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Rick Hogg is the owner of War HOGG Tactical, Inc. and is a 29 year US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran including being a Special Operations K9 handler. He has taken his 13 combat deployment, to both Iraq along with Afghanistan, as well as his teaching experience as a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor and harnessed them into a proven training methodology service company, War HOGG Tactical, Inc.

War HOGG Tactical, Inc. offers professional comprehensive mobile firearms, tactical and K9 training to law abiding civilians, military and law enforcement agencies through combat proven techniques and experience to improve students skill ability. War HOGG also conducts product development and product field testing along with a verity of consulting services in the defense and firearms industry. 

War HOGG Tactical, Inc was born in 2002 when my Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat students returned from Afghanistan and said "That stuff you taught me saved my life!"



My Backstory Podcast With Josh Boyer

in this episode Rick speaks openly and candidly about some of the harsh realities of war, and some of the sacrifices that families have to endure while soldiers are deployed or training. Rick's willingness to be vulnerable and honest made this such an amazing episode. Rick really does epitomize the idea of the quiet professional. He has accomplished so much inside and outside of the military yet is one of most humble men I have ever met. We also discuss the process of building War Hogg Tactical and what he envisions for the company.


Rick Hogg is a 29-year US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran with 13 combat deployments, in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

In this episode Rick sits down with Robert and talks about his time as a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor in the early GWOT days, becoming a K9 handler while in 7th Special Forces Group, and his time as an instructor at Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) at Camp Mackall during the "750 ramp up" when the Army was attempting to maintain a steady state of 750 new Special Forces soldiers a year when the years leading up to this period produced around 238 Special Forces graduates a year. Rick also discusses the challenges many veterans face when becoming an entrepreneur and some things he learned along the way.
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Call To Service 
Presented by 5.11

On this episode we have Rick Hogg of War Hogg Tactical inc. We dive into his call to service, experience in special operations, and better understand K9 use as a force multiplier along with how to diagnose your training needs.

Website http://www.warhogg.com


The Sheriff of Baghdad Podcast - calls from the road #35

In this episode John and I talk about The Tactical Games, Military Working Dogs and more

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"On The Range" with @Warhoggtactical

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Rick is a personal friend of mine who has served our country in the Special Operation community of the United States Army for 29 years. He has exemplified all of the successful components of being a Tier 1 Athlete. He served and finished his career honorably, has stayed in impeccable physical condition, maintained his faith in his creator and has been able to live successfully well into retirement with the woman who sent him downrange. Rick has transitioned into entrepreneurial enterprise, starting @warhoggtactical, a successful personal defense instruction company, and @ontherange podcast with @kelleydefense. Come sit with us after we spent a few days blasting holes in paper refining our ass kicking and life saving skills. Hear what we have to say and how it applies to your personal life. Stand by to get some.


Season 1, Episode 4

Rick Hogg is the owner of War HOGG Tactical, Inc. and is a 29 year US Army Special Operation Combat Veteran that has taken his 13 combat deployments, both Iraq and Afghanistan, and teaching experience as a Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor and harnessed them into a proven training methodology service company, War HOGG Tactical, Inc.

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Season 1, Episode 8

Airsoft Training with Rick Hogg - After filming the "Make Ready with War Hogg Tactical - Practice 2 Protect" video featuring Rick Hogg, host Fernando Coelho sat down with him to discuss Airsoft training. Airsoft guns are a great way to practice your gun handling skills from the comfort of your home or back yard, and Rick details what the video is all about and what viewers will gain from Airsoft training.

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Episode 208: Aug 2, 2020

Defense against mobs; Rick Hogg from War Hogg; Champion Safes at AO Sword; What's the difference between a C7 and an M16?


Rick Hogg & K9 Duco

After a 29yr career in the special operations community, Rick Hogg retired from the US Army...and his war dog Duco retired with him.

Far from living the easy life post retirement, Duco has also had a popular video game character modelled after him, and has done a full season of training tips on Trigger Time TV.

Now Rick and Duco are teamed up to fight the osteosarcoma that has taken one of Duco's hind legs.

Rick talks about all things Duco as we try and get to the bottom of who this remarkable dog is, and some of what makes him so amazing.

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103 minutes | Nov 12th 2020

29 Years in Army Special Operations, from the Amazon Jungle to Afghanistan and the Middle East

Rick Hogg joins the podcast. Rick is a 29-year US Army Special Operations veteran with 13 combat deployments. Starting in the 82nd Airborne, Rick transitioned into Special Operations and a career which took him to Central and South America, Iraq and Afghanistan. During his career, Rick saw every aspect of Army Special Operations, and gives great insight and detail into what it takes to be at the tip of the spear. Rick now runs War Hogg Tactical, a company that offers professional comprehensive mobile firearms, tactical and K9 training to civilians, military and law enforcement agencies. Learn more here:https://www.warhogg.com/Follow Rick and War Hogg in Instagram:@warhoggtactical 


Blue Collar Consulting Group

Rick Hogg of War HOGG Tactical and Mark Kelley of Kelley Defense came on the show to discuss the awesome power of entrepreneurship and the unique qualities that Veterans possess. This excellent overview of the entrepreneurship journey is a MUST for anyone thinking about starting a business, especially those who are leaving the military or considering something new after the service.

Training to improve - 24 October 2018