At present we hear the Fight Story of Aiden Aslin, a UK citizen who deployed a number of occasions into battle zones to struggle ISIS in Syria and Russia in Ukraine.
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Aiden was not a part of the British navy. He merely determined the folks in Syria being terrorised by ISIS wanted extra assist and located a strategy to get down vary to assist.
Throughout his a number of deployments into Syria combating with different westerners in opposition to ISIS and almost dying, Aiden had been following occasions in Ukraine. He once more determined, as a substitute of sitting safely within the UK, to step up and struggle for individuals who wanted assist.
At present, Aiden is formally a part of the Ukrainian navy. We needed to document this explicit interview shortly earlier than Aiden deployed to the frontlines once more, the place he’s now.
His Instagram account (cossackgundi) is value a glance too the place’s amassed 20K followers and describes himself as a “British man Rocking it out within the Ukrainian marines” with what he calls “Warzone Pictures” and “Battle information”.
I hope you take pleasure in this humble and understated Fight Story of somebody who left every thing behind to assist others in two vastly completely different conflicts as a lot as I did.
Additionally, Aiden is on the entrance strains of Ukraine as we speak and recommended we meet once more when he is again for a firsthand account of being on the road throughout these tensions.
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Intro Track: Sport Rock from Audio Jungle
0:00 – Intro
0:50 – Visitor introduction (Aiden Aslin)
1:56 – Interview begins
2:16 – Present location and mindset preparing for an additional deployment
5:04 – Childhood and dealing with adults with particular wants
11:55 – Leaving security and social work to go to Syria
19:46 – Deciding to go to struggle and entering into Syria
34:19 – Coaching and first time on the frontline making contact with enemy
41:03 – Fight Story #1 First actual contact and feeling optimistic after the end result
45:52 – Fight Story #2 A pleasant hearth incident that left him with panic assaults
1:05:31 – Returning to Syria regardless of traumatic experiences
1:11:35 – Fight Story #2 Ukraine battle and becoming a member of Ukrainian Marines
1:25:32 – What did you carry into fight?
1:26:13 – Would you do all of it once more?
1:28:47 – Recommendation for somebody contemplating one of these path
1:32:57 – Listener feedback and shout outs