Send Me

Send Me

This is the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, America’s #1 resource for Special Operations career preparation. Special Operators such as Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, Rangers, USAF PJs, USMC Recon, and more tell their stories while offering life wisdom & training advice. Host of the “Send Me” Podcast, Jason Sweet is a former U.S. Special Operator who also played Football for the U of A, Baseball for GCU, and earned a Bachelor's in Biochemistry. Jason & his father Maurice made American history, serving as Air Force Pararescuemen (PJs) on the same team at the same time. Since founding SOCOM Athlete in 2017, Jason and his instructors have trained over 1,000 students nation-wide, seeing hundreds of students enlist/commission into the U.S. Military and go on to graduate their special operations training pipelines. SOCOM Athlete offers world-class training events including the nationwide, military-sponsored event known as "Hell Day." With online training group chats across the United States, highly credentialed instructors, online workout prep programs, and customized meal plans, SOCOM Athlete is America's #1 resource in Special Operations career preparation. Enjoy our podcast! "Send Me"

Episodes

March 6, 2024 125 mins

"Never Quit! On this inspiring episode of the "Send Me" podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by Navy SEAL Sniper and K9 handler John Collins. John is the definition of the phrase "Never Quit." He went through 6 different BUD/S classes and nearly 3 Hell Weeks before finally graduating BUD/S and becoming a Navy SEAL. Throughout the episode, John discusses his pathway into the Navy, his experie...

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This exciting and educational episode features LIVE Q&A with Medal of Honor recipient MSG Earl Plumlee from SOCOM Athlete students and listeners from across the United States. The Medal of Honor is the United States Armed Forces' highest military decoration, and is awarded to recognize warriors who have distinguished themselves by heroic acts of valor. On this episode, Earl answers a variety of valuable questions from our ...

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February 4, 2024 119 mins

The Medal of Honor is the United States Armed Forces' highest military decoration, and is awarded to recognize warriors who have distinguished themselves by heroic acts of valor. On this episode of the "Send Me" podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by MSG Earl Plumlee, who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2021. A Green Beret of 1st Special Forces Group and a former Reconnaissance Marine, MSG Plumlee ...

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“Earn your trident every day!” Get your notes ready and join SOCOM Athlete for this educational and exciting episode, featuring LIVE Q&A from listeners across the United States. We're joined by active duty Navy SEAL SO1 Sanchez. The episode features questions such as how to be successful at MEPS, the Delayed Entry Program (DEP), BMT (basic military training), tips for success to become a Navy SEAL Officer, and more. The pr...

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How do you become a Navy SEAL? What is the pathway and how does it all start? Get your notes ready and join SOCOM Athlete for this educational and exciting episode featuring host Jason Sweet and active duty Navy SEAL SO1 Sanchez. The episode describes in great detail the pathway from talking to a recruiter, to earning an SO contract, the Delayed Entry Program (DEP), BMT (basic military training), the BUD/s prep course, tips for suc...

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How do you get into Special Operations? What is the pathway and how does it all start? Get your notes ready and join SOCOM Athlete for this educational and exciting episode featuring host Jason Sweet. The episode describes in great detail the pathway from talking to a recruiter, to earning a contract, graduating basic military training, prep courses, selection courses, and more. The process to earn a special operations contract and...

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“Earn your trident every day!” Get your notes ready and join SOCOM Athlete for this educational and exciting episode featuring LIVE Q&A with SOCOM Athlete students across the United States. We're joined by former Navy SEAL and bestselling author, Chad Williams. Chad served with SEAL Teams 1 & 7 on multiple combat deployments including Fallujah, Iraq. He tells the incredible story of his path from a Southern California ...

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January 29, 2023 26 mins

How do you conquer your fears? How do you build a daily schedule and develop a routine? On this exclusive episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me," host Jason Sweet records LIVE from Albuquerque, New Mexico after watching a SOCOM Athlete student graduate the USAF Pararescue (PJ) training pipeline. The episode discusses techniques and mindset for conquering fear while sharing some personal stories. Jason later dis...

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October 5, 2022 55 mins

"De Oppresso Liber" U.S. Army Green Berets of 5/19 Special Forces Group (A) join host Jason Sweet for this exclusive episode answering all the important questions about Special Forces in the Colorado Army National Guard & how to start your journey today! Episode topics include the SFRE (Special Forces Readiness Evaluation), Recruiting Processes, Special Forces Training Pipeline, 18 Series MOS/Specialties, Deploying as...

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September 17, 2022 93 mins

On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by Kevin Baier, who just finished serving over 10 years as a U.S. Navy SEAL Sniper, Automatic Weapons Gunner, and Instructor. We're excited to announce that Kevin is our newest SOCOM Athlete instructor, and will be instructing at our upcoming Hell Day event in San Clemente, CA on November 19, 2022. Kevin joined the Navy in 2011 shor...

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On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by Ryan Zinke, former SEAL Team 6 Commander, Montana State Senator, Congressmen, and 52nd U.S. Secretary of Interior. Ryan shares stories of his childhood, analyzes Navy SEAL & BUD/S training, discusses running for U.S. Congress out of Montana, and more. If his career as a U.S. Navy SEAL officer & serving in U.S. political realm ...

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On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by former U.S. Navy SEAL Sniper now running for Congress, Brady Duke. Brady served on SEAL Team 1, seeing multiple combat deployments, including twice to Afghanistan as a Sniper/AW. A humble & quiet professional, Brady is now running for United States Congress out of Florida's  District 7. A loving husband & father of 5, Bra...

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On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by Force Reconnaissance Marine MGySgt Cory Paskvan, one of the most elite & fittest Marines in the entire Marine Corps; currently serving over 27 years in active duty. MGySgt Paskvan supervises & oversees all the training that goes into becoming a Recon Marine; the senior enlisted member of the USMC RTC (Reconnaissance Training C...

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On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by a U.S. Navy SEAL running for Congress, Eli Crane. Eli is the Founder/CEO of a multimillion dollar business, Bottle Breacher, which was featured on the popular TV Show: Shark Tank. While a member of Navy SEAL Team 3, Eli deployed 5 times to combat zones in the middle east, seeing heavy combat in locations such as Fallujah, Iraq. With h...

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On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by former U.S. Army Ranger Sniper Nick Gough, now a sniper instructor and owner of Dark Corner Concepts LLC. While a member of 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Nick deployed 15 times to combat zones in the middle east. Nick then took his career to the CIA's GRS (Global Response Staff) designed to stay in the shadows, training te...

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February 9, 2022 67 mins

On this episode of the "Send Me" Podcast by SOCOM Athlete, host Jason Sweet is joined by former Combat Controller (CCT) Eric Hohman, running for Congress out of Texas' 28th District. Eric was born in Mexico City, in which his family immigrated to the United States. He received U.S. citizenship after being adopted by his stepfather. Prior to running for Congress, Eric served 15 years in the United States Air Force. Wh...

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“Earn your trident every day!” On this powerful episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me," we're joined by Navy SEAL Chad Williams, Author of the bestselling book “SEAL of God.” Chad served with SEAL Teams 1 & 7 on multiple combat deployments including Fallujah, Iraq. He tells the incredible story of his path from a Southern California skater & college dropout to graduating BUD/S & becoming a Navy...

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November 24, 2021 77 mins

On this special episode of  the "Send Me" podcast, host Jason Sweet is joined by SGM Matthew Williams, an active duty Green Beret of 3rd Special Forces Group, who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2019. SGM Williams was awarded the Nation's Highest Honor for extreme valor & courage in combat while risking his own life to save others in the Shok Valley of Afghanistan in 2008; Operation "Commando Wrath." ...

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"Earn your trident every day" On this episode of  the "Send Me" podcast, host Jason Sweet is joined by former Navy SEAL Ray "Cash" Care, who has a powerful story to tell. From a childhood of great adversity to joining the United States Navy, Ray spent most of his career on SDV (SEAL Delivery Vehicle) Team 2, piloting miniature submarines on long-range dive reconnaissance missions deep under the ocean. ...

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"These things we do, that others may live!" The motto of a USAF Pararescueman (PJ). On this episode of  the "Send Me" podcast, host Jason Sweet is joined by TSgt John Hamilton, a Tier 1 PJ of the 724 STS; John spent his early career as a PJ at the 23 STS, in which he deployed to Afghanistan with an Army Special Forces ODA Team. For his actions in combat, putting his life at risk to save others, John earned the U...

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