Salt Force One

The Salty Herald

Some of the minds behind The Salty Herald get together to discuss warfare, the military and current events.

All Episodes

It's 2020 and that means we have the technology to do a podcast from two separate time zones. I know you think it's impossible, fair listener, but no! We have the science and we get it done! We discuss Iran, China and thieving copycats.

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Jan 2020

1 hr 6 min

Well, there was an E-7 on the minds of the Salty crew today. Or E-6? The maybe-SEAL, and themes surrounding Mr. Gallagher, took up most of this conversation. One thing is for certain, there is no politicizing the military in this podcast! Right?

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Nov 2019

1 hr 37 min

The kings of literary media interview Guy Snodgrass about his book, "Holding the Line: Inside Trump's Pentagon with Secretary Mattis" and other issues involving his Navy knowledge as a retired Commander. Buy the Book Today: https://www.amazon.com/Holding-Line-Inside-Pentagon-Secretary/dp/0593084373

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Oct 2019

57 min 46 sec

The Salty crew gets the origin story from Commander Salamander. We discuss writing criticism to power, anonymously and otherwise. There is some chatter about yesteryear's Navy, today's cancel culture and dabble a bit on Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn. There was a Jack McCain mustache reference too, which is pretty important.

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Oct 2019

1 hr 26 min

Rust is all gone and the Salt is back. We discuss Satan's ascent in the Navy, Jesus's potential descent and blueberries igniting like gas-soaked-rags. Jimmy makes sure to sprinkle in some happy Navy news.

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Oct 2019

1 hr 27 min

The salty sultans of sultry sounds knock the rust off the ol' pipes and catch-up on the last few months of news.

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Sep 2019

1 hr 24 min

The Sultans of Salt bring on Russ Read of the Washington Examiner to talk about the relationship between the military and the press. This was recorded before the Moran stuff went down, so ease up off us.

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Jul 2019

52 min 32 sec

In a keep-it-short sort of episode, the Salt Force crew discusses Iran and their recent bad behavior. We talk a wee bit about Operation Praying Mantis and also kombucha.

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Jun 2019

57 min 21 sec

The Salty dogs are back from their respective deserts and are having headlines for dessert. We talk about the Russians playing chicken with the good guys at sea, the USS John S. McCain/Trump speech controversy (and put it to bed) and some D-Day glory.

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Jun 2019

1 hr 26 min

Sal Mercogliano joins your salty saviors to discuss the state of our seas in terms of navigating ongoing action on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. Sal (who "isn't" Commander Salamander)has a few other thoughts for you to chew on, this Memorial Day.

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May 2019

1 hr 15 min

The Salty crew is back to tell everyone how to think. Listening to this episode will have you clapping like you're in a strip club and we'll get you a Presidential Pardon if anything goes wrong. Frank talks Hunter Biden but it's a mess.

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May 2019

1 hr 38 min

Cmdr. Justin Henderson, an attorney for Cmdr. Bryce Benson in the aftermath of the USS Fitzgerald collision, joins the show to discuss the case. He speaks for himself or as counsel, but never for the Navy, DoD, the US or Frank. *** If you have not seen Avengers: End Game, you may want to jump to 5:20 to avoid any spoilers.

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May 2019

1 hr 22 min

Your favorite fellas blow off some steam discussing the chumps in Marines United, the various folks in the Middle East and end up talking about the 2020 Presidential election. It was a day.

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Apr 2019

1 hr 37 min

Bryan McGrath, The Conservative Wahoo, invades Salt Force One to discuss the fatal accidents of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain and the subsequent trials. Also, we touch on Game of Thrones because it's required by law.

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Apr 2019

1 hr 27 min

We've got the 5Gs. We've got the WiFi's. You need a new technology? We've got you. Plus, we've got poo parades and listener questions.

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Apr 2019

1 hr 33 min

Special guest Fly-boy Graham comes aboard to tell us how bad we are at everything we do and we discover Salty's deep, dark origin story.

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Apr 2019

1 hr 17 min

The official launch of Salt Force One. We talk a lot about the Navy and other topics as Paper Commander Jimmy tried to teach civvie Frank some things.

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Mar 2019

1 hr 25 min