October 24, 2021

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Borne the Battle 253: Army Veteran James Stejskal, Detachment A, Author, CIA Operations Officer

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Army Veteran and author James Stejskal shares his journey from Special Forces to the CIA. Listen as he shares Detachment A’s role in the heart of East Berlin during the Cold War.
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0:00 – Intro
5:16 – Joining the Special Forces and the Detachment A in Berlin
9:14 – The Mission of Detachment A
11:48 – Setting the Stage of Berlin
18:13 – Training with Charlie Beckwith
23:28 – After Detachment A
25:47 – What Made You Decide to Inform People about Detachment A?
31:54 – Injured in Somalia
36:26 – Second Career with the CIA
38:24 – Getting a Book Cleared by the Department of Defense
43:55 – Differences Between Special Forces and CIA
48:20 – Publishing His First Book
49:48 – The Impact of Digital Media
54:38 – Army Museum
57:50 – Outro

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