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This podcast taps into the experience of both the tactical operators and human optimization experts from the Air Force's most elite Special Tactics Organization. Tune in to discover what it takes to join and thrive inside an elite organization.

724 STG: Insight Thru Experience Podcast sof724stg

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This podcast taps into the experience of both the tactical operators and human optimization experts from the Air Force's most elite Special Tactics Organization. Tune in to discover what it takes to join and thrive inside an elite organization.

    S2 E#11: Interview with 4 x Operators Post Selection

    S2 E#11: Interview with 4 x Operators Post Selection

    Welcome to the Insight Thru Experience Podcast. This episode is a special one. We interviewed 4 operators just 48 hours after they finished our grueling selection process. This is a can't miss episode! We discuss everything from how they prepped (mentally/physically), how they performed, and they revealed their low moments when the demons came calling, and much, much, more. Visit us online at https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/724STG

    • 59 min
    S2 E#10: Interview w/ Riley, Kyle, and Brandon from our Medical Section

    S2 E#10: Interview w/ Riley, Kyle, and Brandon from our Medical Section

    Welcome to the Insight Thru Experience Podcast. This week we are talking with three of our medical professionals: Riley (Group Surgeon), Kyle (Medical Ops), and Brandon (IDMT).In this episode, we talk about everything from how the medical section is organized, to how they support the unit members, and many other revealing topics centered around treatment, teaching, and training the force inside the 724 STG.Timeline:1:00 Intros3:35 Why did you decide to come to the 724 STG?8:50 Describe the task organization of Medical inside the 724 STG.11:30 What do your daily battle rhythms look like?18:30 Describe the most badass medical scenario you have been apart of during training20:10 What are the opportunities available to the medical staff here that do not exist at a traditional medical assignment?29:00 What are you looking for in the medical people we hire and what should people expect when coming to your A&S?33:00 What should new medical hires expect when coming in and integrating with the operators?42:35 Describe a day when you made a huge difference in the lives of people in the 724 STG48:45 Each of you gets 30 sec to brag on someone/something in the Medical realm53:00 Why should every AF medical professional choose to come to the 724 STG at some point in their career? Visit us online athttps://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/724STG

    • 55 min
    S2 E9: Interview w/ the Psych Squad

    S2 E9: Interview w/ the Psych Squad

    Welcome to the Insight Thru Experience Podcast. This week we are talking with Lauren (Clinical Psych), Amy (Clinical Social Worker), Maria (Clinical Social Worker), and Megan (Peer Network Coordinator). Such a pleasure to talk to these professional ladies and hear how they are making a huge difference in the lives of our unit members and their families.For those looking at where their next assignment will be, this week's podcast is just another example of the opportunities and support that exist here at the 724 STG.Timeline:2:05 Intros3:50 Diggin in deeper on each of their specialties8:20 How has the integration been with the operators since you arrived?15:00 How has your experience with being married to a military spouse affected your ability to do your job here?17:50 What are some of the common stressors you deal with in your daily duties20:10 What are some best practices that the Psych Squad is implementing to keep the 724 healthy?28:05 What is the HPO Team doing in the face of COVID-19 to keep the organization focused and healthy?29:50 Describe a day at work when you got to do something special in your role36:25 Why should spouses want to come to the 724?40:10 What are some things you are working on to help the 724 STG move forward?43:50 Each of you gets 30 sec to brag on someone/something in the HPO realm48:15 What is one piece of advice you would give spouses as they PCS here, or are thinking about making the 724 STG a future assignment? Visit us online at https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/724STG

    • 54 min
    S2 E8: Spouse Interview w/ Three Unit Spouses (Rachel, Lauren, and Sarah)

    S2 E8: Spouse Interview w/ Three Unit Spouses (Rachel, Lauren, and Sarah)

    Welcome to the Insight Thru Experience Podcast. This week we are talking with Rachel, Lauren, and Sarah.These ladies are spouses of unit operators and share their experiences on what life is like when married to a 724 STG operator. Tons of great info in this podcast for those inbound for an assignment, and those considering a future move to the 724 STG.Timeline:2:10 Intros3:45 How has your time been during your assignment here?6:45 How do you deal with the fast pace of the unit?14:10 What are some positives you would want to make families aware of when it comes to the family support structure at the unit?18:45 Discussion on the local area and where to live27:30 What has been the hardest thing to adjust to and how have you dealt with it?36:45 What are some reasons you should want to come to the 724?41:15 Who may struggle with an assignment here?48:55 What advice would you give both the incoming spouses and the spouses thinking about an assignment here? Visit us online at https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/724STG    

    • 55 min
    S2 E7: Interview with TSgt Chris C. Discussing the Religious Affairs Role Inside the 724 STG

    S2 E7: Interview with TSgt Chris C. Discussing the Religious Affairs Role Inside the 724 STG

    Welcome to the Insight Thru Experience Podcast. This week we interview Chris C. discussing the realities of Religious Affairs inside of SOF, and how they integrate effectively inside the 724 STG to help keep the organization and its families both healthy and resilient. Timeline:2:15 - Guest intros4:15 - How did you end cross-training into Religious Affairs?9:30 - How did you find out about the 724 STG?10:40 - Chris explains the Chaplain/Religious Affairs footprint inside the 72413:45 - Chris's responsibilities in his Religious Affairs role here16:10 - What feedback have you received from those you serve?19:00 - Explain the flexibility you have here in your role21:45 - Why do you think the 724 may be a good opportunity for other Religious Affairs Airmen?23:35 - What traits do you think is critical for your role here?26:30 - What are some things applicants should expect during our Assessment and Selection process?29:35 - What can incoming families look forward to from the Chaplain Corps as they settle into the organization33:00 - Closing out the podcastVisit us online at https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/724STG/

    • 35 min
    S2 E6: Interview with our Cyber (3D) Experts

    S2 E6: Interview with our Cyber (3D) Experts

    Timeline:2:15 - Guest intros10:45 - Describe your prior assignment experiences17:00 - How did you find out about the 724 STG?24:00 - Balancing outside life with an assignment at the 724 STG28:35 - Describing the assessment and selection experience33:25 - What advice would you give to those prepping for assessment?36:10 - David explains 3D footprint inside the unit40:35 - Describing the on-boarding experience45:10 - Tyler explains his experience in the Special Tactics Comms Course51:25 - Daily life as a 3D in the Group57:50 - Why should other 3Ds want to come to the 724 STG?Visit us at 724STG Website

    • 1 hr

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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One of the best Podcast out there!!!

Great insight, stories, guests, and knowledge bombs on every single episode!

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Season 2: episode 8 blessed me greatly. Thank you so much. 💙

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