OCONUS: The Contractor's Life

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

96 episodes of OCONUS: The Contractor's Life since the first episode, which aired on June 2nd, 2020.

  • OTCL: Season-3 Episode-6

    August 24th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  25 mins 44 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    A discussion on the life of a private security contractor overseas, away from his or her country, in a foreign land, often contrary and hostile to his or her way of life.

  • OTCL: Season-3 Episode-5

    May 25th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  21 mins 1 sec
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    A discussion on the life of a private security contractor overseas, away from his or her country, in a foreign land, often contrary and hostile to his or her way of life.

  • OTCL: Season-3 Episode-4

    May 11th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 19 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    A discussion on the life of a private security contractor overseas, away from his or her country, in a foreign land, often contrary and hostile to his or her way of life.

  • OCONUS: The Contractor's Life Season-3 Episode-3

    May 5th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 34 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    A discussion on the life of a private security contractor overseas, away from his or her country, in a foreign land, often contrary and hostile to his or her way of life.

  • OTCL: Season-3 Episode-2

    April 27th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  27 mins 21 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    A discussion of life overseas as a private security contractor.

  • OCONUS: The Contractor's Life Season-3 Episode-1

    April 20th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  20 mins 58 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk, briefly, about what contractors do in their down-time, and how we are different but not so much so on a humanitarian level.

  • Season-2 Episode-29

    November 17th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 12 mins
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk with Douglas Hardman -- former member of the U.S. Army, and private security contractor.

  • Season-2 Episode-27

    November 10th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 37 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode I digress and rant about the abysmal state of the standard private security model -- primarily in the U.S.

  • Season-2 Episode-26

    November 3rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  2 hrs 21 mins
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk with Ken Gouchi, former U.S. Army and host of Wienerfied dot com, and David Maestas, retired U.S. Army, and founder of Discover Maestro.

  • Season-2 Episode-25

    October 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I take an unceremonious departure from Afghanistan, going back to Iraq.

  • Season-2 Episode-24

    October 20th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 19 mins
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk with friend Dave Maestas, and founder of Discover Maestro.

  • Season-2 Episode-23

    October 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 4 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk about, primarily, the differences between standard private security and non-standard private security.

  • Season-2 Episode-22

    September 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 6 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk more of my time and experiences while working in the Jalalabad region of Afghanistan.

  • Season-2 Episode-21

    September 22nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 30 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk more of my time with EODT while working in the Jalalabad region of Afghanistan.

  • Season-2 Episode-20

    August 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 39 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I continue with my experiences as a PSC in Iraq, moving from my relatively brief time with then SOC-SMG and moving over to EODT.

  • Season-2 Episode-19

    July 28th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 37 secs
    leo, mercenaries, military, pmc, psc, veteran

    In this episode, I talk more about my first deployment to Iraq as a PSC. I also clarify my comments on the distinction between OCONUS and Overseas. I also talk about some of the differences between contracting overseas and working stateside.