3 Podcast Episodes
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Congressional Candidate Joe Kent and Fellow Retired Green Beret Javier Mackey
There Will Be Bourbon
Joe and Javier's careers first crossed paths at the Special Forces Qualification Course. Both went on to deploy multiple times to countries in the Middle East before retiring. They share several stories of their time together and about the early days of SF training while preparing for the Global War on Terror. Joe is also currently running for Congress in Washington state's District 3 and gives us an update on how the campaign is going after receiving some powerful endorsements. He's also got some advice for those men and women out there considering running for office themselves. Javier and I then discuss in depth his work with the Flanders Field Organization which has been working to get interpreters out of Afghanistan and over to America and continues to raise money to do so. Javier also shares some emotional insights into Afghanistan and why he feels we weren't ultimately successful. There may also be an in depth discussion about the state of hip hop and why it died decades ago. Grab a glass! There Will Be Bourbon!
14 Oct 2021
Javier Mackey - An American Treasure
There Will Be Bourbon
Javier Mackey is a retired Green Beret and family man. His impressive resume holds 10 combat deployments, time spent as a Special Operations Canine Handler, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC) Level II Sniper, as well as a Junior and Senior Engineer before riding out into the sunset as an ROTC instructor at the University of Central Florida (GO KNIGHTS). Listen as he recalls and shares in vivid detail his time deployed alongside SSG Rob Miller who was awarded the Medal of Honor. Javier has dedicated countless years of service to our nation and we should be grateful men like this exist to wage war on our behalf.
22 Sep 2020
Green Beret Javier Mackey: fierce firefights in Afghanistan and MOH recipient Robbie Miller, Ep. 41
The Team House
Javier Mackey served in 3rd Special Forces Group as a Green Beret and dog handler where he saw combat in Afghanistan. Mackey was present when Medal of Honor recipient Robert Miller was killed in action during a fierce firefight. On this episode he talks to us about his journey from Mormon missionary to Green Beret. From war in Afghanistan, to battling depression back home and emerging on the other side.We are also excited to announce our second sponsor, HighSpeedDaddy.com. Use the discount code "JACK" at checkout to claim 10% off your purchase.Support the stream on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/m/TheTeamHouse Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9 May 2020