Send Me

Send Me

SOCOM Athlete is America’s #1 resource for Special Operations Preparation. Host of the “Send Me” Podcast, Jason Sweet is a former Special Operator (USAF PJ), holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, and played Football for the University of Arizona & Baseball for Grand Canyon University. He and his father Maurice made American history, serving as Special Operators on the same team at the same time. Since founding SOCOM Athlete in 2017, Jason has trained over 1,000 students nation-wide alongside America’s top Special Guest instructors from various Special Operations Backgrounds: Navy SEAL, USAF CCT & PJ, Army Green Beret & Ranger, and more. This is SOCOM Athlete's very own podcast; "Send Me!" Discussing all topics surrounding Special Operations careers, training, and preparation.

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March 30, 2021 103 min

Join SOCOM Athlete for our second time hosting Navy SEAL Matthew Heidt for a powerful interview & LIVE Q&A with Special Operations candidates across the United States discussing BUD/S, Navy SEAL Officer vs Enlisted, Spiritual Resiliency & Combat, Christianity on SEAL Teams, and more. Matt retired as a U.S. Navy SEAL & Senior Chief Petty Officer after 23 years of service, deploying with SEAL Team 4 & SEAL Team 1 ...

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"First There!" The motto of the elite USAF CCT (Combat Controllers). Retired Lieutenant Colonel Dan Schilling served over 30 years in the military, primarily as a CCT & STO (Special Tactics Officer). He was chosen to author the bestselling book Alone at Dawn , the story of Medal of Honor recipient MSgt John Chapman, who was killed in action March 4th 2002 attempting to rescue fallen SEAL Team 6 member Neil Roberts. Dan ...

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SAS (Special Air Service) Australia Major Dan Pronk is a Doctor/Physician with over 100 combat missions, deploying to Afghanistan 4 times in support of GWOT (Global War on Terror). Dr. Dan Pronk successfully completed Medical School via an Army scholarship and served the majority of his military career as a Tier 1 Special Operator, serving side-by-side with America's most elite & secretive counter-terrorism teams. He was aw...

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Join MSgt Roger Sparks and host Jason Sweet for LIVE Q&A with aspiring special operations candidates across the United States. SOCOM Athlete is America's #1 resource in Special Operations career preparation. In this powerful episode of  the "Send Me" podcast, Roger Sparks, a USAF Pararescueman (PJ) legend & the Author of “Warrior’s Creed" opens up for questions on battlefield experience, leadership, training...

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SOCOM Athlete is America's #1 resource in Special Operations career preparation. In this powerful episode of  the "Send Me" podcast, host Jason Sweet brings on Roger Sparks; a USAF Pararescueman (PJ) legend & the Author of “Warrior’s Creed." Roger was considered for the Medal of Honor for his actions in Kunar Province, Afghanistan during Operation Bulldog Bite, receiving the Silver Star Medal for "distinguis...

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Join us for a powerful story followed by LIVE Q&A on this episode of SOCOM Athlete’s podcast “Send Me” as host Jason Sweet interviews former African American Navy SEAL Officer Jake Zweig. Jake & Jason discuss topics such as: Jake's childhood story, time at the U.S. Naval Academy, BUD/S training tips & advice, his experience as an African American on a Navy SEAL team, and more. Get your notes ready, and don't mis...

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January 16, 2021 3 min

Welcome to the podcast "Send Me!" by SOCOM Athlete, rated in the top 250 in the United States by Apple, and the top 1.5% of Podcasts in the entire world. The podcast’s mission is to empower you, our listener, with wisdom, knowledge, & stories from America's past & current special operations warriors. Topics include: physical fitness, leadership, combat & missions, strong character, teamwork, resiliency, and ...

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Stew Smith is a former U.S. Navy SEAL Officer, graduating from the US Naval Academy & serving on the Elite SDV (SEAL Delivery Vehicle) teams. Stew has authored over 40 books & training programs focused on tactical strength & conditioning, serving as a lighthouse to Navy SEAL candidates for over 2 decades. Stew has made guest appearances on National Geographic, and is a chief editor for "Military.com." Stew conti...

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SOCOM Athlete is America's #1 resource in Special Operations career preparation. In this special episode of "Send Me," host Jason Sweet brings on Guinness World Record Holder/retired Green Beret Jay Stokes, a true legend in both the Special Operations & Skydiving community. In 2006, Jay broke the Guinness World Record for the most jumps in a day, knocking out 640 skydives in a 24-hour period. Jay retired as a CW4 (C...

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A HUGE welcome to SOCOM Athlete's newest podcast guest, SEAC 4 Ramón "CZ" Colón-López, the highest ranking enlisted member in the entire United States military; A USAF Pararescueman (PJ) & Tier 1 Operator at the 24 STS, he was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. CZ was also the superintendent of training at The PJ/CRO (Combat Rescue Officer) School, and has a passion for mentoring others. Whether working as a PJ with elite ...

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Join us for a celebration on an exclusive episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" with Olympian/CCT Mike Hazle & Army Ranger Pearce Cucchissi discussing BIG announcements & the recent San Clemente IV Hell Day event, featuring a record-breaking 44 students; A special shoutout to the Recon Sniper Foundation for sponsoring the event. Jason, Mike, and Pearce discuss the recent SOCOM Athlete students graduating ...

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Matthew Heidt retired as a U.S. Navy SEAL & Senior Chief Petty Officer after 23 years of service, deploying with SEAL Team 4 & SEAL Team 1 to various overseas locations including: Iraq, Bolivia, Philippines, Kenya, Thailand, and Panama. While serving in Iraq in 2007, Matt was awarded the Bronze Star Medal w/ Valor for his actions during combat while engaged against hostile forces. Currently, Matt is a real estate investor, ...

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Join SOCOM Athlete & our students as we Q&A LIVE w/ USAF Pararescueman (PJ) TSgt Kris Tomes, the first-ever PJ to become a full-time USAF Special Warfare Recruiter. TSgt Tomes has been a PJ for over 10 years & has multiple combat tours, receiving awards/decorations to include 8 Air Medals, 1 w/ Valor, & the Combat Action Medal. He was an Instructor at PJ INDOC and a SW Prep course Instructor Supervisor, earning 2017...

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Join us for another episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me," as we conduct a LIVE interview and student Q&A w/ former Navy SEAL Sniper & RECCE Team Leader John Wilson of SEAL Team 2. John is now a part-time firearms instructor, professional carpenter, and SOCOM Athlete Hell Day Special Guest instructor. John enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17 before entering the Navy to start the BUD/S course. He...

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Join us for a special episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast as we hear the story of retired Chief Master Sergeant "Super" Sanchez. A former 212 RQS & 306 RQS PJ, JSOC/Tier 1 Operator who served on SEAL Team 6, PJ Schoolhouse Director of training, and retired Chief Master Sergeant Pararescueman (PJ), Chief has done it all. Chief is the SOCOM Athlete director of training, and is interviewed by his former PJ teammate/SOCO...

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You're listening to another exclusive episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" as we're joined by three senior instructors/cadre from the USMC's RTC/BRC (Basic Reconnaissance Course). The three instructors joined us over the weekend as special guest instructors at our San Clemente Hell Day III event, featuring 33 students aspiring & training for various special operations career-fields. Every aspirin...

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Join us for an exclusive episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" discussing the event "Hell Day," a nation-wide, world class training event preparing students for the rigors of Special Operations training. SOCOM Athlete has conducted 28 Hell Day events across the united states since 2017, seeing over 30 different Special Guest Instructors from various Special Operations backgrounds mentor & develop our ...

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Join us for another episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" as we bring on SOCOM Athlete's Nutritionist, Courtney Reeves, a professional bodybuilder & dietitian. Host Jason Sweet & Courtney discuss topics of nutrition, meal planning, and supplements, then transition into LIVE Q&A w/ SOCOM Athlete students. Jason & Courtney have been customizing meal plans for athletes for over 2 years together v...

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Join us for another episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" as we bring on our good friends Kini Cole & Lt Colonel (Dr.) Arnold Stocker to tell their stories, talk about being African American in Special Operations, and discuss their view of the current worldwide protests. Kini Cole is a former USMC RECON Marine (2nd Reconnaissance Battalion communicator). He has over 26 years of experience in local & feder...

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Join us for a special episode of "Send Me" as host Jason Sweet conducts a LIVE interview/Q&A with Green Beret & SOCOM Athlete instructor Charley Stetson. Charley began his career in the Army at 19 years old as an Airborne infantryman at Ft. Richardson, Alaska, spending over a year deployed in Iraq as a M240 machine gunner. After discovering the Special Forces community, Charley became a Green Beret, earning his Top ...

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