At the moment we hear the Fight Story of Brad Thomas, a former Ranger and Delta Power operator who fought in a number of theaters from Somalia to Bosnia to Iraq and Afghanistan, together with 12 years on the Unit within the pre- and post-9/11 period.
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Brad gave up a promising musical profession to serve, first with Ranger Battalion after which discovering his manner into Delta Power. His first fight expertise was in Mogadishu in what we all know as Black Hawk Down as a part of third Ranger Battalion in a real baptism by fireplace.
Since leaving the army, Brad returned to his ardour: music. He gathered a bunch of veterans who now make up the band “Silence and Mild” and noticed much more success than they anticipated on their debut album and are releasing their second album within the close to future.
Since Brad can’t assist however go all in on every thing he does, he and the band donate their earnings to 2 veteran-focused charities: Marine Raider Basis and Warriors Coronary heart.
It’s not typically you get to sit down down and listen to instantly from somebody who spent years on the Tier 1 stage and survived Mogadishu so I hope you get pleasure from this Fight Story and transient glimpse into that world as a lot as I did.
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0:00 – Intro
0:49 – Visitor introduction (Brad Thomas)
1:54 – Interview begins
2:09 – The prevalence of musicians and artists within the Elite Units
4:40 – What sparked Brad’s curiosity in music as a child
25:18 – Becoming a member of and figuring out he needed to be elite
38:05 – The trail to Ranger College
45:48 – Fight Story #1 – Going outdoors the wire for the primary time in Mogadishu
54:25 – Response to the Black Hawk Down film and what it was like for Brad
1:09:04 – Going again out the gate once more
1:16:18 – The times following October 3 in Mogadishu
1:23:30 – Transition after Mogadishu
1:33:59 – Fight Story #2 Going again into fight after Mogadishu
1:37:28 – Shaggy dog story about goofing round with staff
1:39:59 – What Brad is doing now with music
1:55:24 – What did you carry into fight?
1:56:40 – Would you do all of it once more?
1:59:05 – Listener feedback and shout outs