4 episodes

In Left of Boom, Military.com managing editor Hope Hodge Seck talks to legends and pathfinders who made U.S. military history; gets the ground truth on military myths, rumors and legends; and decodes the big ideas shaping the military of the future.

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    • Government
    • 5.0, 23 Ratings

In Left of Boom, Military.com managing editor Hope Hodge Seck talks to legends and pathfinders who made U.S. military history; gets the ground truth on military myths, rumors and legends; and decodes the big ideas shaping the military of the future.

    3. The Politics of the Medal of Honor (ft. Doug Sterner)

    3. The Politics of the Medal of Honor (ft. Doug Sterner)

    To dive into the history and politics of military heroism and the Medal of Honor, today we're talking to the undisputed foremost expert on the topic: Doug Sterner, creator of the Hall of Valor. And visit Military.com for all the news and information you need about the military community.

    • 38 min
    2. Top Military Myths Debunked (ft. Jeff Schogol)

    2. Top Military Myths Debunked (ft. Jeff Schogol)

    Today we're tackling a beloved piece of military culture: the myths and legends that get passed down from generation to generation, and sometimes are even taught as history -- whether or not they actually happened. Military.com managing editor Hope Hodge Seck sat down with Jeff Schogol to answer the tough questions: What's really going on with those Navy UFO videos? And where is the secret fighter pilot bar in the Pentagon? Visit Military.com for more news and information about the military community.

    • 26 min
    1. The Civilian Who Got a Bronze Star from the Army (ft. Joe Galloway)

    1. The Civilian Who Got a Bronze Star from the Army (ft. Joe Galloway)

    In our first episode we talk to Joe Galloway, a war correspondent whose coverage of the Vietnam War helped shape how we remember and understand it. His book about the Battle of Ia Drang inspired the 2002 blockbuster We Were Soldiers, and he's the only civilian to ever receive the Bronze Star for combat valor from the Army. His new book, They Were Soldiers, is about the incredible lives of people who served in Vietnam. Be sure to visit Military.com for more news and information about the military community.

    • 32 min
    Coming Soon: Left of Boom

    Coming Soon: Left of Boom

    Connecting listeners with news makers, legends and pathfinders, join Military.com’s podcast Left Of Boom to understand military issues before they make the news.

    • 58 sec

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

gma nenie ,

Delightfully delighted

I am not a military person but I found both episodes riveting and now I want more!! Hope finds such interesting people to interview. Keep going Hope!

JDL from Tampa ,

Military-friendly, interesting podcast

Great pan-military podcast with a simple format and diverse topics. Would love to hear an episode about service stereotypes confirmed or debunked, similar to the Rumor Doctor episode.

Milcurious ,

Love the topics

This may be my new favorite podcast

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