Special Operations Warrior Series with Alan Farrell

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Alan Farrell answers the question from Stephen Robinson about what the public can learn from special operations warriors. SGM Alan Farrell, USA (ret), served 28 years in the Army, almost entirely with Special Forces. He began his career with 5th Special Forces Group (A) then joined the MACV-SOG effort in Vietnam, where SGM Farrell was decorated for heroism and wounded in action.  He retired from military service in 1993. Dr. Farrell taught French at Hampden-Sydney College and ...

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SOF Born or Made

Alan Farrell answers the question from Stephen Robinson about whether special operators are born or made.

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Creativity under Pressure

Hear Army Special Forces and MACV-SOG legend Alan Farrell talk about the importance of creativity under pressu...

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Fear and Vagus Nerve

Hear Alan Farrell talk about managing the nervous system

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FEAR

Alan Farrell talks with Stephen Robinson about fear in a military setting and how overcoming it is a performan...

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Alan Farrell - Imagination in Training

Hear Army Special Forces and MACV-SOG legend Alan Farrell talk about the importance of imagination in training...

02:07 min
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Intangibles in Combat

It requires this paradoxical mentality that's able to sustain notions of discipline, organization, formal anal...

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Alan Farrell on Language

MACV-SOG legend Alan Farrell talks about the importance of language for SF

03:13 min
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Resilience among Special Operators

Alan Farrell answers the question from Stephen Robinson about the nature of resilience among special operators...

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What Public Can Learn from Special Operators

Alan Farrell answers the question from Stephen Robinson about what the public can learn from special operation...

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Unconventional Thinking

It's this paradoxical mentality....a special gift of a special kind of mind. Attributed to poets...warriors t...

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Are Special Operators Born or Made?

SGM Alan Farrell (ret) discusses how special operators come to be, speaking to the age old question, "are they...

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Calm and Focused under Stress

How special operators stay calm and focused under pressure

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