Shawn Ryan Show

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The "Shawn Ryan Show" is hosted by Shawn Ryan, former U.S. Navy SEAL, CIA Contractor, and Founder of Vigilance Elite. We tell REAL stories about REAL people from all walks of life. We discuss the ups and downs, wins and losses, successes and struggles, the good and bad in a respectful but candid way with our guest. We're better than entertainment, we're the REAL thing. Please enjoy the show. read less

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The Shawn Ryan Show podcast delivers authentic discussions about issues shaping the world. Host Shawn Ryan and his guests speak personally about war stories and mental health struggles. He has served as a Navy SEAL, providing him with knowledge of the military world. His military experience leads to fascinating conversations. This is the audio version of Ryan's YouTube video podcast.

Ryan discusses topics such as Operation Pineapple Express and Osama bin Laden. The Shawn Ryan Show podcast also features a variety of military-related guests. Veterans and Army Special Forces members share their personal accounts. Guests like Jason Redman, Lily Tang Williams, and Marc Polymeropoulos join the podcast to share their thoughts on the nation. With lifetimes of service to the country, their perspectives offer invaluable insight.

The host doesn't focus on military affairs alone. He talks about other subjects, both common and taboo. Trevor Millar, a psychedelic provider, speaks to Ryan about psychedelics. He shares how the lives of his patients have improved. Guests also talk about experiences unique to them. From war stories in Afghanistan to seeking redemption, everyone has their own tale. The Shawn Ryan Show delivers truths through these experiences.

The show episodes can be long, with some lasting over five hours. But the conversations are compelling. This is a good place to hear real stories from honest people. Veterans and those interested in the military may like the Shawn Ryan Show.

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#98 Jonathan Wilson - Navy SEAL Operator
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#98 Jonathan Wilson - Navy SEAL Operator
Jonathan Wilson is a former Navy SEAL and Founder of INVI Mindhealth. This episode documents his life and work, on and off the battlefield. Wilson's interest was set on the military at an early age, as his Father was an MP and traveling around became the norm. He would eventually set his sights on the Naval Academy and Naval Special Warfare. Wilson's early days were marked with mischief that nearly ended his career. Yet, through fate and luck, he made it to "Hell Week." He excelled in the SEAL Teams with a demanding op tempo and fighting in some of the worst combat zones like Sadr City. After multiple deployments, he left the SEAL Team's to explore a civilian career on Wall Street. The toll a high stress career at Goldman Sachs took on his family life and the lack of purpose ultimately lead him back to the Teams. After winding down his incredible career, he went on to start the Seal Future Foundation and INVI Mindhealth. INVI is a mobile app that "leverages the connectivity of the autonomic nervous system & the mind to provide actionable analysis" of human biometrics. INVI's goal is to end the veteran suicide epidemic with monitoring and preventative measures. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://shopify.com/shawn https://ziprecruiter.com/srs https://hillsdale.edu/srs https://preparewithshawn.com https://meetfabric.com/shawn https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Jonathan Wilson Links: IG - https://www.instagram.com/jdbemore INVI IG - https://www.instagram.com/invimindhealth Invisible Wounds Foundation IG - https://www.instagram.com/invisible_wounds_foundation Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathandeanwilson?trk=public_post-text INVI Mindhealth - https://www.invimh.com The Hope Project - https://thehope-project.org SEAL Future Foundation - https://sealff.org Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#97 Rick Doblin -  MDMA Psychedelic Assisted Therapy
19-02-2024
#97 Rick Doblin - MDMA Psychedelic Assisted Therapy
Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the Founder & President of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and this episode is all about his life and work. This episode is a holistic look at the point where traditional therapy meets psychedelics and how Doblin and his team have spent the last few decades appealing to the scientific community and lawmakers across the world. Doblin gives us a fresh perspective on the mental health crisis and discusses his studies & experiments in Iceland. We cover his early professional life and what lead him to pursue the science of alternative medicines. Doblin believes that with psychedelic assisted therapy, the world could be trauma free by 2070. Are you interested in learning more about this type of therapy? Shawn received his treatment here - https://ambio.life Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://helixsleep.com/srs - USE CODE "HELIXPARTNER20" https://ziprecruiter.com/srs https://hillsdale.edu/srs https://moinkbox.com/shawn https://blackbuffalo.com https://meetfabric.com/shawn https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Rick Doblin Links: MAPS - https://maps.org/about-maps/mission/ Get Involved - https://maps.org/take-action/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rickdoblinphd/ Learn More - https://sprout.link/rickdoblinphd Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#96 Col. John Alexander - Military Applications of the Paranormal
12-02-2024
#96 Col. John Alexander - Military Applications of the Paranormal
Col. John Alexander is a former Army Special Forces Commander with an impeccable career in leadership across multiple agencies and programs within the U.S. intelligence community. Alexander lead Special Forces teams as an Officer during the Vietnam War. He would later serve as the Chief of Human Technology at INSCOM and Army Inspector General. Alexander's work inspired and was heavily featured in the book and adapted film "Men Who Stare at Goats." He is widely credited with leading the way in researching non-lethal weapons and military applications of the paranormal. In this episode, Alexander recounts his experience in Vietnam and the brutality of jungle warfare. Through his experience, he began to see the power of coincidence and intuition. This led him to pursue greater knowledge via the Army Intelligence and Security Command. It was there he helped transform the United State's approach to the paranormal. Post retirement, Alexander became the Program Manager for Non-Lethal Defense at Los Alamos National Laboratory–the same lab responsible for the creation of the Atomic Bomb. Today, he is a successful Author and continues his work as a researcher. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://shopify.com/shawn https://babbel.com/srs https://meetfabric.com/shawn https://moinkbox.com/shawn https://hvmn.com/shawn https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Col. John Alexander Links: Books - https://b.link/b18rv35v Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#95 Joe McMoneagle - CIA's Project Stargate
05-02-2024
#95 Joe McMoneagle - CIA's Project Stargate
Joe McMoneagle is a former U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer and was among the first Remote Viewers to be recruited into the previously classified Stargate Project. Project Stargate was the United States' first organized research into psychic phenomena via the Defense Intelligence Agency and contractor SRI International. In this episode, McMoneagle takes us back to the early days of the Vietnam War and how he was recruited into intelligence operations. The height of the Cold War fueled appetites for advantages over the United States' enemies and gave way to the CIA's push into "psychic and extra sensory perception" research and military applications. Post his military retirement, McMoneagle authored several books to critical acclaim like "The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy" and continued his work via his private venture–Intuitive Intelligence Applications, Inc. He now teaches Remote Viewing at The Monroe Institute, a world leader in human consciousness exploration. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://helixsleep.com/srs- USE CODE "HELIXPARTNER20" https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner https://hvmn.com/shawn https://betterhelp.com/shawn https://moink.box.com/shawn https://mindbloom.com/srs - USE CODE "SRS" Joe McMoneagle Links: Monroe Institute - https://www.monroeinstitute.org/pages/trainer-joe-mcmoneagle Books - https://b.link/b87bbrq3 Download Supporting Documentation from the Episode Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#94 Dom Raso - SEAL Team 6 / DEVGRU Operator
29-01-2024
#94 Dom Raso - SEAL Team 6 / DEVGRU Operator
Dom Raso is a former SEAL Team Six / DEVGRU Operator whose career spans across twelve years and multiple combat deployments during the Global War on Terror. Raso served in Gold Squadron, an outfit that suffered a staggering loss during an attack on August 6, 2011 when a Chinook CH-47 (call sign: Extortion 17) was shot down by insurgents. This was the most devastating day in SEAL Team Six history, as well as the single largest loss of life for U.S. forces since the war in Afghanistan began in 2001. Raso is well known for his contributions to DEVGRU in the way of research and development and combative techniques. Post his military career, he took those same lessons learned to create his brand Crush Everything / Dynamis Alliance. As CEO, Raso seeks to prepare the next generation by embracing sacrifice and using it as a positive energy to "crush everything" that he does. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://shopify.com/shawn https://betterhelp.com/shawn https://ziprecruiter.com/srs https://hvmn.com/shawn https://blackbuffalo.com https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Dom Raso Links: Crush Everything - https://crusheverything.com IG - https://www.instagram.com/domraso X - https://twitter.com/DomRasoJr Podcast - https://crusheverything.com/podcast Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#93 Billy Carson - Forbidden Knowledge
22-01-2024
#93 Billy Carson - Forbidden Knowledge
Billy Carson is the Founder & CEO of 4BiddenKnowledge Inc. / TV and is a two time Best Selling Author with titles like "The Compendium Of The Emerald Tablets" and "Woke Doesn't Mean Broke." Carson also earned his Certificate of Science at M.I.T and studied Ancient Civilization at Harvard. Billy Carson has made a career out of researching ancient history and extraordinary technologies that have been hidden from the public. Carson is renown for his educational pieces on large networks like The Discovery Channel and The History Channel. This episode is a deep dive into Carson's vast knowledge on ancient civilization and extraterrestrial beings. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://helixsleep.com/srs - USE CODE "HELIXPARTNER20" https://meetfabric.com/shawn https://betterhelp.com/shawn https://hvmn.com/shawn https://ShawnLikesGold.com | 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Billy Carson Links: Website - https://www.4biddenknowledge.com Tour - https://www.4biddenknowledge.com/4bidden-world-tour Podcast - https://www.4biddenknowledge.com/podcast TV Network - https://www.4biddenknowledge.tv/browse IG - https://www.instagram.com/billycarsonofficial | https://www.instagram.com/4biddenknowledge YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/user/The4biddenKnowledge X - https://twitter.com/4biddnknowledge FB - https://www.facebook.com/4biddenKnowledge Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#92 Christian Craighead - SAS Operator
15-01-2024
#92 Christian Craighead - SAS Operator
Christian Craighead is a former member of the United Kingdom's elite 22 Special Air Service unit. Craighead is credited with saving over 700 lives of innocent civilians when he thwarted a terrorist attack at the DusitD2 Hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. He was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his actions. 21 people lost their lives in the attack, both American and British civilians among them. This episode covers Christian Craighead's entire life story. "Obi Wan Nairobi" joined the Parachute Regiment as a teenager and was selected for the Pathfinder Platoon. He served on multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Shawn & Christian discuss the blowback from the British Government and the outstanding "gag order" by the Ministry of Defence. Shawn & Christian also dive into faith, purpose, and break down the SAS motto "Who Dares Wins." Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://babbel.com/srs https://shopify.com/shawn https://preparewithshawn.com https://mindbloom.com/srs - USE CODE "SRS" https://ShawnLikesGold.com or call 855-936-GOLD #goldcopartner Christian Craighead Links: Book - https://a.co/d/6T3LDDG | store.bookbaby.com/book/the-wrong-wolf IG - https://www.instagram.com/christian_craighead X - https://twitter.com/one_man_in Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#90 Ryan Hendrickson - Green Beret, "Welcome to Afghanistan"
25-12-2023
#90 Ryan Hendrickson - Green Beret, "Welcome to Afghanistan"
This week, SRS is bringing you a special holiday episode just in time for Christmas. Ryan Hendrickson is an Army Special Forces Green Beret with over twenty two years of service and is a Silver Star recipient. Hendrickson is also an author and humanitarian, founding his organization "Tip of the Spear." This episode covers Hendrickson's entire life story, from childhood to present day. Hendrickson explains his early career in the Navy and how he would ultimately pivot to being a Green Beret. Hendrickson had eight deployments to Afghanistan. In his first deployment, he was severely injured in an IED blast where Kyle Morgan, a previous SRS guest, carried him to safety. Despite almost losing a leg, Hendrickson beat the odds and served on seven more deployments. This episode documents some of Hendrickson's most harrowing moments in combat. After his incredible career in the military, Hendrickson applied his skillset to an entirely new battlefield: Ukraine. Since the conflict began, Hendrickson has removed over 1,765 landmines with his humanitarian group "Tip of the Spear Landmine Removal. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://drinkhoist.com - USE CODE "SHAWN" https://1stphorm.com/srs https://firecracker.farm/shawn https:/gcu.edu/military Ryan Hendrickson Links: Social Media - https://linktr.ee/rmhendrickson.tipofthespear Book - https://www.amazon.com/Tip-Spear-Incredible-Injured-Berets/dp/1546084797 Organization - https://landmineremoval.org Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
#85 Bryce Case Jr. AKA YTCracker - Anonymous Hacker
23-11-2023
#85 Bryce Case Jr. AKA YTCracker - Anonymous Hacker
Bryce Case Jr., aka YTCracker, is a hacker and musician. Bryce has been called "The Original Digital Gangster" for his early adoption and manipulation of all things online. Ryan Montgomery, a fan favorite on SRS, calls Bryce his mentor. In this special Holiday release, we cover Bryce's life story starting with his early exploits when the internet was just coming into itself. We discuss his aptitude for clever digital marketing and finding money-making opportunities in every corner of America Online. Bryce made a name for himself in the hacking community by digitally defacing government websites like NASA and propping up coalitions of hackers across the web. A "Black Hat" now turned "White Hat," Bryce Case Jr. has repurposed his unscrupulous skill-set into a leading force for cybersecurity, working with some of the largest tech companies in the world. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://lairdsuperfood.com - USE CODE "SRS" https://shopify.com/shawn https://gcu.edu/military https://puretalk.com/ryan https://1stphorm.com/srs https://bubsnaturals.com - USE CODE "SHAWN" https://blackbuffalo.com - USE CODE "SRS" Bryce Case Jr. Links: IG - https://instagram.com/y7cracker Twitter / X - https://twitter.com/realytcracker FB - https://facebook.com/ytcracker Website - https://ytcracker.com Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram | Download Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices