Personal preparedness is a Renaissance Man’s obligation to himself and those he loves to protect and keep them safe.
John Iannarelli, Retired FBI Special Agent Executive engages Jim with thought-provoking conversation at FreedomFest about the importance of being prepared, the value of achievement, and how to spot a terrorist.
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Today’s Guest from our FreedomFest interviews is an FBI Special Agent Executive (Ret.), author of the book “How To Spot A Terrorist: Before It’s Too Late” and FOX News contributor John Iannarelli. John retired from the FBI after more than 20 years of service, during which time he was a member of the FBI SWAT Team and participated in the investigations of the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 9/11 attack, and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ shooting.
Among his many FBI assignments, John previously served in Washington, D.C. as the FBI National Spokesperson and later on the Executive Staff of the FBI’s Cyber Division. He was a Squad Supervisor before becoming the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Phoenix Division, the number two position overseeing all Criminal, Cyber and Counter Intelligence investigations throughout Arizona.
During his FBI tenure, John was also the recipient of the FBI Director’s Distinguished Service Award, for which he was selected from the ranks of the Bureau’s 35,000 employees.
What preparedness for unlikely scenarios and insurance have in common
What the FBI looks for as suspicious activity before a catastrophic event like terrorism
What it was like at Ground Zero during the Las Vegas shooting rampage
What steps John took to fulfill his childhood dream
What John means when he says, “I’ve never learned anything by doing it right.”
And much more…
Learn More with Links:
John Iannarelli’s Website: johniannarelli.com/
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