Zero Blog Thirty
Summary: Zero Blog Thirty is a military podcast presented by Barstool Sports that's listenable for the most crusty of veterans, the bootest of boots, or people who have never touched a weapon in their life. Through the eyes of enlisted Marines and a West Point trained officer, Zero Blog Thirty is like sitting at the online-bar of the VFW and having a virtual cold one with your buddies.
-Visit RockyBoots.com and use promo code "ZBT" for 25% off your order!- ROUND 1: A National Guard employee was on a test-drive when they stopped their Humvee to assist a stalled vehicle, and for their good deed? They got robbed at gunpoint and left on the side of the road as thieves rolled out in said Humvee. ROUND 2: To all of our O-6 listeners out there, of which we’re sure are many, we’ve got bad news... Your promotions have been placed on hold by Senator Tammy Duckworth. But don’t worry we’ll still be using the officer voice on you. ROUND 3: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…. An airman getting ahead of all of us in traffic? That’s right, the Air Force is dropping big bucks on flying cars. ROUND 4: Quiz Time with Kate! ROUND 5: Chaps answers your questions about dogs.
Round 1: Big time bash happened this weekend at the White House. The US Navy band put on a show that rivaled some of the topics that we had on Friday’s show. We’ll dig deep into the Lion’s Den for this one. Round 2: Life at the Coast Guard Academy is finally getting a little easier thanks to coronavirus and some relaxed regulations for the new Swabs, who should actually be called codfish. Say you’re a codfish, Hook! Round 3: One Army Specialist was just awarded the Silver Star for a big time “I Wish A Mother Fucker Would” Moment. Talkin about beatin a terrorist to death with your fists Round 4: Independence Day is over but knowledge is forever. I’ll test Kate and Cons again. Round 5: More Details are coming out in what happened to Vanessa Guillen. It’s truly a horrific story that people should hear the details about. We’ll do our part in this round.
Round 1: Greatest of all Time song Goofin this morning as we head into the 4th of July weekend ROUND 2: You might wanna grab an ice cube ‘cause we got some piping hot tea. An instagram account run by a Marine Corps veteran has higher up’s boot blouses in a knot after holding a March Madness style contest to find the worst unit in the Corps. ROUND 3: Our guy Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Yarborough is at it again & this time he’s clapping back at the neanderthals crying about LGBTQ in our military ROUND 4: Specialist Vanessa Guillen has been missing from Fort Hood for more than two months and the case is making national news as her family, friends & supporters demand a stronger response from the Army. ROUND 5: Far out - the Navy is begging Sailors to stop buying LSD online. We say leave ‘em alone, they just want their deployment to be a real trip.
Round 1: Iran has issued an arrest warrant for President Trump for the murder of Qassem Soleimani. Lol. Round 2: On a lighter note, the US Army’s veterinarian program continues to be one of the best in the world. They saved a working dog’s life this week and we’ll tell ya how. Round 3: The New York Times reported that Russians put bounties on US service member’s heads earlier this year. Round 4: With the curve flattening ending up looking like a hanging slider, we brought in Retired General Malcolm Frost to teach us how to be motivated again in the face of an eternal pandemic. Round 5: More interview goofin with CWO4 Keith Fricke to bring Pride Month to a close. Round 6: Another good ole fashioned Chaps surprise!
Kate is catching crabs on the Jersey Shore so Chaps and Cons sat down for a throwback episode. -Will we be making a trip to Siberia soon? -Chaps got a second opinion for medical issues. -Army Sergeant and Olympic wrestler Jenna Burkert joins us -Will sports ever come back? Just a little platoon room goofin'.
Round 1: They might be the best at social media but they aren’t doing the best at Navying. Their new weirdo systems that uses fucking magnets to launch planes off aircraft carriers is so far a 13 billion dollar failure. Round 2: West Virginia was in the news and it wasnt for burning couches. The Mountaineer state tactically acquired some tactical vehicles and people on twitter were nontahappy with it. Would you take an MRAP? We’ll chat it up in round 2. Round 3: Siberia Goofin! A Small town in Russia has reached its highest ever temperature. Why is that news? Well, because it is. Round 4: Connor interviewed candidate for Texas’ 7th Congressional District, Wesley Hunt, about his career as an Apache pilot and how he’s approaching campaigning amid coronavirus and turbulent times. Round 5: Can you imagine receiving the Medal of Honor and then have it taken away? That happened. We are gonna tell you about the only woman to ever receive the medal. Dr Mary Walker.
ROUND 1: Cher once strutted her stuff in front of the troops singing “If I could turn back time”. Well this week we asked, what would you do differently in the military if you could turn back tiiiiime - fiiiiind a way - I’d take back those words that hurt you and saaaay… ROUND 2: Hookers and Sailors and Pimps, oh my! We’re not in Kansas anymore folks - we’re in Bahrain with a salacious story about a Navy port out of control. ROUND 3: Get in bitches, we’re going shopping. For what? Recruits! The Army is on a recruiting spree & they’re trying to toss 10,000 new recruits in their cart over the period of just 3 days. ROUND 4: Chaps interviews one of his Marines, Cpl Shawn Carter, who was discharged from the Marine Corps in 2009 under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell. ROUND 5: It took six German cops to arrest an intoxicated cowboy boot-wearing US soldier in Nuremberg this past week, and the soldier was so out of control he bit one of the cops on the leg. Is this King of the Boots??
Round 1: 1000 Marine Recruits at Parris Island, notably not San Diego, volunteered for coronavirus testing. The military gave it an acronym, shockingly enough. The name? CHARM. You gotta be butt fucking kidding me. Round 2: Marine veteran Paul Whelan was convicted in Russia of spying. He got 16 years of hard labor… in Russia. Yikes. Round 3: Kate interviews a Marine Sergeant about his experience in the Marine Corps with coming out and being openly gay. Round 4: We are gonna take a little trip across the pond to talk a little Battle of France. Why? There’s a LCpl there with the greatest name in the history of names. No offense to John the Baptist. Round 5: A GOOD OLE FASHIONED CHAPS SURPRISE!
ROUND 1: Ope! Heads up! A Hypersonic Mach-5 Missile Accidentally Fell Off An Air Force B-52 over California this week. I’m sure whatever it hit will totally buff out. ROUND 2: If you ain’t first, you’re last - and even NASCAR has now pulled ahead of the Army in the race to get rid of all things confederate. Who’s slowing the Army car down? ROUND 3: Cons sat down with a decorated Vietnam veteran who you’ve probably seen before but didn’t even know it. Colonel Sink, I mean, Capt (R) Dale Dye tells us how he parlayed a 20 year Marine career into 3 decades in Hollywood ROUND 4: The highest of highs, the lowest of lows - No I’m not talking about ‘Ol Katie Mood Swings on a Period Tuesday - I’m talking about Kathy Sullivan - the first woman to walk in Space who also just reached the lowest point in the sea. ROUND 5: Wayne Carmaiden, the soldier who fixed the National Guard phalanx at the DC protests, joins us to talk about that moment and what the protests were like.
Round 1: New Zealand Goofin. Our Kiwi pals announce that they haven’t had any new cases of Covid-19 in 44 days. They acted like they’ve been there before and handed the ball off to the referee. Round 2: President Trump is taking shots at Colin Powell and his legacy over remarks that the general and former Secretary of State gave on CNN this weekend. We’ll get into that just a little bit. Round 3: The Marine Corps has banned all confederacy related images and flags from their bases. We asked the baby girls what should be banned next. Round 4: An attorney joins the show to talk about his job. Not litigation. He joins to talk about the 1632 hours he spent as an air forward observer where he earned 4 Distinguished Flying Crosses, one Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and an Air Medal with combat V. Jim Dunn joins the show to talk about his combat experiences. Round 5: You can wear only one uniform, EXCEPT PT GEAR, for the rest of your life, which do you choose?
ROUND 1: A North Carolina woman passed away this week at the age of 90 thus ending a 155 year long pension from her father’s time in the Civil War… How is this possible? Well the ‘ol vet was 83 when she was born, go old man, go. ROUND 2: One of the most cringe worthy military love texts led us to ask you about the worst love stories you ever witnessed in uniform. From a motorcycle wedding to Jody drama the answers did not disappoint. ROUND 3: A Rifle-toting veteran was arrested this week after dressing up and blending in with a National Guard crowd control formation in Los Angeles. Stay tuned to hear what this has to do with Jurassic Park. Hold on to ya butts. ROUND 4: Martha McSally, who was not a Sad Sack Sally when we interviewed her, joined us to talk about her book, life as an A-10 fighter pilot, and how she sued the bejesus out of Secretary Rumsfeld while she was just a lowly field grade officer. ROUND 5: Call Sign Chaos caused a little chaos on social media. General Mattis blasted his former boss by saying that President Trump is a danger to the Constitution. That’s kinda big news right? That deserves its own round.
Round 1: The nation is hurting. We’d be foolish to ignore it. Round 2: An Interview with World War 2 veteran, Marine, Medal of Honor recipient, and 96 year-old grandpa, Woody Williams.
ROUND 1: A Fort Leavenworth soldier saved the day when they rammed their car into another on a bridge over the Missouri River this week. How’s that a good thing? You’ll just have to listen & find out. Wowzers, what a teaser by Kate there. Incredible. ROUND 2: 3, 2, 1 - NASA - WE HAVE LIFT-O...OOOHHH NO! Americans were about to launch into outer-space from American soil and on American equipment for the first time in nearly a decade when the launch got held off Wednesday afternoon. ROUND 3: If you’ve been struggling with junk food on quarantine this might motivate you a little bit - A kid who dreamed of joining the Marines but weighed 365 pounds went and lost 185 of those LBs & now he’s off getting screamed at by DIs as we speak. ROUND 4: You know how sometimes there’s a wack-a-doo in the news and you think to yourself “please don’t be a veteran, please don’t be a veteran’? Well there’s a gent in North Carolina gearing up to fight the “New World Order” and sorry but… he’s a veteran.
Round 1: We’ll do a check-in about our weekends, I’m enforcing staff sergeant rules in my house but in kind of an air forcey way, and some thoughts about Memorial Day weekend in general. Round 2: This weekend I watched one of my favorite movies and came up with a realization…. Col Jessup is the World’s Biggest Truckrant Vet Bro. Round 3: We get to the bottom of a SALACIOUS rumor that is sullying the good name of a hospital in Trinidad and Tobago. Round 4: Spy Pigeons! Round 5: North Korea has issued a state-sponsored correction involving their founder Kim Il Sung. This one will blow your mind. Round 6: MORE CALL HER DADDY DRAMA! We issue some page 11’s, NJPs, and possibly even a court’s marshall for the Call Her Daddy Ladies.
ROUND 1: President Teddy Roosevelt was a Rough Rider even inside the White House where apparently he enjoyed challenging the staff to ::checks notes:: punch him in the face. Would you punch your boss if they asked you? ROUND 2: Sure, no one wants their spouse to deploy… but would you sabotage things behind the scenes & stop them from going if you could? One woman did just that and then asked, “Am I the asshole?” She might not love the answers. ROUND 3: A Green Beret & his son went all the way to Japan to get a Nissan… Car Company executive about to stand trial. They smuggled him out in a box & got him all the way to Lebanon. Gotta say… speaks volumes for Green Beret skills, right?? ROUND 4: National Guard cut off at 89 days… Just one day ahead of the minimum needed to qualify for a host of active-duty benefits including the GI Bill. In the words of Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcom… "the uh.. The green weenie finds a way..." ROUND 5: Alright gang… 1 - 2 - 3… STOLEN VALOR! AHHHH That’s right - We got a real doooozy of a stolen valor case on our hands and we’re gonna mosey on over to it