Up Armored

Up Armored

An American podcast dedicated to Military and First Responders. Stories of bravery, courage and sacrifice with no politics. Your host is Kurt Delia, a 25 year police veteran, SWAT, narcotics detective, patented inventor, security consultant and private military contractor who currently trains tactical units throughout the United States as well as civilian protection courses. Kurt is a Non Hoskins Lymphoma cancer survivor, former college football player and criminal justice instructor. Kurt can be contacted at INFO@DELIATACTICAL.COM


February 10, 2022 61 mins

Kurt interviews friend, Colonel Randy Watt (Ret) U.S Army 19th Special Forces Group.  Randy is also a retired Chief of Police and currently a national trainer and instructor for SRW INC and Gunsite. 

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Episode 20 should drop this week. 

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Kurt Delia interviews  friend and mentor, Major General Bradley M. Lott USMC (Ret). They discuss justice in America, military service, socialism, law enforcement and the Generals new book "....And Justice For All".  

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November 13, 2020 124 mins

Kurt interviews a friend and great American patriot,  Richard Caruso. Rich talks about his life experience as a Marine, Cop and whistleblower exposing corruption in the California Department of Corrections as well as his legal, emotional and ethical battles he fought on behalf of humanity and the American criminal justice system. 

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July 27, 2020 70 mins

Kurt interviews friend and Marine, Rodney Neil. Rodney is the owner and inventor of Tac Tote tactical gear systems. They discuss force on force, armor, deployments, tactics,weapons and vehicles as well as John Deere tractors. WWW.TAC-TOTE.COM

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June 14, 2020 31 mins

Kurt interviews friend and former Marine, Mike Kurcina. Mike is the founder and CEO of Spotterup Tactical. They discuss training, beliefs, concepts, gear, yoga, electric cars as well as Mike's new book, WE FIGHT MONSTERS. 

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May 5, 2020 67 mins

Kurt Delia interviews Robbie Allmon, a former active duty Marine, SWAT and PMC who owns and operates P2 Concepts, a top shelf tactical training company in Texas. They discuss covid19, weapons, training, concepts, gear, vehicles and misc projects. 

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April 4, 2020 53 mins

Kurt interviews friend and seasoned veteran Police Officer, Anthony Flores. Anthony works in the Rio Grande Valley in Southern Texas and currently oversees security for a school district. He also runs a LE support non profit group called Blue Line Running. They talk about injuries, tactics, weather, logistics, gear, SWAT, trucks, weapons, food and COVID 19.  

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March 24, 2020 92 mins

Kurt interviews a friend and retired U.S Navy SEAL Garrick Fernbough. Garrick spend 20+ years on a SEAL Team, worked as a private contractor and currently runs a training and products company called High Value Target. They discuss what it takes to be a SEAL, tactical training, favorite weapons, motivation and personal inspiration. Highvaluetarget.com #Highvaluetarget #Uparmoredpodcast 

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Kurt Delia interviews friend Dave Bray. Dave is a U.S Navy Corpsman and currently a singer, songwriter and Patriotic entertainer. They discuss the war on police, God, music, food, guns and upcoming projects. Mention The Uparmored Podcast at Davebrayusa.com for special discounts on products. #Uparmoredpodcast #DavebrayUSA

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February 11, 2020 77 mins

Kurt interviews a friend, Jose Medina. With over 25 years as a LEO and former Marine, Medina owns a world class training company (Team APC) on the East coast and trains SWAT teams and security forces across the globe. Kurt and Jose discuss variable training, industry fakes, modern methods and gear as well as the challenges of running a tactical training/product company in a competitive market.

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January 25, 2020 51 mins

Kurt Interviews a LEO friend Mike, a senior bomb technician and active duty police officer with a large metropolitan Police Department in America. They discuss training, explosives, readiness and policing dynamics in America.

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Kurt interviews Ryan Weaver who is a country music entertainer/singer/songwriter and former U.S Army Blackhawk Pilot. Ryan talks about the loss of his two brothers in combat and his journey as an independent country musician as well as some exciting projects he's currently working on!  This podcast episode is dedicated to Aaron Weaver KIA  Jan 8th, 2004 Iraq. Visit Ryan online at Weavercountry.com and show your support. 

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January 3, 2020 50 mins

Kurt interviews a good friend, Officer Steve who is an active duty Police Officer of 20yrs, former Coast Guard, U.S Army Combat Medic, firefighter and currently a Tactical Medic and U.S Air Force Security Forces.

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December 22, 2019 79 mins

Kurt Delia interviews Lieutenant Colonel Louis Gaston (R) who has served America for over 35 years in the United States Army. Dr. Gaston has been a driving force behind protecting our troops while deployed for 25+yrs and was the key inventor for a gunner station protective/supportive harness seat system that has been used worldwide by American warfighters. He currently works in law enforcement and manufactures innovative gear for t...

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December 15, 2019 86 mins

 Kurt Delia interviews Marty Parsons, a former SRT Team Commander and currently an international LE instructor who specializes in riot control, less lethal and force on force training solutions for public safety.

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December 8, 2019 79 mins

From an undisclosed location on top of a mountainside Kurt Delia interviews the one and only, Green Beret Command Chief CW5 OZ SOTO (RET) about life in the U.S Army Special Forces as well as surviving a helicopter crash while on a mission in central America. They also discuss training, gear, guns and of course..... trucks. Featuring new music by our brother Dave Bray (U.S Navy Veteran) featuring the awesome song FREEDOM RINGS! 

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December 1, 2019 49 mins

Kurt Delia interviews Jeff Ginn. Jeff is a former Firefighter, State Trooper and now an active duty Conservation Officer in Michigan who was recently featured on CNN for his record of saving lives. Jeff is possibly the highest decorated Officer in the history of the Michigan DNR.  

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November 24, 2019 38 mins

Kurt Delia interviews a life long friend Eric, a retired U.S Army Ranger and Green Beret with 30+ years of service who now works as a private contractor for the Department of Defense. They discuss a near death helicopter insertion event as well as small unit leadership, combat diver school, global deployments, personal defense weapons and of course, trucks. 

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November 17, 2019 54 mins

Kurt Delia interviews Police Officer and former U.S Army Sgt. Rick (RC) Cockrell about an MRAP vehicle rollover in Iraq and they have conversation about the less lethal JPX pepper gun, firearms, training and of course trucks! 

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