Operation Encore: Soldiers, Stories, and Songs

Episode #32: Army Green Beret Derek Stoner

October 14, 2023 Operation Encore Season 1 Episode 32
Operation Encore: Soldiers, Stories, and Songs
Episode #32: Army Green Beret Derek Stoner
Show Notes

In this episode of “Soldiers, Stories and Songs”, Guy (Jaquier) and Adam (Rossi) spend time with retired Army veteran and Green Beret Derek Stoner.  After spending a childhood hunting, fishing and working as a farm laborer in small town Craig, Missouri (population 200), Derek joined the National Guard while still in High School and served in the Army after September 11th.  Derek spent 20 years serving his country as an elite Green Beret, with over 16 deployments to the Middle East, including missions within Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Qatar. Following his retirement as a Master Sergeant, Derek moved near Nashville to pursue his music career.  You can now find him regularly around Lower Broadway, playing the Honky-Tonk scene.  During this podcast, Derek, Guy and Adam highlight three of his original songs:

“Bad Decisions”

“Break the Chain”

“Bad Man Finder”

You can learn more and  follow Derek on all the streaming platforms or at derekstonermusic.com.



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