SRS #92 Christian Craighead - SAS Operator

SRS #92 Christian Craighead - SAS Operator


Christian Craighead is a former member of the United Kingdom's elite 22 Special Air Service unit. Craighead is credited with saving over 700 lives of innocent civilians when he thwarted a terrorist attack at the DusitD2 Hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. He was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his actions. 21 people lost their lives in attack, both American and British civilians among them.

This episode covers Christian Craighead's entire life story. "Obi Wan Nairobi" joined the Parachute Regiment as a teenager and was selected for the Pathfinder Platoon. He served on multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Shawn & Christian discuss the blowback from the British Government and the outstanding "gag order" by the Ministry of Defence. Shawn & Christian also dive into faith, purpose, and break down the SAS motto "Who Dares Wins."

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