The Boys discuss how much Gunner HATED recruiting duty in Sacramento, CA (Mac’s hometown) and that all other virtues pale in significance to discipline for a Marine.
The Boys talk about reigning in the killing instincts of Marines in combat and how discipline defines success in units that deploy for war.
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The Boyz discuss: (1) what it is to be “happy” and the Gunner gives his recipe for happiness; and (2) being inducted into the Royal Order of the Shellback… kissing the Royal Baby, meeting Aphrodite and finally kissing Neptune’s feet while crossing the equator on a U.S. Navy warship.
THE BEST OF ALL MARINE RADIO: Tony Zinni spends almost two hours discussing leadership and world events with Mike McNamara.
The interview covers General Zinni’s career and lessons learned from Vietnam, Somalia, Desert Storm, Iraq and his experiences at CENTCOM. Of particular interest are his thoughts on the moral obligations of leaders, he reflects on the moral dilemmas of Secretary of State Colin Powell and JCS-J3 LtGen Greg Newbold — incredible candid stuff.
One of the greatest Marines of our generation, this interview puts his great gifts on display.
Retired Marine Corps MGySgt John Ubaldi joins the program to discuss his idea of what journalism ought to be and how veterans can change the landscape of journalism.
John is the founder of The Ubaldi Reports which “provides credible, political content, addressing domestic and global issues resulting in a well-informed and knowledgeable citizen that can take responsible action of their own choice.” “We’re a non-partisan, truth focused news organization, run by veterans” Ubaldi states — WE AT ALL MARINE RADIO ARE HUGE FANS OF THE IDEA.
Tim Lynch — former (1) U.S. Navy Corpsman, (2) U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer , (3) Iraq/Afghanistan contractor and (4) founder writer of Free Range International is heading back to Afghanistan to cover the Marine return to the Helmand Province… we’ll get an update and talk current events.
CROSSROADS WITH NED SEATH & BEN BUSH… two combat vets, a microphone and some war stories.
Our two Marine combat veterans sit down and discuss Ned’s career which began when he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1962 and culminated in his time as a machine gunner in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966. Ned was awarded the Bronze Star with “V” device and the Navy Cross in 2011 for his actions against the North Vietnamese Army as a member of K/3/4 in 1966.
Ned left the Marine Corps in 1982 and retired after a career with the railroad. GREAT STUFF!!!!!!
Produced by @Matt Morgan, LtCol USMC (ret) who’ll join us before and after the segment.
The Editor and Publisher of the Marine Corps Gazette joins us for his monthly visit to discuss the April 2017 issue of the Gazette.
MAJGEN PAUL KENNEDY, Commanding General of Marine Corps Recruiting Command joined us to discuss his career, changes in how the Marine Corps recruits women, gender and recruit training as well has online behavior.
A great, candid interview where the terms “leadership” and “discipline” surface in every aspect of the interview.
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Charlie Linville, SSgt USMC (ret), tells his remarkable story that ultimately took him to the summit of Mount Everest, the first combat wounded person on the planet to do so.
From his beginning as an infantryman in Iraq to his move into EOD, Charlie’s story in incredibly interesting and not unlike many Marines. He EOD career took him to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan where Charlie lost a leg. His story from that point only gets more compelling and amazing.
After being discharged and in a bad place, he found refuge in the company of other veterans and in therapeutic recreation, mountain climbing to be specific. What happens next is historic but not surprising.
Charlie Linville, the first combat wounded human being to summit Mt. Everest — Marine. He journey through pain, medications, depression and uncertainty is one we can all learn from and is certainly worth your time.