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Forrest Munden: Bear the Burden

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Forrest Munden: Bear the Burden

Forrest Munden

Forrest Munden is a US Army Veteran, and the creator of the Salty Soldier Instagram page, and the Back Builders Podcast

Forrest Munden is a US Army Veteran who served with the 101st Airborne. He created the Salty Soldier as a comedy page on Instagram as a satire on Army life and has since built it into a hugely popular social media platform.

Forrest Munden Backbuilders Since leaving the Army, Forrest has taken himself on a personal exploration of ideas surrounding masculinity, strength, and life. His podcast, BackBuilders, is designed for individuals interested in seeking personal development, discipline, and sovereignty. 

Forrest’s goal is to harden his listeners to better bear the burdens of life. 

This was an outstanding conversation about the state of the veteran community, and potential solutions to the problems veterans face in this modern world. 

We discuss several books that you’ll want to check out including: 

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert Moore and Douglas Gilette

He: Understanding Masculine Psychology by Robert A. Johnson

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

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If you enjoyed this episode, you’ll love: 

Nick Koumalatsos: Excommunicated Warrior to Renaissance Man

Robert Greene: Power, War, and Human Nature

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Chris Albert

Chris Albert is the host of the Warrior Soul Podcast and Founder of Warrior Soul. Chris is also a world wide trainer and nutrition coach and is a contributing author at Testosterone Nation and Muscle and Strength.

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