October 15, 2021

U.S. Veterans

U.S.A Veterans News, Support & Information

Borne the Battle 259: Navy Veteran Bill Czopek, DEA Agent

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Special Agent Bill Czopek discusses his time in the Navy, his experience in the DEA, and some things Veterans should be concerned about when it comes to counterfeit pills and the illegal drug trade.
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0:00 – Intro
3:40 – Serving in the Navy
10:32 – Deploying Overseas
15:20 – Best Friend or Greatest Mentor
17:40 – Becoming an Agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
18:48 – The Hiring System for Federal Agencies
23:06 – DEA Foreign Offices
24:38 – The ‘Life’ of a Drug
32:40 – Hazards of Working for the DEA
34:20 – Counterfeit Pills
39:54 – Online Drug Vendors
45:50 – American Drug Economy
52:21 – Counterfeits Compared to the Real Deal
55:24 – Resources to Learn More
59:25 – Outro

Veterans and Activities

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Veterans In The News

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FototaK1jzk VA Secretary Denis McDonough’s monthly press conference. Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Time: 3-3:45 PM ET