216: Every Clime and Place That We Can Take Water

Every clime and place that we can take water. That should’ve been another stana in our hymn. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories Mike and Bennett are talking about hydration in various climates. Anyone who has buddy rushed through 29 Palms knows the heat can destroy you. If you get too dehydrated and fall out, Doc will shove a thermometer up your ass. That’s a fact. The “silver bullet”, as it is affectionately called, is the quickest way… Read More »

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215: Don’t Be A Sheep!

Don’t be a sheep. You entered this world with two fears: falling and loud sounds. Everything else you know was taught to you by your fellow man, or learned through experience. Some of these fears are healthy. For instance, “don’t mess with tigers, they can eat you”. That’s a good bit of wisdom. Our natural fear of fatal encounters has crept into our society. We are no longer dodging tigers in the bush, however those natural feelings still occur. It’s… Read More »

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212: The military appearance in popular culture

The military appearance in popular culture The military appearance in popular has become commonplace. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are talking about the popular culture in modern society adopting a more military look. The haircuts are faded and the beards are long. Some are rocking the lumbersexual look in a huge way. It’s not just the style, it’s also the uniforms themselves. For decades the tri-color cammies of yesteryear have been donned by everyone… Read More »

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214: Crazy adventures from the road

Crazy adventures from the road Crazy adventures from the road on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. Bennett and Mike are sharing sea stories about adventures past while recapping Mike’s travels. He’s been out on the bike this week. The ride started in North Carolina under sunny warm southern skies. It wasn’t until Southern Ohio that the wayward rider hit rough weather. Thick skies began to churn black with rain. It was a race for cover as a deluge… Read More »

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213: Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Is An Amazing Program

EBV: Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans is an amazing program. Bennett and Mike met through EBV. They were each on a different project then, working together to learn, and grow their own businesses. The Institute of Veterans and Military Families created EBV along with EBV-F: EBV Families program to serve veterans and their families. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett share their experiences and a few insights about the program. EBV is highly competitive. To get… Read More »

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EP211: 2 years and rolling!

2 years and rolling! Cigars and Sea Stories is going strong with Mike and Bennett at the helm. The two Marines are sharing sea stories and shedding light on the goings on behind the scenes. There has been a great deal of learning and growth since the show first launched July 27th, 2015. The guys have built an entire team of people who help make the show possible. Veterans and patriots who’ve come together to behind a common cause of… Read More »

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