Ep. 148 – Fred Galvin – Marine Raider, Recondo, Infantry Officer, Creator

Fred Galvin is a United States Marine Corps Raider that got here from the infantry and Recon communities. Galvin was the corporate commander for Fox Firm, 2nd MSOB. Fox was the primary MARSOC firm to deploy and was falsely accused of murdering Afghan civilians after preventing by means of an ambush throughout their 2007 deployment to Afghanistan.

Hear extra about Fred’s profession on Ep. 083 the place we go into extra element about his background earlier than becoming a member of the Marine Raiders.

E-book hyperlink: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/A-Few-Dangerous-Males/Fred-Galvin-USMC-(Ret-)/9781637584132

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117 – Backpack-able radio for tactical use
148 – Walkie-talkie model tactical radio
152 – Walkie-talkie model tactical radio
7-Ton – Medium Tactical Automobile Alternative (Dump truck-sized navy car for hauling troops, provides, and so on.)
9-Line – CAS mission temporary format
A&S – Evaluation and Choice
AAV – Assault Amphibious Automobile (Additionally referred to as Tracks)
ABC – ANGLICO Primary Course
ANG – Air Nationwide Guard
ANGLICO – Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Firm
BLT – Battalion Touchdown Staff
BRC – Primary Reconnaissance Course
CAR – Fight Motion Ribbon
CAS – Shut Air Assist
CCT – Fight Management Staff
CLB – Fight Logistics Battalion
CO – Commanding Officer
COC – Command Operations Heart
COP – Fight Outpost
Corpsman – Navy medic hooked up to Marines
EOD – Explosive Ordnance Disposal
FAC – Ahead Air Controller
FCT – Firepower Management Staff
FDC – Hearth Path Management
FET – Feminine Engagement Staff.
FSCC – Hearth Assist Coordination Heart. The place fireplace missions are deconflicted and permitted previous to capturing.
GBU – Guided Bomb Unit
GLT – Georgian Liaison Staff. Georgian navy advisors in Afghanistan.
Hesco Barrier – Earthen crammed limitations used to make or reinforce outposts
HMMWV – Excessive mobility multi-wheeled car
IED – Improvised Explosive Gadget
IOC – Infantry Officer’s Course
JDAM – Joint Direct Assault Munition (GPS guided bomb)
JTAC – Joint Terminal Assault Controller
LGTR – LASER Guided Coaching Spherical
M-ATV – MRAP All-terrain car
MARSOC – Marine Corps Particular Operations Command
MART – Marines Awaiting Recon Coaching
M-ATV – MRAP All Terrain Automobile
MCAS – Marine Corps Air Station
MCMAP – Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
MCRD – Marine Corps Recruit Depot
MCIWS – Marine Corps Teacher of Water Survival
MCT – Marine Fight Coaching
MEB – Marine Expeditionary Brigade
MEU – Marine Expeditionary Unit (Unit hooked up to ships for deployment)
MRAP – Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (armored car)
MSOT – Marine Particular Operations Staff
MTU – Marksmanship Coaching Unit
OCS – Officer Candidate Faculty
OP – Remark Publish. An space the place ahead observers spot enemy positions and conduct fireplace missions on targets
PB – Patrol Base
PGM – Precision Guided Munitions
PID – Optimistic identification
PLDR – Transportable Light-weight Designator Rangefinder
PosRep – Place Report
PSS-SOF – Precision Strike Suite Particular Operations Forces. Concentrating on program.
RIP – Aid In Place
RO – Radio Operator (Generally referred to as an RTO)
ROMAD – Radio Operator, Mechanic, and Driver
R&S – Reconnaissance and Surveillance
SACC – Supporting Arms Coordination Heart (FSCC on a ship)
SALT – Supporting Arms Liaison Staff
SERE – Survive, Evade, Resist, Escape
SOCS – Particular Operations Capabilities Specialist
SOI – Faculty of Infantry
SOTG – Particular Operations Coaching Group
S Retailers – S-1 (Administration), S-2 (Intelligence), S-3 (Operations), S-4 (Logistics), S-6 (Communication)
SVBIED – Suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive gadget
TACP – Tactical Air Management Get together
Taco Rice – Greasy meals for drunk Marines stationed in Okinawa
Water Canines – Logistics Marines in control of purifying water and working sanitation amenities
VBIED – Automobile-borne improvised explosive gadget