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What a Hell of a Way to Die

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@ArmyStrang

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Episodes

A Message from Marine Todd

12/13/2017
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Francis got an email regarding his Everyday Carry piece about Sebastian Gorka that was somehow longer than the actual article. After having just recorded their most current mailbag episode after some beers, the two tear into the letter You can listen to that mailbag episode here for for the low price of five dollars a month, as well as get in on a year of bonus content. https://www.patreon.com/Hellofawaytodie/ Have questions for our upcoming mailbag? DM us or post to curiouscat.me/16666014...

Duration: 00:50:41


Birthday Cake and Iran Hate (Feat. Madrian Bonenburger)

12/5/2017
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This week, Nate and Francis are joined by Adrian's evil twin brother Madrian to discuss Tom Cotton's love of birthday cake and hatred of Iranians. Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Check out the latest bonus episode. Five bucks a month gives you access to mailbag episodes, interviews, and much more. Francis and Matt Christman talk about the fascist themes and weird science in Southland Tales - www.patreon.com/posts/southland-tales-15587514 Have questions for our...

Duration: 00:40:39


Sebastian Dorka EDC and the future of Emergency Medicine

11/28/2017
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this week, Francis spends some time ranting about Sebastian Gorka's tryhard everyday carry list that appeals only to other tryhard douchbags. Then Francis talks with Dan Burke, an old friend and 3D artist who is working to create the most advanced medical mannequin ever for the DoD. The Advanced Modular Manikin system is meant to create standardization for a medical mannequin. Need a leg that simulates a break? Just snap it on. Or replace it with one filled with fake blood for the chest...

Duration: 01:06:39


Southland Tales with Matt Christman (promo)

11/28/2017
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Matt Christman (@Cushbomb)joins Francis to talk about the 2006 Richard Kelly movie Southland Tales, which sets itself in the backdrop of a fascist America where Sean Wallace and the guy who played Booger from Revenge of the Nerds are scientists, and Jon Lovitz plays a racist cop. Get the full episode for $5 a month on the Patreon right here https://www.patreon.com/posts/southland-tales-15587514

Duration: 00:01:06


What We've Got Here is Failure to Communicate

11/21/2017
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Francis and Nate discuss the Texas shooter and how he managed to get a hold of guns, even though he was a convicted domestic abuser. Turns out, Federal agencies are absolutely terrible at telling each other things like that. Then, they talk about Gen. Hyten stating that he would refuse an illegal order to shoot a nuke, and what exactly an illegal order mean (and that we have never ever ever broken one and will deny it forever if accused) Federal agencies not reporting data -...

Duration: 00:42:39


Enlisted vs Officer: The Great Divide

11/14/2017
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Nate and Francis discuss the difference between the supreme Officers and the dirtbag Enlisted corp, and where each one matters most in the military. Then, we talk about a Washington Post article about how we're erasing the current wars through deletion and disorganized recordkeeping, with no fix in sight. Read the article here -...

Duration: 00:47:04


Bowe Bergdahl and how Best to Prepare for Your Veterans Day Freebies

11/7/2017
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Have questions for our upcoming mailbag? DM us or post to https://curiouscat.me/16666014 Nate and Francis talk Bowe Berghdal and just how crappy a lot of the troops we were getting in the surge years were. Apparently the people who knew Bergdahl were's surprised in the least about is disappearance. Then, we talk about the upcoming Veterans day (namely the free shit we all get)and how you can celebrate, commiserate or just flat out ignore Veterans Day however you want. Not a subscriber?...

Duration: 00:50:36


Mailbag: Call the platoon sergeant, we need a ride home

10/30/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Five bucks a month gets you access to more content. Jen Snyder about staying home while her boyfriend (Piss Pig Granddad) went off to join the YPG - www.patreon.com/posts/rojava-strong-pt-15005765 Francis and Nate get inebriated and answer your questions, both from Curious cat and Direct Messages. This episode is coming out early because Francis is going to be without internet over the Halloween week, so consider this your safety...

Duration: 00:56:02


I am the Lorax, I speak for the Troops

10/24/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Five bucks a month gets you access to more content. Jen Snyder about staying home while her boyfriend (Piss Pig Granddad) went off to join the YPG - https://www.patreon.com/posts/rojava-strong-pt-15005765 Francis and Nate discuss the Veteran Lorax, the one who speaks for us all, and why he's a massive douchbag. Then, we talk about the sentencing of Bowe Berghdal and how, honestly, there's not way to predict this one. Links and extended...

Duration: 00:42:59


Rojava strong Pt 2: Interview with Jen Snyder (Preview)

10/23/2017
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For access to the full episode, go to the Patreon page and pledge $5 a month. Support the troops! - https://www.patreon.com/posts/15005765 Francis talks with Jen Snyder, the girlfriend of Brace Belden, about the run up to Brace's deployment to Syria with the YPG, the organizing she did while he was away and continues to do now that he's home. This is the first interview of many which will be talking to the ones who stay at home while their loved ones go off to war, no matter where that war is

Duration: 00:01:56


Let's Make an Iran Deal (Feat. Derek Davison)

10/17/2017
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Francis and Nate are joined by Derek Davison to discuss the Iran deal, what it is, and why it pisses everyone off. Also, if you'd like to support Francis and his quest to play twelve straight hours of video games and call it a charity, you can do so here - https://extra-life.org/participant/armystrang Follow Derek on twitter - https://twitter.com/dwdavison9318 Support Derek (We do, you should too!) - https://www.patreon.com/davisond13/posts Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus...

Duration: 01:35:58


Shooting the Fleas off a Dogs Back at 500 Yards

10/10/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie Francis and Nate talk about what they would have done when rounds started to fly in Las Vegas (Spoiler, they'd run like hell)and the curious psychology of every dude who's ever handled their dad's hunting shotgun who thinks they can hit a target with a pistol at 400 yards. Then, we talk about how training and doctrine is shifting back toward large force on force action as...

Duration: 00:52:47


For Better or Worse, the state of it all

10/3/2017
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Francis talks to Adam Weinstein, Task and Purpose senior editor, veteran and writer all over about the state of America. We talk about an article Adam wrote about Spencer Rapone, the West Point Communist, and Alejandro Villanueva and their important roles in American society. And just how we're royally screwing that society over by climbing into our echo chamber bubbles and shutting out the rest of the world. Read Adam's story here -...

Duration: 00:47:54


Buddy, They Don't Even Let Me Respect The Flag

9/26/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie This week, Nate and Francis are pressing F to pay their respects to the flag. We talk Pat Tillman and how he'd probably be fine with kneeling, and how NFL owners are a little late to the game since Colin Kaepernick started protesting white supremacy and police violence during the Obama Administration. Extended show notes here -...

Duration: 00:51:31


No Immigrants Need Enlist

9/19/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie The team talks about a story from Alex Horton about immigrants trying to enlist in the military suddenly finding themselves not eligible, leaving the open for deportation and cutting off a road to citizenship. Then, they discuss the fragility of the Ivy Leagues as Harvard rescinds an offer for Chelsea Manning to become a visiting fellow, but still embraces Sean Spicer and...

Duration: 00:41:44


Disaster Relief (When You're a Disaster)

9/13/2017
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Nate and Adrian comment on the tendency of using the military as a disaster relief response force. Francis was too busy being an actual soldier to be on this episode, but he remains in spirit. Also, this episode features a preview of Nate's bonus content: an interview with veteran and peace activist Matthew Hoh. As always, you can follow Nate on Twitter at @inthesedeserts, Francis @ArmyStrang, and Adrian on Instagram at @presumptuous_nominee. Sign up for bonus content by becoming a Patreon...

Duration: 00:54:10


The Ballad of Sgt. Maj Bofades

9/5/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie Francis and Nate talk about how right they were about the bullshit UCCS propaganda hoax from last week. Even apparently perpetuated by a couple of veterans trying to prove their point with our own logic. Then the two discuss bored Sergeants Majors, and Francis tells the story of Sgt. Maj Bofades Read Nate's piece on the UCCS haox here -...

Duration: 00:44:48


American Propaganda

8/29/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie This week, the team discusses propaganda in the year 2017 and how insane it is to think this UCCS letter is real. We also discuss who exactly George Soros is because Francis has no idea who this guy is who's been paying him for his tweets Be sure to check out Adrian's site Wrath Bearing Tree - www.wrath-bearingtree.com/ The Podcast - twitter.com/hellofaway Francis -...

Duration: 00:56:46


Bash the Fash!

8/15/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie More links and Extended shownotes - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/08/15/Bash-the-Fash Francis and Nate discuss the audacity of the recent Charlotteville Nazi rally, and how, despite what many people may tell you, punching Nazis is both good and cool. Then we talk about a new round of funding for the Veteran's Choice program, which allows veterans in...

Duration: 00:49:24


Millennials are Killing War

8/9/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie More links and Extended shownotes - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/08/09/Millennials-Are-Killing-War The team tackles the question of if America has a "Warrior Caste" in which certain families feed into the grind of war more than others. Then, we talk about a Modern War Institute article that blames the future losses of wars on millennials and our love...

Duration: 00:39:59

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