Chain of Command

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (174)

Chain of Command is a riveting docuseries developed by National Geographic Channel that follows the world of the U.S. military, and the battle against extremism and global terrorism. Aided by Chris Evans' commanding presence and the expertise of Mark Zwirgzdas, Chain of Command takes a deep dive into the complex workings of the military and its various branches.

The series spans eight episodes, each of which focuses on a different aspect of the military's strategy to combat terrorism, from Navy SEALS training to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and fighting the Islamic State (ISIS). The show shows how the U.S. Special Operations Forces are continuously evolving to stay ahead of the threat.

Chain of Command tells the story of the U.S. military's fight against extremism and terrorism from the perspective of the soldiers and commanders who execute the mission. The show takes a different approach from traditional documentaries about the military, which often focus on the big picture of strategy and policy.

Instead, each episode of Chain of Command provides viewers with a unique insight into the daily lives of America's soldiers and the challenges they must face to protect their country. The series focuses on the human story behind the complex and coordinated efforts required to keep America safe.

One of the most striking aspects of Chain of Command is the level of access granted to the filmmakers. The series provides an intimate look at the day-to-day workings of the military, including the lives of the soldiers, their families, and their loved ones. The series features interviews with active soldiers and veterans who share their experiences, as well as candid footage of military exercises and training.

The series also delves into the role of leadership in the military. From the rank and file soldiers to the top brass, Chain of Command explores the importance of strong leadership, effective teamwork, and the ability to make difficult decisions under enormous pressure.

Chain of Command also highlights the importance of technology and innovation in the military. The show illustrates how the military is constantly adapting to ever-changing situations and how technology plays a crucial role in this effort. From the development of new weapons and vehicles to the use of drones and other cutting-edge equipment, the series explores the cutting-edge technology and gear that is being used to combat terrorism and protect America.

Overall, Chain of Command is a thought-provoking and emotionally-charged look at the U.S. military and its ongoing mission to protect America from the threat of extremism and terrorism. With its focus on the human story behind the complex workings of the military, the series offers a unique and personal insight into the lives of those who are fighting to keep America safe. Anyone with an interest in the military, current affairs, or the fight against terrorism will find Chain of Command to be a compelling and insightful series that provides an intimate view of what it takes to protect our country.

Chain of Command is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on January 15, 2018.

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Why We Fight
8. Why We Fight
February 26, 2018
As U.S. Marines get set to leave Afghanistan, reminders of the problems there continue. Meanwhile in Niger, Special Forces endure a tragic loss.
War Without Borders
7. War Without Borders
February 19, 2018
The U.S. looks to finish off ISIS in Syria, fight off corruption in Afghanistan and train local forces in Africa in the war against extremism.
6. Crossroads
February 12, 2018
Marines continue to work with local forces in Afghanistan, while the U.S. also looks to curb extremism across Africa as well as the jungles of Panama.
5. Generations
February 5, 2018
U.S. Marines advise and assist the Afghan army against the Taliban, and one officer watches on Skype as his son is born back home.
The End of the Beginning
4. The End of the Beginning
January 29, 2018
While coalition forces in Iraq gain ground in Mosul, in Trinidad and Tobago, local Muslim leaders are the tip of the spear in the fight against ISIS.
Shoulder to Shoulder
3. Shoulder to Shoulder
January 22, 2018
The war on extremism continues across the globe, from Iraq to Colombia to Afghanistan.
Perception and Reality
2. Perception and Reality
January 15, 2018
As the war on extremism continues globally, the battle for western Mosul begins in Iraq.
By, With & Through
1. By, With & Through
January 15, 2018
Chain of Command begins with a look at the efforts of U.S. and Iraqi forces to regain control of eastern Mosul -- the front lines of the war on extremism.
Where to Watch Chain of Command
Chain of Command is available for streaming on the National Geographic Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Chain of Command on demand at Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and National Geographic.
  • Premiere Date
    January 15, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (174)