Mail Call

Season 1 – Mail Call (2002)

Season 1, Episode 1: Tank/Gatling Gun/Samurai Sword

Original Air Date—4 August 2002


"Mail Call" (2002): Season 1: Episode 2 -- Mail Call takes a glimpse into the future of combat, led by the 'Land Warrior.'

Season 1, Episode 2: Knights Armor; WWI backpack; landmine

Original Air Date—8 November 2002


Season 1, Episode 3: Flak Vest/Medieval Crossbows/WWI Pilots

Original Air Date—18 August 2002

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 1: Episode 4 -- Mail Call takes a look at the far-from-rapid-fire technology behind Civil War cannons.

Season 1, Episode 4: Civil War Cannoneers/Night Vision/Clearing a Minefield

Original Air Date—25 August 2002

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 1: Episode 5 -- Mail Call takes a trip back to the days of the cavalry and sees what kind of saddles our soldiers were fighting on.

Season 1, Episode 5: Landing Craft (LCAC)/U.S. Cavalry Saddles/Gas Masks

Original Air Date—1 September 2002

Season 1, Episode 6: Mortars/WWII G’I’s Personal Items/Native-American Arrows

Original Air Date—8 September 2002

Season 1, Episode 7: GI Chow

Original Air Date—15 September 2002

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 1: Episode 8 -- Mail Call takes a look at the various types of foxholes, and puts some modern day men to the task.

Season 1, Episode 8: Revolutionary War Musket/Jousting/Foxholes

Original Air Date—22 September 2002

Season 1, Episode 9: The Pilum/WWII Rockets/First Rockets

Original Air Date—29 September 2002

Season 1, Episode 10: Ninja Weapons/Flamethrowers/Military Dogs

Original Air Date—5 October 2002

Season 1, Episode 11: Dinner in a Pouch

Original Air Date—7 October 2002

Season 1, Episode 12: HIMARS Rocket Launcher

Original Air Date—21 October 2002

Season 1, Episode 13: Marine Camouflage: Army’s New Armored Vehicle

Original Air Date—28 October 2002

Season 2 – Mail Call (2003)

Season 2, Episode 1: Grenade Launchers/Grape Shot/Shrapnel/Jet Packs

Original Air Date—15 December 2003

Season 2, Episode 2: Civil War Rifles/1st Missile Sub/Navy Divers’ Gear/Bowie Knife

Original Air Date—22 December 2002

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 2: Episode 4 -- How does the Marines' amphibious assault vehicle float? Can a jeep float?  How did medieval battering rams work?

Season 2, Episode 4: Marine Weapons Training/Greek Phalanx

Original Air Date—19 January 2003

Season 2, Episode 6: LAV/Landing Craft/Doughboy: OPFOR/Military Salute

Original Air Date—2 February 2003

Season 2, Episode 8: Self-Propelled Artillery/Matchlock Musket/Airships/Blue Angels

Original Air Date—2 March 2003

Season 2, Episode 9: Anti-Truck Rocket/Bazooka: HQ Tour – Tactical Operations Center

Original Air Date—9 March 2003

Season 2, Episode 10: Medieval Weapons/Lewis Gun/Carrier Pigeons/Anti-Tank

Original Air Date—15 March 2003

Season 2, Episode 11: Amphibious Assault Vehicle/Jeep/Medieval Battering Ram/Ball Tu

Original Air Date—23 March 2003

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 2: Episode 12 -- Mail Call investigates the very first combat helicopter.

Season 2, Episode 12: Unmanned Aircraft/Bogey/1st Combat Helicopter/Forward Observers

Original Air Date—6 April 2003

Season 2, Episode 13: Newest Coast Guard Ship/Carrier Battle Group/Tanks/XM-29 Rifle

Original Air Date—12 April 2003

Season 2, Episode 16: Pilot Survival Kit

Original Air Date—29 December 2002

Season 2, Episode 18: Modern Parachutes

Original Air Date—26 January 2003

Season 2, Episode 20: Missile Silos

Original Air Date—9 February 2003

Season 3 – Mail Call (2003-2004)

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 3: Episode 1 -- How do we train our military pilots? How did the U.S. manage to pull off the daring Doolittle Raid against the Japanese during World War Two? What kind of radios does the military use in the field these days?


Season 3, Episode 1: Episode #3.1

Original Air Date—5 July 2003

Season 3, Episode 5: M-16/Viet Cong Booby Traps/Super-Secret Ravens/Wild Weasels/Vietnam River Patrol Boats/Green Berets

Original Air Date—10 August 2003

Season 3, Episode 6: Marine Sniper Rifle/BlowGun/Mulberry Harbor/French Resistance/Frontline Medical

Original Air Date—17 August 2003

Season 3, Episode 9: Resuply at Sea

Original Air Date—14 September 2003

Season 3, Episode 28: Tank Ammo

Original Air Date—13 July 2003

Season 3, Episode 33: Loading Palettes: C-17 Cargo Aircraft

Original Air Date—31 August 2003

Season 4, Episode 3: Navy Graveyard

Original Air Date—18 January 2004

Season 4, Episode 4: Guided Missile Destroyer

Original Air Date—25 January 2004

Season 4, Episode 11: Paratrooper Jump Gear/Weapons/Communications/Medical Gear

Original Air Date—11 April 2004

Season 4, Episode 12: Fast Attack Submarine

Original Air Date—25 April 2004

Season 4, Episode 13: Mk V Special Operations Craft

Original Air Date—2 May 2004

Season 4, Episode 44: Marine Corps FAST Teams

Original Air Date—25 January 2004

Season 5, Episode 4: Desert Ducks

Original Air Date—25 July 2004

Season 5, Episode 5: D Day

Original Air Date—6 June 2004
The Gunny tours the battlefields of Normandy and shows the gear used by “the boys” back in 44.One hour special.

Season 5, Episode 6: Maritime Safety & Security Teams

Original Air Date—8 August 2004

Season 5, Episode 8: P3 Orion

Original Air Date—29 August 2004

Season 5, Episode 11: XM8/Spencer/AC-47 Spooky/Small Diameter Bomb/Gotha Bomber

Original Air Date—28 September 2004

"Mail Call" (2002): Season 5: Episode 12 -- Mail Call teaches us the subtle differences between zeppelins, dirigibles, and other flying vessels.

Season 5, Episode 12: Rapid Fielding Initiative/Anti-Tank and Anti-Anti-Tank/Blimp Sub-hunters/Cloud Car

Original Air Date—3 October 2004

Season 5, Episode 14: Celebrity Golf Tournament, Gala Ball and Auction

Original Air Date—9 November 2004

Season 6, Episode 1: Ballista/Pedersen Device/Peashooter

Original Air Date—4 March 2005

Season 6, Episode 5: The Pentagon

Original Air Date—29 April 2005

Season 6, Episode 8: Iwo Jima Special

Original Air Date—27 May 2005

Season 6, Episode 10: B2 Bomber

Original Air Date—10 June 2005

Season 7, Episode 5: Tiger Stripe

Original Air Date—20 November 2005
The Gunny gives us a lesson on the history of Vietnam Tiger Stripe camo and the potato digger machine gun.

Afghanistan

Original Air Date—????

Back to Vietnam

Original Air Date—????

Fort Knox

Original Air Date—30 March 2007

Strategic Operations Tactical Training

Original Air Date—20 November 2006


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