Jon Becker: The Mind Behind The Debrief | A New Podcast for Tactical Operations
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In this episode, Adam sits down with Jon Becker, founder of Aardvark and host of the new podcast, "The Debrief with Jon Becker". They break down Jon's background and dive into what inspired him to start The Debrief podcast.

Adam and Jon find many commonalities between The Tactical Breakdown and The Debrief, specifically the desire to share as much knowledge and information with the Law Enforcement community as possible. They discuss the launch of the podcast and the decision to lead with Jon's interview with Sid Heal, a pioneer in tactical operations, who tragically passed in May 2022. Jon describes Sid's influence on him and the entire tactical community.

Also covered is the start of AARDVARK and how Jon became one of the preeminent creators and distributors of tactical operations equipment in the United States and what drives his company to keep innovating.

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Jon Becker is releasing The Debrief, a brand new, conversation-based podcast that centers on the leadership skills of some of the world’s most elite teams. As an expert in tactical equipment with over forty years of working with elite teams, Becker’s goal with The Debrief is to bring these experiences and lessons to a wider audience of individuals who are interested in becoming better leaders, thinkers, and people.

Jon is also the founder and CEO of AARDVARK.

AARDVARK is committed to protecting tactical operators and first responders with purpose-built technology and products. With a wide range of field-proven tactical equipment that has revolutionized mission tactics for teams around the world, AARDVARK has served leading defense and law enforcement agencies at home and internationally since its foundation in 1987.

AARDVARK finds, develops, and manufactures exclusively integrated products that excel in a variety of terrains and use-cases – from personal protective equipment to tactical sUAS, breaching technology, robotics, communication systems, and mission-specific kits. With an emphasis on developing strong, lasting partnerships with our clients and suppliers, AARDVARK provides innovative, exclusive integration and mission support services with a singular focus – enhancing operator safety and mission effectiveness.


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