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Declassified

Michael Coates

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Declassified
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Declassified

Michael Coates

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About Us

Welcome, I'm Michael Coates, a former firefighter and also a former Soldier.This podcast documents amazing stories from members of the military community.Our guests include Military Cross winners, athletes, partners of those who have served, high ranking commanders and 'normal' veterans who have gained extraordinary experiences.By declassifying stigmas and perceptions we wish to open up issues around mental fitness and wellbeing, talk in depth around subjects such as post traumatic growth and delve into human development on a micro level.Our longterm vision is to provide hope, guidance, support and help for individuals who are suffering from both mental and physical illness or injury.This is part of the Declassified network and this is Declassified

Latest Episodes

Episode 37 - Kath Ryan

EVictoria Sponge, Vanilla Slice, Bakewell Tart and a Madeira. This is the incredible and humbling story of the countries best kept secret. From her childhood in Birmingham, feeding the elderly, becoming a nurse then getting the opportunity to love and care for our most brutally wounded service men and women. But not in the way you'd imagine. This story starts with a cake and ends with a full generation of wounded injured and sicks total devotion. Episode 37 - Kath the Cake Lady - This is Declassified

60 MIN1 days ago
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Episode 37 - Kath Ryan

SHOUT Special - Victoria Hornby

ERoyal foundation, Endeavour fund, Heads together and SHOUT. This episode is all about SHOUT - 24/7 crisis text line that is free, anonymous, clinically supervised and has just launched its Military campaign. In Crisis - Text Contact to 85258 Want to volunteer or need to know more -https://www.giveusashout.org

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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SHOUT Special - Victoria Hornby

Episode 36 - Cassidy Little

EBallet, The Bet, Standup Comedy, The Royal Marines, Afghanistan, Losing his leg and his career in acting. This is the second account of the same IED strike we have had on this podcast. A fascinating look at how our guests life has developed because of the trauma he has endured. We talk about cake, friendships, recovery and Hollywood. Episode 36 - Cassidy Little - This is Declassified

67 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 36 - Cassidy Little

Episode 35 - Aldo Kane

EVolcanoes, Sniper, Adventure, Royal Marines, Nuclear Bunkers and Climate Change Our next guest has spent the last 20 years becoming one of televisions go to individuals for safety and access. From his time in the Corps to developing his skills off-shore. We talk about Iraq, positive habits, human suffering, goal setting and his current work. Episode 35 - Aldo Kane - This is Declassified

64 MIN2 weeks ago
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Episode 35 - Aldo Kane

Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers

EAfghanistan ripped him apart physically, purpose and meaning in his life pieced him back together. This is the remarkable story of a man who typifies what it means to be more than his injury. We speak about being a Royal Marine Commando, his patrol that sustained huge trauma and the success he has seen in recent years. Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers - This is Declassified

74 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers

Combat Pest Control Special - Michael Coates

EEmploy Veterans, Educate Children in Conflict, Protect Clients, Support Injured Service Personnel. Guest host JJ Chalmers talks to the co-founder of Combat Pest Control and host of the Declassified Podcast about why he is so passionate about their 4 point vision. We talk growth, trauma, education, values, friendships, development, and the positive impact veteran owned business can have on society (and the world). And remember, it all starts with the a rat and a mouse. This is Declassified www.combatpestcontrol.com bookings@combatpestcontrol.com @hqcombat @michael__coates @declasspodcast @JJchalmersRM www.B1G1.com www.endeavourfund.co.uk www.thepoppypractice.org

64 MINSEP 16
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Combat Pest Control Special - Michael Coates

Episode 33 - Summary of 23 - 32 with Dave Henson

EGreat to have the legend that is Dave Henson back in the studio to overview a huge range of topics. Episodes which we summarised including trauma, business, education, Afghanistan, Paralympics, Casevac club, plastic surgery, military and psychiatric history, WW2, Cancer, determination, the greatest war story to come out of the last 20 years, refugees and 2 amazing specials cover the MOD and politics.

64 MINSEP 15
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Episode 33 - Summary of 23 - 32 with Dave Henson

People Special - Helen Helliwell

EChildhood trauma, chronic fatigue, set backs, growth and development. Our next guest is an inspiration and in this conversation we delve into areas of her life not openly talked about before. We also speak about why she is so passionate about helping others and why working with the Military cohort is so important. A People Special, Helen Helliwell. This is Declassified

66 MINSEP 4
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People Special - Helen Helliwell

Westminster Special - Johnny Mercer

EFrom a strict baptist childhood, developing OCD, chronic fatigue and daily suffering to becoming a warrior on the battlefields of Afghanistan. In this episode we speak to a current serving member of parliament who is on a mission to change things for the better. A raw and honest account of living with obsessive compulsive disorder, using this to thrive within the Armed Forces and why he went in to politics. We speak about his current challenges and why he is so passionate about ensuring veteran welfare is at the forefront of future governments. Westminster Special with Johnny Mercer - This is Declassified

65 MINJUL 10
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Westminster Special - Johnny Mercer

MOD Special - Glenn Haughton

ESenior Enlisted Advisor to the Chiefs of Staff Committee. This Ministry of Defence special gave us an open and honest account to the most senior enlisted member of the Armed Forces. We speak about his early career, the bullying culture in the late 80s, the first gulf war, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sandhurst and his current role including his appointment as the Military's 'Mental Health and Wellbeing Champion'. We also delve into his own mental health challenges and why he is so passionate about making things better for those that serve. MOD Special - Glenn Haughton - This is Declassified

69 MINJUL 5
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MOD Special - Glenn Haughton

Latest Episodes

Episode 37 - Kath Ryan

EVictoria Sponge, Vanilla Slice, Bakewell Tart and a Madeira. This is the incredible and humbling story of the countries best kept secret. From her childhood in Birmingham, feeding the elderly, becoming a nurse then getting the opportunity to love and care for our most brutally wounded service men and women. But not in the way you'd imagine. This story starts with a cake and ends with a full generation of wounded injured and sicks total devotion. Episode 37 - Kath the Cake Lady - This is Declassified

60 MIN1 days ago
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Episode 37 - Kath Ryan

SHOUT Special - Victoria Hornby

ERoyal foundation, Endeavour fund, Heads together and SHOUT. This episode is all about SHOUT - 24/7 crisis text line that is free, anonymous, clinically supervised and has just launched its Military campaign. In Crisis - Text Contact to 85258 Want to volunteer or need to know more -https://www.giveusashout.org

55 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
SHOUT Special - Victoria Hornby

Episode 36 - Cassidy Little

EBallet, The Bet, Standup Comedy, The Royal Marines, Afghanistan, Losing his leg and his career in acting. This is the second account of the same IED strike we have had on this podcast. A fascinating look at how our guests life has developed because of the trauma he has endured. We talk about cake, friendships, recovery and Hollywood. Episode 36 - Cassidy Little - This is Declassified

67 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 36 - Cassidy Little

Episode 35 - Aldo Kane

EVolcanoes, Sniper, Adventure, Royal Marines, Nuclear Bunkers and Climate Change Our next guest has spent the last 20 years becoming one of televisions go to individuals for safety and access. From his time in the Corps to developing his skills off-shore. We talk about Iraq, positive habits, human suffering, goal setting and his current work. Episode 35 - Aldo Kane - This is Declassified

64 MIN2 weeks ago
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Episode 35 - Aldo Kane

Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers

EAfghanistan ripped him apart physically, purpose and meaning in his life pieced him back together. This is the remarkable story of a man who typifies what it means to be more than his injury. We speak about being a Royal Marine Commando, his patrol that sustained huge trauma and the success he has seen in recent years. Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers - This is Declassified

74 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 34 - JJ Chalmers

Combat Pest Control Special - Michael Coates

EEmploy Veterans, Educate Children in Conflict, Protect Clients, Support Injured Service Personnel. Guest host JJ Chalmers talks to the co-founder of Combat Pest Control and host of the Declassified Podcast about why he is so passionate about their 4 point vision. We talk growth, trauma, education, values, friendships, development, and the positive impact veteran owned business can have on society (and the world). And remember, it all starts with the a rat and a mouse. This is Declassified www.combatpestcontrol.com bookings@combatpestcontrol.com @hqcombat @michael__coates @declasspodcast @JJchalmersRM www.B1G1.com www.endeavourfund.co.uk www.thepoppypractice.org

64 MINSEP 16
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Combat Pest Control Special - Michael Coates

Episode 33 - Summary of 23 - 32 with Dave Henson

EGreat to have the legend that is Dave Henson back in the studio to overview a huge range of topics. Episodes which we summarised including trauma, business, education, Afghanistan, Paralympics, Casevac club, plastic surgery, military and psychiatric history, WW2, Cancer, determination, the greatest war story to come out of the last 20 years, refugees and 2 amazing specials cover the MOD and politics.

64 MINSEP 15
Comments
Episode 33 - Summary of 23 - 32 with Dave Henson

People Special - Helen Helliwell

EChildhood trauma, chronic fatigue, set backs, growth and development. Our next guest is an inspiration and in this conversation we delve into areas of her life not openly talked about before. We also speak about why she is so passionate about helping others and why working with the Military cohort is so important. A People Special, Helen Helliwell. This is Declassified

66 MINSEP 4
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People Special - Helen Helliwell

Westminster Special - Johnny Mercer

EFrom a strict baptist childhood, developing OCD, chronic fatigue and daily suffering to becoming a warrior on the battlefields of Afghanistan. In this episode we speak to a current serving member of parliament who is on a mission to change things for the better. A raw and honest account of living with obsessive compulsive disorder, using this to thrive within the Armed Forces and why he went in to politics. We speak about his current challenges and why he is so passionate about ensuring veteran welfare is at the forefront of future governments. Westminster Special with Johnny Mercer - This is Declassified

65 MINJUL 10
Comments
Westminster Special - Johnny Mercer

MOD Special - Glenn Haughton

ESenior Enlisted Advisor to the Chiefs of Staff Committee. This Ministry of Defence special gave us an open and honest account to the most senior enlisted member of the Armed Forces. We speak about his early career, the bullying culture in the late 80s, the first gulf war, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sandhurst and his current role including his appointment as the Military's 'Mental Health and Wellbeing Champion'. We also delve into his own mental health challenges and why he is so passionate about making things better for those that serve. MOD Special - Glenn Haughton - This is Declassified

69 MINJUL 5
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MOD Special - Glenn Haughton