Logan Stark and Trevor Thompson host Pranay Manghirmalani, a firefighter with Cal Fire currently working to help contain the wildfires that are wreaking havoc on much of the west coast. Pranay joins our hosts via video chat during a brief period of downtime before heading back out into the field. Black Rifle Coffee is helping out the wildland firefighters in the best way we know how. With Coffee. With the purchase of any coffee product throughout the month of September, you will directly support our coffee donations to first responders on the front lines. More information is available at: https://www.blackriflecoffee.com/pages/babgab-wildland-firefighters
Ish Villegas returns to share the story behind his actions that earned him a second Silver Star award. Jarred Taylor hosts as Ish describes the nonstop fighting that took place in Afghanistan from February 6th to February 24th 2011. From IEDs, rolled trucks, and gunshot wounds, to dropping thousands of pounds of ordinance on enemy positions, the story of Ish and his teammates is not to be missed.
Jarred Taylor hosts returning guest Retired USAF Col. Pete Donnelly. Pete has been diagnosed with three separate types of cancer and has spent significant energy researching all methods of treatment to include nontraditional treatments. Pete shares his knowledge about what has and has not worked for him during his journey with hopes that future patients can be be as informed as possible when presented with their own cancer treatment options.
Outdoor adventurer, biologist and tv personality, Forrest Galante stops by the Black Rifle Coffee Headquarters on his way through Salt Lake City. Logan Stark and Trevor Thompson host as the group discusses their shared love of suffering, finding previously extinct animal species and their love of getting out into the wilderness to see what they are really made of.
Everyone’s favorite kitten-rescuing, law enforcement-turned-skateshop owner, Donut Operator, takes a trip to San Antonio to sit down with Mat Best, Jarred Taylor, and Eli Cuevas. Donut shares stories about his law enforcement days, crazy ex-girlfriends, the YouTube AdPocalypse, getting SWATted at his home and business, and where he is moving to next
Jarred Taylor hosts longtime friend, retired Air Force Combat Controller and two time recipient of the third highest personal decoration for valor in combat, the Silver Star, Ish Villegas. In this first episode, Ish recounts joining the Air Force and his career leading up to the engagement for which he was awarded his first Silver Star. He then gives the play by play on the battle that took place.
Jarred Taylor, Mat Best, Evan Hafer, and Logan Stark discuss the recent Pastranaland pit bike race on ESPN 2, first envisioned by JT, the idiocracy of participation awards, blame, and excuse-based societies, placenta-based supplements, Russian cosmonaut sacrifices, and never-quit mentality.
Evan Hafer, Logan Stark and Trevor Thompson are joined by two adaptive athletes. Jonathon Blank is a former USMC Staff Sergeant injured by an IED while deployed to Afghanistan. Tanner Godfrey was injured in a motorcycle accident when he was a teenager but continues to push limits and setting world records. Both discuss their stories of rehabilitation and how they have refused to let themselves be limited by anything other than their own determination and drive.
Mark Twight, mountaineer and personal trainer for the likes of Jason Momoa and Gerard Butler, is joined by hosts Evan Hafer, Logan Stark, and Trevor Thompson. The group discusses training Hollywood actors on tight deadlines, the dangers, risks, and strategies involved in extreme mountaineering, starting Gym Jones and more.
Jack Carr returns to Free Range American with Logan Stark and Evan Hafer to unpack how current events are influencing the writing of his fourth book, the development of his TV series on Amazon Prime starring Chris Pratt, stories behind writing his torture scenes, and how ownership and taking pride in your work are the tickets to success in life.