Shane Magnussen is a combat veteran who served with the United States Army. In this episode we talk about Shane's childhood in the mountains of Colorado, his entry to the military, a combat deployment, and trials, tribulations and dark times after leaving the military.
What if the one constant in your life changed? For U.S. Army Major (Ret.) Chris Lane, that happened after retiring with 18 years of service. But Chris' military journey started at birth with his father. From growing up on military installations, to ROTC and an 18-year career, Chris' life was deeply rooted in the service.
In this episode of the Service Record Podcast I talk with Jason Piccolo, a former special agent and supervisor with the Department of Homeland Security. Jason patrolled trafficking corridors as a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the San Diego and Mexico Border. He went on the disrupt major narco-smuggling organizations and landing an assignment to the prestigious White House Security Council's Human Smuggling Cell.
In this episode I talk with John Neilson, an active duty member of the United States Coast Guard. John grew up with the Coast Guard always nearby, foreshadowing his path in life. From his childhood to a deployment with the Coast Guard, John talks about life lessons, experiences, guys he serves with and lifelong advice from his father.
U.S. Army Veteran & 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 Service Record 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.