Oct. 13, 2015

Episode 13: Steely-Eyed, Barrel-Chested Freedom Fighter Terry Schappert

Episode 13: Steely-Eyed, Barrel-Chested Freedom Fighter Terry Schappert

Terry Schappert is a Special Forces Master Sergeant and adventure reality television host. When not deploying in support of the Global War on Terror his television endeavors have included everything from being a host on The Discovery Channel’s Shark We

Terry Schappert is a Green Beret, TV personality  and professional actor, most recently featured on the popular survival game series  Dude, You're Screwed, (Survive That outside the U.S.)

You may also know him as that 'crazy military guy' who jumped head first into shark infested waters for his own one hour special Shark Attack Survival Guide, for Discovery Channel's infamous Shark Week. 

And last, in his most well known and favorite project to date, as the fearless host of History Channel’s internationally broadcast series WARRIORS with Terry Schappert.  In the 11-part series, Schappert traveled the globe experiencing the training, rituals and weapons of history’s most iconic warrior cultures.  Warriors still airs on Military History Channel in the U.S. and abroad.

Master Sergeant Schappert is currently leading an A team in the U.S. Army Special Forces.  He is an expert on small arms, demolition, conventional & unconventional military tactics and combat medicine.  Schappert started his military career 27 years ago with the 82nd Airborne Division.  While assigned to a recon squad, he completed Ranger School and after serving in the Persian Gulf War, Schappert moved on to his ultimate challenge, becoming a Green Beret.  

Since graduating the Special Forces Qualification Course, Schappert has been deployed on training and combat missions all over the world, including in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In addition to his military credentials; Terry is a licensed paramedic, scuba certified, speaks several languages, has extensive martial arts training and a degree in anthropology. 

When not appearing as a regular guest on FNC's cult favorite Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld, he was last seen on TV as part of Outdoor Channel's "adrenaline-fueled reality series" Elite Tactical Unit (ETU), featuring a "fierce competition between active-duty S.W.A.T. officers."  During the 2013 series, Schappert leads one of two teams of elite SWAT operators chosen from around the nation to compete against each other in real-world type missions to see who is the last man standing.  

Website: http://www.terryschappert.com

Twitter: @terryschappert

Concerned Veterans for America: http://cv4a.org

Horses for Heroes: http://www.horsesforheroes.org

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.

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