Episode 2: Retired Special Forces Lt. Col. David Walton on how to ‘Ruck Up or Shut Up’

In this week’s episode of Military Matters, Walton returns to the show to discuss with co-host Jack Murphy his new book, “Ruck Up or Shut Up: The Comprehensive Guide to Special Forces Assessment and Selection.”

Fast Take: Space, special operations and the future of warfare

In this Fast Take, co-hosts Rod Rodriguez and Jack Murphy discuss the significance of the space as it pertains to the U.S. military and special operations specifically.

Season 7 premiere: Neil deGrasse Tyson on ‘Accessory to War’ and the ‘moon situation’

In the Season 7 premiere of Military Matters, host Rod Rodriguez speaks with astrophysicist, author, podcast host and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson about the intersection of astrophysics and defense.

Crime at Fort Bragg, Chinese spy balloons and more: A look back at Season 6 of Military Matters

Hurricane Ian, conflict on the Korean peninsula, explosive criminal cases out of Fort Bragg: A lot has happened in the last six months, and Military Matters was there to cover it all in its sixth season.

Episode 11: Sexual abuse, fentanyl and murder at Fort Bragg

In the second part of the interview, co-host Jack Murphy and investigative journalist Seth Harp delve into the fentanyl epidemic in the U.S. and how it is wreaking havoc in the military and at Fort Bragg, as well as other drug and sexual assault cases out of the fort.

Episode 10: A journalist and Army veteran investigates criminal cases at Fort Bragg

In this episode of Military Matters, co-host Jack Murphy compares notes with fellow investigative journalist and Army veteran Seth Harp about a string of murders, drug and sexual assault cases out of Fort Bragg.

Fast Take: Toxic burn pits and lung diseases in veterans

Co-hosts Rod Rodriguez and Jack Murphy talk about their own experiences with burn pits and how the issue has become the Global War on Terror generation’s version of Agent Orange in this Fast Take.

Episode 9: Diagnosing and treating toxic burn pit conditions in veterans

The PACT Act was signed into law in August to make it easier for veterans to seek treatment for presumptive lung conditions stemming from the military’s use of burn pits overseas. But if you served in Iraq or Afghanistan and don’t have any health issues, you may not necessarily be in the clear, says Dr. Richard Meehan in this week’s episode of Military Matters.

Fast Take: Addressing domestic violence in the military

In this Military Matters Fast Take, co-hosts Jack Murphy and Rod Rodriguez examine how domestic violence continues to be a problem for the Army, the military and the world at large.

Episode 8: An Army investigation into a domestic violence case goes awry

The second part of co-host Jack Murphy’s interview with the ex-wife of a 7th Special Forces Group soldier focuses on how the Army handled — or failed to handle — her domestic violence case against her ex-husband.