Stew and The Nunn, Episode 196 w/ Wil Willis.
Stew and The Nunn, Episode 196 with Wil Willis. On this episode Stew and The Nunn talk with US Army Ranger, US AirForce Para Rescue man and TV Host Wil Willis.
Wil Willis joined the Army 1993, and after completing basic training AIT and Basic Airborne School, he completed the Ranger Indoctrination Program (R.I.P.) and was assigned to a Co. 3d Battalion 75th Ranger Regt. Willis carried that post until June, 1998 when he cross-trained to the Air Force. After completing the Air Force Pararescue Pipeline, he was stationed at the 56th Rescue Squadron in Keflavik, Iceland as part of a ten-man Pararescue Team.
In 2001, Willis received the Sirkorsky Rescue Award for actions leading to the squadrons 299th Rescue. In 2002, Willis was stationed at Kirtland, NM as an Instructor of Weapons, Tactics, and Air Operations. In August, 2007, he enlisted in the Air Force Reserves and was a Pararescueman with the 308th Rescue Squadron until August, 2008. Willis currently resides in California and teaches Tactical Combat Casualty Care to deploying military units.
Wil currently is the host of the hit television show in History Channel “Forged in Fire” and is an active member of the veteran community spreading hope and inspiration.