SOFREP Radio

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Episode 572: Ramon Castro Continues His Fight
On this week's episode, SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri catches up with Marine Corps veteran and founder of American Veterans Homefront Initiative Ramon Castro in his journey along the southern U.S. border.
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Episode 571: Mindy Kotler Smith, American Defen...
On this week's special podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri talks with Mindy Kotler Smith of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society. 
55 min
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Episode 570: Ramon Castro, President of America...
On this week's special podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri talks with Marine Corps veteran and founder of American Veterans Homefront Initiative Ramon Castro.
18 min
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Episode 569: A Double Dose of SOFREP, July 4, P...
On this week's special podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri is joined by SOFREP Managing Editor Sean Spoonts and they bring you a plethora of goodies.
73 min
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Episode 568: Spencer Coursen, Author of "Safety...
On this week's podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri talks with Spencer Coursen author of the Safety Trap and professional security expert.
59 min
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Episode 567: Dan Schilling, Author and Air Forc...
On this week's podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri talks with Dan Schilling Air Force Combat Controller (CCT) veteran, author, and holder of the Guinness World Record for the most base jumps in 24 hours with 201 jumps.
45 min
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Episode 566: Special Forces Colonel Mark Roseng...
On this week's podcast SOFREP senior editor and SOFREP Radio host Steve Balestrieri talks with Green Beret and Retired U.S. Army Colonel Mark Rosengard. Among other commanding roles, Colonel Rosengard served as the director of Task Force Dagger, the Special Forces unit and first American element in Afghanistan after 9/11.
64 min
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Episode 565: Pete Hegseth, Fox & Friends Co-hos...
On this week's podcast SOFREP Senior Editor and SOFREP Radio host, Steve Balestrieri is joined by Fox & Friends co-host, author, and veteran Pete Hegseth.
58 min
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Episode 564: Jonathan Hancock, Creator of "Bast...
On this week's podcast SOFREP Senior Editor and SOFREP Radio host, Steve Balestrieri talks with Jonathan Hancock a Marine veteran from 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment – The Magnificent Bastards – who walked 5,800 miles across the United States to visit fellow Marines and Gold Star families in a journey of healing.
58 min
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Episode 563: Michelle Black, Author of "Sacrifi...
In this week's podcast SOFREP Senior Editor and SOFREP Radio host, Steve Balestrieri sits down with Michelle Black the author of Sacrifice, A Gold Star Widow’s Fight for the Truth.
50 min
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Episode 562: "Reveal, the Hunt for Bin Laden" D...
In this week's episode, SOFREP Senior Editor Steve Balestrieri speaks with Clifford Channin of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum about the museum's collaboration with Discovery Channel on the upcoming documentary "Revealed, The Hunt For Bin Laden."
49 min
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Episode 561: Special Forces Legend, Rick Lamb
In this week's episode of SOFREP Radio, Senior Editor Steve Balestrieri talks with Special Forces Legend CSM (Ret.) Rick Lamb.
125 min
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Episode 560: Lt. Col. Dennis J. Blasko, Expert ...
In this episode, Senior Editor Steve Balestrieri joins our resident expert on the Chinese Army, Mr. Dennis J. Blasko.
65 min
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Episode 559: Brad Thomas, Ranger, Delta Force a...
Brad Thomas is our guest. Host Steve Balestrieri walks us through the amazing career of this American Fighting Man and talented musician.
63 min
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Episode 558: Dr. Chloe Carmichael, Author of 'N...
All of us are familiar with the feeling of anxiety, but we typically see it as something bad, something to be avoided. But not Dr. Chloe.
44 min
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Episode 557: James Rosone, Air Force Interrogat...
This week on SOFREP Radio we welcome former Air Force interrogator and prolific author James Rosone.
54 min
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Episode 556: Gary Powers Jr., Son of the U-2 Sp...
In this scintillating episode, Gary Powers Jr. unpacks his father's legacy, the Cold War and his book Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy.
52 min
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Episode 555: Jack Devine, 32-Year CIA Veteran a...
With a career in the CIA that spanned more than three decades, Devine knows more about the American intelligence apparatus than most today.
85 min
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Episode 554: Sean "Buck" Rogers, Former Green B...
This week on SOFREP Radio we welcome former Special Forces Green Beret Sean "Buck" Rogers.
63 min
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Episode 553: Jessica Donati, Wall Street Journa...
Jessica Donati brings to SOFREP Radio intel on the Special Forces presence in Afghanistan and insights into her new book 'Eagle Down.'
48 min
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Episode 552: Former Navy SEAL Team Two Commande...
This week on SOFREP Radio, we're proud to host Mike Hayes, former Navy SEAL and commander of SEAL Team Two.
54 min
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Episode 551: Col. Michael Leonard, USAF Pilot a...
As a Forward Air Control, or FAC, Leonard was often the only link between ground forces and friendly artillery fire on the battle fields of Vietnam.
61 min
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Episode 550: The Secret CIA Mission to Hunt Do...
This week on SOFREP Radio we welcome Alec Bierbauer and Colonel Mark Cooter (Ret.), the men behind the secret CIA mission to hunt down Usama bin Laden using the never-before-seen Predator drone.
68 min
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Episode 549: Sergeant Major of the Army Michael...
This week on SOFREP it is our esteemed honor to host Sergeant Major of the Army Michael A. Grinston the most senior enlisted member in the United States Army.
48 min
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Episode 548: Jacob Sotak, SOFREP Editor in Chief
This week on SOFREP Radio we welcome SOFREP Editor in Chief Jacob Sotak
49 min
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Episode 547: Editor's Round Table Featuring Ste...
We kicked off a new segment called Editor's Round Table this week as we discuss the events in D.C. on January 6th and the ensuing fallout.
67 min
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Episode 546: Delta Force CSM Tom Satterly (Reti...
Command Sergeant Major Tom Satterly and his wife Jen join SOFREP Radio for a special episode about war and its aftermath.
55 min
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Episode 545: Joe Kent, Special Forces Veteran a...
We're honored and humbled to welcome Joe Kent, Special Forces Veteran and Gold Star Husband to this Christmas episode of SOFREP Radio.
52 min
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Episode 544: Bing West, Former Assistant Secret...
This week on SOFREP Radio we were joined by Bing West, Marine Force Recon veteran, former Assistant Secretary of Defense to the Reagan administration and prolific author.
43 min
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Episode 543: Jeff Nyce, 30-Year SWAT Veteran an...
Jeff Nyce was diagnosed with cancer and heart disease and given 2 years to live. Nyce's book shares his battles as SWAT and with cancer.
75 min
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Episode 542: Mike Sarraille, Retired Navy SEAL,...
Mike Sarraille is a retired US Navy SEAL officer with twenty years of experience in Special Operations and author of The Talent War.
63 min
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Episode 541: Sam Culper, Former Intel NCO and C...
Culper and his team at Forward Observer use evidenced-based reasoning and structured analytic techniques to think clearly about the future of American conflict.
46 min
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Episode 540: Kevin Maurer, Acclaimed Journalist...
This week we rolled back the clock with journalist and author Kevin Maurer as we talk about his most recent book 'Rock Force.'
41 min
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Episode 539: David "Bull" Gurfein, CEO of Unite...
This week we're honored to host Lt. Colonel David "Bull" Gurfein, CEO of United American Patriots, a military advocacy group that works to defend service members.
79 min
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Episode 538: Gretchen Smith, Veteran, Founder o...
Code of Vets is a 501c3 that exclusively uses social media to raise donations and awareness for veterans in crisis and/or in need.
43 min
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Episode 537: Eric Davis, Former Navy SEAL Snipe...
In his new webinar course, Eric shares his experience as a Navy SEAL instructor and help you apply three core lessons to life and breathing through to the next level.
43 min
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Episode 536: Donnie Edwards, Legendary NFL Line...
This week on SOFREP Radio, we sat down with former NFL Linebacker and philanthropist Donnie Edwards.
55 min
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Episode 535: Paul Bruno, Historian and Author o...
Paul is an early Jeep historian who has just released a new book with MFM Publishing called The Original Jeeps, the true story of how the US Army created the Jeep some 80 years ago.
50 min
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Episode 534: Jay Dobyns, the Federal Undercover...
A defense attorney once described Jay as: "...a government-trained ‘Predator’ repeatedly sent on seek and destroy missions in search of drugs, guns and violence, with instructions to succeed at any cost and without regard for the agent himself or those he crosses paths with.”
53 min
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Episode 533: Javier Peña and Steve Murphy, the ...
During his heyday, Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cartel were pushing an estimated 70-80 tons of cocaine into the U.S. every month. Our guests, DEA agents Javier Peña and Steve Murphy, were the real 'Narcos' stationed in Colombia assigned to take down Escobar and the Medellin cartel.
67 min
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Episode 532: Kristofer Goldsmith, Founder and P...
High Ground Veterans Advocacy is a small nonprofit organization which trains veterans to engage successfully with government on policy changes meant to improve the lives of servicemembers, veterans and their families.
52 min
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Episode 531: Moe Davis, Retired Air Force Colon...
This week we sat dowbn with Col. Moe Davis (Ret.) who served as Director of the Air Force Judiciary and former Chief Prosecutor at GITMO.
71 min
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Episode 530: Matiyes Kinker, VET Tv
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Episode 529: General Don Bolduc
General Bolduc discusses military service, Afghanistan, foreign policy and beyond.
72 min
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Episode 528: Dan Hampton, author of 'Operation ...
Our guest Dan Hampton is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1986 to 2006.
45 min
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Episode 527: Clint Lorance, falsely imprisoned,...
The military system, the unit chain of command, and the Army committed a grave injustice and put Clint in prison for killing enemy combatants who were getting ready to attack his soldiers.
62 min
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Episode 526: Marc Goldberg, IDF paratrooper and...
Marc Goldberg is an IDF (Israel Defense Forces) paratrooper and author of the book Beyond the Green Line
72 min
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Episode 525: Ingrid Centurion, politician and f...
Our guest is Ingrid Centurion, an Iraq war veteran and a small business owner who is running for office as a State Representative in Massachusetts.
50 min
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Episode 524: Mission readiness with Bob Besal a...
Host Steve Balestrieri discusses national security and childhood obesity nutrition with Rear Admiral Bob Besal (U.S. Navy Retired) followed by Brigadier General Gary Pappas (Massachusetts Army National Guard Retired).
40 min
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Episode 523: John Wayne Walding, first ever amp...
Born on July 4th and named after the great John Wayne, you could say that our guest John Wayne Walding was destined to be an American hero.
48 min
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Episode 522: Jake Lockett, actor
Jake is a great guy and actor who teases out a Special Forces project he's involved with.
44 min
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Episode 521: Jason Lewis, former Army Captain, ...
Host Steve Balestrieri (retired Green Beret and current SOFREP writer) interviews Jason Lewis
43 min
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Episode 520: Stuart Bradin, Global SOF Foundati...
Stuart "Stu" Bradin is the President and CEO of the Global SOF Foundation. He retired as a U.S. Army Special Forces colonel in May 2014 after over 32 years of service.
56 min
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Episode 519: Navy SEAL, Delta Force Command Sur...
We had such a good time interviewing Bob Adams last week that host Brandon Webb had him back on for more.
35 min
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Episode 518: Bob Adams - Navy SEAL, Delta Force...
Fourteen years as a SEAL, four years as a Delta Force Command Surgeon, author of 'Six Days of Impossible Navy SEAL Hell Week, a Doctor Looks Back'
33 min
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Episode 517: Geo and Stavros interview a former...
In this episode, Geo and Stavros sit down with Brandon A., a former Air Force AC-130 Spooky gunner and now a detective in a law enforcement department.
39 min
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Episode 516: Martha McSally, Senator and first ...
Clear the runway of your life: embrace fear, transform doubt, succeed when you are expected to fail, and soar to great heights.
36 min
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Episode 515: Cee Freeman, Vice President of the...
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm was on the verge of becoming just a side note in history
45 min
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Episode 514: Mike Broihier, veteran and Senate ...
Mike is on the show to discuss his personal story and perspective on life post-service.
45 min
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Episode 513: SEAL Team 6 dog handler, Will Chesney
Will Chesney is the author of No Ordinary Dog, the powerful true story of a SEAL Team Operator and military dog handler, and the dog that saved his life.
26 min
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Episode 512: Alex Hollings on COVID-19 effect o...
Alex and Stavros catch up on the latest news related to COVID-19, China, and more.
37 min
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Episode 511: Interview with a decorated WWII ve...
Duane Miller, age 95, lived through hell fighting against the Germans in WWII. Listen to his story.
30 min
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Episode 510: Big Phil on his lockdown in Spain...
In this episode, Big Phil Campion (British SAS) t…
27 min
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Episode 509: “Headshot” Don Bradley, former Spe...
In this episode, we sit down with “Headshot” Don …
35 min
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Episode 508: Knife fighting & combatives in eli...
In this episode, SOFREP Managing Editor Stavros A…
47 min
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Episode 506: Butch Whitehead, Special Forces ho...
Our special host this episode is SOFREP writer an…
27 min
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Episode 505: Johnny Mercer, British Ministry of...
Host Phil Campion is on time and on target from t…
20 min
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Episode 504: Coronavirus not slowing down, pull...
Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author …
36 min
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Episode 503: Coronavirus update, risky intervie...
Host Phil Campion is on time and on target from S…
34 min
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Episode 502: Gary Weaving and Big Phil discuss ...
Host Phil Campion and guest Gary Weaving discuss …
38 min
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Episode 501: Alastair Weir and Big Phil dig int...
Host Phil Campion and guest Alastair Weir discuss…
31 min
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Episode 500: George Hand on Delta Force's gruel...
What a better way to celebrate the 500th episode …
59 min
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Episode 499: Army veteran, author, and venture ...
Back on the show is our friend Kamal Ravikant, a …
47 min
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Episode 498: Spec Ops fist fight in Iraq, mansl...
In this episode we’re discussing a very serious a…
57 min
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Episode 497: Delta Force and Night Stalkers, a ...
Host and SOFREP Managing Editor, Stavros Atlamazo…
69 min
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Episode 496: What the hell is happening with Iran?
Host Phil Campion discusses a timeline of events …
31 min
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Episode 495: SOFREP Radio classic with punk roc...
Happy New Year! As we roll into 2020, take a look…
37 min
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Episode 494: Kaepernick situation, American war...
Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author …
36 min
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Episode 493: Special Forces EDC tips, acid atta...
Merry Christmas, Happy holidays, and all that goo…
33 min
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Episode 492: UK election mess, surprising hunti...
On this show, Big Phil Campion records from Londo…
35 min
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Episode 491: Toxic SEAL culture, Eddie Gallaghe...
Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author …
32 min
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Episode 490: Happy Thanksgiving from SOFREP, Bi...
Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at SOFREP! On t…
28 min
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Episode 489: Big Phil on the "Nairobi man", mil...
On this show, Big Phil Campion is back to discuss…
29 min
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Episode 488: Big Phil on Remembrance Day, opera...
On this show, Big Phil Campion is back to discuss…
27 min
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Episode 487: Best of SOFREP Radio with bin Lade...
Travel obligations delayed the recording of a new…
58 min
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Episode 486: Fighter pilot Justin Lee, why the ...
In this episode of SOFREP Radio, journalist and M…
58 min
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Episode 485: SEAL sniper exclusives, funny sea ...
Navy SEAL and New York Times best-selling author …
39 min
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Episode 484: Big Phil on Special Operations box...
On this show, Big Phil Campion is coming at you f…
36 min
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Episode 483: Hunting pirates with Big Phil Camp...
Hosting this show is Phil Campion, a veteran of m…
24 min
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Episode 482: Shooting the sh!t with Eric Davis,...
Brandon Webb hosts former Navy SEAL sniper instru…
45 min
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Episode 481: When violence is the answer, contr...
Brandon Webb hosts world renowned self-defense ex…
49 min
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Episode 480: Phil Campion on the formidable fig...
Hosting this show is Phil Campion, a veteran of m…
25 min
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Episode 479: Phil Campion on the SAS selection ...
Hosting this show is Phil Campion, a veteran of m…
25 min
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Episode 478: Alex Hollings on the harrowing sto...
Guest host Alex Hollings tells the harrowing stor…
29 min
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Episode 477: Scott McEwen discusses ongoing SEA...
On this episode, Brandon Webb hosts author Scott …
31 min
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Episode 476: Phil Campion on SAS selection, EDC...
Hosting this show is Phil Campion, a veteran of m…
48 min
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Episode 475: Marine Corps veteran and journalis...
Journalist Alex Hollings steps up to the plate as…
39 min
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Episode 474: Director Todd Robinson on his new ...
Joining the show is producer, writer, and directo…
28 min
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Episode 473: Kamal Ravikant on his new book, th...
Back on the show is our friend Kamal Ravikant, an…
42 min
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Episode 472: Brandon Webb is back to discuss so...
SOFREP Radio is back in action! In this episode, …
18 min