The Protectors w/Jason Piccolo

The Protectors w/Jason Piccolo

True life stories from Law Enforcement, Military and First Responders “Protectors” and those that support them. Protectors are those that run toward danger. Listen in as they tell their stories. Hosted by Jason Piccolo. Jason is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (U.S. Army/INF/CPT) and career federal agent. ... Show More

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Great conversation with Jeff & Brian on The Protectors.  Their new book Red Spectre is part of the Tier One series. I’m a big fan!  

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Jeffrey Wilson has at one time worked as an actor, a firefighter, a paramedic, a jet pilot, a diving instructor, a Naval Officer, and a Vascular and Trauma Surgeon. He also served two tours in Iraq as a combat surgeon with both the Marines and with a Joint Special Operat... Read more

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Martin “Marty” Schwartz is a longtime friend and career LEO.  Marty is an expert on policing with over 40 years of experience in the field.  Marty joined me to discuss his new book POLICING IS ABOUT PEOPLE.  @mschwartz955 

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About the book: Policing Is About People, examines the lawfulness and methodology of police actions and considerations in evaluating them. More importantly, it identifies the humann... Read more

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Kent Ogden, Marine and the Social Media Guru for Cannae Pro Gear joined me tonight to chat building a brand.  If you’ve been following me, you know I am a big fan of Cannae Pro Gear.  Check them out!  They are very pro-veteran! 

On the Web: https://cannaeprogear.com/ 

Instagram: @cannaeprogear

Facebook: Cannae Pro Gear



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Jason joined me to chat being a veteran. 

Jason served as an Infantryman in the U.S. Army and is now a veteran business owner.  Jason created and owns Grill Your Ass Off, a kick-ass seasoning company.  From the site.. “Each of our products is designed with a military theme so it can give you and a friend a laugh or bring back a great memory. Every one of our bottles is made in Texas with pride so you can taste the fre... Read more

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You have seen him on True Detective and heard him on The Protectors.  Michael is a USMC veteran and you can tell it is a big part of who he us.  Michael has a diverse background in the acting/music scene; from performing in the 90's punk rock scene to a highly successful career doing voice-over work to his guest roll on the recent season of True Detective.  

Michael supports several veteran centric organizations:<... Read more

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Pete has traveled to most of the hots in the world over the past few decades, from Bosnia to Iraq to Afghanistan.  Pete uses his expertise in building rapport and coalitions as a host of the “Break It Down Show” podcast.  In Pete’s words “"I've been able to succeed in different cultural environments because I leverage the existing cultural paths to my advantage. By exploiting what already exists, I am free to achieve the... Read more

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Jessica chats about being a Veteran and tri-athlete. 

From Jessica: The thought, “Well, this is it, my triathlon days are over.” has crossed my mind more than once in my 20 years of being a triathlete. The first time was when I went to West Point, knowing that I would now be devoted to the rigorous schedule of balancing academics, military duties, and a member of the cross country and track team. Yet when I graduated... Read more

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Jeff is a world-class author and one half of the writing team, Andrews & Wilson.

RED SPECTRE a Tier One Thriller is out NOW!  Wherever books are sold!

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Justin is the leader and founder of HillVets, an organization I am proud to be part of.

About Justin: Justin Brown is the Founder, of HillVets and is currently the CEO, of the Nimitz Group, a bipartisan consulting firm tackling the most difficult veteran and healthcare issues. He has nearly a decade of Veterans’ focused experience and advocacy, fighting on behalf of Veterans and their families to increase educational... Read more

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Joshua Hood, Veteran, Author of “Treadstone Resurrection”

Thanks for joining me on VET Chat Joshua.

Joshua Hood graduated from the University of Memphis before joining the military and spending five years in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he was team leader in the 3-504 Parachute Infantry Regiment. In 2005, he was sent to Iraq and conducted combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 200... Read more

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Tune in! Benjamin chats about being a veteran...
From Ben's page https://www.benjaminbreckheimer.com/bio : After medically retiring from the Army in 2013, Benjamin wanted to ... Read more

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Clint Emerson joined The Protectors to talk about his decades of experience protecting our Nation here and abroad.  Clint authored a 100 Deadly Skills and out now... THE RIGHT KIND OF CRAZY.   

Clint supports the Glen Doherty Memorial Foundation. http://www.glendohertyfoundation.org/ 

From Clint's Bio: Clint Emerson grew up in Saudi Ara... Read more

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Kevin Sullivan hosts the Twenty-One Gun Podcast, the official podcast of Irreverent Warriors.  Kevin served our Nation as an Air Force Navigator and continues to serve as a veteran advocate.  It was great to chat with Kevin about veteran issues, stress, podcasting, VET Tv, and silkies hikes.  Listen in….

From Kevin: Lately, we're hearing about 22 veteran suicides a day. It makes me wonder where I would have been a deca... Read more

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Travis is a true inspiration. Travis joined The Protectors to chat about his military service, being a husband, a father, and the joys of grilling with a Traeger grill.  Travis continues to give back to the veteran community through his charity work.  Travis’ book Tough As They Come is available everywhere books are sold.  Listen in…

About Travis. Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd ... Read more

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Bruce joined The Protectors to talk about homicide and bringing reality to his books.  Bruce is the author of the best-selling Detective Byron mystery series.  Listen in…

Check out Bruce’s recent book: Beyond the Truth: A Detective Byron Mystery

From Bruce’s site: Bruce is a former detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigat... Read more

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Rafa is a LEO and is keyed in on living the life of a warrior.  Rafa hosts the Man of War podcast  and the Conclave of Warriors.  Rafa and I chat about a myriad of topics…he is well versed in the warrior mindset and what it’s like to be an LEO.  

From Rafa’s bio… Rafa's turning point in his life occurred when he felt the calling to do something meaningful with his life. Rafa went from a successful Wall Street Broker to... Read more

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Sean chatted about growing Strike Force & entrepreneurship.  We recorded our conversation right after 9/11 and we kicked off our chat about the effect the Towers had on our lives; including how our kids will never experience it.  

Sean has an incredible background in the SEALs, engineering, and tons of other things.  I am sold on StikeForce Energy, I took it with me overseas (Germany…Octoberfest!) and shared samples wi... Read more

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Mike joined The Protectors w/ Jason Piccolo to talk his background training K9’s, taking in Warrior Dogs, podcasting, and we had an all-around great chat.  Mike is a top-notch interviewer, hosting his show the Mike Drop Podcast with a new studio coming soon.   Mike is not only a K9 trainer, podcast host, and former Navy SEAL but also a best-selling author. 

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David joined The Protectors to talk about his time with the legendary 160th SOAR as a member of the Nightstalkers.  After David left the service he embarked on an ambitious journey, to document his time with the famed Nightstalkers.  Listen in..

From book:  David Burnett takes readers into a unique world of the 160th Special Operations Aviation regiment. His journey starts in a conventional Army unit where he doesn’t feel ... Read more

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With 30 years of experience, Michael Trott is an expert on close quarters protection. Michael has served as a U.S. Air Force Security Specialist and Special Agent with the CIA, worked for Fortune 100 corporations and protected ultra-high net worth families. He continues to provide confidential advice and assistance to a diverse group of international clientele on matters of close protection, intelligence and security. “In The PR... Read more

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