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Combat Story


Jan 6, 2024

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Today we hear the second round of our insightful two part Combat Story with former Green Beret and Delta Force operator Brent Tucker. In this episode, Brent runs through deployments with The Unit, including what it feels like breaching a door on an objective and earning a Purple Heart (the last one on his team to earn one), after being shot and hit with grenade shrapnel.

Since leaving the military, Brent founded First Responder’s Coffee Company, which uses the tagline ‘Coffee with a purpose’ because it supports the First Responder community. We dig into the intent behind it’s sister entity, First Responder’s Cigar Company, and Brent’s recollection of cigars and coffee in the military.

Please enjoy this deep dive and wide ranging discussion with a former Tier 1 operator and all the ups and downs that come with that career…and maybe listen to this with a cup his Bourbon flavored coffee from FRCC!

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👇 Show Notes:

00:00 - Introduction
00:54 - Guest Profile: 
02:02 - Start of Interview
02:09 - First Responders Coffee and Cigar Company
10:37 - Smoking Cigars in Uniform
21:21 - Celbrating After A Mission
25:41- Mint Mobile Ad
26:53 - First Near Death Experience
38:42 - Losing a Teammate and Grief
46:54 - Loss of Purpose After Service and First Responders
01:05:02 - Getting Shot Story
 02:02:02 - Existing Outside The Military
02:08:11 - First Responders Coffee Company Future
02:10:36 - Sentimental Items
02:15:01 - Would You Do It All Again?
02:17:47 - Listener Comments and Feedback

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- First Responders Coffee Company https://frccoffee.com/

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