Ep. 270 – Denton Knapp (O6, Ret, U.S. Army)

Denton Knapp is a Wyoming native with pioneer roots dating back four-generations in Campbell County. He grew up in Gillette, graduated from Campbell County High School in 1983, and received an appointment to the United States Military Academy, West Point. He graduated in 1987 and was commissioned as an Army Infantry Officer. He deployed to combat 3 times for Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq 2002-3 and 2005-6) and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan 2012-13) and was awarded the… Go to Episode

Ep. 269 – Brynt Parmeter (O6, U.S. Army/ Co-Founder, Call Sign Coffee)

Brynt Parmeter served nearly 25 years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army rising to the rank of colonel. During his time in uniform, he served in a wide variety of operational positions to include 39 months in Iraq between 2004 and 2009 where he earned the Combat Infantry Badge and three bronze star medals. After leaving the Army, Brynt co-founded Call Sign Coffee with his wife Lisa, an e-commerce coffee roasting company… Go to Episode

Ep. 268 – Wendell Affield (U.S. Navy/ Vietnam)

At 17 Wendell Affield joined the U.S. Navy and was sent to Vietnam. A lot happened in a 3 year time span, but that the end of that period, he was injured during an ambush while driving a river patrol boat. He was medevaced home and ventured into other projects. He detailed his military experience in a memoir, “Muddy Jungle Rivers.” As an author, researcher, and memoirist, Wendell writes historical narratives that offer an… Go to Episode

Ep. 267 – Larry Moores (U.S. Army, Ranger/ Black Hawk Down)

Larry was an Army combat veteran who had the unique experience of serving with the Ranger Regiment. He was involved in an operation in Somalia which has been documented in print and film as, “Black Hawk Down”.  Since transitioning out of the Army, he has taken on more projects working with Ranger heroes and also enjoys his time at Three Rangers Whiskey. https://threerangers.com Support the podcast by supporting our sponsors at www.hazardground.com/sponsors Shop Amazon!… Go to Episode

Ep. 266 – Will Huff (U.S. Army / Soldiers to Sidelines)

Will Huff served for over 23 years in the U.S. Army as an Army Officer. He achieved the rank of Colonel and served fifty-four months deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to his military accolades, Will is a graduate of Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and the National War College in Washington, D.C. Following his Army career, Will worked in the Towson University Athletic Department and… Go to Episode

Ep. 265 – Phyllis Wilson (CW5, Ret., U.S. Army/ President, Military Women’s Memorial)

Phyllis Wilson served 37 years in the U.S. Army as Military Intelligence traveling the globe. She served with Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to her military accolades, Wilson is also a Registered Nurse and holds two Masters degrees. After retiring from the military, she has continued to be a pillar of strength for women, both in and out of the military. She currently serves as President of… Go to Episode

Ep. 264 – Andi Ward (U.S. Navy/ Merging Vets and Players)

Andi Ward joined the military after a year in college in an effort to turn her life around and escape a troubled childhood. She became a construction electrician with the US Navy Seabees. Less than a month after completing ‘A’ school, Andi was deployed to join her battalion NMCB 3 in Ramadi, Iraq. In 2009 Andi deployed to Djibouti, Africa, to assist with humanitarian missions in the region. She was… Go to Episode

Ep. 263 – Tom Young (Air National Guard)

Tom Young served in the Air National Guard for more than 20 years. During that time, he served in Afghanistan and Iraq and also flew in combat missions to Bosnia and Kosovo to name a couple. He flew to almost 40 countries and logged nearly five thousand hours as a flight engineer on the C-5 Galaxy and the C-130 Hercules. Young retired in 2013 and has spent nearly the last ten years continuing his… Go to Episode

Ep. 262 – Denver Morris (U.S. Marines/ Merging Vets & Players)

When Denver Morris was just in 7th grade, his grandfather expressed his wish that Denver join the Marine and let them make a man out of him.  Two months after turning 18, he started the process.  Although he knew he would honor his grandfather’s wish, Denver’s path to the Marines was a bumpy one as he was often getting in trouble in high school.  This carried over to his military… Go to Episode

Ep. 261 – Jason Riley (U.S. Army/ New Mexico Army National Guard)

Jason Riley enlisted in the U.S. Army right out of high school, going to the 82nd Airborne Division. His first tour to Korea lasted longer than expected due to the Gulf War. When he returned, he only had a limited time left on his contract, so he became a gunner on a UH-60. He left the Army to go to school in Ohio, but in 1993 enlisted in the New Mexico National Guard… Go to Episode