Forward Operator Broadcasts

The Forward Operator Broadcast is a free, 15 to 25 minute weekly message crafted for the Concealed Carry American, with the purpose of helping to keep their Warrior-Edge sharp. All topics related to armed Self-Defense are covered in a happy, balanced, personal manner.

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EPISODE #115: The Perfect Handgun

June 21, 2017

This week, Pat talks about the limitations of simply looking for a quality handgun. The reality is, a tool can be judged by how well it does something just as definitively as it can for how much abuse it can take. To illustrate some of the most important concepts for how a handgun design could achieve the greatest effectiveness, Pat will also lay out his intriguing perfect pistol concept.

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EPISODE #114: I Give Up

June 13, 2017

It is wise to come to terms with the reality that both action and inaction come with an equal, opposite, and predetermined amount of sacrifice. A guardian can be no more effective without sacrifice than a stagnant mind or body healthy. This week’s broadcast will focus on the nature of sacrifice that accompanies being true to a principled existence.

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EPISODE #113: Memorial Day Commemorative Edition – D-Day

June 6, 2017

This broadcast is dedicated to the our fallen warriors – men and women to whom we owe incredible gratitude for every peaceful breath we take. To honor them, Pat will read a bit from a few harrowing and sobering D-Day memoir accounts.

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EPISODE #112: Unity of Purpose and Action – Most Americans are Defeated Long Before the Fight

May 30, 2017

We have all heard the endless talk of “balance being the key to happiness,” but what needs to be in balance? Pat discusses this critical and scarcely known or mentioned topic in this week’s broadcast.

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EPISODE #111: Concealed Carry: Are You Being Realistic??

May 23, 2017

There are few things more frustrating than having NO expectations for performance or skill, or having no plan to get there. In this broadcast, Pat provides the antidote for the disappointment or stagnation you might be set up for.

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EPISODE #110: Where are the “Real” Ninjas?

May 16, 2017

There is a lingering, prolific, and totally unrealistic impression that prevails in the “higher” levels of gun training – it borders on Hollywood-level deception, even if sometimes well intended. This broadcast is Patrick’s way of providing some necessary relief from these counterproductive Ninja standards.

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EPISODE #109: Testing Your Gear – What Are YOUR System’s Weaknesses?

May 9, 2017

A system is as weak as its least effective part. This simple, sad truth has crept up on unsuspecting warriors for millennia and robbed them of their lives in battle – and yet, this is a simple problem to fix. Test your gear. Make sure it is effective under as many circumstances as your can think of.

In this broadcast, Pat explains some little-known truths about this problem as they relate to the Guardian Discipline.

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EPISODE#108: Peace of Mind Through Understanding

May 3, 2017

The maturity of a veteran comes with a whole host of real-world benefits, chief among them is an unbelievable increase in your odds of survival. Learning how to do things in real time – when the stakes are highest – is NOT the best strategy. I want more for you than novice-level survival probability, and if you have already taken the steps I outline in this broadcast, then I commend you for your dedication and wisdom.

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EPISODE #107: The Violence Genome

April 18, 2017

Violence is a dying language among decent people, and yet your very life may depend on your ability to speak this language. This week, Pat will explain the importance of becoming fluent in violence and – more importantly – HOW to accomplish that in the face of so many limiting factors.

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EPISODE #106: Traveling with a Firearm – Contending with the Bureaucratic Circus

April 11, 2017

One of the most common apprehensions of the armed lifestyle is facing the dreaded TSA and their endless rules and regulations regarding flying with a firearm. In this episode, Pat will share a very amusing story about this that is full of useful tips for avoiding problems when traveling.

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