The Protectors Podcast™

The Protectors Podcast™

The Protectors Podcast™ is hosted by Dr. Jason Piccolo, a 22-year federal agent, and military veteran. Jason interviews guests from best-selling authors to military heroes to every day "protectors".

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September 20, 2022 35 min

Episode 373 with Steve Stratton!  Wow, thank you ALL for the support of The Protectors Podcast TM!    We not only talk to a great author but we also get into the craft of penning a thriller.  A big thanks to my awesome cohost Eric Bishop (author of The Body Man) as well!  
This episode supported by Ranger Point Precision. 


About:  Steve Stratton started his military career at the White House Communications Agency. His work took him a...

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Ike Stephens of Big Tex Ordnance joined the show.  I always look forward to interviews with people who created successful businesses out of their garage to one that is world-class.  Ike talks about building the business, integrating family, and supporting the LEO community.  We also talk one of my favorite topics….guns. We talk Staccatos,  Sons of Liberty (and their armorers' course), Henry Levers, and a ton more.  Big Tex is a...

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REWIND (Original Air Date June 2, 2021) The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents Chris Gronkowski.  

Chris Gronkowski joined the show to talk about his transition from the NFL to starting a small business, Shark Tank, supporting veterans, and a ton more.  

 

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The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents Douglas Century.   In this first part of a multi-part series, we talk about Doug working with Ice-T & Spike on their book SPLIT DECISION.  It is a must-read book.  The book resonates.  Doug has an incredible bibliography of books, definite a ton of must-read books.  

SPLIT DECISIONS: Award-winning actor, rapper, and producer Ice-T unveils a compelling and astonishing memoir of his early life rob...

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August 21, 2022 58 min

The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents Ben Tirpak, editor of Skillset Magazine.   In this episode, we discuss pop culture, getting older and shifting gears, horror movies, sh*tbox vehicles, and a ton more. 

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The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents T.R. Matson.  T.R. is a combat proven pilot and author.  In this episode, T.R. talks about flying, leadership, and his book TREASON FLIGHT.   

About: T.R. Matson has more than two decades of Military and civilian aviation experience. He’s served in the U.S. Navy flying the E-2C Hawkeye and F/A-18C Hornet on combat tours, as well as multiple training tours as a T-45 Goshawk Instructor and Landing Sig...

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The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents Colin O’Brady.  Colin is a 10X World-Record Holder, NYT Best-Selling Author, and author of the 12 HOUR WALK.   We talk about the walk, how it came to be, and a ton more.  

I recently completed the 12 HOUR WALK and it really changed my perspective on a lot of things, it was much needed!  Make sure to check out the book and try the walk. 

PS:  I asked Colin to take part in the MURPH as part of The Prot...

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The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents Christopher Strom.  Retired NYPD & Author.  Full podcast out on every major podcast platform.  

We talk about: The NYPD & Police losing numbers at an alarming rate, advice for those entering the LEO field, learning how to talk to the community, and Chris’ book BROOKLYN TO BAGHDAD.  

About the book: Brooklyn to Baghdad is the true story of a retired NYPD intelligence sergeant applying his stre...

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The Protectors Podcast ™ Presents BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST with Crystal “Brolik” Stokes. Brolik is a veteran Marine, football player, MMA fighter, and true protagonist. This was an eye-opening interview for me and her story is a must-listen.

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PART 2
BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST. Dr. Joshua Appel recalls his journey to becoming an elite PJ in the Air Force, his path to becoming an ER doctor, his connection to the Murph Challenge, and the incredible rescue of Lone Survivor Marcus Lutrell. 

About Josh: Appel served active duty from 1994-99 as a pararescue specialist in emergency medical tactics, as well as combat and survival skills, continuing on with the United States Air Forc...

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BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST. Dr. Joshua Appel recalls his journey to becoming an elite PJ in the Air Force, his path to becoming an ER doctor, his connection to the Murph Challenge, and the incredible rescue of Lone Survivor Marcus Lutrell. 

About Josh: Appel served active duty from 1994-99 as a pararescue specialist in emergency medical tactics, as well as combat and survival skills, continuing on with the United States Air Force Comb...

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The Protectors Podcast™ welcomed Mark Greaney to the show to talk about THE GRAY MAN and his new book ARMORED.  In this clip, Mark talks about the selection of Ryan Gosling to play the live action protagonist Court Gentry.  

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July 22, 2022 23 min

Elle Rueger created SOLEDIER SOCKS to give back.  She joined the show recently to talk about creating a small business, partnering with non-profits, creating a Made in the USA sock, and a ton more.  Look for SOLEDIER SOCKS partnering up with Chive Charities soon! 

From Their Site: Our Story, In 2010, while our friend Tommy was deployed to Afghanistan, we sent him several care packages filled with toiletries, protein bars, and the mo...

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Shotgun Discussion | With Mark Kelley & Rick Hogg (Original Air Date 7.20.2022)

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BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST (BTP)  EP 3

Aaron Lohman is an incredible influence;  having dramatically changed his life over the past several years.  Aaron is on top of his game with helping others and adapting to continuous changes.    Aaron has spent a career in law enforcement and moved to the front lines of helping officers with mental and physical health issues. 

"When people have no wins to celebrate, they celebrate other peo...

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Have you checked out the new podcast?  BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST is out now!  Check out the first episode with Aaron Williamson.

Aaron Williamson is a professional fitness coach and trainer, USMC veteran, and actor.  Aaron's client list runs from Dwayne Johnson to Josh Brolin to Jamie Foxx.  Aaron is the creator of the Intense 90 program which has seen some incredible results. 

“Enlisting in the Marine Corps out of high school s...

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Make sure to head over to the new podcast hosted by Jason Piccolo called BECOMING THE PROTAGONIST. 

Episode #2 with Marcus Torgerson

The Show: Becoming The Protagonist. Tune in weekly to listen to real-life protagonists. Listen in as guests talk about the rise to the top of their ecosystems; from the corporate to the blue-collar world, they became the protagonist.

The protagonist is the hero of the story. Are you the protagonist of ...

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 Eli Cranor joined The Protectors Podcast TM with special co-host Eric Bishop (Author of The Body Man).  We talk about Eli's book DON'T KNOW TOUGH, his path from football to becoming a top-notch author, and a ton more!  

About: Eli Cranor played quarterback at every level: peewee to professional, and then coached high school football for five years. These days, he's traded in the pigskin for a laptop, writing from Arkans...

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David Temple, a veteran of the radio and television industry, joined the show to talk about how he became a professional in the industry, his incredible next chapter as the host of The Thriller Zone, and a ton more!  

About David: 

David enjoyed a prolific 25-year career in Radio, creating #1 Morning Shows in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Norfolk & Charlotte. Working in formats from Classic Rock to Soft R...

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A live discussion recorded on June 28, 2022, with Rick Hogg & Mark Kelley talking about competition shooting.  

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