Jul 21, 2015
Doc Simpson interviews Sergeant Major (Retired) Kelly Venden, a renowned former Delta Force Operator. SGM Venden has 30 + years of continuous active service to the United States, combining experience gained while serving as an Army Ranger, Special Forces (18C) Engineer, and Counter Terrorist specialist with the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – DELTA. He has served in virtually every military conflict from Grenada to the Global War on Terror, as both active military and as a civilian working with Federal Law Enforcement, and US Special Operations Forces. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Criterion Tactical in San Antonio Texas, instructing US Military, Law Enforcement, and civilians in weapons and tactics. SGM Venden embodies the warrior ethos, and shares his vast military experience, to include his direct involvement in one of the most daring hostage rescue operations in US military history.
About Operation “Acid Gambit”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Acid_Gambit
Serving over 3 decades in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Special Forces Operator, and finally as an Emergency Medicine Physician assigned to Special Operations, Mike Simpson is well acquainted with what it truly means to be a warrior. As a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician, and a practicing fight doctor, Mike works extensively with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, law enforcement, and military organizations providing medical care and training. As one of the foremost experts in both tactical medicine and combat sports medicine, he is highly sought after as a lecturer and instructor. Now, as host of the Mind Of The Warrior podcast, Mike shares his knowledge, and that of his guests, in an effort to spread to warrior ethos to the general public.