The Bedrock Podcast
Shield AI - Part 1: The Innovation Ecosystem

Shield AI - Part 1: The Innovation Ecosystem

August 5, 2022

In this episode of the Bedrock Podcast, we talk to Forrest Underwood, Director of Strategy at Shield AI. We talk about his transition from a Spec Ops Pilot to an Innovation Pioneer. Stay Tuned for Part 2 talking about the future of combat aviation and commercial flight. 

Space Force: Rockets, Space Junk and Innovation

Space Force: Rockets, Space Junk and Innovation

July 29, 2022

On this episode of the Bedrock Podcast, we sit down with Captain Tory Robinson. He is the Chief of Launch Electrical Systems for Falcon Flight at the 5th Space Launch Squadron at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. We talk about innovation in the Space Force, what it takes to launch a rocket, and the future of the space domain. 

Intelligent Lockers: How an Airmen is Scaling His Idea AF-Wide

Intelligent Lockers: How an Airmen is Scaling His Idea AF-Wide

March 29, 2022

Air Force Innovator, SrA Noah Morales, joins the Bedrock Podcast to detail his Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo win. Follow his project on Vision at https://vision.apps.dso.mil/innovations/967

Defense Ventures Program

Defense Ventures Program

March 24, 2022

Breaking down barriers and bridging the gap between the DoD and industry. Maj Ryan Nichol and Lt Andrew Cuccia, both DVP Cohort 11 alumni, discuss their Silicon Valley experience and what they learned during their fellowship.

Saving Patient Ryan

Saving Patient Ryan

February 11, 2022

Reach 797 was in Germany when their mission unexpectedly changed--a high priority medical evacuation. The aircrew and 18 medical personnel flew 8,000 miles, over 19 hours, nonstop from Bagram to San Antonio, Texas to deliver Ryan, an injured Army ranger, into the care of Brooks Army Medical Center. Ryan, his wife Asia, and the crewmembers reconvened on Zoom to recap the harrowing journey.

Bedrock Intern Program

Bedrock Intern Program

December 21, 2021

Want to know what it's like to work at Bedrock? Maj Ryan Nichol sits down with Bedrock's most recent interns, discussing the opportunities, the venue, how to apply, and the skills you'd learn by working at Dover AFB's spark lab!

The Kabul Airlift

The Kabul Airlift

November 23, 2021

In August 2021, C-17's conducted the largest aerial evacuation of civilians in American history from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dover AFB's 3d Airlift Squadron played a vital role in this historic operation. 1st Lt Steve Miller sits down with pilots and loadmasters from the Third to discuss their harrowing flights and the C-17's unique capabilities. 

Tackling Adversity: Naval Academy to the National Football League

Tackling Adversity: Naval Academy to the National Football League

September 30, 2021

Cameron Kinley, USNA '21, joins The Bedrock Podcast to talk about his experience as class president and football team captain on his journey to the NFL.

Defending Your Rights: What the Area Defense Counsel provides Airmen

Defending Your Rights: What the Area Defense Counsel provides Airmen

September 13, 2021

What is the Area Defense Counsel? Area Defense Counsel Capt Eshawn Rawlley sits down with MSgt Jason Smith, 436 MXG First Sergeant, to discuss the role of the ADC for all Airmen. The conversation touches on the role of the ADC, responsibilities of Airmen, and creativity in defense arguments. 

The Entrepreneur‘s Guide to Post-Career Success

The Entrepreneur‘s Guide to Post-Career Success

August 2, 2021

Two Air Force reserve pilots talk service, side hustles and success. Major Packy Hill, former Chief Innovation Officer and Jason Depew, an Air Force reserve officer, major airline pilot, and serial entrepreneur discuss various topics from flying to innovation.

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