Episode 73-How to Mingle with Shelley Hill

Today my guest is Shelley Hill one half of The Complete Combatant. Shelley host a women’s only event every year known as ‘The Mingle’. The event brings in ladies from around the country to network and take various shooting and continuing education classes. If you’re interested in sponsoring the event or attending this episode is all about ‘How To Mingle’!

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Episode 72-All The HiTS with Wayne and DB

DB and Wayne join me for this episode to talk about the Hard Wired Tactical Shooting two second standards. We discuss how two LEO’s from very different departments were studying operational shootings and how the two second standards were formed. We also apply the concept to the armed citizen perspective and how employing these standards as part of your training can keep you safe during the encounter and the legal aftermath.

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Episode 71-The Mission Drives The Gear w Hany

is week we welcome back Hany Mahmoud to the podcast and we visit the phrase that is oft used and also misunderstood, “The Mission Drives The Gear”. How do you apply that as a concealed carrier and as an LEO. The equipment is contextual to the application. Hany and I give you several examples of personal risk assessment and I dive back into the Army days of the ‘Operation Order’. Enjoy and be sure to check out the links below!

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Episode 70-40 Smith and What? with Erick Gelhaus

Thanks for being patient while I’ve been on the mend from the “vid”. Today I’m joined again by Erick Gelhaus of Cougar Mountain Solutions. I got several fan messages this week about .40S&W and what happened! Erick and I were on the front lines when that cartridge kind of came off the rails and our story is similar. It all stemmed from a series of events which effectively made 9mm reign king again. Enjoy the show and since I said the magic Gelhaus word…you know what to do.

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Episode 69-30 Super Carry w Riley Bowman

Continuing the SHOT ’22 recap Riley B. got to put in some work with the new 30SC. You guys and gals asked so ye shall receive the best information and opinion work I can muster about the newest offering in handgun caliber. Will it go the way of the 30 Luger and the 356TSW? Who’s to say? I was personally much more impressed after learning a little more about the development. Check out the link in the description to the YouTube video Riley did with the engineer behind the project.

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Episode 68-LE Range Day Recap SHOT Show 2022

DB and I just returned from SHOT Show. We spent the range day at Las Vegas Metro PD’s training facility demoing the latest and greatest new developments for our LE listeners. Dot’s, gauges and gucci gizmo’s that aren’t gucci at all! It was a wild ride and most importantly DB and I along with “Bubba” got to indulge in some serious In’n’Out cuisine. Enjoy!

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Episode 67-Becoming a Complete Combatant w Brian Hill

This week I am joined by Brian Hill of The Complete Combatant. We talk about becoming a better armed citizen and I get to pick his brain on Coaching as opposed to Instructing. This is probably the most cerebral podcast I’ve done and we make a number of comparisons of shooting, music and mma. No podcast next week tentatively due to SHOT Show but I’ll have plenty when we get back!

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Episode 66-Don’t Shoot Me!

Blue on Blue, Green on Green, Fratricide. It’s all bad! Today’s guest is Michael Lessman. Mike and I met at the Pat Rogers Memorial Revolver Round-Up at Gunsite several weeks ago and I learned about his company DSMSafety. Michael is a retired LEO and after reading about and studying incidents involving plain clothes and off duty officers involved in critical incidents he developed an identification system to help prevent friendly fire incidents. He’s now taking that same concept and launching a new product for the armed citizen.

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Episode 65-Gunshot Wounds and Emergency Rooms

Have you ever pondered what a projectile does to a human? In this episode I am joined by Troy. Troy spent 30+ years as an ER Doctor and has seen his share and then some of gunshot trauma’s. I spent the better part of my career responding to a Level 1 Trauma ER to all manner of gunshot wounds. We have a great chat about ballistic injuries and ER’s that we’ve seen and give you some takeaways about your defensive pistol and the expectations you may have about it’s performance. The subject matter this week may be a shade morbid but the information is valid for the armed citizen.

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Episode 64-“Soft Skills” for the Armed Citizen w John Murphy

Steve Moses is back and this time he is in the studio! I managed to get Steve on a day he was in OKC and wearing a cast. I have had a number of injuries over the years, hazards of the profession I guess, that have prevented me from being able to deploy into the public with my favorite carry rig. Steve and I discuss several factors you the armed citizen absolutely must consider if you’re the ‘wounded baby gazelle at the watering hole’ one of my favorite a DB’ism’s.

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