Freedom From Fear
My Show is dedicated to police officers/veterans and their families. The Discussions will be about Crime and Victim prevention from real experts in Crime Prevention. We’ll talk about and share real-life experiences as we work through the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual toll it takes on police officers.
F3Defense is the parent company behind Freedom From Fear, the podcast. We support The Wounded Blue and The Travis Mills Foundation through the sales of our Patent Pending Mobile Pepper Spray Deployment System. A non-lethal protection option while you are inside your vehicle. Christian/Veteran/Family owned business Made In America. Visit: f3defense.com
“For I, the Lord your God will hold your right hand, Saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’ Isaiah 41:13”
Kerry Ann Married 2 the Badge - 06.08.22
This week Mike take to Kerry-Ann who is a wife to a sergeant and mother to four kids. She’s quick to say both roles are apart of her life but not all her life. She has a heart for others especially women. It is her personal vision to see women “winning” in all areas of their lives. Her love and p...
Travis Mills - 05.25.22
This week Mike talks to retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne. Travis is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Travis’s New York Times bestselling memoir, Tough as They Come, is currently avail...
Erik Lavigne - 05.18.22
Erik Lavigne has been in law enforcement 17+ years. He was born in Flint, Michigan. He joined active duty Air Force as a Security Forces member. He served 4 years at Malmstrom AFB, became a cop in Saginaw, MI. He then transferred to the DFW area of Texas. He is currently a detective and also con...
Amy Davenport - Dakin & Steel Guardians - 05.11.22
This week Mike talks to Amy and Liza about First Responders PTSD and Mental Health. Amy Davenport Dakin, LCPC, LCMHC. She has been a counselor for 22 years and within the last 6 years she has started treating first responders solely for PTSD, anxiety, depression and substance use as well as othe...
May 4th 2022
This week Mike takes time to honor Specialist Bishop Evans of the Texas National Guard. Mike gives an update on F3Defense and honors the Law Enforcement Officers who were killed in the line of duty. Stay safe
Deb Ortiz - 04.27.22
Deborah Louise Ortiz Deborah is the Founder of the nonprofit organization Code 9 Heroes and Families United. She is also the co-producer and director of the award-winning documentary “Code 9 Officer Needs Assistance” Deborah is the wife of a state trooper who, after a 22-year career, began exper...
From the Bunker with Gunny Mike - 04.13.22
From the Bunker with Gunny Mike, this week Gunny and Mike talk about Vets and what the current state of affairs in America and the world. They discuss how the Demo Maxists Party is grooming our children for child porn and exploitation. Mike talks about the monumental project taken on by Morrill...
Vickie Newman - 04.06.22
This week Mike talks to Vickie Newman and Tina Ingemi from How 2 Love Our Cops. How2LoveYourCop educates, encourages, and equips law enforcement families to thrive relationally, emotionally, and spiritually.They serve both active duty families, and those families whose officer has been wounded i...
Anthony Torres - 03.30.22
In this week's episode Mike talks with Anthonty Torres, a retired NYC detective and an expert in Non-Violent Communication. For 16 years he actively worked on patrol in the 44th precinct, South Bronx, and also served as a community police officer. He carries 6 years of experience in the counter...
John King - 03.23.22
This week Mike talks to John Ring the founder of Walk For Vets. Raising Awareness for Veteran issues. WalkforVets.org was founded from Buddy Watch Walk in 2019 and is an established entity in Texas. After walking 3,106 miles across the U.S., our mission continues by supporting other Veterans and...
Lorana Laliberte - 03.16.22
This week Mike has a great conversation with Lorana Laliberte of the Maine Elks Association. The Elks Club supports Veterans throughout the United States. The Elks pledge “So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never forget them,” and the Elks fulfill thi...
From the Bunker with Gunny Mike 2 - 03.09.22 - Part 2
This week Mike heads to the Bunker with our monthly "Buddy Check" with Gunny Mike Hall. Mike and Gunny talk about current events about the Russian invasion into Ukraine. We discuss what this means for Americans and our US military personnel around the world.
Gunny mentions that the Global War ...
Gina Leduc-Kuntz and the Maine Legislative Watch Dogs - 03.02.22
This week Mike has a conversation with Gina Leduc-Kuntz founder of Maine Legislative Watch Dogs. Gina is very active in her community and state with legislative issues that affect our schools, families, and communities. Gina is the inspiration for Mike to invent his Mobile Pepper Spray Deployme...
O Brother Where Art Thou - 02.23.22
Mike delivers tragic news about the sudden death of his brother David. He has a very heartfelt message about suicide. Suicide affects 135 people that knew the person who commited suicide. Remembering my brother Dave and honoring him while continuing our mission to save lives and to show people...
Captain Robert Sweaza - 02.09.22 KGRAdb
Today's episode Mike brings in Captain Robert Sweaza
They talk about suicide awareness and prevention and how peer support is so effective. Mike honors police officers who where killed in the line of duty.
Robert Sweaza MCJ, MSW, ASW
Robert retired as a police captain after 30 years in law ...
From the Bunker with Gunny Mike - 02.02.22
This week Mike has his second show called “From the Bunker with Gunny Mike . Gunny and Mike talk about Black History Month and the history of the Montford Point unit and the connection to the very popular 1960’s and 70’s tv show Emergency.
Who Were the Montford Point Marines?
The first African-...
Tommy Bradbury - 01.26.22
This week Mike talks to one of his best friends, Detective Tom Bradbuy (Ret) Tommy is an Army veteran and a retired police detective working in special ops for most of his career. He is not only a great police officer, Tommy is an amazing father and husband to an amazing family. Tommy and his ...
Randy Sutton - 01.19.22
This week Mikes brings back the "Voice of American Law Enforcement" Lt. Randy Sutton (Ret)
Lt.Randy Sutton (Ret), founder of The Wounded Blue and Chairman of the Board, He is a 30 year law enforcement veteran having served 10 years in New Jersey and 24 with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police De...
Deborah Louise Ortiz - 01.12.22
Mike has a candid conversation with his new friend and mission partner Deborah Louise Ortiz. Deborah Louise Ortiz co-produced and directed the award winning documentary Code 9: Officer Needs Assistance. The film focuses on the effects of stress and trauma on the job for first responders, which c...
Vet Talk with Gunny Mike from "the Bunker" - 01.05.22
Vet Talk with Gunny Mike from "the Bunker"
This week's New Year show for 2022 Mike talks to Gunny Mike Hall, a Marine who served 3 tours in Vietnam and has been a Veteran Advocate for almost 50 years. Mike and Gunny talk about Veteran suicide and what they have for solutions to the real pandamic ...