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ABOUT the PODCAST

The Transition Drill Podcast, led by veteran police officer Paul Pantani, with over three decades of experience, shines as one of the best podcasts for first responders and military veterans facing crucial career changes. This podcast deeply explores the nuances of transitioning from military or police roles, spotlighting both the hurdles and opportunities that come with moving on from active service. Featuring candid stories and expert advice from ex-military and emergency service professionals, it offers a wealth of information on navigating post-service career paths and underscores the criticality of maintaining physical and mental health amidst these changes.

The podcast champions a holistic approach to transition, advocating for readiness in both professional and personal health spheres, acknowledging the profound impact service can have on individual wellness. It cultivates a nurturing environment, encouraging the exchange of stories and strategies that comfort and inspire those at the crossroads of military or law enforcement retirement, or those exploring new career avenues post-service.

As a pivotal resource for strategic transition planning, The Transition Drill Podcast propels its audience towards informed, health-conscious decisions for a seamless shift to civilian life, underpinning its core message: "Prepare Today for Your Transition Tomorrow."

MOST recent EPISODE

Marine Corps Master Guns | Power of Jiu Jitsu & Boxing | a Path to Mental Wellness. Marcus Dawson
As a military veteran or first responder, you need to be planning and implementing strategies to prepare for your transition into civilian life. In this powerful episode of the Transition Drill Podcast, sit down with retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Marcus Dawson to explore his journey from the battlefield to the dojo. Marcus shares his experiences in the Marines, detailing the challenges and situations that shaped his 28-year military career. He planned to go 30 years, but his commitment to his family was stronger than his commitment to the Marine Corps. He opens up about his struggles with PTSD and survivor's guilt, revealing the dark times he faced and how these battles impacted his mental health. Discover how Marcus found a path to healing through the disciplines of jiu jitsu and boxing, using these martial arts as therapeutic outlets to cope with his trauma. Today, Marcus is dedicated to giving back to the veteran community, teaching and training boxing and jiu jitsu while serving as an ambassador for the We Defy Foundation. His story is a testament to resilience, discipline, and the transformative power of martial arts, making this episode a must-listen for military veterans, first responders, and anyone interested in the intersection of mental health and physical fitness. SPONSORS: Trident Coffee Get 15% off your purchase Link: https://tridentcoffee.com Promo Code: TDP15 SOFLETE Get 20% off your purchase Web: https://soflete.com Promo Code: TDP20 CONNECT WITH THE PODCAST: IG: https://www.instagram.com/paulpantani/ WEB: https://www.transitiondrillpodcast.com QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS: paul@transitiondrillpodcast.com CONNECT WITH MARCUS: IG: https://www.instagram.com/rollingwmastergunnz/ #transitiondrillpodcast #militarytransition #usmc
Marine Corps Master Guns | Power of Jiu Jitsu & Boxing | a Path to Mental Wellness. Marcus Dawson
As a military veteran or first responder, you need to be planning and implementing strategies to prepare for your transition into civilian life. In this powerful episode of the Transition Drill Podcast, sit down with retired Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Marcus Dawson to explore his journey from the battlefield to the dojo. Marcus shares his experiences in the Marines, detailing the challenges and situations that shaped his 28-year military career. He planned to go 30 years, but his commitment to his family was stronger than his commitment to the Marine Corps. He opens up about his struggles with PTSD and survivor's guilt, revealing the dark times he faced and how these battles impacted his mental health. Discover how Marcus found a path to healing through the disciplines of jiu jitsu and boxing, using these martial arts as therapeutic outlets to cope with his trauma. Today, Marcus is dedicated to giving back to the veteran community, teaching and training boxing and jiu jitsu while serving as an ambassador for the We Defy Foundation. His story is a testament to resilience, discipline, and the transformative power of martial arts, making this episode a must-listen for military veterans, first responders, and anyone interested in the intersection of mental health and physical fitness. SPONSORS: Trident Coffee Get 15% off your purchase Link: https://tridentcoffee.com Promo Code: TDP15 SOFLETE Get 20% off your purchase Web: https://soflete.com Promo Code: TDP20 CONNECT WITH THE PODCAST: IG: https://www.instagram.com/paulpantani/ WEB: https://www.transitiondrillpodcast.com QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS: paul@transitiondrillpodcast.com CONNECT WITH MARCUS: IG: https://www.instagram.com/rollingwmastergunnz/ #transitiondrillpodcast #militarytransition #usmc
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