Shawn Ryan Show

The "Shawn Ryan Show" is hosted by Shawn Ryan, former U.S. Navy SEAL, CIA Contractor, and Founder of Vigilance Elite. We tell REAL stories about REAL people from all walks of life. We discuss the ups and downs, wins and losses, successes and struggles, the good and bad in a respectful but candid way with our guest.We're better than entertainment, we're the REAL thing. Please enjoy the show.

#013 September 11th 2001 NYC Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik ・11.09.2021

9/11/2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest attack ever on American soil.  September 11th 2001 not only changed our country here in the United States, but the events reshaped the entire world moving forward from that point on in many ways. 2977 people died in the attacks that ... Read More

#012 Inside Cartel Drug Operations with Luis Chaparro ・01.09.2021

I sit down with investigative Mexican Cartel / Narcos reporter Luis Chaparro to discuss the DEA's arms deals with the Sinaloa  Cartel, and how China is sending chemists to work with drug cartels to produce the most potent fentanyl on the planet to be smuggled into the United States.

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The Afghanistan Crisis ・31.08.2021

Former Green Beret Tu Lam of Ronin Tactics talk about the Afghanistan Crisis.

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#011 The Blackwater Massacre ・19.08.2021

After thirteen years of political persecution and wrongful imprisonment, four U.S. veterans reunited last Christmas with their loyal families after receiving Presidential pardons that some described as “an affront to justice.”
In their first joint interview on The Shawn Ryan Show, the f... Read More

#010 Marcus Capone SEAL Team Six Explosive Breacher/Pyschedelic Therapy Advocate ・24.06.2021

Marcus Capone founder of VETS Solutions, along with his Wife Amber Capone join us on The Shawn Ryan Show to discuss Marcus's military career as a Tier 1 explosive breacher at DEVGRU also known as SEAL Team 6.  Marcus goes in depth as to the effects of explosive breaching and the effects... Read More

#009 Tu Lam Former Green Beret / Call of Duty / CEO Rōnin Tactics ・28.05.2021

Retired Green Beret Tu Lam, CEO of Rōnin Tactics and Call of Duty Character has a conversation with Shawn Ryan to discuss how he was smuggled out of Vietnam, his 23 year military career (20 of which as a Green Beret), his dark transition into civilian life living with PTSD from a long ... Read More

US-Mexico Border Crisis 2021 with Ed Calderon ・06.05.2021

On this episode of The Shawn Ryan Show I sit down with Ed Calderon and discuss what is going on down at the US-Mexico border crisis. Ed has first hand knowledge of who is coming across and what might be coming to a city near you.

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SRS Special Edition with Katie Jean | Andrea Gallagher Wife of accused Navy SEAL War Criminal ・02.02.2021

Shawn Ryan's wife, Katie Jean sits down with Eddie Gallagher's wife Andrea, to discuss what life was like for Andrea and her family while her husband was behind bars. Andrea opens up about the NCIS raid that took place at her home on her children, and how she took her husband's freedom ... Read More

The Debrief with Shawn and Katie | #007 Ed Calderon ・27.01.2021

Shawn Ryan and Katie Jean debrief and discuss behind the scenes and the entire experience of Shawn Ryan Show #007 with Ed Calderon.
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#008 Eddie Gallagher Retired Navy SEAL Tried for Murder ・23.12.2020

Chief Special Operator Eddie Gallagher is without a doubt the most controversial Navy SEALs of modern day history, and quite possibly in the entire history of Naval Special Warfare.
Shawn Ryan Show #008 Chief Gallagher explains in depth how teammates under his command at SEAL Team 7 no... Read More

Ed Calderon's first hand accounts with the Portland and Atlanta Riots ・07.12.2020

Ed Calderon and Shawn Ryan talk about Ed's first hand account and experience with the Portland and Atlanta Riots. 

#007 Ed Calderon Drug Cartel / Narcos Expert ・26.11.2020

In this episode of The Shawn Ryan Show, former Navy SEAL/CIA Contractor Shawn Ryan sits down with Ed Calderon.  For over a decade Ed Calderon worked in the fields of counter narcotics, organized crime investigation, in the northern-border region of...

The Debrief with Shawn and Katie | #006 Travis Howze ・25.11.2020

Shawn Ryan and his wife Katie Jean debrief and discuss behind the scenes and the entire experience of Shawn Ryan Show #006 with Travis Howze.

Storytime - Inside the Navy SEALs Team Room ・18.11.2020

It's been a long time since we've done a good story time...Here it is! Shawn Ryan tells Travis Howze a story about a joke played on him in the Team Room when he was a young SEAL on his first platoon.

Navy SEAL Debates Liberal on Defunding The Police ・01.11.2020

Shawn Ryan of "Vigilance Elite" and "The Shawn Ryan Show" former Navy SEAL and CIA Contractor debates a liberal / democrat on defunding the police.  The "Defund the Police" movement has been, and continues to be one of the most controversial topics of...

#006 Travis Howze Heroic Firefighter / PTSD Advocate ・27.10.2020

In episode #006 of "The Shawn Ryan Show"  Shawn sits down with Travis Howze. Travis is a Marine Corps Veteran, former Firefighter, former Police Officer, Stand Up Comedian, author of "Create Your Own Light" and PTSD Awareness Advocate. He was a...

The Debrief with Shawn and Katie | #005 Mike Ritland ・24.10.2020

Shawn and Katie debrief Mike Ritland's episode and talk about the behind the scenes.

Hard Truth - No Excuses, Own Your Mistakes ・12.10.2020

Quit making excuses, own your mistakes and take responsibility for your actions.

Hard Truth - How to Become an Asset ・07.10.2020

A short explanation to becoming an asset in any environment.

Hard Truth - Everyday Carry "EDC" Mindset ・07.10.2020

Your Everyday Carry "EDC" is not a fashion show.

Hard Truth - How to Integrate In a New Team ・07.10.2020

What to do when you are joining a new team.

Hard Truth - Keep the Friend Circle Small ・06.10.2020

To build lasting friendships keep the friend circle small. Invest your time into the people that matter.

#005 Mike Ritland Navy SEAL Warrior K9 Dog Trainer (Part 2) ・25.09.2020

In part 2 of Vigilance Elite's "Shawn Ryan Show" #005 with Mike Ritland we discuss some of his methods as a top tier K9 dog trainer working with military, police, and many other government agencies. We go into great detail about the psychology and...

United We Stand, Divided We Fall ・12.09.2020

Things I will "Never Forget" about September 11th 2001 and the time period there after.

#005 Mike Ritland Navy SEAL / K9 Dog Trainer (Part 1) ・26.08.2020

In episode #005 of "The Shawn Ryan Show" (a 2 part series), Shawn sits down with Mike Ritland. Mike is a former Navy SEAL who responded to the USS Cole, participated in one of the largest SEAL Team operations that has ever occurred with SEAL Team 3, and...