Phillip Bray survived one of the most dangerous roads in the world while leading his men on combat missions through southern Afghanistan. He spent decades leading warriors from the British Military during the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). Long after the average soldier retired from military service, Philip took time out of his schedule in the War College to describe his unbeatable moments while serving in the military.
No stranger to patrolling dangerous roads, as a new Infantry Platoon Commander, he was posted to Northern Ireland to patrol the city streets of Belfast at the end of a bloody era. During the difficult days in this mission, Philip describes how one of the worst days became one of the best days of his life. And he explains where you can find peace during your darkest days.
In this episode, you’ll hear:
- Why everyone should consider a “gap year” of service
- Philip’s proven first step when facing difficulties
- The deadly battle he survived in southern Afghanistan
- How to care for your family and hold a career in the UK military at the same time