SOFREP’s Special Forces writer Blake Miles fills in for Brandon Webb, hosting the show alongside Ian Scotto in this extended edition of the podcast. Today’s guest, Derek G., a Special Forces Medic. We get into Al-Shabaab, the government shutdown and the personal effect it’s had on military members. We also hit on some other issues, including Russian President & KGP Agent Vladimir Putin being nominated for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.