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Operation K9 Hero- DuWayne Schwartz

Oct. 20, 2021

Enduring the Badge is a podcast series that explores the personal side of first responders. In this episode, me and DuWayne Schwartz from Operation K9 Hero talked about his and Tio's (his K9 therapy dog) mission on how they…

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What's it like being deployed as a Wildland Firefighter?

Sept. 8, 2021

Have you ever wondered what its like to be away from home fighting fires for weeks at a time, leaving your wife and kids behind? In this episode on Enduring the Badge Podcast, we will be talking about my wildland deploym…

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First Responder Sleep Recovery

Aug. 18, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. How First Responder Sleep Recovery started (1:40) “ Sean, how did how did she inspire you to like move forward to create this, this company in on this get on this journey of helping first respon…

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Disabled Military Veteran To Entrepreneur

Aug. 11, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. Justin’s military life and when did he realized that he wanted to excel other than military service. (1:35) Justin’s job in Intel and starting up his first ever computer repair business (5:03) H…

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Do More - Firefighter Corey Sierra

July 22, 2021

In this episode, we discuss... Who is Corey Sierra and his life in the Navy before he became a firefighter (3:29) "My time in the navy, I am so grateful for but it made me realize that you have to do what you love." (5:03) H…

Guest: Corey Sierra
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Building First Responders Resilience - Alex Jabr

July 15, 2021

Alexandra Jabr, EMT-P, began her EMS career in 2003 and holds a master’s degree in death, grief, and bereavement. She is an adjunct faculty in the EMS department at Victor Valley College and currently completing her doctorat…

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Do Your Job- Carney Strong

July 7, 2021

Lillian Carney is the President and Executive Director for the Carney Strong Initiative. She joined the non-profit organization in 2018 to honor the memory of her husband, Battalion Chief Josh Carney, who lost his battle wit…

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How to Have The Hard Conversations- Rayne Gray, Fireground Fitness Podcast

June 23, 2021

Rayne Gray has been a Firefighter for over 23 years, working in every rank and currently serving as a Division Chief for the City of Phoenix. He is the host of the Fireground Fitness podcast, a US Marine veteran, an avid out…

Guest: Rayne Gray
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Stories From 20 Years Behind A Police Officers Badge- Anthony McNeil

June 9, 2021

Anthony McNeil is a retired police officer, served 20 years with the Southfield (MI) Police Department, a husband (married 27 years), a father of two beautiful daughters, a entrepreneur, a golf fanatic. Listen to some of…

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Dr. John Jaquish, Weight Lifting Is A Waste Of Time

May 6, 2021

John Jaquish is the inventory of the X3 Bar and the best selling author of Weight Lifting is a Waste of Time. The X3 Bar has immense benefits for the body especially for those required to do intense movements like first resp…

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To Die A Hero- Author & Former Police Officer Jose Patrick Fair

April 21, 2021

This novel is a work of fiction, loosely based on some of my experiences as a small-town police officer and firefighter. I have changed the names and personal details of the men and women with whom I served and others with w…

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The tools to live, serve and thrive as a First Responder- Aaron Quinn

April 7, 2021

Aaron live in Oakland with my wife and three kids.  He grew up in Oakland, California, and I now serve the citizens as a Firefighter. He was hired in 2002 and I have worked in the East end my whole career on 7 Truck and 6 Tr…

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Recipe For Success In Life & Business, Jason Ramos

March 24, 2021

A thrilling inside look at the world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who fight nature's blazes in the most remote and rugged areas of the U.S. Discover how Jason got his start in this highly specialized field, the…

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Dr Paul Gavoni, Author of the book 5 Scientific Laws of Life & Leadership

Feb. 27, 2021

With more than 20 years in human services and public education, Dr. Paul "Paulie" Gavoni has effectively transferred research to practice through the application of evidenced-based strategies aimed at bringing out the best i…

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Life of Service- L.A. County Firefighter Trevor Williams

Feb. 11, 2021

Trevor Williams is a Firefighter in Los Angeles who created the "Williams Key", a bypass tool for doors. He has a background as an international missionary and commercial carpenter. He shares his amazing story about being in…