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"

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May 18, 2022 62 min

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 Com...

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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 his...

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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 teams...

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February 9, 2022 67 min

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. While...

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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 SEA...

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November 24, 2021 77 min

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." On th...

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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. He wou...

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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 Unite...

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The Bible includes many stories of warfare, and the United States Military has historically  presupposed a Christian worldview. However, the 6th Commandment states: "Thou Shalt Not Kill (Murder)." Join SOCOM Athlete for a special episode featuring Dr. Frank Turek discussing "Justified Killing vs Murder," and "Christianity & the United States Military." A former US Navy Aviator, Dr. Turek is a bestselling...

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A professional nutritionist, bodybuilder,  & dietitian, Courtney Reeves has been mentoring SOCOM Athlete students for over 3 years. Join us for a special episode of SOCOM Athlete's podcast "Send Me" as we host SOCOM Athlete's Nutritionist Courtney for round two of LIVE Q&A. Host Jason Sweet & Courtney discuss topics of nutrition, meal planning, and supplements, then transition into LIVE Q&A w/ SOCOM ...

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"The Strong Shall Stand, The Weak Will Fall By The Wayside!" The motto of USAF TACP (Tactical Air Control Party). Join SOCOM Athlete LIVE for an interview and Q&A for this exclusive episode with TACP operators & Special Warfare Recruiters of the 124 ASOS; Boise, Idaho. SrA Koop recently finished the TACP pipeline, became JTAC qualified, and deployed to Afghanistan; supporting several Special Operations units includi...

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Join SOCOM Athlete for another powerful, educational episode from our podcast "Send Me!" This episode's guest, Mike Hazle, is a former USA Olympian & USAF CCT (Combat Controller) of the 125th STS. Mike has served as a SOCOM Athlete mentor & Hell Day instructor for nearly 3 years, bringing a plethora of human performance expertise & wisdom to SOCOM Athlete with credentials including: a Master’s Degree in Spor...

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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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