The Man Who Died Six Times—and Then Became a Superbowl Champion
COL (Ret.) Greg Gadson originally attended West Point to play football, but quickly realized he wanted to be a Soldier for Life, and he was commissioned upon his graduation in 1989. His 25-year military career saw him serve in every major conflict of the past few decades, bringing him to many places, including Kuwait, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Afghanistan and Iraq. In May 2007, he faced his biggest challenge when he barely survived an IED attack and lost both of his legs; after that severe injury, he undertook a painful recovery that allowed him to continue to serve and to inspire countless people around him. Hosts LTG (Ret.) Leslie C. Smith and SMA (Ret.) Dan Dailey sit down with COL Gadson to discuss lessons learned from his Army days, how his tales of teamwork led to two Superbowl rings, and how he’s recently discovered a new career as an actor.
Guest: COL (Ret.) Gregory Gadson, Actor & Co-Author of “Finding Waypoints: A Warrior’s Journey Toward Peace and Purpose”
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