy stopping and impossible missions made possible by commandos in their covert world, there’s also a whole lot of stuff you never get to hear about in the movies, tv shows and books on them. Today, you get the privilege of hanging out with Command Chief Master...

Duration:01:11:33

INSIDE MAKING UBISOFT VIDEO GAMES, REAL LIFE DARING RESCUES + LIFE IN THE REMOTEST CORNERS OF EARTH W/ THIS SPECIAL FORCES MEDIC

3/29/2019
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UBISOFT games fan? This week you’re hanging out with a Special Forces Medical Sergeant (18D) US Army who not only gets to see games well before they reach the public- but helps to shape them with expertise honed serving more than 13 years with the Green Berets. Emil Daubon is hooking you up w/ behind the scenes providing technical advice on Ubisoft’s awesome games. Shifting gears, Allison asks Emil to take you inside humanitarian rescue. Ever wonder what happens when luxury vacation spots...

Duration:01:21:08

THIS NAVY SEAL IS UNSTOPPABLE – Hear Remi Adeleke’s Remarkable Story Firsthand

3/22/2019
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Raised as royalty when he was a kid, this incredible Navy SEAL found himself in a different country, having lost his father and stripped of his family fortune and starting a new life in the Bronx with his strong, single mother. Last time you got to hang out with this SEAL he took you inside his experiences on set as an actor in the Hollywood blockbuster Transformers as it was lighting up movie theatres all over America. Now fan favorite Remi Adeleke is back to hang out with you once again...

Duration:01:09:51

Turning the Tide of Battles: Inside Air Commandos Average Day at Work w/ Silver Star recipient Mike West

3/15/2019
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Today’s Air Commando guest recently was awarded the Silver Star for “extraordinary bravery, technical skill, and complete disregard for his own safety.” The citation explains that during two different battles, West repeatedly “exposed himself to direct and accurate enemy fire” while coordinating 88 fixed and rotary wing aircraft; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms; and medical evacuation assets. We get the privilege of hanging out with Mike West just as he’s left the...

Duration:01:27:52

THE COMMANDO BATTLEFIELD EDGE TO SAVE LIVES w THIS NASHVILLE ARMY RANGER

3/1/2019
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Bullets, RPGs, shrapnel, IEDs….just a few of the array of threats that US warriors regularly face. Today Bo Delacruz who served in Rangers comes into the studio to hang out with you. Bo explains how battlefields get bloody and breaks down how every Ranger is armed with skills to help keep their buddies alive. It’s a powerful thing being able to save a life. These skills are just as vital as the marksmanship, fitness, close quarter battle etc skills you’ve heard directly about on our show...

Duration:01:12:10

HIDDEN DANGERS of the COVERT FRONT LINES w/ this CIA EXPERT

2/22/2019
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In Part 2 w/ legend Thomas Pecora, get hooked up with more unforgettable hard-hitting stories from what life is truly like on dangerous missions for the ultra-secretive CIA will blow your mind this week. From the attack on the CIA HQ, on the ground during the Black Hawk Down incident in Mogadishu through to other riveting moments in Africa, Latin American, Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East…our guest this week has firsthand, direct experience and you get the very rare special...

Duration:01:06:28

Inside the Dangerous Life of Vital CIA Missions

2/15/2019
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Hard-hitting stories from what life is truly like on dangerous missions for the ultra-secretive CIA will blow your mind this week. From the attack on the CIA HQ, on the ground during the Black Hawk Down incident in Mogadishu through to other riveting moments in Africa, Latin American, Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East…our guest this week has firsthand, direct experience and you get the very rare special privilege to hear all about them. Thomas Pecora served 24 years with the...

Duration:00:49:15

MAN UP IN 2019. INSIDER'S GUIDE TO RIPPED, READY 4 ANYTHING + ROCKING MANLINESS. W/ MASTER MARKSMAN PAT MACNAMARA

2/8/2019
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Valentine's Day is closing in....great time of year to check in on the art of being a man. In this second half hang out with CAG (DELTA Force) legend Pat McNamara, you're getting hooking up again with this rare look inside such a covert world - and one committed to surpassing excellence in all things. Expect more hard-hitting ground truth from Pat - you're getting him raw and unfiltered with more of his straight talk in this ride along. Patrick McNamara spent 22 years in the United States...

Duration:01:10:29

RARE LOOK INSIDE THE LEGENDARY, COVERT DELTA FORCE WITH PAT MCNAMARA

1/25/2019
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DELTA Force is one of the most secretive elite military forces on the planet. And for good reason – they are regularly undertaking very dangerous work to help keep Americans safe. Today you have the very rare opportunity to spend time with a DELTA commando. Patrick McNamara spent 22 years in the United States Army in many special operations units. In doing so, he became a remarkable marksman. You have the special opportunity today to spend time with this legend and learn firsthand what it...

Duration:01:06:54

DEFY LIKE A BLACK BELT CHAMPION + SPECIAL FORCES COMMANDO ALAN SHEBARO [PART 2]

1/18/2019
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Join in on the insider combatives conversation for more ultimate Black Belt badassery in this Part 2 with Alan Shebaro. Alan gives you some straight talk on some of America’s favorite movies and tv shows. This remarkable Special Forces black belt reveals how real combatives are different to the Hollywood version. He shares 3 secrets to his epic success in fighting. Find out what the 4 key advantages that Mixed Martial Arts training provides for real life commandos. Learn what Judo adds to...

Duration:01:14:58

Up Close with Top Black Belt Expertise for Black Ops

1/5/2019
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Hand to hand fighting between the nation’s most elite warriors and enemy forces…what does it take? Our special guest this week has such a unique perspective. Not only did Alan Shebaro serve in U.S. Army Special Forces as a Weapons Sergeant Alan and a formidable World Champion Black Belt…he has deep experience training a wide range of elite warriors: Special Forces, Rangers, SEALs, PJs, CCTs, and Marine Corps Force Recon. You are getting quite the Christmas treat having the rare privilege...

Duration:01:03:41

FROM NASHVILLE TO DOGS SAVING LIVES ON DANGEROUS MISSIONS

12/3/2018
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Dogs have saved countless lives in combat. How do the dogs save lives? How do they learn to work with the soldiers? Kit Sawyer was selected to become a dog handler while serving in the elite Army Rangers. He takes you on a journey from life growing up in Nashville, Alabama – and onto Afghanistan as an elite Army warrior. With several tours under his belt, he has loads of fantastic stories to share with you. On the firefight side of things, you’ll hear about his very first experience in...

Duration:01:08:49

HOW TO STAY SAFE FROM ACTIVE SHOOTERS – AT SCHOOL, AT WORK, ANYWHERE

11/23/2018
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Find out the 5 ways you can spot someone who may be a dangerous threat – before they reach a point where they bring a gun to school, the office, your local bar and beyond. Learn why nearly all schools have not become any safer- no better at protecting kids- from shooters… even though these mass shootings are clearly on the rise. Find out what tech many schools are dumping huge volumes of money into- that is a giant mistake. The guest this week is Michael Yorio. Michael reveals the biggest...

Duration:01:43:15

ARMY RANGERS V THUNDERBOLTS, KILLER BEES + OTHER UNUSUAL DEADLY THREATS

11/16/2018
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Did you know that the US Army Rangers have been bravely fighting for American values as far back as battling the British to win our Independence? In fact, Rangers even fought to protect us BEFORE the Revolutionary war…before we became the United States of America. The 19 standing orders from back in the mid 1700s used in the French + Indian war…are still used today. This Veterans Day, 12 modern Rangers came to hang out with Allison. These amazing veterans honor the fallen by sharing their...

Duration:02:15:25

HONOR THE BRAVE - WWII BATAAN DEATH MARCH, GREAT RAID RESCUE W/ AN ARMY RANGER

11/9/2018
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Jaw-dropping courage. Extraordinary perseverance. Astonishing resilience. In the lead up to Veterans Day, we’re zeroing in on a WWII story that deserves to be just as well-known as Pearl Harbor…and yet few know it. Hook yourself up and pay tribute with us to those who gave everything for our freedom. Join Allison and veteran Jacob Dahl served in 2nd Ranger Battalion. He took on the Bataan Memorial Death March extreme marathon (Heavy Ruck Division) - a remarkable feat - to recognize the...

Duration:01:42:12

BOWHUNTING + BEARS W/ A TEXAN ARMY RANGER

11/2/2018
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Bears. Bows….and deploying cats as a crafty tactic in war. These are just a few of the many surprising twists and turns in today’s episode. If you’re curious what life for modern day gladiators in their downtime, then this episode is definitely for you. Hang out with Army Ranger Hayden Treu. He hails from Texas and takes us with him on missions in the Middle East through to the backcountry of Washington state for some wild hunting expeditions. This is a deep dive inside the world of the...

Duration:01:08:57

VALOR BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY - MEDAL OF HONOR + USAF

10/26/2018
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Medal of Honor recognizes conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. This week you have the privilege of joining a certified bad ass as he takes part in a historic and very special weekend at USAF Special Operations. Hang out with Major Chief Master Sergeant Cal Markham who takes you behind the scenes of a phenomenal air show and more. You’ll hear the remarkable heroism behind this medal of honor – the courage and selflessness will inspire...

Duration:01:41:48

Indiana Jones Style Adventures of Green Berets

10/19/2018
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Monkey brains served up as a delicacy. Elephant Tripe. Lion-sized ferocious pets. Just a few of the very colorful characters that appear in today's adventures. In this episode, you get to hang out with highly experienced Doug Kiesswetter who served in Special Forces for many years and undertook deployments and missions all over the world. You're going to hear a lot of unexpected - and often very surprising stuff- that happens in the life of Special Forces guys out in the far flung corners of...

Duration:01:04:07