Global Recon

Welcome to the Global Recon Podcast! Hosted by John Hendricks. Mr. Hendricks sits down with American Intelligence professionals, and American Special Operations personnel to discuss a wide variety of subjects. These topics include historical events, current events, medicine, and geopolitics. Enjoy. Support this podcast:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h16m. Bisher sind 158 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 19 hours 3 minutes


GRP 157-The Object Of The Superior Man is Truth: The Story of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher

Episode Summary

My guest for this week's podcast is retired Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher. Chief Gallagher completed 20 years in the U.S. Navy, with most of that time spent in the SEAL Teams. He served as a Corpsman and a Sniper. During his final deployment in 2017 to Mosul, Iraq, Gallagher was the Platoon Chief. The objective during this deployment was to work side by side with the Iraqi military to retake the city of Mosul from ISIS...


 2021-04-01  1h49m

GRP 156-Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Dogs Of War : Special Missions Dog Handler Billy Clark

Episode Summary

My guest for this week's podcast is Command Master Chief Bill Clark. CMC Clark served for four years in the Marine Corps and twenty years with the Navy. He enlisted in the Navy after the September 11th attacks as a Master At Arms to become a Dog Handler. The Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU) recruited him. He was among the first group of trainers at the command.

Over the next 20 years, CMC Clark would deploy 11 times into combat as a Dog Handler...


 2021-03-24  1h26m

GRP 155-Men should strive to think much and know little: A Conversation with a Special Missions Operator

Episode Summary

My guest for this week's podcast is retired U.S. Army Special Missions Sergeant Major Dan Ibach. SGM Ibach served for 21 years, seven of those at the 75th Ranger Regiment and fourteen at the Tier 1 Unit. During a deployment to Iraq, Dan was severely wounded when his vehicle drove over an Improvised Explosive Device, killing half of his team.

A month later, he would wake up from a coma, rejoin the Unit, and continue to deploy into combat...


 2021-03-15  1h49m

GRP 154:Across The Fence: MACV-SOG Team Leader John Stryker Meyer

Episode Summary

Joining me for this week's podcast is author and Army Special Forces combat veteran, John Stryker Meyer. Meyer, served two tours of duty in Vietnam as a Green Beret and member of the highly secretive unit MACV-SOG. SOG fought the secret war in Cambodia, Laos, and North Vietnam. SOG operations often ended with a ten-man team going up against hundreds or thousands of North Vietnamese troops...


 2021-02-24  2h3m

GRP 153-In The Dark of War: A CIA Officers time in Libya

Episode Summary

Joining me for this week's podcast is an author and former CIA Targeting Analyst, Sarah Carlson. Sarah's book "In The Dark of War" is her account of the U.S. mission's evacuation in Tripoli, Libya, in 2014, where she served as a CIA officer. The evacuation took 26 hours, with 150 Americans driving out of Libya during a civil war. Accompanied by U.S Marines, they successfully made it into Tunisia with American F-16 fighter jets shadowing them in the skies...


 2020-11-19  59m

GRP 152-To the left of Bang: Marine Corps Combat Veteran Yousef Badou

GRP 152- Joining me for this week's podcast is Marine Corps veteran Yousef Badou. Yousef runs Emergence Disrupt, a training company specializing in Situational Awareness & Behavior Analysis Training. Badou deployed multiple times to Iraq as a U.S. Marine. His father is

from Kuwait, where he spent his early years living in Kuwait during the invasion by Saddam Hussein helped shape his path moving forward...


 2020-11-12  2h11m

GRP 151-The die is cast:Special Missions Sergeant Major Bill Delaporte

Joining me for this podcast is retired Army Sergeant Major Bill Delaporte. Delaporte is part owner of Archon Ready Group, which teaches marksmanship. Delaporte served in the Army's Special Missions Unit for 17 years, where he became an assault team leader deploying as an operator 13 times. We talked about Bill's army career, the second amendment, and more. Enjoy. Check out Archon Ready Group here: John Hendricks: www...


 2020-09-19  1h53m

GRP 150-EDGE: On the Front Lines of the Rhino War in Africa

My guest for this podcast is Nathan Edmondson, the co-founder and President of EDGE. Eco Defense Group (EDGE) plays a pivotal role in the counter-poaching Rhino war in Africa. Utilizing the skill sets of American Tier 1 Operators, they train and develop counter-poacher and Ranger units combatting poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking in coordination with the office of defense cooperation through the consulate general and other official channels in Africa...


 2020-08-14  1h16m

GRP 149-Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sergeant Ronald J. Shurer

GRP 149-My guest for this podcast is Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sergeant Ronald Shurer. Ron passed away due to complications from Lung Cancer on May 14th, 2020. He was 41 years old. I want to extend my condolences to his wife, Miranda, his two boys, my buddy Ryan, his teammates, and co-workers from the Secret Service.

Ron deployed twice to Afghanistan as a Medic in the 3rd Special Forces Group with ODA 3336...


 2020-08-09  1h50m

GRP 148-The MARSOC 3: The story of three Raiders and their struggle with the military justice system

Joining me for this week’s podcast is a retired Marine Special Operations Task Force Commander Fred Galvin, and Army veteran, gold star wife, and current spouse to a MARSOC Raider Destiny Draher. On January 1st, 2019 Gunnery Sgt. Joshua Negron, Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Draher and Chief Petty Officer Eric Gilmet were assaulted by a drunk former Green Beret working as a civilian contractor in Erbil, Iraq during a night out.

One of the Marines threw a punch back knocking the contractor out...


 2020-05-07  1h12m