Stephen Cochran

242: Stephen Cochran, Country Artist, Marine

On this episode Bennett sits down and talks with Stephen Cochran. Stephen Cochran is an Eastern Kentucky native and long time resident of Music City. He has been writing, recording, performing, and producing country music for well over a decade. Initially following in his father’s footsteps as a country music artist, Stephen later decided that he wanted his music to make a positive impact on a very specific group of people, a group that he himself belongs to?American Veterans. Stephen… Read More »

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Warfighter Hemp

241: Steven Danyluk, Warfighter Hemp

On this episode Steven “Luker” Danyluk sits down with Bennett and talks about Warfighter Hemp. ¬†Warfighter Hemp is comprised of veterans and non-veterans who believe in providing an alternative to the reality that many veterans are faced with ? a cocktail of prescription painkillers and zombie dope. Our mission is to provide veterans and non-veterans with a holistic and natural alternative to those “drugs.” We are a worldwide organization with representatives and ambassadors around the globe. We give 50% of… Read More »

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240: Life In The Grunts

Life In The Grunts On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories Mike and Bennett are talking about Life In The Grunts and the intelligent people you meet. The majority of the military does their actual job everyday. The support elements that keep the whole machine going are always at work. Infantrymen and other combat related MOS train until being employed in a fight. Their training needs to be realistic to battlefield conditions, without actually killing anybody. Battlefield commanders have… Read More »

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Line of Sight

239: Line of Sight

‘Line of sight’ is the topic on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. Mike and Bennett are sharing the joys of communicating at long distance with a man portable radio. The term “line of sight” refers to the direct path that radio waves take from messenger to receiver. Objects along the line of sight may interfere with communication. It actually takes a bit of know how to keep a radio going. A commonly misunderstood concept. Unlike in the movies,… Read More »

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238: You’ll Even Be Able To Manage Millennials

Manage Millennials On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories the guys are discussing the troubles modern business has in today’s society, and the difficulties of managing millennials. The guys believe it is an inability to empower the workforce. That is to say millennials want to do something which adds to a greater value. They want to be empowered with responsibility and shown validation when they achieve mission success, and when they achieve that success they don’t always want money…. Read More »

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237: Combat Flip Flops, Lee and Griff, It’s Been A Wild Ride

On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike is talking with Griff and Lee from Combat Flips. The guys are sharing what it was like during the early days of Combat Flip Flops, sharing sea stories about starting a footwear company from scratch with very little business or footwear experience. The lessons learned while serving in uniform built the confidence needed to persevere in an unforgiving business environment. If you’re not familiar, Combat Flip Flops works with manufacturers in… Read More »

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