episode 68

IT’S YOUR PLATOON

Jun 30, 2020 | Podcast | 0 comments

Jim interviews US Army Lt. Dave about the new Cold War, combat engineering, and ROTC.

Jim interviews Lt Dave from the US Army about his experiences as a young officer and what it means to lead troops and face off the Russians in Eastern Europe. He talks about his relationship with senior NCOs, the differences between different commissioning sources, and how his job as a Combat Engineering Officer fits into the big picture for large scale combat operations.  

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