#51 Chris VanSant - Delta Force Operator / The Hunt for Saddam Hussein | Part 1

Shawn Ryan Show

Mar 13 2023 • 2 hrs 24 mins

Chris VanSant is a former Delta Force Operator & Army Ranger with 11 combat deployments and 20 years experience. VanSant took part in over 600 combat missions, including the capture of Saddam Hussein. In this episode, we'll cover his upbringing and his time in the Army Rangers & 82nd Airborne and how a DUI as a young recruit changed the course of his career. We get an in-depth look at the grueling OTC / Delta Force training pipeline and find out what its like to go straight from training into an ongoing deployment in Afghanistan, where Chris would meet his team for the first time. We wrap up with the early days of the Invasion of Iraq - history in the making. Chris currently serves on the board of the All Secure Foundation and is on a multi-year effort to complete the seven summits to raise awareness for veteran mental health and support All Secure. Shawn Ryan Show Sponsors: https://blackbuffalo.com - USE CODE "SRS" Chris VanSant Links: All Secure Foundation | Instagram | LinkedIn Please leave us a review on Apple & Spotify Podcasts. Vigilance Elite/Shawn Ryan Links: Website | Patreon | TikTok | Instagram Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

You Might Like