The Afterburn Podcast

Former U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter pilot John “Rain” Waters hosts The Afterburn Podcast. Bringing people together to share their journey along the "path" of life.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 50 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 23 hours 35 minutes


#25: SR-71 Blackbird Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Les "Slash" Dyer

"Slash" entered into the Air Force during the Vietnam War. He started his aviation journey flying the C-7 before transitioning across several platforms. By the time "Slash" retired he added the B-52, T-38, Hawk, SR-71, and A-10 to his flying resume. Support the Podcast: Become a Patreon Support this podcast at — Advertising Inquiries:


 2021-02-16  34m

episode 1: #001 - A-10 Pilot - Maj Tyler "Leeroy" Schultz

Distinguished Flying Cross Recipient


 2020-01-24  1h1m

episode 2: #002 - F-35 Pilot Maj Matt "Fitty" Tucker

Stories from fighting ISIS in Afghanistan to flying the most advanced fighter in the world


 2020-02-10  44m

episode 3: #003 - Steve Reichert

Retired Marine & Founder of Tier 1 Group


 2020-02-24  39m

episode 4: #004 – A-10 Demo Pilot – Maj Cody “ShiV” Wilton

From providing close air support in the mountains of Afghanistan to leading the A-10 Demonstration team, ShiV has a great story as an A-10 pilot.  His journey started as an enlisted airman serving as a Russian linguist on the EC-130.  He...


 2020-03-24  54m

 2020-03-30  1h3m

episode 6: BONUS - How to Become an Officer in the Air Force - Episode #006

Ever wonder what the requirements are to become an officer in the Air Force?  The process to become an officer?  Regardless of your answer you might find something useful inside this episode to apply to your everyday life.   But...


 2020-03-30  47m

episode 7: #007 –Tornado, F-22 Pilot, & CEO of Red 6 Daniel “Bond” Robinson

"Bond" is a former Royal Air Force Tornado pilot, the first exchange pilot in the F-22 program, and founder of Red 6 Aerospace.   He grew up in a relatively poor area of England and climb to the pinnacle of aviation.  Following his...


 2020-04-06  1h8m

episode 8: #008 - IED Blast Survivor and Army Green Beret,- Caleb Brewer

During a clearing operation in Sangin District in Helmand, Afghanistan Caleb and his team discovered a large Improvised Explosive Device (IED) factory.  During the operation a pressure plate IED exploded underneath Caleb leaving him gravely...


 2020-04-20  1h22m

episode 9: #009 - Combat Loaded F-16 Emergency Divert into Saudi Arabia: Kristin "Tally" Hollrith

"Tally" tells her path to going to the United States Air Force Academy, flying the mighty Viper, and then a rather unique story while flying a combat mission on her last deployment.   Tally started off as a T-6 instructor pilot before flying...


 2020-05-04  1h1m