Manhunters – DEA Agent Steve Murphy

December 7th, 2019|

“Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar” is written by former DEA Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena. Steve Murphy joins us to share details. Murphy and Pena first appeared on the world’s radar when their story was dramatized in the Netflix series “Narcos”. Steve and Javier do about 75 speaking engagements a year and wrote the book because they wanted the world to know the truth beyond what they may have seen in film or on television. At the height of his power, Escobar was smuggling 80 tons of cocaine per month into the US. Steve outlines the beginning [...]


Riton Optics – Brady Speth

December 5th, 2019|

Riton Optics Founder and CEO Brady Speth is featured in our Veteran Entrepreneur segment.  Brady is an Air Force Veteran and also a former member of the US Capital Police. BBG with Riton Optics CEO Brady Speth After serving as an air traffic controller, he returned to college to complete a business degree.  However, Brady missed the comradery he had in the military so when the opportunity to join the Capital Police came up he moved to DC. Brady grew up a hunter and outdoorsman in Montana and shooting was always a part of his life even prior [...]


“Jet Girl” – Caroline Johnson

November 29th, 2019|

“Jet Girl: My Life in War, Peace and the Cockpit of the Navy’s Most Lethal Aircraft” is an autobiography of Caroline Johnson’s path to becoming one of the first women to drop bombs on ISIS fighters.   While the book has plenty of combat stories, the central theme describes the challenges faced by Caroline in her quest to join the community of elite jetfighters. Following graduation from the US Naval Academy, she was assigned as a Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) on the F/A-18 Super Hornet. The role of the WSO is to manage both the sensor and weapons systems and serve [...]


Second Mission Foundation – Charles Faint

November 17th, 2019|

The Second Mission Foundation was formed by Lt. Col. Charles Faint and other Veterans associated with The Havok Journal . Charles is a career Army Military Intelligence officer who has spent a great deal of his career in the intelligence community.  He is also the owner of The Havok Journal. We are honored that he chose American Warrior Radio as the first forum to publicly announce the Second Mission Foundation. The Second Mission Foundation is a non-profit that was formed to educate, elevate and advocate for members of America’s service community in order to help them find their “second mission” [...]


Leavenworth – Paul Pawloski & David Check

November 5th, 2019|

Leavenworth is a military correctional facility located on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. It is the U.S. military’s only maximum security prison that houses male service members.  It is also the title of a compelling new documentary series from Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh broadcast on the Starz network. Two of the series’ Executive Producers, Emmy Award winning Paul Pawloski and David Check join us to share their perspectives on the case. The documentary Leavenworth examines the case of former Army Lieutenant Clint Lorance, serving 19 years on two counts of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three men on a [...]


Postal Inspection Service – Ed Trejo

October 28th, 2019|

The Postal Inspection Service is the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency.  They protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure and customers and enforce the laws that defend our nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use. Postal Inspector Ed. Trejo is a former member of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. He said the move to the Postal Inspection Service was a natural for him; similar missions, the same teamwork & comradery and ability to continue serve the country and protect its citizens. Ed discusses Operation Protect Veterans, a crime prevention campaign created by the Postal [...]