Cigars and Sea Stories

by Cigars and Sea Stories

Cigars and Sea Stories
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 293
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
Cigars and Sea Stories provides a place for Marines and FMF corpsmen to act out and speak their minds. We discuss relevant topics, interview prominent veterans and, share stories of war. Any Marine or FMF corpsmen can be a guest on the show, just shoot us an email and we’ll skype you in! Our goal is to empower veterans to act as a whole. Veterans, this is our country, let’s make it better by creating positive change, voting on issues that matter, raising awareness for a worthy cause and, speaking out against injustice.

Episodes (293)

  • 274: The Office
    274: The Office
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 42:51
    The office: On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are sharing tales of setting up shop out in the elements. The American warrior makes their office in the field. Infantry life is a simple existence.... Read more →
    The office: On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are sharing tales of setting up shop out in the elements. The American warrior makes their office in the field. Infantry life is a simple existence.... Read more →

  • 273: Conflict Resolution
    273: Conflict Resolution
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 46:47
    Conflict resolution, on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories Michael J. Penney and Bennett Tanton are talking about how to handle violence in school. We all want to protect our children from harm and the horrors of evil but we can all ack... Read more →
    Conflict resolution, on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories Michael J. Penney and Bennett Tanton are talking about how to handle violence in school. We all want to protect our children from harm and the horrors of evil but we can all ack... Read more →

  • 272: Wrist Watches
    272: Wrist Watches
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    Published: 1 Mar 2018 Duration: 29:45
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Michael J. Penney and Bennett Tanton are talking “Wrist Watches”. The wrist watch is an extremely important piece of kit that nearly everyone has. If you don’t have a wrist watch, it’s because you ... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Michael J. Penney and Bennett Tanton are talking “Wrist Watches”. The wrist watch is an extremely important piece of kit that nearly everyone has. If you don’t have a wrist watch, it’s because you ... Read more →

  • 271: Boot Leave
    271: Boot Leave
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 25:59
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are talking about “Boot Leave” that magical time between recruit training and going to the School of Infantry. Every enlisted Marine, no matter their gender, MO... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are talking about “Boot Leave” that magical time between recruit training and going to the School of Infantry. Every enlisted Marine, no matter their gender, MO... Read more →

  • 270: Sports in the Military
    270: Sports in the Military
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    Published: 22 Feb 2018 Duration: 37:42
    Bennett and Mike sit down and talk about sports in the military.  Bennett has strong opinions on sports in general and how he views them as a distraction to quell the masses.  Mike talks about a funny story from SOI.  This is a light hearte... Read more →
    Bennett and Mike sit down and talk about sports in the military.  Bennett has strong opinions on sports in general and how he views them as a distraction to quell the masses.  Mike talks about a funny story from SOI.  This is a light hearte... Read more →

  • 269: HOCOA: Home Repair Network
    269: HOCOA: Home Repair Network
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 47:06
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are talking HOCOA. HOCOA: Home Repair Network has been serving local communities across America since 1993. Each location is a locally owned and operated unit o... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are talking HOCOA. HOCOA: Home Repair Network has been serving local communities across America since 1993. Each location is a locally owned and operated unit o... Read more →

  • 268: Fatal Funnel
    268: Fatal Funnel
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    Published: 15 Feb 2018 Duration: 38:43
    Fatal funnel is the topic of conversation between Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. The "fatal funnel" is a term usually used pertaining to building-clearing operations. It refers to areas such ... Read more →
    Fatal funnel is the topic of conversation between Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. The "fatal funnel" is a term usually used pertaining to building-clearing operations. It refers to areas such ... Read more →

  • 267: Paul Szoldra, founder and editor-in-chief of Duffel Blog
    267: Paul Szoldra, founder and editor-in-chief of Duffel Blog
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 47:51
    Paul Szoldra is the former Military & Defense Editor for Business Insider.  Since leaving the Marine Corps as a sergeant in 2010, Paul has taken on various editorial roles at Business Insider and We Are The Mighty. He is a graduate of The U... Read more →
    Paul Szoldra is the former Military & Defense Editor for Business Insider.  Since leaving the Marine Corps as a sergeant in 2010, Paul has taken on various editorial roles at Business Insider and We Are The Mighty. He is a graduate of The U... Read more →

  • 266: Jason Evett, Airborne Outfitters
    266: Jason Evett, Airborne Outfitters
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    Published: 8 Feb 2018 Duration: 34:23
    Jason Evett, Airborne Outfitters  The idea for the Multi Functional Dry Bag (MFDB) was born in the high-country of the Bitterroot Mountains. After hiking several miles in, Jason Evatt, Airborne Outfitters founder, realized he needed to fre... Read more →
    Jason Evett, Airborne Outfitters  The idea for the Multi Functional Dry Bag (MFDB) was born in the high-country of the Bitterroot Mountains. After hiking several miles in, Jason Evatt, Airborne Outfitters founder, realized he needed to fre... Read more →

  • 265: Correct Hold vs. Kentucky Windage
    265: Correct Hold vs. Kentucky Windage
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 33:22
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are talking marksmanship and the true difference between correct hold and Kentucky windage. The Marine Corps iron sights are gone and the RCO, rifle combat optic gun sight, has off... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are talking marksmanship and the true difference between correct hold and Kentucky windage. The Marine Corps iron sights are gone and the RCO, rifle combat optic gun sight, has off... Read more →

  • 264: Christopher Pollack, Marine and Co-Owner Myrmidon Expeditions
    264: Christopher Pollack, Marine and Co-Owner Myrmidon Expeditions
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    Published: 1 Feb 2018 Duration: 37:31
    Christopher joined the Marine Corps after graduating from Brown University in 2007. During his time in the Marines he filled various billets, from a Platoon Commander to running Information Operations in southwest Afghanistan. He has gone t... Read more →
    Christopher joined the Marine Corps after graduating from Brown University in 2007. During his time in the Marines he filled various billets, from a Platoon Commander to running Information Operations in southwest Afghanistan. He has gone t... Read more →

  • 263: Andrew Adrian, Marine and founder of LENDIT Inc.
    263: Andrew Adrian, Marine and founder of LENDIT Inc.
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 31:04
    Andrew Adrian, Marine and founder of LENDIT Inc.  LENDIT is a community based platform that enables users (Businesses & Individuals) to post, lend, and rent a variety of items for profit while also saving time and money. Everything from too... Read more →
    Andrew Adrian, Marine and founder of LENDIT Inc.  LENDIT is a community based platform that enables users (Businesses & Individuals) to post, lend, and rent a variety of items for profit while also saving time and money. Everything from too... Read more →

  • 262: Throwing Out Your Back Sucks
    262: Throwing Out Your Back Sucks
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    Published: 25 Jan 2018 Duration: 35:05
    Throwing your back out sucks, especially when you are on deployment. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are sharing funny moments of experiencing god awful pain. Mike recently through his back ou... Read more →
    Throwing your back out sucks, especially when you are on deployment. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney are sharing funny moments of experiencing god awful pain. Mike recently through his back ou... Read more →

  • 261: Lensatic Compass
    261: Lensatic Compass
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 41:09
    The lensatic compass is the topic of discussion between Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. Compasses have been used for navigation since the Chinese started playing around with magnets near 300 B... Read more →
    The lensatic compass is the topic of discussion between Bennett Tanton and Michael J. Penney on this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories. Compasses have been used for navigation since the Chinese started playing around with magnets near 300 B... Read more →

  • 260: AMVETS National Commander Marion Polk Coast Guard Veteran
    260: AMVETS National Commander Marion Polk Coast Guard Veteran
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    Published: 18 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:37
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike is sitting down with AMVETS National Commander Marion Polk. He’s a Coast Guard veteran retiree and proud servant of fellow veterans. Commander Polk spent the majority of his time in the milita... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike is sitting down with AMVETS National Commander Marion Polk. He’s a Coast Guard veteran retiree and proud servant of fellow veterans. Commander Polk spent the majority of his time in the milita... Read more →

  • 259: How To Get Taken Advantage of Outside of A Military Base
    259: How To Get Taken Advantage of Outside of A Military Base
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 37:46
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are discussing the best ways to get taken advantage of right outside the main gate. The area right outside of a military base is sure to have no shortage of strip clubs, pawn shops... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are discussing the best ways to get taken advantage of right outside the main gate. The area right outside of a military base is sure to have no shortage of strip clubs, pawn shops... Read more →

  • 258: August Uhl, Full Mag
    258: August Uhl, Full Mag
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    Published: 11 Jan 2018 Duration: 35:39
    August Uhl is a historian and the owner and Editor in Chief of Full Magazine Publishing, the publisher of Full Mag: Veteran Stories Illustrated.  Full Mag is a graphic novel and military history magazine that presents the stories of veteran... Read more →
    August Uhl is a historian and the owner and Editor in Chief of Full Magazine Publishing, the publisher of Full Mag: Veteran Stories Illustrated.  Full Mag is a graphic novel and military history magazine that presents the stories of veteran... Read more →

  • 257: Fitness Or The Lack There Of
    257: Fitness Or The Lack There Of
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:33
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, the guys are talking fitness, which they really have no business doing because they’ve carried on terrible habits from time spent in service. The down range diet is typically MREs and highly caffei... Read more →
    On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, the guys are talking fitness, which they really have no business doing because they’ve carried on terrible habits from time spent in service. The down range diet is typically MREs and highly caffei... Read more →

  • 256: Eli Crane CEO of Bottle Breacher
    256: Eli Crane CEO of Bottle Breacher
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    Published: 4 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:37
    Bennett sits down with Eli Crane, A former Navy SEAL and entrepreneur, Eli Crane started his multimillion-dollar company Bottle Breacher in his garage turning 50-caliber shells into bottle openers. He is a frequent media guest and public sp... Read more →
    Bennett sits down with Eli Crane, A former Navy SEAL and entrepreneur, Eli Crane started his multimillion-dollar company Bottle Breacher in his garage turning 50-caliber shells into bottle openers. He is a frequent media guest and public sp... Read more →

  • 255: Morning Routine In The Field
    255: Morning Routine In The Field
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    Published: 2 Jan 2018 Duration: 43:01
    The morning routine is important to help maintain your sanity in the field. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are discussing some of their favorite moments in habit involved in the daily hygiene regiment. We all go... Read more →
    The morning routine is important to help maintain your sanity in the field. On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories, Mike and Bennett are discussing some of their favorite moments in habit involved in the daily hygiene regiment. We all go... Read more →