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72: Losing a Son To War, True Honor and Leadership That Applies to Real Life, w/ Col. Tom Manion


0:00:00 – Opening

0:09:04 – Col. Tom Manion.

0:09:46 – About Travis Manion. Early Years/Naval Academy/etc.

0:32:04 – Travis After Graduation and Military Service.

0:45:36 – Fallujah.

1:25:01 – Travis’s Final Fire Fight.

1:52:54 – Aftermath and Brendan Looney’s Journey.

2:09:11 – Brendan’s Last Operation.

2:12:02 – Aftermath.  What We Can Learn.  What We Can Do. TravisManion.org

2:23:52 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002 , The Travis Manion Foundation

2:39:33 – Final Thoughts.  A letter about Travis.

2:49:23 – Closing Gratitude.

71: Heroes are not Perfect. Never Judge. The Will to Overcome REAL Hardship: “A Helmet for my Pillow” by Robert Leckie

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:14 – “A Helmet for my Pillow” by Robert Leckie

0:07:49 – Stripped Down to Nothing in Boot Camp.  Surrender and Discipline.

0:18:53 – Advanced Training.

0:28:48 – Guadalcanal: Time to Fight.

1:07:38 – After the Battle: R&R, Partying, and Getting in Trouble.

1:23:05 – Assault on New Britain.

1:39:46 – Physical Complications and Conditions.

1:52:03 – Medical treatment / Don’t Judge The Intellect of a Man by his Job.

2:00:17 – Back to Fighting – Peleliu.

2:21:18 – Battle was Won, but with Great Sacrifice.

2:26:00 – Take-away: Who are we to Judge?

2:34:57 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

3:11:01 – Closing Gratitude.

70: Overcoming Unspeakable Darkness. Protecting Children. How to Support a Military Spouse. Living a GOOD Life. With Iris Gardner

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:32 – Intro to Iris Gardner.

0:23:40 – Sexual Assault–First incident as a child.

0:39:59 – Tips to prevent abuse.  Why it’s hard to come forward.

0:51:16 – Iris growing up with her abuser.

1:01:24 – Resulting relationships, the wrong path, and more Darkness.

1:13:11 – Bouncing back.  The beginning.

1:26:50 – Being a Military Wife – Emotional Independence, and tips to be have a successful relationship.

1:47:12 – How to Live a Happy Life after Abuse.

1:57:00 – Jocko’s letter to his daughter.  Appreciate your mother.

2:13:30 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:40:28 – Closing Gratitude.

 

 

 
New JOCKO PODCAST Episode is Up.

69: The Real Top Gun. Battlefield, Work, and Life are Identical. With Elite Marine Fighter Pilot, David Berke.

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0:00:00 – Opening.

0:09:45 – Intro to Dave Berke.

0:21:11 – Officer Candidate School.

0:27:39 – Southern Watch.

0:31:01 – Top Gun selection.

0:38:49 – September 11th

0:45:08 – Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda.

0:47:33 – Training Officer at Top Gun.

1:08:27 – Forward Air Controller (FAC) Tour.

1:26:43 – Ramadi.

2:14:41 – Home Coming.  Relationship. Pentagon. F-22 and F-35.

2:40:56 – Echelon Front transition.

2:52:54 – Green M&Ms, Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

3:09:28 – Closing Thoughts and Gratitude.

68: Inauthentic Extreme Ownership, Excessive Self-Blaming, The Grammar Nazi, Loyalty in Marriage and Service, Jiu Jitsu VS Boxing for 7 y/o, Artificial Intelligence Soldiers.

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:04:56 – Working out EVERY DAY?

0:27:31 – What’s better for a 7 y/o boy?  Boxing, or Jiu Jitsu?  And Why?

0:37:12 – How to prepare for Podcasts.  Focus for Max Benefit.

0:46:30 – Inauthentic Extreme Ownership and Excessive Self-Blaming.

0:54:04 – Why Literature is good degree to pursue, and the importance of Language.

1:07:00 – Future Robots Soldiers in the Future.  The Threat Artificial Intelligence.

1:12:56 – Effectiveness of Jocko’s Favorite Submission Holds (Jiu Jitsu).

1:15:04 – Dealing with Push-Back from your team early in the plan.

1:22:28 – Opinions on leadership training West Point and other service Academies.

1:27:39 – Advantages and disadvantages of body types in Special Operations Forces.

1:30:26 – Dealing with emotions and being “hangry” when fasting.

1:44:16 – Difficulty learning Jiu Jitsu VS learning Wrestling.

2:05:42 – Loyalty in marriage to another Service Member.  Loyalty to service vs. loyalty at home.

2:15:43 – Specific places and times to reflect on fallen comrades.

2:22:17 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:44:45 – Closing Gratitude.

66: Gen. HR McMaster’s Tactical/Strategic Lessons Learned from his War Fighting Experience. Liars, Defending Bad Leaders, Jiu Jitsu Strength, & Dealing w/ The Grind

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0:00:00 – Opening/Gen. HR McMaster’s account in the First Gulf War.  The Battle of 73 Easting.  Tactical & Strategic lessons learned.

0:57:23 – The 4 Fallacies of Warfare.

1:24:50 – QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from the interwebs.

1:24:56 – Should you defend bad leaders to your men?

1:40:05 – How to avoid taking things too personally.

1:51:51 – Using too much strength in Jiu Jitsu.  Training for better technique.

2:01:54 – What to do when someone lies, betrays trust, or “destroys” you.

2:15:12 – Direct Attack and Indirect Attack strategies.

2:17:21 – Dealing with the Daily Grind Struggle.

2:27:49 – Suggestions on how to actually employ Extreme Ownership and Discipline.

2:30:42 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:58:04 – Closing Gratitude

 

65: What to Carry to Be Prepared for Battle and Life: With Leif Babin

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0:00:00 – Opening “The Things They Carried”, by Tim O’Brien.

0:05:30 – Weapons & Equipment we carried in Ramadi.

0:1230 – A hard lesson with Over-packing Equipment for Patrol.

0:28:04 – Training for adversity.

0:39:57 – How Adversity Training Payed off in Ramadi.

0:47:12 – Heat, Stink, and Moon Dust in Ramadi.

1:03:16 – The Strain of Being in Battle: Physical and Mental.

1:23:57 – How Complacency can Creep in And Kill.

1:36:50 – Reflecting on The Muster 001, and Thoughts on Upcoming Muster 002.

1:50:38 – 1:40:13 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book), (Jocko’s Kids’ Book) Way of the Warrior Kid, and The Muster002

2:22:18 – Closing Gratitude
New JOCKO PODCAST Episode is Up.

64: The Value and Cost of Real Freedom. “A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid”, With Andy Stumpf

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0:00:00 – Opening: “A Debt That Cannot Be Repaid”

0:08:48 – Intro to Andy Stumpf

0:18:04 – New Guy at the SEAL Teams

0:22:18 – Deployments

0:26:38 – September 11th / Learning through experience.

0:40:49 – Iraq, Afghanistan, and Getting shot.

1:00:12 – Recovered and Getting Back After it.

1:23:02 – Andy’s Retirement and Life after the Teams.  SEAL Foundation, Base Jumping.

1:40:13 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

1:51:59 – Closing Gratitude

63: Through The Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam, with Colonel William Reeder, US Army Pilot, Vietnam POW

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0:00:00 – Opening

0:05:46 – Intro to Bill Reeder “Through The Valley: My Captivity in Vietnam”

0:09:35 – First Tour in Vietnam

0:15:23 – Second Tour in Vietnam

0:35:23 – The Crash

0:49:55 – The Capture

2:10:10 – Freedom from Capture

2:19:04 – Aftermath and the Take-Away

2:33:14 – Support, Cool Onnit, Amazon, JockoStore stuff, with Jocko White Tea and Psychological Warfare (on iTunes). Extreme Ownership (book) and The Muster002

2:39:09 – Closing Gratitude