Chelsea is the Director of Marketing for the Global SOF Foundation, and the host of its podcast, SOFspot!
This episode of SOFspot focuses on Operation JUST CAUSE in Panama, and more specifically, the first MaBell Panamanian Surrender Operation at Penonome. Our guests were three men who were in Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), there on the ground in Panama:COL (Retired) David McCracken, who was a Major in 1989 and commanded Charlie CompanyCOL (Retired) Stephen Boston, who was a Captain in 1989 and the Executive Officer of Charlie CompanyCSM (Retired) Rick Lamb, who was a Sergeant First Class in 1989 and performed the duties of a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant in Charlie CompanyWe talk about the logistics of the surrender plus what brought them into the operation at Penonome, why they wore "Mickey Mouse Ears," and how they spent that Christmas in Panama.Just Cause Photo Album:https://www.flickr.com/photos/184952949@N08/albums/72157714476005688/with/49941328773/Partner Spotlight - ByLight:https://bylight.com/Support the show (https://gsof.org/individual-membership/)
In this episode, Global SOF COO Meaghan Keeler-Pettigrew interviews Mr. Peter Singer, the co-author of recently released novel: "Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution."They discuss the book, which centers around a terrorist attack in Washington, DC just 10 years in the future, and more specifically the technologies and scenarios that are featured. Everything is thoroughly researched and referenced, so that only technologies that are currently plausible in the next decade are realistically featured. #NoVaporwareListen on to learn why we can get mad at Alexa, how FIC-INT (Fictional Intelligence) could help educate warfighters and policymakers, and what the AI/Human relationships of the future may look like...Buy "Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution":Burn-In.com: https://www.burninbook.com/Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Burn-Novel-Real-Robotic-Revolution/dp/1328637239Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/burn-in-p-w-singer/1132050970IndieBound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781328637239Partner Spotlight: Bren-Tronicshttps://www.bren-tronics.com/Support the show (https://gsof.org/individual-membership/)
Chelsea Zooms with CSM (Ret) Rick Lamb about Operation EAGLE CLAW, the failed attempt to rescue hostages at the US Embassy in Iran in April 1980. They talk about what it was like to be a Ranger in the 70s, prepping for the mission, and what led to its eventual failure. Plus we talk about the outcomes of the mission and what changes it led to in the US DoD. Watch the SOF Story from Quarantine Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rnDPvv1tPECorporate Partner Highlight: Blue Light, LLChttps://bluelightllc.com/Support the show (https://gsof.org/individual-membership/)
Chelsea and Steve sit down (virtually) with MSgt (Ret) Wes Bryant, a former JTAC and TACP with 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He talks about the important role that a JTAC plays in combat operations, the importance of airstrikes in the fight against ISIS, and how that fight had to morph in different areas of the Middle East. Get the Book! "Hunting the Caliphate"https://www.amazon.com/Hunting-Caliphate-Americas-ISIS-Strike-ebook/dp/B07TLG7DDJCorporate Partner Highlight: goTenna:https://gotenna.com/Support the show (https://gsof.org/individual-membership/)
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Sep 29th, 1987
Location
Tampa, Florida, United States of America
Episode Count
40
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 day, 19 minutes