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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

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

The Unseen Side of Jungle Warfare w/ Special Forces

10/12/2018
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Black mambas. Giant Soldier Ants. Bee swarms. This week’s episode is taking you inside jungle warfare in ways you’ve never seen before. Loads of unforgettable adventures in this hour. Hailing from Special Forces, Brian Hueske is a phenomenal storyteller so you will feel completely immersed alongside him on missions. Find out the sorts of missions that Special Forces bravely and nobly undertake in foreign jungles. The SF guys have to survive not just bullets, but dangerous animals seemingly...

Duration:01:25:24

25th Anniversary "Black Hawk Down" - Legacy + Hulk Smashing Like a Commando

10/5/2018
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Hulk Smashing in real life. Mega Chainsaws. Winter Warfare. This episode covers a whole lot of ground taking you all around the world. You also get to dig deep into the art of blowing things up -Commando style - with guest Ed Priest. In fact, one of Ed’s expertise is in blowing things up on a level that is mind-boggling. Ed served as a CCT in an elite military unit. On the ground, he would work with fighter jets and helicopters armed with the world’s most powerful weapons. In dangerous...

Duration:01:04:18

HOW TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE WARRIORS – REVEALED W THIS NAVY SEAL EXPERT

9/28/2018
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Stronger. Faster. More Powerful. More Agile. Endless Endurance...what’s the secret formula to forging the absolute best warriors? The best athletes? The best version of your fitness self? Today’s episode reveals the secrets that take any regular human and transforms them into the extraordinary. Today we’re hanging out with Navy SEAL Jeff Nichols who served more than 10 years in the SEAL teams with many deployments around the world. He’s an expert in Human Performance – literally how to make...

Duration:00:56:08

Strike with the Force of a Navy SEAL

9/21/2018
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NASCAR. Today's guest is Sean Matson who served as a Navy SEAL for many years. He's now a very successful entrepreneur. We join Sean in his truck en route to a NASCAR race with a team in the truck who will be a surprise. You're going to hear about a rattlesnake incident worthy of Indiana Jones. Find out why Sean was drinking tea from gold-plated tea cups and the reason you won't see coming. Today you also get to go inside dangerous missions, astonishingly brave moments on the battlefield and...

Duration:00:51:28

Never Forget

8/6/2018
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Arriving in the United States without any English within a few short years Guido Filippone had enlisted in the US Marine Corps. Have you seen Rocky? Guido will remind you a lot of that incredible Rocky spirit. As an infantryman, he served combat tours in Fallujah and Ramadi at times when fighting was ultra-intense – and before he was old enough to vote. In today’s show they dig into some tough topics – courage, bravery, fear and being smart about leveraging help. Find out what it is like...

Duration:01:16:37

PART 2 - INSIDE THE SAN BERNADINO SWAT MISSION - DEC. 2, WHEN TERRORISTS STRUCK OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY ON US HOME SOIL

7/30/2018
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Exclusive look inside the brave response by Californian first responders to the horrific terrorist strike on a Christmas office party in San Bernadino. This week's very inspiring guest Ryan Starling, SWAT and firefighter, takes you with him as his team is practicing active shooter response's in the morning through to blow by blow of how the heroic response to the crisis went down. Hear chilling details of the evil plot and find out the techniques these office workers used to save themselves...

Duration:01:01:29

SELF-RESCUE WHEN DANGER STRIKES - HERE'S HOW

7/27/2018
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SWAT. What do SWAT guys know that you don't about saving saving lives when danger strikes? How do firefighters stay so fit that they can carry a Jolly Green Giant sized grown man, unconscious from smoke, down 50 flights of stairs in severely intense heat while a fire is raging around them? Ryan Starling recently ranked as the fittest firefighter on the west coast of the USA. He is also ranked #5 in Crossfit and you get to hang out with him at the firehouse right before he heads out to the...

Duration:01:12:54

NO ONE IS COMING, IT'S UP TO US – WELCOME TO MAN CAMP 2018 -Part 2

7/16/2018
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Dangerous missions…What’s it like in the helicopter 2 minutes out, 90 seconds out, 1 minute out…30 seconds from charging into enemy territory on a mission? Evan graduated #1 In BUD/S (Class Honorman) and completed 10 combat deployments. In this part 2, Allison zeroes in on cracking the code of how Evan has been so unstoppable. Arm yourself with the ways Evan overcomes the seemingly impossible. Evan cracked his skull. Didn’t stop him. Evan broke his spine. Didn’t stop him. And by didn’t stop...

Duration:01:00:16

NO ONE IS COMING, IT'S UP TO US – WELCOME TO MAN CAMP 2018 - Part 1

7/13/2018
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After hanging out with this remarkable 20 Year Navy SEAL, you’ll feel like you just emerged from Man Camp – battle-hardened and ready to crush. The best part is all you gotta do is open a cold one, kick back and hang out – all the ultimate man-ifying without having to get off the couch. We’ve divided this years’ Man Camp into 2 parts. Snow gunfights desert gunfights, jungle gunfights…this week’s doubleheader is loaded with unforgettable war stories. In the first part, our guest Sean “Evan”...

Duration:01:06:32

Maximum Adventure in the Most Remote + Unseen Places: Here's How

7/3/2018
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Lethal venomous viper. Flip Flops. Romantic sunsets….not three words you would expect to go together. In today’s episode, Army Ranger Matthew Griffin reveals exceptional insider secrets to adventures in remote, off the beaten path places and potentially dangerous places. You can drop Griffin anywhere in the world and he will crush it….on that subject, strap in for one of the most harrowing war stories shared in Tactical Talk so far involving a shocking, unusual threat to his Stryker. Today’s...

Duration:01:39:03

INSIDE OPERATION MEDUSA - LEARN HOW GREEN BERETS ARE SO UNSTOPPABLE

6/22/2018
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Medusa. Overwhelming enemy numbers. Shocking setbacks. Facing extreme danger without fear. Victory in spite of the odds….just a few of the many tough topics you are getting ground truth on today. Operation Medusa was out in Afghanistan. Our guest this week, Green Beret Greg Stube, was there when the epic Battle of Sperwan Ghar went down. Imagine battling an enemy every second of every hour of every day…day after day after day for a week. Add into that the enemy doesn’t just outnumber you-...

Duration:01:27:21

Farm Boy to Fighter Pilot

6/8/2018
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Whatever your mission, whatever your battle, after today's show you will be armed with insider tactics to win - and win decisively. Our guest F-15 fighter pilot James Murphy has succeeded in bottling the warrior ethos. He's hooking you up with the formula for warrior style victory. His techniques work anywhere and everywhere...for example, he has worked closely with professional sports teams so Allison asks him to share what it was like working with the NFL team - New York Giants- on their...

Duration:01:46:29

ILLINOIS BASEBALL TO GREEN BERET, HIGHLY TALENTED SNIPER, BACK TO BASEBALL. LEARN WHAT HAPPENS WHEN COMMANDO + SNIPER SKILLS GO BASEBALL

5/25/2018
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Baseball time of year. A sport as American as apple pie. Memorial Day always falls during baseball season and many Americans find themselves playing catch with the family, hitting some balls and maybe a game with extended family after a BBQ over the long weekend. Our guest this week, Cory McQuilkin is a major league bad ass. He served in Green Berets for 12 years all over the world and in highly dangerous engagements. But Cory started out as a dedicated, talented baseball player practicing...

Duration:01:38:59