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  • 02:01

    WTR: Tactical Barbe, Jeff Crowner & Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn & Jeff Young is super excited to welcome Tactical Barbe (Gianna Varrati), Jeff Crowner of Jeff Crowner Knives, and Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch on the show!


    Gianna Varrati aka Tactical Barbe, has been working and advocating in Alaska for the military since 1997 . She has partnered with several non profits locally and nationally to help Servicemembers and their loved ones reacclumate to the "new normal" and to help lower the rate of Servicemember and Veteran suicides.


    Jeff Crowner is a Navy veteran, the owner of Crowner Knives, and a member of The Tactical Beard Owners Club!  Jeff spent 11 years with the US Navy. He served 14 total, including his reserve time.  Crowner Knives, LLC's blades are well known for their innovative design, and unrelenting edge retention. Those who've been lucky enough to own one know it is a special blade. These blades are one of a kind, and the highest quality available.


    Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch, 6 time MMA WORLD CHAMPION, is a former U.S. Army soldier. Spending time with the 4th infantry. After he left the military he has been doing private security all over. He spent time in iraq with one of the biggest private security company's as a bodyguard for the United  states ambassador John Negroponte.  The Cannon also now donates his time working with active military with a group called "American 300 Tour" it's like a USO tour but they hit the smaller bases and give soldiers an opportunity to meet one on one. When The Cannon isn't doing that he is teaching CQC / CQB  defensive tactics , weapon take ways to military, SWATT, police, FBI, and  CIA. And he just opened a Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu school in Glendale Arizona.


    Guest Call in 646-595-350

  • 02:04

    WTR: Rob Lewis, John Hurth (TYR Group) & Rob DuBois (SEAL of Peace)

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    WTR with GI Jenn & Guest Co-Host Lance Taylor will be welcoming Rob Lewis, John Hurth (TRY Group) and Rob DuBois (SEAL of Peace)!


    Lance served in the Army as a comms specialist, forward observer and RTO for the SAPPER platoon of a CE co. Transferring to the Navy, he served on USS Reuben James on the VBSS (vessel boarding) and anti-piracy teams. Lance then became a PS contractor on the Texas/Mexico border conducting counter-cartel ISR an in Iraq at both DOD & DOS as a QRF team lead.  Lance works for TAB Gear doing R/D, owns Texas Star Cigar Co and does freelance intel analysis.


    Rob Lewis, served in 10th SFG as an 18D (SF Medic) and best selling author of “Love Me When I’m Gone: the true story of life, love and loss for a Green Beret in post-9/11 war” and “The Pact."  We will be talking about current events.


    John retired from Army SF, served in 1st SF and had multiple deployments, with 2 combat tours in support of the GWOT. John also served with Special Operations Training Detachment at the JRTC.  After retiring John put to use his years of tracking knowledge and experience working as the program lead and head instructor for the U.S. Army’s Combat Tracker Course. He managed and oversaw the conduct and resourcing of the Army’s Combat Tracker Course.


    Rob is a speaker, coach, and Ret. Navy SEAL. He worked in more than 30 countries, helping to manage complex threat situations and cross-cultural comms. He worked for the NSA. Rob’s “Think Like the Adversary" workshop has edified military units, Fortune 500 companies, and intel agencies. He served as director of ops for the DOD Red Team and is the author of "Powerful Peace; A Navy SEAL’s Lessons on Peace from a Lifetime at War."

  • WTR: Joe Crane (MARINE) & Wes Doss (ARMY)

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn & Jeff Gonzales is proud to welcome Joe Crain and Wes Doss to the show!


    First up, we have Lt. Col. Joe Crane on!  Lt. Col. Crane retired from the Marine Corps in 2013 after 24 years of service.  He was an AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter pilot and completed two combat flying tours in Iraq.  Joe is now an airline pilot and host of the Veteran On the Move podcast.  "Your Pathfinder to Freedom" providing knowledge and inspiration to veterans aspiring to transition to the exciting world of entrepreneurship.


    Then we have Wes Doss, PhD!  Wes is an internationally recognized firearms, tactics, and use of force instructor with over 20 years of military & civilian criminal justice experience, as well as significant operational time with both military & law enforcement tactical operations & protective service organizations. Wes holds specialized instructor certifications from the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps, Arizona POST, the Smith & Wesson Academy, the Sigarms Academy, the NRA LEAD, FEMA and the Department of State.  


    Don't miss this GREAT episode!!!  Call in number is 646-595-3504

  • 02:03

    WTR: Eric Kirsch (Erik Havamal - the Nigerian) & Lt. Col (Ret.) Gordon Cucullu

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn & Jeff Young is exremely honored to be joined by Eric Kirsch and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gordon Cucullu.


    Eric Kirsch, or as many know him Erik Havamal - The Nigerian, is a 2004 Graduate of The Citadel. Eric served as a Counterintelligence Officer and Active Duty NCIS Special Agent in the USMC for 8 years, leaving as a Captain. Eric served two tours in OIF, one tour in OEF, as well as, two more tours to Iraq as a civilian advisor in transnational security.  Eric is the CEO of Torchlight USA, LLC.


    Retired Army Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu was in Gordon Cucullu is a former Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel with more than four decades of experience dealing with the tumultuous region of East Asia, including North and South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia. He is Senior Non-resident Fellow at the Center for Security Policy. His best-selling book, Separated at Birth: How North Korea became the Evil Twin, has been acclaimed as one of the best insights into the convoluted, long-running conflict between South and North Korea. He paints a stark portrait of the dark world of Kim Jong Il’s rogue regime, the most egregious human rights violator on earth, and perhaps the only state in history to be supported primarily by illegal and criminal activities. Gordon is recognized as one of the leading authorities on the complex, dangerous threat posed by North Korea through its deadly connections to other American enemies in the war for the free world. 


    We will be discussing both the fight in Iraq against ISIS and the Valhalla Project!!


    Please do not miss this episode of Warrior Talk Radio.  Guest call in number is 646-595-3504!

  • 01:54

    WTR: Michael Gier & Tom Matteo (Wounded Warriors) and Eli Crane (Shark Tank)

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    Warrior Talk Radio is so excited to welcome three great individiuals!!!  Michael Gier, Producer/Director/Actor and Tom Matteo, decorated Vietnam Veteran are coming on to discuss Wounded Warriors - The Movie.  Eli Crane, former Navy SEAL and winner of SHARK TANK will be joining us to discuss VETERAN entrepreneurship. 


    Michael Gier transitioned from years of producing and directing live performances, in 2009 created Silver Dove Productions, LLC to start producing TV, film, and corporate projects.  Since then he has produced/directed over 160 Film, TV Commercial, and corporate projects.  In 2013 Michael produced/directed a film titled “Foreclosed” and in 2014  produced/directed a film titled “But Now I See,” both airing nationwide on DirecTV.  His most recent film, RZ-9, will be released on DVD in 2015.


    Tom Matteo is a Marine, Vietnam Veteran, and the recipient of 6 Purple Heart Medals.  We will be incorporating combat scenes in our film that Tom experienced first hand in Vietnam. In 1975 working in law enforcement, Tom was awarded the Medal of Valor for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty and currently runs his non-profit Faces of Heroes. 


    Find out more about Wounded Warriors the movie here http://www.woundedwarriorsmovie.com


    Eli Crane is a former Navy SEAL and entrepreneur. Bottle Breacher began in a 1 car garage while Eli was Active Duty and aired on Shark Tank a year and half later. They (Eli and Jen - his wife) love to hire vets and reinvest in those that have served.  Find out more about Bottle Breacher here https://www.facebook.com/BottleBreacher


    Don't miss this episode!!  Call in number is 646-595-3504

  • 02:17

    WTR: Spec Ops Charities Network, Matthew O'Dell & Chris Hernandez

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    WTR is back and better than ever!  GI Jenn is being joined by guest co-host Brent South!  Brent, who also is a contributing writer for Warrior Talk Radio, is a Retired US ARMY RANGER and Air Cavalry Pilot.


    We have Matthew O'Dell.  Matthew was the NDJ Person of the Year and served in the Marines between 2003 and 2007 and in the Army Reserves from 2009 to 2012. He was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan during his service.  Matthew is coming back to give us an update on some of the projects he has been working on.


    Then, we have Chris Hernandez.  Chris Hernandez is a 20 year police officer, former Marine and currently serving National Guard soldier with over 25 years of military service. He is a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan and also served 18 months as a United Nations police officer in Kosovo. He writes for BreachBangClear.com and Iron Mike magazine and has published two military fiction novels, Proof of Our Resolve and Line in the Valley, through Tactical16 Publishing


    Don't miss this awesome episode of Warrior Talk Radio!  Guest Call in number is 646-595-3504.

  • 01:59

    WTR: Mike Blackgrave (SEAMOK) and Erik Shaw (Tactical 16)

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn welcomes Mike Blackgrave and Erik Shaw!!  


    Mike Blackgrave is the founder of SEAMOK Tactical Solutions.  With over 30 years of training, Mike has amassed the following teaching credentials:  Goju Ryu Karate Jutsu - Nidan, Wing Chun Kung Fu - Instructor, Pekititersia Kali - Lakan Guro , BaHad ZuBu Kali’s Ilustrisimo - Punong Guro, Kuntau – Guru


    Mike also has a strong working knowledge in the disciplines of Harimau-Silat, Boxing, Kenpo, WW2 Combatives and Free style wrestling.  Mike is a strong advocate of practical and tactical firearm usage. He is also a US Army Combat Arms veteran and has worked vigorously in the security field with over 20 years experience in body guarding, club security, special event security.


    Erik Shaw is a Disabled Veteran, small business owner and has been featured on FOX News and various other media outlets. He uses his 12 years of Military Service to identify issues within the Veteran Community in regards to Veterans having the ability to affordably tell their story and have it published. Tactical 16 created a program that allows for a low cost to no cost alternative to self publishing that gives the Veteran a tool that they can use to create income for themselves and their families. They promote and assist Veteran writers with Combat injuries and other Combat related issues have the opportunity to create writing projects with the possibility of being published.


    Don't miss this great episode of Warrior Talk Radio!  Guest call in 646-595-3504

  • 02:00

    WTR: MARINE/Singer/Activist - John Preston & Sr. Chief Don Shipley

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn is exctied to have the one and only Jeff Young as guest co-host!!  Jeff is former Mil Intel, Former Mil athlete, Former Police Officer, Former pro whitewater paddler, Former HRE PSD (Iraq) In-country manager/ team leader, current full time firearms instructor, and a contributing writer for Warrior Talk Radio. Did I mention cute and cuddly?


    GI Jenn and Jeff Young will be joined by MARINE VETERAN, Singer, Song Writer John Preston and the AMAZING Sr. Chief Don Shipley!


    John Preston is a singer/songwriter raised on a farm in Kentucky and is a great example of a true American born for service. John was highly decorated as a Marine during his tour in Operation Iraqi Freedom and now is currently a Firefighter. Through all of his travels of the world and growth in life he has used music as his storybook to follow his journey.


    Don Shipley retired after 24-years in the Navy as a SEAL Senior Chief in 2003. He served at SEAL Team ONE, SEAL Team TWO, the Naval Special Warfare Center (BUD/S) and Naval Special Warfare Group TWO in Little Creek Virginia as a SEAL Advanced Training Instructor.


    He served in eight SEAL Platoons, was Platoon Chief in five, and awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heroism during a Search and Rescue Mission.


    He conducted operations in Bosnia and Liberia, Africa while at SEAL Team TWO and became the first Non-Corpsman SEAL to graduate Paramedic School.


    Guest Call in 646-595-3504

  • 01:58

    WTR: Major Ed Pulido (Folds of Honor) & Medal of Honor Recipient Clint Romesha

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    Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn and Jeff Young is so honored to be hosting both Major Ed Pulido and Medial of Honor Recipient Clint Romeha!


    Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity which provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is a Founding member of Warriors for Freedom Foundation and is the Founder of Warrior Nation, a movement focused on the rights of liberty, freedom and patriotism with an autobiography entitled Warrior for Freedom: Challenge, Triumph and Change, the Major Ed Pulido Story. He served for 19 years and on May 16, 2005, he was medically retired from the United States Army. On the 17th of August, 2004, Major Pulido hit an Improvised Explosive Device (I.E.D) or roadside bomb while serving with the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team under the command of General David Petraeus. 


    Former Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha enlisted in the Army in September 1999 and deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and once to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  At the time of the deadly attack on Combat Outpost (COP) Keating, Kamdesh district, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009, Staff Sgt. Romesha was assigned as a section leader for Bravo Troop, 3-61st Cavalry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.


    In addition to the Medal of Honor, Romesha's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 Bronze Service Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (with 3 Bronze Service Stars), and many others.


    Please don’t miss this special episode!

  • 01:14

    America's Disabled Veterans In Action, Inc. Friday, 24 April 2015 Edition.

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    Today is Friday 24 April 2015 and we are back with Veteran News and information. Being Friday we would remind everyone to please wear red until all our MIA return home. Today our host are Bobby West(AKA Uncle Stoner), Andy Prado and Dr Jorge Anderson


    Today Our own Uncle Stoner returns to the airways for some more enlighting facts of the medicinal use of Marijuana in treatment for issues like Nausea,Seiures, Pain Management, PTSD, Depression, Chemo Mitagation, wasting syndrome, Migranes, Multple Schlorosis, Lupus,Sjogrins and many other issues that this plant can treat. 


    We will be discussing his latest travels to Denver and his upcoming trips to exotic locations like Jamaica and other laces that canabis will take him in this educational journey of a veteran trying to deal with a non pharmacuetical way of dealing with PTSD and Anxiety.  This is certainly not for general recreation as we are discussing a natural way to deal with the issues many veterans face without the harmful side effects of pharmacueticals. 


    We will discuss news items


    and your call to our Brooklyn Navy Yard phone number (357) 884-8078


    we will have a ful show and look forward to being with you beginning at 2300pm Zulu!


    for our CIVILIAN CONUS friends that would be 8pm Atlantic/7pm Eastern/6pm Central/5pm Mountain/4pm Pacific

  • 01:24

    America's Disabled Veterans In Action, Inc. 23 April 2015 Edition!

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    Today is Thursday 23 April 2015 and we are siscussing the economic realities of veterans who are disabled surviving in large cities like NYC, DC, Chiacog, Charlotte, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Denver , OKC, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Seattle are some of the cities that US veterans are finding the hardest to live and we are going to look carefully at how our fellow veterans are surviving monthly.


    Our Host this evening are Andy Prado and Dr Jorge Anderson


    News Items from Congress and your callas as our Brooklyn Navy Yard phone Number 347-884-8078 open at 2300 Zulu, for our Civilian friends that would be 8p Atlantic/ 7PM Eastern/6PM Central/5PM Mountan and 4PM Pacific 

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