Duke took a little time away from doing Rich Little impersonations to swing by the studio. This podcast got a little more serious than I intended. If you know anyone struggling, get in touch with them and help out your Ranger buddy. Check out Misfittoysociety.com We need to take care of those that take care of us. God Bless America!!
Had a chance to swing by Brownells HQ in Iowa and sit down with Pete Brownell, the Grandson of the origin mail order catalog company Brownells. If you are a gun guy you have bought from this company or drooled on their amazing catalog. God Bless America!!
We start out with a surprise guest who happens to be over 250 years old, Kasper Mansker. Jason Gatliff from Muzzleloader Magazine and his buddy Ehrin Ehlert join the podcast for discussions on history, old time guns, and how having a good publicist can help make you famous. God Bless America!!
Kyle answers your Tactical and Shooting questions from Instagram and Facebook. God Bless America!!
From Drug Store Cowboy and dancing Tin Man to a world-renowned knife and axe maker. Daniel made many of the tomahawks and knives for the movie Last of the Mohicans. In the real world he is the man behind most hatchets, hawks, and knives that Special Operators carry around the battlefield. God Bless America!!
Matt Bucella, who helped Kyle orchestrate Leadership in the Shadows comes to Tennessee to visit the Shiloh Battlefield. History is amazing, keep reading, listening, and watching. God Bless America!!
Frank DeSomma from POF and Harry Fleming invited me to shoot some new blasters and hunt some critters in Texas. We had a blast. It’s an honor to sit down and visit with these great men as well as my old buddy from 5th Group, Special Forces soldier Don Alexander. God Bless America!!
Lukas and Kyle sit down to answer your Instagram questions. We had a lot of fun with this one. Kyle finds out how out of touch he is with reality TV. Please let us know if you enjoy this one, we can always do more question and answer podcasts. God Bless America!!
John Brasseur, VP Commercial Product Management, Sig Sauer USA. John has been the leader and manager of many of Sig’s recent product innovations. He is also a hunter and fisherman who loves to mess with land lovers like Kyle. God Bless America!!
Larry Vickers, from Vickers Tactical and Scott Reidy from Sig Academy. Larry and I served together for many years, this is a question and answer podcast of things I’ve been wanting to ask Larry. Scott gets in the mix as well, having been a friend of Larry’s for many years. Larry is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to firearms design and history. Enjoy. God Bless America!!
Jack Carr, Former SEAL and author of the amazing books, The Terminal List, True Believer, and soon to be released Savage Son. Jack is a real deal good dude. You are going to enjoy this one I know I did. God Bless America!!
Hunting Scimitar Oryx with Clay Abernathy, Wayne, and Steve from https://barjpsafaris.com/ a couple other honchos invited me to tag along. Adam Olivas, SEAL and owner of https://arcqos.com/ as well as Kevin Holland, former SEAL and fellow Unit member, also a member of Team Kryptek. These guys are intense, we had a blast. So much trash talking and bringing home a bunch of the best meat on the planet. God Bless America!!
Marine and Black Rifle Coffee brother, Logan Stark. His story is amazing, makes me proud to call him friend. Actually he calls me Dad, really don’t remember his Mom, but none-the-less we had a great conversation. Listen and heed, he has amazing insight. Please check out his documentary, For the 25, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkpNZWf8lw0 God Bless the Marines, God Bless Logan Stark, and God Bless America!!
Hunting cow elk in Wyoming with America’s finest. My old Unit mate, Chili Palmer
from FLIR, Commander Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL. I guess I should just say SEAL
since the Navy is the only service with hoodlums like Rorke. Air Force POL expert
John Burns aka Giggles, the main man at Wyoming Arms, and my fellow criminal and
all around good cat, Ryan Cleckner, also a former Army sniper who hails from 1st
Ranger Battalion. What a room full of great men. God Bless America!!
Austin Knudson, Roosevelt County Attorney, Former Speaker of the Montana House, and now running for Montana Attorney General. In his spare time he loads and shoots as much as he can. Seth Berglee, Montana House of Representatives and co-owner of Shield Arms, former Army Marksmanship Unit shooter, also dedicated predator hunter. Nephi Cole NSSF, Sean Davis, repeat offender from The Federalist. We headed out to hunt cow elk in the desert of Wyoming with lead bullets and large frame AR’s, then we ran into a couple politicians. Boy I sure wish all American politicians believed like these fellas. Great conversation. Maybe a little controversial. I had fun, I hope you do too. God Bless America!!
Aaron Davidson from Gunwerks in Cody, Wyoming. We get into the building of Gunwerks long range rifles. What is the distance to be an ethical hunter. Bullet performance versus distance parameters. How to get your daughter and wife on Elk. This was lots of fun, Kyle is doing some serious learning during this podcast. God Bless America!!
Alaska the Wild Frontier. Moose hunting with Troy Session from 60inchclub.com and Jeff Wall aka “the Moose Whisperer” or “Dragon Wing”. We have some fun on this one talking moose hunting and DIY hunts through Troy’s Hunt Planning business. Not politically correct, the way life outta be. God Bless America!!
Alaska, the Wild Frontier. Moose hunting with Troy Session from 60inchclub.com and Jeff Wall aka “the Moose Whisperer” or “Dragon Wing”. We have some fun on this one talking moose hunting and DIY hunts through Troy’s Hunt Planning business. Not politically correct, the way life outta be. God Bless America!!
Mike Hawkins from Indiana and Lukas Lamb swing by, Mike talks CMP Civilian Marksmanship Program and rifles of the past. We do discuss and screw up the description of a historical firearm. Mike and I are dyslexic I believe. Anyway, CMP is a great program that the left hasn’t shut down yet. Lukas scoots early, he had a date with destiny…God Bless America!!
James Williams, knife designer and lead Sensei at The System of Strategy. We also have his illegitimate son, Brian Williams, straight outta Nashville. Brian’s long lost Dad won’t let him get a word in edgewise but we have a great discussion about knives, Samurai’s and mindset. Check out James’s designs at www.systemofstrategy.com God Bless America!!
“This knife will cut this knife will KEAL!” Doug Marcaida Forged in Fire judge. DougMarcaida.com Not only is Doug a talented talent… he is an awesome martial artist with Filipino roots and living the American Dream. He is also a fellow veteran. I am proud to call this joker my friend. God Bless America!!
Sean Davis from the Federalist.com we talk book reviews and our night out on the town. Great Gatsby, 1984, so disturbing. God Bless America!!
Leo Espinoza from Tops Knives told me if we didn’t do a podcast he was gonna choke me out. Blade Show 2019 with Leo and Craig Powell from Tops Knives, made in America. We discuss the making of the VTAC Bloodline series as well as other knife designs. I always learn from Leo, a very humble man that knows his way around knife manufacturing. From cleaning the crapper to being the boss man, he can do it all. God Bless America!!
While running from gunfire in Atlanta, I stopped to visit Jason Teague, Law Officer, hunter, shooter, writer, and all around crazy dude. Jason is the sexy model in my second book, Stay in the Fight!! We talk guns, hunting, life. We dig into a Hostage Rescue operation where the Fireman Hostages were saved and Jason was shot. Interesting mindset and post shooting takeaways. God Bless Law Enforcement and God Bless America!!
Medal of Honor recipient, CSM Bennie G. Adkins, Special Forces solider and American hero. This quiet man or men like him are the reason many of us decided to join the US Army’s Special Forces. CSM Adkins earned his MOH while fighting in the A Shau Valley in 1966. He is also the author of “A Tiger Among Us.” He was awarded his MOH in 2014. This man is the true “Quiet Professional”. He sets me straight during this podcast. What an honor. God Bless CSM Adkins, the men of Special Forces, and the United States of America!!
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