Billy is a great New Yorker and a great American. He shares a couple of stories from selection in the late 60's, Vietnam, as well as a civil SAR mission with international intrigue and appendicitis. This is our first podcast with stories from Vietnam and hopefully not our last, in celebrating the PJs and historic work they performed on a regular basis. Hear about the forest penetrator and bamboo, rustling in the bushes, and more.
In this article by an SAS officer, leadership essentials are boiled down to three points: Leaders decide, communicate and build and sustain cultures. Listen this podcast on a concise approach to leadership. Remember- if you are a CC or Chief, TC or TL, EL or team member, your leadership will affect mission performance.
In the second part of this mission podcast, the PJs discuss overland travel, AT boots, nutrition (gummy bears), and other logistics in white out glacier travel. Just another day at the office. That Others May Live.
In another exciting installment from the 212th, the CRO discusses the mission drop and mission planning- issues with weather, insertion, and ORM. For those of you who have not augmented the 212th, there is no better place to train cold weather ops, mountain and high angle skills, and do real world missions in a forbidding environment.