Patriot to the Core

Patriot to the Core

Latest Episodes

Ep 111 | Don Stevens – Security Forces, Combat Control, Burn the Ships, PTSD
November 06, 2023

Don Stevens is one of those rare operators who retrained into the Air Force combat control (CCT) pipeline at the age of 32, after being in security forces. This required uncommon humility since leader

Ep 110 | Special: Kenny Alicea & Mark Forester – Beautiful Symphony of Death and Destruction
September 29, 2023

On this 13th anniversary of the death of my brother, SrA Mark Forester, I have the opportunity to talk with Kenny Alicea who was the Senior Weapons Sergeant for his Army Special Forces team (ODA 7212)

Ep 109 | Nic McKinley - Fighting a War on Human Trafficking
September 04, 2023

Nic McKinley is an entrepreneur, former Air Force Pararescueman, and ex-CIA operative who founded DeliverFund, the only donor-funded solution to human trafficking that delivers proprietary data and te

Ep 108 | Rich Brown – Marine, Author, American Warrior Society Co-Founder, Savage Somm
July 31, 2023

Retired U. S. Marine and former Policeman, bouncer, Corrections Officer and more Rich Brown (@american_warrior_society) is back on the show so I can dig into his new Memoir On Violence & Varietals.

Ep 107 | The Mark Forester Foundation Charity Golf Tournament – Aug 11, 2023
July 17, 2023

The Mark Forester Foundations annual golf tournament will be heldFriday August 11, 2023at theRobert Trent Jones Golf Trailin Muscle Shoals, AL. In this episode, I chat with Doug Cole and Jay Stub

Ep 106 | T. C. Fuller – Stories From a 20-yr Odyssey in the FBI
June 26, 2023

T. C. Fuller joined the FBI after an 11-year career in the Army as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer. Then he joined the FBI and became a Special Agent, serving for 20 years. During his time in t

Ep 105 | Medal of Honor Recipient Mike Rose – Vietnam
May 29, 2023

Gary Michael Rose (Mike) joins me in person to share what happened in Laos during Operation Tailwind in 1970. During these 4 days, Sergeant Rose exposed himself to the enemy many times in order to tre

Ep 104 | Dan Skidmore, aka Cadre DS – Getting Ready for the JAG 28 Birthday Walk
May 08, 2023

Dan Skidmore (@danskidmore11) is the Director of Specialized Training at GORUCK. Hes back on PTC as to talk initially about the upcoming Mark Forester JAG 28 Memorial Birthday Walk/Ruck. This is our

Ep 103 | Tips and Thoughts on the Mark Forester JAG 28 Birthday Walk/Ruck
April 10, 2023

Chris Sprayberry and Troy Bye join me to talk about the upcoming JAG 28 Birthday Walk on May 20, 2023. Chris (@ has done the walk every year since we started i

Ep 102 | Darrell Utt – Army Special Forces (Ret.) and National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Chief of Bus. Ops
March 13, 2023

MSG Darrell Utt retired from the U.S. Army Special Forces in January of 2017 after 26.5 years in the Army. For this episode, he joins me in person and we have a great time covering the purpose of the