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Each episode of the O2X Tactical Performance Podcast features a conversation with a member from our team or network of U.S. Special Operations veterans, first responders, athletes, and human performance specialists who are subject matter experts and leaders in their respective fields.

The podcast is hosted by Joe McCullough, O2X’s Marketing Manager.

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: 85 – Erik Melanson

-Erik Melanson is an O2X Lead Instructor who currently serves on active duty in the United States Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer. -He has spent the majority of his career in the special operations community, deploying in support of …

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: 84 – Billy Cushing

-Billy Cushing is a 17 year veteran of the Braintree (MA) Police Department and the President & Founder of the K9 Kit Foundation -He is a 2-time recipient of George Hannah Award for Valor among other honors and is a …

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: 83 – Wayne Sasso (PT 2: Mental Performance in Law Enforcement)

-Wayne Sasso is an On-Site Mental Performance Specialist and Program Manager for Arlington County (VA) Police Department. In his role, he applies his experience in Performance Psychology to support sworn and unsworn members of the department in the areas of …

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: 82 – Stephen Scrobe (PT 1: Mental Performance in Law Enforcement)

–Stephen Scrobe joined O2X with over 15 years of Law Enforcement experience including time as a K-9 Officer, SWAT Team Leader, and Training Detective during his tenure -Currently he is the Co-Owner of Heart and Sol, LLC, where he coaches …

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: Episode 81 – Israel Del Toro

On December 5, 2005, Air Force Special Ops Paratrooper Israel Del Toro’s life changed completely when, returning to his base, the Humvee he was in ran over an IED. The resulting explosion and fire burned Del Toro over 80% of …

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The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: Episode 80 – Kim Vesey

-Kim Vesey is the President, General Counsel, and member of the Board of Directors at Building Homes for Heroes (BHH) -She is a 2006 graduate of Hofstra Law School and joined the Suffolk County District Attorneys’ office as an Assistant …

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Joe McCullough

Joe McCullough is the Sales & Marketing Coordinator at O2X Human Performance. Prior to O2X, Joe received a conditional appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) upon the successful completion of the sponsored preparatory program at the New Mexico Military Institute. In the summer of 2014, he joined USMMA Class of 2018 as a member of the Maritime Logistics and Security Program. During his time at the Academy he was a founding member of the Kings Point Endurance Club, served as a 3/C Petty Officer to the Regimental Commander, and sailed as a cadet aboard the S.S. Horizon Pacific. In June 2016 he sustained a cervical level spinal cord injury which ended his tenure at the Academy. Since then Joe has served in both the role of Operations Coordinator and Experience Coordinator for O2X.

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