#10 - 17 Years in the Marine Corps with Robert Shake

Wildland Firefighting business podcast with Benjamin Steele

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In this episode of The Ben Steele Show, Robert Shake discusses some of his experiences and takeaways from 17, going on 18, years of military service in the United States Marine Corps. Shake talks about what it was like to serve on the enlisted side of the military for most of his career, then to switch to the officer side. He also discusses what makes effective Marine Corps leadership, how the culture of the military changed after 9/11, the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to a military related discussion Shake also touches on family, faith, and childhood stories such as when he got in a fight with now MMA fighter Nate Diaz in grade school. Consider this an average man's guide to living a more than adequate life. 


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