11 episodes

Host Cody Perron, a former Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agent, and Marine Veteran interviews current and former members of the DSS, security contractors, military veterans, and others about their time conducting investigations, security, and protective operations around the globe.

The Off The X Podcas‪t‬ Cody Perron

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Host Cody Perron, a former Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Special Agent, and Marine Veteran interviews current and former members of the DSS, security contractors, military veterans, and others about their time conducting investigations, security, and protective operations around the globe.

    Matt Miller - former Medic for the DS Worldwide Protective Services, Army Medic and Bronze Star Recipient

    Matt Miller - former Medic for the DS Worldwide Protective Services, Army Medic and Bronze Star Recipient

    Join Matt "Doc" Miller and I as we discuss his time as a former Diplomatic Security Worldwide Protective Services (WPS) Medic serving in Baghdad and Erbil. Matt is also a former Army Medic completing over 450 MEDEVAC missions in Iraq, earning the Bronze Star for his actions. 

    • 2 hrs
    Jeff Carlson - former Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent

    Jeff Carlson - former Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent

    Listen in to Jeff Carlson and I as we discuss his first-ever interaction with a president of the United States, his time serving as a Diplomatic Security Special Agent in Tripoli, his close relationships with the DSS Special Agents serving in Benghazi during the attack, and his work in Counter-Intelligence at US Embassy Kabul. 

    • 2 hrs 32 min
    Tony Beltran - former Blackwater, Triple Canopy and US Marine

    Tony Beltran - former Blackwater, Triple Canopy and US Marine

    Explicit language used throughout.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Matt Rawls - former Security Contractor and Recon Marine

    Matt Rawls - former Security Contractor and Recon Marine

    Listen to Matt Rawls, aka Sleepy, a former Security Contractor and Force Reconnaissance Marine as he discusses his time working as a security contractor in Jerusalem, Basrah, Tallil, and Baghdad. 

    • 1 hr 16 min
    U.S. State Department Officials Discuss the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) and Foreign Affairs Counter Threat Course

    U.S. State Department Officials Discuss the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) and Foreign Affairs Counter Threat Course

    Join me as I discuss the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) and the Foreign Affairs Counter Threat (FACT) course with Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) Supervisory Special Agent Steve Strickland, Special Agent Maria Amaya, and FACT Operations Manager Rusty Pugh. In this episode we discuss exactly what the DSS is doing to keep it's diplomats safe in overseas environments. 

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Special Agent Julie Cabus discusses her decades of experience in the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service

    Special Agent Julie Cabus discusses her decades of experience in the U.S. State Department's Diplomatic Security Service

    Tune in as Diplomatic Security Special Agent Julie Cabus, a member of the Senior Foreign Service, discusses her career at multiple diplomatic assignments on the continent of Africa, within Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, and several domestic assignments. Julie is the first active-duty special agent and the first female agent on the Off The X Podcast.

    • 1 hr 58 min

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