Global Recon

Global Recon


Latest Episodes

GRP 160-Sacrifice: A Gold Star Widow's Fight For The Truth
November 10, 2021

Joining me for this week's podcast is the Gold Star Wife of Staff Sergeant Bryan Black Michelle Black. SSG Black was killed alongside SFC Jeremiah Johnson, SSG Dustin Wright, and SGT LaDavid Johnson after their Special Forces team was ambushed on October

GRP 159-Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change: A CIA Officers fight to bring American Allies home
September 29, 2021

GRP 159-Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change: A CIA Officers fight to bring American Allies home. My guest for this week's podcast is a former CIA Officer, U.S. Army veteran, and author of "Watches Without Time: An American Soldier in Afghanista

GRP 158-Archon Ready Group: A conversation with Two Special Missions Operators
September 08, 2021

Episode Summary I have two guests on for this week's podcast. They are the primary instructors at Archon Ready Group, and both served at the Army Special Missions Unit for nearly two decades. Billy Delaporte and Dan Ibach are back on with me. We talked ab

GRP 157-The Object Of The Superior Man is Truth: The Story of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher
March 31, 2021

Episode Summary My guest for this week's podcast is retired Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher. Chief Gallagher completed 20 years in the U.S. Navy, with most of that time spent in the SEAL Teams. He served as a Corpsman and a Sniper. During his final deploy

GRP 156-Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Dogs Of War : Special Missions Dog Handler Billy Clark
March 24, 2021

Episode Summary My guest for this week's podcast is Command Master Chief Bill Clark. CMC Clark served for four years in the Marine Corps and twenty years with the Navy. He enlisted in the Navy after the September 11th attacks as a Master At Arms to become

GRP 155-Men should strive to think much and know little: A Conversation with a Special Missions Operator
March 15, 2021

Episode Summary My guest for this week's podcast is retired U.S. Army Special Missions Sergeant Major Dan Ibach. SGM Ibach served for 21 years, seven of those at the 75th Ranger Regiment and fourteen at the Tier 1 Unit. During a deployment to Iraq, Dan wa

GRP 154:Across The Fence: MACV-SOG Team Leader John Stryker Meyer
February 24, 2021

Episode Summary Joining me for this week's podcast is author and Army Special Forces combat veteran, John Stryker Meyer. Meyer, served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a Green Beret and member of the highly secretive unit MACV-SOG. SOG fought the secret wa

GRP 153-In The Dark of War: A CIA Officers time in Libya
November 18, 2020

Episode Summary Joining me for this week's podcast is an author and former CIA Targeting Analyst, Sarah Carlson. Sarah's book "In The Dark of War" is her account of the U.S. mission's evacuation in Tripoli, Libya, in 2014, where she served as a CIA office

GRP 152-To the left of Bang: Marine Corps Combat Veteran Yousef Badou
November 11, 2020

GRP 152- Joining me for this week's podcast is Marine Corps veteran Yousef Badou. Yousef runs Emergence Disrupt, a training company specializing in Situational Awareness & Behavior Analysis Training. Badou deployed multiple times to Iraq as a U.S. Mar

GRP 151-The die is cast:Special Missions Sergeant Major Bill Delaporte
September 18, 2020

Joining me for this podcast is retired Army Sergeant Major Bill Delaporte. Delaporte is part owner of Archon Ready Group, which teaches marksmanship. Delaporte served in the Army's Special Missions Unit for 17 years, where he became an assault team leader