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Chris VanSant

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Chris VanSant 043 | 75th Ranger Regiment | 82nd Airborne | Delta Operator

The Lead Wasps Podcast

Chris VanSant is a retired 20+ year Special Operations Veteran with service on four continents and in 17 countries. Chris's service includes time in the 75th Ranger Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, the 82nd Airborne Division, and 11 combat deployments as both a Team Member and Team Leader in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment - Delta (Delta Force). Since leaving the military he has been working with Tyr Tactical and currently holds the position of COO with the company.    Follow along on INSTAGRAM  Chris - @vansanttyrtactical  The Lead Wasps Podcast - @leadwasps    TYR Tactical  http://www.tyrtactical.com/ All Secure Foundation  https://allsecurefoundation.org/

2hr 26mins

2 May 2021

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Episode 5 | Chris VanSant | Finding a Path Forward | TBI & Mental Health Discussion

Groundtruth

Chris VanSant joined the show to discuss his struggles during and after the military stemming mostly from his 11 combat deployments with the Unit.  Chris opens up about TBIs, PTS, and almost self destructing.  Chris' story does not end in darkness, it begins when he reaches his path forward by finding his next mission and discovering the healing power of hiking.  About Chris: Christopher VanSant is a retired 20+ year Special Operations Veteran with service on four continents and in 17 countries. Chris's service includes time in the 75th Ranger Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, the 82nd Airborne Division, and 11 combat deployments as both a Team Member and Team Leader in 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Delta Force). During the latter part of his career, Chris held the position of Soldier Systems Commodity Chief for The United States Army Special Forces Command for three years. His duties included the development, procurement, and fielding of hard and soft armor, helmets, ballistic eyewear, clothing, backpacks, tactical vests, and load carriage. During his final two years in the Army, Chris served as the Deputy Chief of the G8, Force Modernization Office, for 1st Special Forces Command, where he managed a $2.1 Billion equipment portfolio, oversaw 23 Subject matter experts in five commodity areas, and was responsible for developing, procuring, and equipping 14,991 Soldiers.  He retired in 2015, at which point he became the Chief Operating Officer for Tyr Tactical, LLC., where he remains today. "Groundtruth” is for those who have ‘been there, seen that and have lived it’, hosted by those who have done the same. A mixture of military medical providers, special operations veterans and everything in between. "Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about the things that matter."

57mins

22 Mar 2021

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Ep. 182 - Chris VanSant (Army SOF)

Hazard Ground

Chris VanSant had an impressive career in the Army. He retired with twenty-plus years as a Special Operations veteran, operating at the highest level in a special mission unit for a good portion of that time. He took part in eleven combat deployments as both a team member and team leader in 1st SFOD-D, deploying to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Horn of Africa. During that time he took part in 500-plus combat operations. One of those operations was the capture of Saddam Hussein. But, all that time in combat took its toll on VanSant, as it often does despite the person or the unit they serve in, leaving Chris to deal with the effects of Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury, and the dependence on chemicals that is so often associated with attempts to heal from injury. As you'll hear in VanSant's story though, he found a way out of the darkness, and continues to lead a life of purpose, developed through the moments he spent as a warrior in combat. Hear about his powerful journey of combat and resilience on this latest edition of HAZARD GROUND!   www.tyrtactical.com | @vansanttyrtactical Support the podcast by supporting our sponsors at www.hazardground.com/sponsors! Shop Amazon! As an Amazon Associate We Earn From Qualifying Purchases...You Know The Deal! (Paid Link) Help grow the show! Spread the word, tell a friend!! Subscribe, rate, and review on Apple Podcasts!

25 Aug 2020

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Episode 175 Lee Busby And Chris VanSant

FieldCraft Survival

In this epic episode, Mike talks with Lee Busby and Chris VanSant, two guys who made it to the highest levels of operating at the "tip of the spear"http://Shop.dometic.com Use Code "fieldcraft"https://uncanna.com http://www.tyrtactical.com Use Code "fieldcraft"http://www.triarcsystems.com Use Code "fieldcraft"http://www.killcliff.com Use Code "Survival10"https://www.kchilites.com Use Code "Fieldcraft"https://bravocompanymfg.com http://www.blackpowderredearth.com https://www.511tactical.comFollow us:https://fieldcraftsurvival.com/collections/training/training https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcj3FycZBXIPNj7QIBKTIDw https://fieldcraftsurvival.com/ http://www.instagram.com/fieldcraftsurvival https://www.fieldcraftmobility.com https://www.instagram.com/mike.a.glover/?hl=en

2hr 36mins

15 May 2020

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Episode 157 Chris VanSant

FieldCraft Survival

On this podcast, Mike talks with Chris VanSant. He's currently the COO of TYR Tactical, he's been at the tip of America's spear as an Operator, hiked trails all over the country and so much more. https://www.instagram.com/vansanttyrtactical/?hl=en http://www.tyrtactical.com http://www.triarcsystems.com "fieldcraft"http://www.killcliff.com "Survival10"https://www.kchilites.com https://bravocompanymfg.com http://www.blackpowderredearth.com https://www.511tactical.comFollow us:https://fieldcraftsurvival.com/collections/training/training https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcj3FycZBXIPNj7QIBKTIDw https://fieldcraftsurvival.com/ http://www.instagram.com/fieldcraftsurvival https://www.fieldcraftmobility.com https://www.instagram.com/mike.a.glover/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/george_teamfieldcraft/?hl=en

3hr 30mins

28 Jan 2020