033: Brad Taylor & Jason Piccolo
In this CROSSOVER podcast, Jason Piccolo (host of the Protectors Podcast) and I talk with New York Times bestselling author and retired Special Forces Operation Detachment Officer Brad Taylor.
Brad was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry. Brad served for more than 21 years, retiring as a Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel. During that time he held numerous Infantry and Special Forces positions, including eight years in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta where he commanded multiple troops and a squadron. He has conducted operations in support of US national interests in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other classified locations.
His final assignment was as the Assistant Professor of Military Science at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. He holds a Master’s of Science in Defense Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School, with a concentration in Irregular Warfare. In 2011, Brad published his debut novel, One Rough Man, which was an immediate success and launched the Pike Logan series. Now with more than 15 installments and more than 3 million copies sold, the series has consistently hit the New York Times bestseller list. When not writing, he serves as a security consultant on asymmetric threats for various agencies. He lives in Charleston, SC with his wife and two daughters.
The Combat Flags Podcast: U.S. Army Veteran and Founder of Combat Flags, Dan Berei, gets deep with active-duty service members and veterans to understand what brought them to serve in the United States military. The Combat Flags Podcast moves beyond war stories to chronicle and understand why some choose to serve when most others don’t. With veterans, we take the discussion a step further to uncover the good, the bad and the ugly about the transition from the military back to the civilian sector.
The Protectors Podcast™: Hosted by Dr. Jason Piccolo, a 21-year federal agent, and military veteran. Jason interviews guests from best-selling authors to military heroes to every day "protectors". Protectors, they run toward danger.
You can find Brad's books on his website, Amazon and other major bookstores:
And you can find Jason through his website and the Protectors Podcast: