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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


Johnny Get your Gun

8/22/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie No extended show notes this week. It's just all about guns! The fire team is joined by combat vet and red wine enthusiast David James as they all talk about their experiences with guns in and out of the military. Be sure to check out Adrian's site Wrath Bearing Tree - http://www.wrath-bearingtree.com/ The Podcast - twitter.com/hellofaway Francis - twitter.com/armystrang...

Duration: 00:52:58


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


All Servicemembers Are Welcome

8/1/2017
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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/2017/08/01/There-is-no-MOS-for-Social-Engineers The team talks about the recent tweets from Trump about banning transgender people from serving in the military, and why literally every reason for that is stupid. Read Adrian's piece on viagra and PTSD here -...

Duration: 00:55:20


Free Bonus Episode - Interview with Alex Horton (@AlexHortonTX)

7/30/2017
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We're giving you a free bonus episode this week for those of you still on the fence about kicking up five bucks a month. So here's a taste of some of the interviews and bonus content you're missing out on. Not a subscriber? Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie Nate and Adrian talk with Alex Horton (@AlexHortonTX), a Washington Post reporter and Army veteran, about a plan to cancel enlistment contracts for thousands of foreign born recruits that have no...

Duration: 00:41:42


Almost a Soldier

7/25/2017
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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/2017/07/25/Almost-a-Soldier The team discusses the recent verbal attacks from the NRA against Alex Horton, as well as the curious things civilians tend to say to defend their decisions not to join the military. More can be found in the extended show notes. Adrian's Dunkirk review from 2016 can...

Duration: 00:56:05


Rojava Strong: Talking Army with Brace Belden (Promo)

7/23/2017
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Get access to the full episode by supporting the troops and giving $5 a month to our Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/Hellofawaytodie You may remember him as PissPigGranddad, the California Communist who went to Syria to fight with the YPG. For this episode, Francis and Brace talk army shit, compare their loadouts and see just who's rifle shoots the furthest.

Duration: 00:01:45


Falling Humvees and Raising Up Women Troops

7/20/2017
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Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie Extended shownotes - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/07/20/Falling-Humvees-and-Raising-Up-Women-Troops The team talks training mishaps and just how dangerous training can be, from the dangers of airplane crashes, to the hilarity of Humvees smashing into the ground. Then Francis has a talk with Jessica Scott, a signal officer with 22 years in, about gender...

Duration: 01:07:06


Why you shouldn't fear a war with Best Korea

7/11/2017
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Expanded show notes can be found here - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/07/11/Why-a-War-with-Best-Korea-is-Never-Happening First the team gives props to the Iraqi military and police for taking back Mosul from ISIS. A hard fought battle spanning nine months which destroyed the city, but it's yours once again. Be sure to follow Iraqi Day for up to date info from a man on the streets. https://twitter.com/iraqi_day Then we discuss North Korea and just how stupid a with them...

Duration: 00:53:16


VA Disabilities and Yet Another Horny General

6/28/2017
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The team discusses new changes being proposed for veteran disabilities, namely changes that might screw vets over. Then, we revisit the well of the double standard as a two star general blames too much war for his inappropriate relationship with a captain. Links and show notes here - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/06/28/VA-disabilities-and-Horny-Generals Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie...

Duration: 00:50:38


Star Trek: TNG bonus episode promo

6/26/2017
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Adrian and another infantry officer from the 173rd, Eric Nelson, talk about Star Trek TNG. Why did Worf always get beaten up by the aliens? Why did Picard hate Riker? Why was Riker not beaten up *more* by aliens, when he usually deserved it? Lore v. Data v. Bret Spiner... and so much more Want the full episode? Sign up to the Patreon here - www.patreon.com/Hellofawaytodie

Duration: 00:02:08


Afghanistan bound...Again

6/21/2017
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The team relates their stories about Afghanistan and American treatment of the locals as Gen. Mattis prepares to increase troop levels once again. Read the extended show notes and links here - https://www.hellofawaytodie.com/single-post/2017/06/21/Forever-War-Afghanistan-edition Not a subscriber? You're missing out on bonus content! Sign up for the patreon today! - www.patreon.com/hellofawaytodie The Podcast - twitter.com/hellofaway Francis - twitter.com/armystrang Nate -...

Duration: 00:47:01

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