16 episodes

Presented by GORUCK and hosted by former Green Beret Jason McCarthy, this is a podcast about the relentless pursuit of excellence. Jason is joined by his wife Emily - a former CIA case officer, and Richard Rice - 30 year Veteran of Army Special Forces.

Glorious Professionals GORUCK

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    • 4.8, 107 Ratings

Presented by GORUCK and hosted by former Green Beret Jason McCarthy, this is a podcast about the relentless pursuit of excellence. Jason is joined by his wife Emily - a former CIA case officer, and Richard Rice - 30 year Veteran of Army Special Forces.

    016 - Will Hinkson, GORUCK Cadre & Former Reconnaissance Marine 

    016 - Will Hinkson, GORUCK Cadre & Former Reconnaissance Marine 

    For Episode 016, Jason and Rich talk to Cadre Will Hinkson about going through transitions, perceptions versus reality, and the importance of finding an individual “why.” Will discusses his life as a Reconnaissance Marine, security contractor and successful business owner. He reveals what his veneer of success and relentless pace was covering, however, and his wake-up call and transition to a more fulfilling, meaningful life as a business consultant and dive team member on Force Blue.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    015 - Chris Voss, Negotiations Expert

    015 - Chris Voss, Negotiations Expert

    Chris Voss, the former lead international kidnapping negotiator for the FBI, author of the best-selling book “Never Split the Difference,” founder of The Black Swan Group, and currently THE Negotiations expert on MasterClass joins Jason and Emily for Episode 015. From the streets of Kansas City to NYC, the Philippines, Georgetown and quarantine, his stories and life lessons are in the true spirit of Glorious Professionals.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    014 - Ryan Manion, President of Travis Manion Foundation

    014 - Ryan Manion, President of Travis Manion Foundation

    “If not me, then who?” - 1stLt Travis Manion, USMC 
    Ryan Manion, President of the Travis Manion Foundation (TMF), joins Emily and Jason on Episode 014 to tell the story of TMF -- a non-profit her mother started after the passing of her brother Travis in Iraq on April 29, 2007. Ryan also co-wrote “The Knock at the Door” to navigate loss due to any tragedy, and the book and this episode focuses on her journey to "struggle well" and not waste a day.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    013 - Lieutenant General (Ret) Ken Tovo, Former Commanding General USASOC

    013 - Lieutenant General (Ret) Ken Tovo, Former Commanding General USASOC

    On Episode Lucky Number 13 is Lieutenant General (Ret) Kenneth Tovo, a Green Beret who most recently served as Commanding General of the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) before retirement in 2018 after 35 years of military service. General Tovo joins Jason and Rich to dive deep on his hard-won lessons of leadership, particularly through a gripping oral history of a quintessential Green Beret mission: Operation Viking Hammer (aka "Ugly Baby") at the outset of the Iraq war in 2003.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    012 - Ambassador Elisabeth Millard, Former US Ambassador to Tajikistan

    012 - Ambassador Elisabeth Millard, Former US Ambassador to Tajikistan

    The mission of a U.S. diplomat in the Foreign Service is to promote peace, support prosperity, and protect American citizens while advancing the interests of the U.S. abroad. For Episode 012, Jason and Emily are joined by Ambassador Elisabeth Millard, a career diplomat in the Foreign Service who is currently serving as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Her life and career exemplifies the servant leadership at the core of what this podcast is all about.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    011 - Coco Tang, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Instructor & Paramedic in NYC

    011 - Coco Tang, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Instructor & Paramedic in NYC

    Coco Tang has traveled the world as a Nationally Registered Paramedic and a DOD-trained Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) instructor, and she is currently on contract working the night shift in New York City treating COVID-19 patients. She joins Jason and Emily to talk through her ground truth at the COVID epicenter, her unique perspective as a Chinese American, tales from her trips abroad, and what drives her to serve and help in some of the most challenging spots around the globe.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

Andy F D ,

Learning more daily

Love the podcasts listened to 2-3 so far. Learning more everyday! Thanks guys

BrokenRunner17 ,

Great podcast!

Excellent information! Fun stories! It’s been great to get to know more about GoRuck and it’s background. Thank y’all for your service!

Luluthe3 ,

Gloriously Good

Jason, Emily and Richard present information, stories and personalities in an entertaining format, but only in a way they could, wrap it in a call to service, and provide key take aways.

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