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A no-axe to grind, no agenda look into the life of private security contractors working OCONUS. Listen as those who have been there talk about their real-life experiences in hostile, austere, and war-torn areas as a private security contractor. Listen as we discuss what we did, how we did it, where we did it, what we saw, heard, and smelled. Tune in as we discuss our experiences as private security contractors working OCONUS from the perspectives of private security contractors.

OCONUS: The Contractor's Life Scott Dressor

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A no-axe to grind, no agenda look into the life of private security contractors working OCONUS. Listen as those who have been there talk about their real-life experiences in hostile, austere, and war-torn areas as a private security contractor. Listen as we discuss what we did, how we did it, where we did it, what we saw, heard, and smelled. Tune in as we discuss our experiences as private security contractors working OCONUS from the perspectives of private security contractors.

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-9

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-9

    In this episode, I continue my discussion on the first of three security projects I was a part of with Blue Hackle in the Bagram and Kabul areas of operation. On the first project in Bagram, I pick up roughly week four. This is about the time when things started to show signs of cracks and break-downs, as well as the severe lack of leadership.
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    • 23 min
    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-8

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-8

    In this episode, I continue my discussion on my experiences with the private security contracting company Blue Hackle while working, again, in Afghanistan. In this episode I pick eup where I left off in the previous episode, somewhere between week two and week four of the project. I also speak to some leadership aspects and the failings of and how they can affect the outcome of a project or a mission.
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    • 19 min
    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-7

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-7

    In this episode, I continue my talk of my experiences as a PSC in Afghanistan while working in the Bagram area at the Bagram air base for the company Blue Hackle.
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    • 18 min
    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-6

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-6

    In this episode of OCONUS: The Contractor's Life I talk with return guest Greg "Doc" Hesch, a veteran of the United States Air Force, a paramedic, private security contractor, and project consultant.
    Special Guest: Greg Hesch.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-5

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-5

    In this episode, I talk with Damien Keenan, a veteran of the USMC and PSC. We had a great exchange on his experiences as a Marine, a cop, and as a contractor overseas -- along with the life lessons he's learned as a result.
    Special Guest: Damien Keenan.
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    • 50 min
    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-4

    OTCL: Season-4_Episode-4

    In this episode of OCONUS: The Contractor's Life, I pick up where I left off in the previous episode, continuing my talk about my experiences as a PSC/PMC, back in Afghanistan working with Blue Hackle.
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    • 22 min

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