16 episodes

Welcome to AfterSOF we are Special Operations veterans connecting with the culture that influenced our lives and engaging along our journey to create community. We aim to create an after action report by interviewing SOF veterans who are living epic 2nd lives after SOF careers.
Co-Hosts:
Daniel Bell & Patrick Brennan
Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com.
Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge and Bronze Star during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans.

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Welcome to AfterSOF we are Special Operations veterans connecting with the culture that influenced our lives and engaging along our journey to create community. We aim to create an after action report by interviewing SOF veterans who are living epic 2nd lives after SOF careers.
Co-Hosts:
Daniel Bell & Patrick Brennan
Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com.
Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge and Bronze Star during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans.

    Zachary Venning: A Circular Economy | AfterSOF Podcast #17

    Zachary Venning: A Circular Economy | AfterSOF Podcast #17

    In this AfterSOF episode Zachary Venning, former Army Special Operations and venture capitalist, joins Daniel and Patrick. The conversation journeys through military life and into entrepreneurship. Zachary gives us a deep dive into entrepreneurial finances and emphasizes the importance of investing in yourself. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans. #AfterSOF #SpecialOperations #USASOC #Mentorship #Army #GreenBeret #DOL #NightStalkers #NSDQ

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Neil Markey: Processing Trauma | AfterSOF Podcast #16

    Neil Markey: Processing Trauma | AfterSOF Podcast #16

    In this AfterSOF episode Neil Markey, former Army Ranger and venture capitalist, joins Daniel and Patrick. The conversation journeys through military life and into entrepreneurship. Neil gives us a deep dive into entrepreneurial finances and emphasizes the importance of investing in yourself. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans. #AfterSOF #SpecialOperations #USASOC #Mentorship #Army #GreenBeret #DOL #NightStalkers #NSDQ

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Andrew Marr: Physical Influence on Mental Health | AfterSOF Podcast #15

    Andrew Marr: Physical Influence on Mental Health | AfterSOF Podcast #15

    In this AfterSOF episode Andrew Marr, former Army Special Forces Engineer and venture capitalist, joins Daniel and Patrick. The conversation journeys through military life and into entrepreneurship. Andrew gives us a deep dive into entrepreneurial finances and emphasizes the importance of investing in yourself. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans. #AfterSOF #SpecialOperations #USASOC #Mentorship #Army #GreenBeret #DOL #NightStalkers #NSDQ

    • 56 min
    Michael Beaven: Entrepreneurship and investing in yourself | AfterSOF Podcast #14

    Michael Beaven: Entrepreneurship and investing in yourself | AfterSOF Podcast #14

    In this AfterSOF episode Michael Beaven, retired Army Special Forces Green Beret and CEO of Smoked Bros (https://www.smokedbros.com), joins Daniel and Patrick with guest host Matthew Lambdin. The conversation journeys through military life and into entrepreneurship. Mikey gives us a deep dive into entrepreneurial finances and emphasizes the importance of investing in yourself. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Geoffrey Dardia: Operational Environment and Performance | AfterSOF Podcast #12

    Geoffrey Dardia: Operational Environment and Performance | AfterSOF Podcast #12

    In this AfterSOF episode Geoffrey Dardia, transitioning Army Special Forces Operations Sergeant, joined Daniel and Patrick to discuss impact of the operational environment on one's performance and how he is helping Special Forces soldiers achieve holistic health and fitness. Geoffrey is the Director of his organization's retirement and transition program, and he serves as the Director of the SOF Health Initiatives Program at the Task Force Dagger Foundation (https://www.taskforcedagger.org). We hope you enjoyed this podcast. Hit the subscribe button, like this episode, and share this video with your friends. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans. For questions about the VA loan, visit www.SOTXmortgage.com

    • 50 min
    Jon-Michael Hooten: Mentorship and What Really Matters | AfterSOF Podcast #13

    Jon-Michael Hooten: Mentorship and What Really Matters | AfterSOF Podcast #13

    In this AfterSOF episode Jon-Michael Hooten, retired Army Special Forces Sergeant Major, joined Daniel and Patrick in a conversation about his journey through a military career, conveying how mentorship helped him to grow as a person and achieve more than he could have imagined. Jon-Michael seeks out opportunities to help others, while living abroad and working virtually as a contractor. We hope you enjoyed this podcast. Hit the subscribe button, like this episode, and share this video with your friends. Want to be a sponsor of the AfterSOF podcast? Email us at aftersof@gmail.com AfterSOF Website: https://aftersof.com/ Daniel Bell served as an Army medic for nine years, separating from the service in 2006. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan, as a Special Operations Combat Medic, with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. As a veteran, he serves on The Warrior's Journey board of advisors and is an active life member of the Night Stalker Association, Special Forces Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel and his wife have two children and they call San Antonio, TX home, where he works in the real estate sector. For more information, please visit www.DanielBellSATX.com. Patrick Brennan served as a Green Beret with 7th Special Forces Group. He earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge during deployment in Afghanistan and separated from service in 2010. He is a lifetime member of the Special Forces Association and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Patrick and his wife of 11 years have 3 children and have planted firm roots in the city of San Antonio, TX. He currently works in mortgage finance specializing in veteran home loans. For questions about the VA loan, visit www.SOTXmortgage.com

    • 54 min

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