Type to search

Jake Wood: Crossing the Rubicon to Lifelong Service

Articles Podcast Show Notes

Jake Wood: Crossing the Rubicon to Lifelong Service

Jake Wood Team Rubicon

Support the Warrior Soul Podcast every time you shop on Amazon.

Just click this banner and bookmark the landing page. Then use the bookmark whenever you make a purchase on Amazon. 

We’ve also got more great deals for you from supplements to tactical gear here: https://warriorsoulagoge.com/support/affiliates

Jake Wood is a US Marine Corps Veteran and the co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon. He is also the author of the new book Once a Warrior

Jake Wood is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, the co-founder of Team Rubicon, and the author of the book Once a Warrior. 

Jake’s story starts as a college athlete, playing football at the University of Wisconsin. As college was winding down, he knew that he wanted to serve in the military, but the traditional route college graduates take toward an officer’s commission was blocked by obstacles due to his football injuries. 

So Jake decided that he was going to enlist. He joined the Marine Corps and became an infantryman, and then eventually, a scout sniper. Jake served multiple deployments to Afghanistan. 

When it came time for Jake to get out, he was deciding on whether or not he wanted to pursue his MBA, and then a massive earthquake hit Haiti. 

Jake decided that he was going to go down to help with the rebuilding effort. After landing in the Dominican Republic, Jake met up with a number of other American veterans and civilians who were also going down to help with the effort. 

He crossed the border of the Dominican Republic into Haiti with them. Along the way, the idea for Team Rubicon was born. 

Since then, Jake has built Team Rubicon into a massive volunteer organization that consists of hundreds of thousands of members. He was awarded the Pat Tillman Award for service in 2018, and recently published the book Once A Warrior. 

You can find Jake’s book here: https://www.amazon.com/Once-Warrior-Veteran-Mission-Closer/dp/0593189353

You can learn more about Team Rubicon here: https://teamrubiconusa.org/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA48j9BRC-ARIsAMQu3WSHN1vKj2WVrj0PjLJDXXe37PopP06N78amLSyRpnW6uEyb_w7AUBkaAkVLEALw_wcB

Make America Grateful Again with Michael Reagan

Or you can listen to all of our recent episodes at: 

The Warrior Soul Podcast

The Warriors Obituary Society

If you are a man who is searching for deeper meaning in life, consider joining our brotherhood, The Warrior’s Obituary Society. 

This group empowers men to live epic lives worthy of epic obituaries. It consists of an 8 week development program centered on improving your fitness, finances, relationships, and impact on this world. From there, we continue the fight with weekly challenges, workouts, and guidance toward achieving your most valued goals. Learn more by clicking the button below.

Support our amazing sponsor, FBOMB Nutrition, and get 20% off of your first order with the code WARRIORSOUL at checkout!

FBOMB makes delicious low carb fat fueled snacks including their amazing macadamia nut butters, oils, meat snacks, and cheese crisps.

They’re also amazing people who send boxes of their products overseas to the troops on the front lines.

It’s an amazing company and their products are top quality, which is why we have them as a sponsor.

Save the Brave

The Warrior Soul Podcast is also brought to you by Save the Brave. Save the Brave brings Veterans and Gold Star Families together through outreach and comradery events. Their outstanding work helps Veterans to find their confidence and gain happiness through fishing, golf, and other activities. If you’re interested in helping Save the Brave, head over to http://www.SavetheBrave.org and make your donation today. 

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.

  • 1

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *