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Be the Example I have wandered a bit. I Served in the military, flew some jets, jumped out of some, taught some fitness, and spent the last few years speaking to companies and leaders. It has been a journey, and it is nowhere near over.

Be the Example I have wandered a bit. I Served in the military, flew some jets, jumped out of some, taught some fitness, and spent the last few years speaking to companies and leaders. It has been a journey, and it is nowhere near over.
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Be the Example I have wandered a bit. I Served in the military, flew some jets, jumped out of some, taught some fitness, and spent the last few years speaking to companies and leaders. It has been a journey, and it is nowhere near over.






Cleared Hot Episode 105 - Evy Poumpouras

Evy Poumpouras packs an incredible punch in a small package...She is a former Secret Service Special Agent who worked the protective details for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, President George W. Bush, William Clinton, and George H. Bush. Evy worked complex criminal investigations and undercover operations, executed search and arrest warrants, and investigated both violent and financial crimes. Additionally, Evy was an interrogator for the agency’s elite polygraph...


Cleared Hot Episode 104 - Tall Tales from Texas with Evan Hafer, John Dudley, and Trevor Thompson

Lessons in teambuilding, leadership, personal responsibility, integrity, and life in general from hunting camp with the CEO and founder of Black Rifle Coffee, Evan Hafer...World-class archer and bow-hunter, John Dudley...and gravity enthusiast and former Navy SEAL Trevor Thompson.


Cleared Hot Episode 103 - Andrew Fontes

Andrew Fontes is the Brand Manager for Gatorz Eyewear, an American designed and American made sunglass manufacturer. With roots in the "high velocity" sports realm, specifically the world of motorcycles, the brand has evolved and now has deep ties into the skydiving world, as well as the Special Operations Community. This episode is an inside look at a continuously evolving brand that takes great pride in its American manufacturing process, as well as the people that make the brand tick. I...


Cleared Hot Episode 102 - John Frankl, Travis Davison, Michael Heinz

Three high-level BJJ practitioners and coaches on one podcast. John Frankl is a full-time professor in Korea, and part-time badass on the mats. Actually, he is a full-time badass on the mats. Travis Davison is the VP of Straight Blast Gym International as well as my Jiu Jitsu coach in the Flathead Valley. Michael Heinz is also a professor, but just made the leap into becoming the owner of SBG Texas (the balls on the man to claim the entire state as his own!) Enjoy


Cleared Hot Episode 101 - Brian Bishop

Brian Bishop is a former Marine with multiple combat deployments to Iraq prior to continuing his service in Afghanistan as a contractor with Blackwater. He is the founder of Orion Design Group, a solutions-oriented company that seeks to fill the gaps present in business as well as the Special Operations community.


Cleared Hot Episode 100 - Adam and Rory Singer, Travis Davison

Breaking into the triple digits with a podcast from SBG (Straight Blast Gym) Fall Camp in Niagra Falls. Adam Singer is a scientist by day and high-level Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, MMA and striking coach, and gym owner by night. He is essentially a mix between Elon Musk, and Clark Kent, but he can't fly or stop bullets with his chest. Rory Singer is an MMA fighter and Jiu-Jitsu Balck Belt. He has fought in King of the Cage, Pride, Spike Tv's the Ultimate Fighter, and the UFC....


Cleared Hot Episode 99 - Evan Hafer and Trevor Thompson

Evan Hafer is the founder and CEO of Black Rifle Coffee. Prior to his love affair with coffee, he served as a contractor with the Central Intelligence Agency as well as serving in the United States Army as a Special Forces Soldier (Green Beret). Trevor Thompson is an ex-Navy SEAL, skydiver, BASE jumper, photographer, bowhunter, exercise aficionado and all-around renaissance man. Secret Black Rifle Coffee code for 20 percent off a one time order: AndyCEO


Cleared Hot Episode 98 - The Mother of All Podcasts with Joe Rogan, Jocko Willink, John Dudley, and Cameron Hanes

It took some time, but we were finally able to assemble the most amazing group of podcast guests in the known universe. Joe Rogan is likely the most successful podcaster on the face of the planet, a stand-up comedian, and commentator for the UFC. Jocko Willink is a retired Navy SEAL, author of multiple NY Times best-selling books, and the host of the Jocko Podcast. John Dudley is a world-class archer and bowhunter, owner of Nock On, and an incredible resource for anyone interested in...


Cleared Hot Episode 97 - John Nores

John Nores is a recently retired game warden with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. While serving he helped develop the Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) and Delta Team, the first comprehensive special operations tactical team and sniper unit, with a mission to combat the marijuana cartel's destruction and decimation of California's wildlife resources. If you would like to learn more about John, his new book Hidden War, and the thin green line, please visit his...


Cleared Hot Episode 96 - Motivation and Discipline

Sometimes you have them, sometimes you don't. There is no magic wand and no magic formula, but there are some practical steps you can take that will increase the odds of achieving your goals. These tactics work regardless of occupation and profession. Simple, not easy.


Cleared Hot Episode Episode 95 - The Alberta aftermath with John Dudley, Brock White, and Dusty Fillion

For the past three years I have been fortunate to hunt with John Dudley in Northern Alberta with Red Willow Outfitters. This year we were joined by Brock White and Dusty Fillion. Alberta was the location for my first bowhunting experience 3 years ago, and it is a trip I look forward to all year long. Each year has brought different experiences and challenges, and this year certainly did not disappoint. We talked about the "great sickness of 2019," which attempted to kill all of us in...


Cleared Hot Episode 94 - Caleb Copeland

Caleb Copeland is an outdoorsman turned videographer, photographer, producer, and editor. He is the founder of Copeland Creative, a full-service media production company, and the host of the redneck tech podcast, which can be found on Itunes. We discussed the outdoor/hunting industry successes and failures, lessons learned from a lifetime in the outdoors, and advice for those looking to pursue his career field.


Cleared Hot Episode 93 - Jack Carr

Jack Carr is a retired Navy SEAL with 20 years of service as both an enlisted SEAL, and commissioned officer. Over his 20 year career he held positions as a SEAL sniper, Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander, and Task Unit Commander. He served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Jack is now pursuing his second life long dream, becoming an author. His second book, True Believer is out now. For more information about Jack, check out


Cleared Hot Episode 92 - Seeking Adversity with Kisa and Travis Davison

Adversity is everywhere in life. You can choose to isolate yourself in an attempt to avoid it, or you can face it and learn to overcome. This is a simple/unavoidable choice for most adults, but our children require the example and environment that their parents create. I believe that physical challenges create the most powerful teaching tools in this area for kids, and one great mechanism is BJJ. Kisa and Travis Davison are the owners of SBG (Straight Blast Gym) Montana, which has a...


Cleared Hot Episode 91 - Mark Carter

Mark Carter is a 3rd generation rancher turned professional snowboarder. Mark was born and raised in the small town of Ten Sleep, Wyoming, working side by side with his family on their ranch. He received his first snowboard as a gift from his mother at the age of ten, and the rest is, as they say, history. He has traveled the globe riding the best snow imaginable, creating major snowboarding films along the way. Here is the link to his family farm, and grass-fed beef delivery: Carter...


Cleared Hot Episode 90 - Jocko Willink and John Dudley

Jocko Willink is a retired Navy SEAL, the host of the Jocko Podcast, a NYT best selling author, Leadership speaker and consultant, and one of the founders of Echelon Front. John Dudley is a world-class archer, projectile enthusiast, and one of the best bow hunters to walk the face of the earth. He founded Nock on Archery, and combined with his YouTube channel and School of Nock his platform is the one-stop shop for anyone in the archery world, or looking to enter the sport of archery.


Cleared Hot Episode 89 - Mat Best

Mat Best is a former Army Ranger and CIA contractor. After years spent overseas, he has devoted himself to business and the pursuit of being an entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Black Rifle Coffee, the founder of Article 15 Clothing, Leadslinger Spirits, and one of the hosts of the Drinking Bro's Podcast. He also starred in the movie Range 15 and recently published a book about his time in uniform titled: Thank you for my service. In addition to all of the things previously mentioned,...


Cleared Hot Episode 88 - Jason Gardner

Jason Gardner is a retired Navy SEAL Master Chief with 30 years of service, all inside of Naval Special Warfare. His career spans Desert Storm, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He is the recipient of the Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, and many other awards. We discussed raising our children, a lifetime spent in Special Operations, the pros and cons of a life in military service, life after service, war crimes, and leadership. Enjoy


Cleared Hot Episode 87 - Letting go of your past, 1776 and our Independance

Leaving a career that has defined you for years can be difficult. I struggled with it immensely post-military after a 17-year career, I still stumble occasionally. There is incredible value to be gained by putting down the past and redefining yourself. I am at the six year point and I have learned a few lessons along the way, hopefully they help. The 4th of July is upon us....hopefully 1776 and Independence can take on a deeper meaning for you this holiday weekend.


Cleared Hot Episode 86 - Ryan Michler

Ryan Michler is the founder/creator of the Order of Man, a community and resource designed to help men improve every aspect of their lives from family, money, parenting, responsibility, etc. He is a Veteran, a white belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and as of last week, a resident of the great state of Maine. We discussed our experiences on the mat, the dangers and allure of "connectivity" and connection with our children and their peers on social media, and of course, why his family decided to...