22 December 2020 Christmas TraditionsIn observance of the upcoming Christmas holiday, we thought we would share the history of some popular Christmas traditions. Santa Claus Jolly old Saint Nick can be traced back to 280 A.D. He was a monk in what is now known as modern-day Turkey. Known for his piety and kindness, it…

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Reflections on Podcast #2 Have you ever watched that old TV show, “Knight Rider?” Whenever the character Michael Knight was in a stressful situation, he would just hit the turbo boost of his car. Then he was able to jump over the train, out swim the shark, or whatever problem he was facing. What an…

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15 December 2020 IMPOSSIBLE Some feats are difficult, some incredible, but some are impossible. Although this was written thousands of years ago, it still holds true today. I have been fortunate, in my life, to witness countless difficult and incredible acts… but impossible… I can’t say for sure I have. Honestly, I believe we misuse…

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08 December 2020 BOLT BAG This week, 79 years ago, thousands of unsuspecting U.S. personnel enjoying a beautiful morning in paradise had their worlds brutally turned upside-down. The attack on the Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor killed 2403 military and civilian personnel, destroyed 19 U.S. Navy ships, and abruptly changed the lives of everyone on…

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01 December 2020 EXFILTRATION While serving as a SEAL on combat operations, the actual missions was never frightening, but there were two times during every mission that was terrifying – ENTERING (Infiltrating) and EXITING (Exfiltrating) a combat zone. We plan and prepare in agonizing details for the mission objective, so WE typically own the TARGET…

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