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    Kill Tank Radio

    Audio | 2d Cavalry Regiment

    About

    The Official Podcast of the 2d Cavalry Regiment, never scripted, always relevant and on topics Dragoons and Soldiers across the US Army want to talk about.



    Episodes


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 30: Goal Setting 101

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Sgt. Mark Bruno sits down with Mr. Darren Koehler, Capt. Brian Ryu and Staff Sgt. Alexander Smith to discuss goal setting. They discuss topics like what is considered an effective goal, motivation vs commitment, and how to plan and achieve a goal.

      01/13/2022


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 29: Memorial Day 2021

      CSM Benjamin Pingel sits down with Sgt. 1st Class Elson Sandoval and Staff Sgt. Nicholas Simmons as they reflect upon two brothers in arms, who died in combat during their deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. They discuss the impact those heroes had on their military careers and families, and how they celebrate Memorial Day. This episode is dedicated to Cpl. Stephen J. Raderstorf and Pfc. Anthony W. Simmons.

      05/27/2021


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 28: Enablers in a BCT

      Lt. Col. John "JD" Davis, the commander of the Regimental Engineer Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, sits down troopers from his squadron to talk about the diverse capabilities that enablers across his formation bring to the fight. Guests include 2nd Lt. Myles Wessinger, Staff Sgt. Olusola Ayeni, Staff Sgt. Nichelle Bishop, Sgt. Jared Helms, and Sgt. Jason Pinkerton.

      05/21/2021


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 27: Operation Desert Storm

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, Col. Joe Ewers, who deployed in the 2d Cavalry Regiment as a private in 1991, and Lt. Gen. retired L.D. Holder Jr., the Regimental Commander during Operation Desert Storm, discuss their experiences during their deployment to the Middle East.

      02/24/2021


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 26: Trust

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Col. Joe Ewers sits down with Sgt. 1st Class Shaun Collins and Staff Sgt. Trase Roundtree to discuss trust. They discuss topics like how gaining and losing trust impacts an organization and how leaders can build trust to maximize their unit's potential.

      02/04/2021


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 25: The 34th Sergeant Major of the Regiment

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Col. Joe Ewers interviews Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Pingel, the 34th Command Sergeant Major of the Regiment.

      12/24/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 24: Dragoon 7 Signing Out

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke hands over the baton as host to the Regimental Commander, Col. Joe Ewers. They discuss Burke's tenure as the 33rd Sergeant Major of the Regiment, the genesis of Kill Tank Radio, the things he accomplished, how the position changed him, and his parting words to the Dragoons.

      12/07/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 23: Sergeants Major

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke sits down with retired Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder, the former FORSCOM Command Sergeant, and discuss the complexities of the being the senior enlisted advisor at all echelons. They dive into Schroeder's book "Behind the Colors" and the importance of presence, influencing, and drive.

      12/06/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 13: Culture and Climate

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and Mr. Daren Koehler of Ready and Resilient Performance Center (R2PC) discuss the idea of culture and climate of an organization. They discuss how Soldiers at any level can create positive change in their unit and why a culture of excellence is critical in today's Army.

      12/01/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 21: First Sergeants

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss First Sergeants. They provide advice, personal vignettes, and lessons learned for the most senior NCO of a Troop, Battery, or Company, the First Sergeant. Guests include Maj. Ryan Mannina, Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Carbone, and 1st Sgt. Jason Reynado.

      11/30/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 20: Sergeant First Class

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss the rank of Sergeant First Class. They provide advice, personal vignettes, and lessons learned that leaders can as they enter the senior noncommissioned officer ranks. Guests include 1st Sgt. Phillip McCarthy, 1st Sgt. Jessica Torres, and Staff Sgt. Seth Marshall.

      11/27/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 19: Staff Sergeants

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss the rank of Staff Sergeant. They provide advice, personal vignettes, and lessons learned that upcoming Army leaders can use to shape the rest of their Army careers. Guests include 1st Sgt. Christopher Patel, Sgt. 1st Class Jason Matthews, and Sgt. Daniel Chan.

      11/25/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 18: Sergeants

      Kill Tank Radio is the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss the rank of Sergeant. They provide advice, personal vignettes, and lessons learned that upcoming Army leaders can use to shape the rest of their Army careers. Guests include Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Redd, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Johnson, Sgt. 1st Class Neil Damin, and Staff Sgt. Aaron Avellanoza.

      11/18/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 17: Ranger School

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and recent U.S. Army Ranger School graduates, Staff Sgt. Hazael Pedroza, Sgt. Nicholas Potter, and Sgt. Rustambeck Saidniyozov, discuss the Army’s premiere leadership course. Topics include the why 2d Cavalry Regiment leaders should attend Ranger School, their most challenging moment, and some of their stories during their training.

      10/30/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 16: Sponsorship

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss the importance of sponsorship. They highlight advice for inbound families and why service members' sponsorship duties are imperative to the successful integration of Soldiers and Families into the 2d Cavalry Regiment. Guests include: Sgt. First Class Justin Hollis, Sgt. Daniel Chan, Ms. Sarah Burke, and Ms. Kristin Voudouris.

      09/21/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 15: USAF Leadership

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke sits down with Lt. Col. Justin "JB" Banez and Master Sgt. Matthew McKeegan to discuss the similarities and differences between the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army leadership and NCO development.

      09/18/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 13: Reach One

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke discusses suicide prevention and awareness. Every leader in the Army needs to understand this topic and break down the stigmas associated with it. He is joined by guests Maj. Michael Voudouris and Sgt. Megan Dauphinais.

      09/08/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 14: Transparent Leadership

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke sits down with the U.S. Army Europe Command Sergeant Major, Robert V. Abernethy to discuss transparent leadership and the lessons he's learned over 33 years of service.

      08/27/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 12: Functional Fitness

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Mike Burke and his guests discuss functional fitness. They highlight tips for beginners, why recovery matters, how competition makes us better and what Command Sgt Maj. Burke thinks about when he wakes up at 0400. Guests include: Maj. Joe Lopez, Staff Sgt. David Riggins, and Sgt. First Class Josh Quattrone.

      08/24/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 11: Counseling

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and his guests discuss counseling. They highlight the human dimension of counseling and identify tips for young leaders, along with a few stories. Episode guests include Command Sgt. Maj. Marcus Brister, First Sgt. Paul Hamako, and Staff Sgt. Kevin Thomas.

      08/10/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 10: The 81st Colonel of the Regiment

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke introduces Col. Joe Ewers, the 81st Colonel of the Regiment, to the Dragoons. They discuss his military background, advice for balancing family and work, and his five challenges to the Regiment.

      08/03/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 9: Lawyered

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and his guests, Maj. J.P. Policastro and Capt. Jonni Stormo from the Regimental Staff Judge Advocate Office, discuss the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), legal resources available to Soldiers, how to join the JAG Corps, barracks lawyers and information about the Army's legal system.

      07/23/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 8: Dragoon 6 Signing Out

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and Col. Thomas Hough discuss his tenure as the 80th Colonel of the Regiment, his leadership style, his failures, and parting words to the Dragoons.

      07/17/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 7: Volunteering

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and his guests, Spc. Stephen Brailo (USAG Bavaria 2019 Volunteer of the Year ) and Staff Sgt. Keith Larue (USAG Bavaria 2019 Volunteer of the Year Nominee), discuss volunteering and the impact a Soldier can have on the community.

      07/01/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 6: Traveling Europe

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Burke and his guests, Staff Sgt. Joshua Hallard, Maj. Andrew Upshaw and Staff Sgt. Timothy Hamlin discuss their travels in Europe. From lodging to transportation, from mountains to beaches, and of course food and beer, they provide with tips for any Dragoon looking to exploit the once in a lifetime opportunity here in Europe.

      06/26/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 5: What the Hell does the Sergeant Major do?

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. CSM Michael Burke and his guests, CSM Daniel Rose, CSM Willie Allen, CSM Jesus Pedraza, and CSM Francis Guerrero III discuss the role of the Command Sergeant Major and answer questions from Soliders across the Regiment.

      06/16/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 4: NCOs and Officers

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. CSM Michael Burke and his guests, Maj. Michael Hefti and Maj. Ryan David, discuss the leadership from the officer and enlisted. They examine characteristics, expectations and the teamwork mentality that can lead a to success or failure.

      05/31/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 3: Memorial Day

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. CSM Michael Burke and his guests discuss the significance of Memorial Day. They reflect on Soldiers who didn't return home from Iraq and Afghanistan and the impact those heroes had on their military careers. This episode is dedicated to Captain Shawn English, Master Sergeant Josh Wheeler, and Specialist Christopher Gathercole.

      05/08/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 2: EIB and ESB

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. In this episode, CSM Michael S. Burke and his guests talk about the importance of getting the Expert Infantry Badge and Expert Soldier Badge. They cover where they failed and tips for Soldiers getting ready to earn their EIB or ESB

      05/01/2020


    • Kill Tank Radio - Episode 1: What is like to punch a Sergeant Major in the Face

      Kill Tank Radio, the 2d Cavalry Regiment's official podcast. In Episode 1, CSM Burke discusses with his guest combatives and how a disciplined lifestyle.

      04/17/2020