Jonathan Wechter is a U.S. Army veteran who served with the 75th Ranger Regiment. While stationed at Fort Lewis-McCord with the Second Ranger Battalion, he trained and specialized in Infantry tactics, close quarters combat, airborne operations and airfield seizures. While stationed at the 82nd airborne division, Jonathan taught infantry procedures and tactics. During his time with the Second Ranger Battalion, Jonathan had multiple combat deployments. After leaving the Army, Jonathan spent three years as a Blackwater contractor.
Jonathan resides in San Diego, Calif., where he works as a personal trainer, online coach and nutritionist. He’s a bodybuilding competitor, power lifter and marathon runner. He’s also an avid user of psychedelics as therapy and a mental health advocate.
September 27th, 2022 | Season 3 | 1 hr 5 mins
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Tango Alpha Lima is a podcast from The American Legion hosted by post-9/11 veterans. Learn more at www.legion.org/tangoalphalima.