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This week in the studio a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army. This guest gave 23 years of service, 18 of those years within the Special Forces community as a Green Beret. He has completed tours to Iraq,Per...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Episode 126: Scott Mann “Operation Pineapple Express”

This week in the studio a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army. This guest gave 23 years of service, 18 of thos…

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Nov. 21, 2022

Episode 125: Geoff Dardia “Green Beret/Task Force Dagger”

This week in the studio a Master Sergeant in the US Army who started his career in the Navy as a Parachute Rigger with dreams of …

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Nov. 14, 2022

Episode 124: Ryan Rogers “Lions of Marjah”

This week in the studio a US Marine that gave 11 years of his life to the Corps. During his years of service he served on 5 deplo…

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Nov. 7, 2022

Episode 123: Codename Johnny Walker/Jason Tuschen

This week in the studio 2 men who couldn’t come from more different worlds. The first, born in Mosul, Iraq, someone who watched h…

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Oct. 31, 2022

Episode 122: Scott Huesing “U.S.M.C./Echo In Ramadi”

This week in the studio a retired United States Marine Corps Major with 24 yeas of service, with time as both an enlisted man and…

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Oct. 24, 2022

Episode 121: Tim Fedrick “Navy SEAL/Warriors and Whiskey”

This week in the studio a guest with 31 years of service to this country in the United States Navy. His certifications include bu…

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Bob Stasch

Retired Chicago Police Lieutenant

Served as the Commanding Officer of the Special Functions' Detail Section with primary responsibility for Homeland Security & Crowd Management at Chicago's sporting venues and major events, to include the Chicago Marathon, Lollapalooza, Air & Water Show, etc. I also served as the Chicago Police Department's coordinator for Active Shooter/Active Threat response, a position that involved developing training, policy and large scale exercises, coordinating the training and policy with counterparts in the Chicago Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC), and implementing these large scale exercises. Institute of Police Technology & Management, University of North Florida From October 1986 until July 2002 served as an Adjunct Instructor at IPTM, University of North Florida where I developed and taught training courses to national and international law enforcement on the subjects of Undercover Investigations/Operations, Gang Investigation, Officer Safety Tactics, Raids and SWAT Tactics, Homicide Investigation and Interview & Interrogation. LETCON (Law Enforcement Training Consultants) I am the owner and operator of a consulting and training firm from 1989 to 2008. My experience is in narcotics, gang and homeland security investigations as well as strategy and tactics to counter terrorist attacks. I have extensive training experience, and conducted training for the Connecticut State Police, Shelby County (TN) Sheriff's Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, FBI, NYPD, Milwaukee County (WI) Sheriff's Office, Florida National Guard and Gulfport and Biloxi (MS) Police Departments to name a few. On several law enforcement topics I have been certified and testified as an expert witness in both state and federal courts.
Skills
-Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Threat Assessment.  Subject Matter Expert in threat management against Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS-Drones).  Subject Matter Expert in infrastructure protection. - Subject Matter Expert in designing, coordinating and implementing large scale active threat drills.
-Subject Matter Expert in Active Shooter/Active Threat response for both First Responders and the
civilian community.  Subject Matter Expert in Suspicious Behavior Indicators.  Experience in counterterrorism tactics to include the gathering and dissemination of intelligence,
coordinating response strategy & tactics, as well as coordinating these responses with various local,
state and federal emergency response agencies
Education
- Triton College 1974 AS in Police Administration
- La Salle University 1986 BS in Law Enforcement Management Additional Education  Department of Homeland Security Training
- Bomb Threat Management
- Protective Measures
- Surveillance Detection
- Active Shooter
- Threat Assessment and Safety Act for Stadiums
- Radiological Detection and Weapons of Mass Destruction  United State Secret Service
- Dignitary Protection