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CENTCAST | March 23, 2023

CENTCAST Episode 1: Welcome to CENTCAST


Welcome to the inaugural episode of CENTCAST, the official podcast of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). CENTCOM, a US military command focused on the Middle East, Central Asia, and Levant, is America's premier warfighting command. This year, 2023, is the 40th anniversary of the formation of CENTCOM and CENTCAST, recorded at the CENTCOM headquarters in Tampa, Florida, tells the story of CENTCOM history. It is a history of grand American military figures, valorous actions, and the most critical moments in America's post-Vietnam combat history. In this first, short episode, hosts Joe Buccino and Joe Crespo introduce the program and offer a brief overview of CENTCOM history. CENTCAST is created for leaders serving in CENTCOM, national security officials focused on the Middle East, and anyone interested in the history of a fascinating region.