Military / Veterans / Patriotism Keynote Speakers
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Military, Veterans and Patriotism keynote speakers exude duty, loyalty, honor and service to one's country above all else.
Keynotes: 9 Books: 4 Videos: 9
Afterburner, Inc. Featured
Business Experts on Flawless Execution
We believe Elite Military professionals’ experience with execution, leadership, communication, teamwork & discipline empower individuals, teams and organizations to optimize performance while pursuing and achieving a culture of excellence.Afterburner’s keynotes, team building seminars and training programs utilize the Flawless Execution methodology to attain that objective - Flawless Execution!
Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 13
Mike Abrashoff Featured
Former US Navy Commander of USS Benfold, Author, Leadership Consultant
Mike Abrashoff took command of the Navy’s near-worst performing ship. In twelve months it became the Navy’s best ship – using the same crew. “I created a culture where people felt safe, empowered, and supported. My crew did the rest.” Mike’s book, It’s Your Ship, sold over 1.3 million copies.
Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 13
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour Featured
America's First Black Female Combat Pilot; Former Marine & Cop; Author, Zero to Breakthrough; and Consultant to Business
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour went from beat cop to US Marine Corps combat pilot in three years, flying over the deserts of Iraq. As America’s first Black female combat pilot, she realized many people want to create breakthroughs in their own lives, they just don’t know how. Her mantra: Get Gutsy!
Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 9
Jason Harris Featured
No Fail Trust | Leadership & Trust | USAF Special Operations Pilot | USAF Academy Instructor
Jason Harris is a motivational speaker, consultant, and certified character coach who values dedication, service and excellence. As a decorated combat veteran, Jason brings unique perspectives gained from his battlefield experience to your organization, empowering you to unleash the untapped potential of your employees.
Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 8
Jose Hernandez Featured
Former NASA Astronaut; Entrepreneur; Farmer; Vintner; Author
Jose Hernandez's talk is an effective motivational talk where individuals leave so inspired, they re-evaluate and upgrade their personal and professional goals in life. He shares a simple yet effective recipe that serves as an valuable tool in the empowerment process.
Keynotes: 9 Books: 11 Videos: 6
Commander Mary Kelly Featured
Renowned Economist and Leadership Expert
Mary Kelly, PhD, CDR, US Navy (retired) is a nationally recognized and renowned economist and leadership expert specializing in improving business efficiency and maximizing available resources.
Keynotes: 7 Books: 2 Videos: 3
Carey Lohrenz Featured
First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in North America
World’s 1st Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, Flew Missions Worldwide as a Combat-Mission-Ready United States Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot; appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR, TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, Author of Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck (2014)
Keynotes: 9 Books: 1 Videos: 10
Eric Maddox Featured
Negotiator; Author; Consultant; Army Veteran
Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location of Saddam Hussein. Eric is a consultant and author, he delivers empathy based listening as the number one tool for building trust and maximizing influence in all areas of life.
Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 21
Col. Nicole Malachowski, USAF (Ret.) Featured
First Woman Thunderbird Pilot; Combat Veteran; Fighter Squadron Commander; White House Fellow & Adviser; Indomitable Spirit
Nicole Malachowski had a dream: Become an Air Force fighter pilot. She achieved that and more. The first-ever woman on the elite Thunderbirds, Nicole brings audiences profound lessons on leadership, change, trust, culture, and overcoming the odds based her 21-year career and the tickborne illness that cruelly ended it.
Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4
General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.) Featured
Sixteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
General Peter Pace retired after more than 40 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. He was sixteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff where he served as principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council.
Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 1
Lt. Colonel Kevin Sweeney Featured
Decorated Combat Pilot Turned Fortune 50 Executive
Kevin is the only pilot to have landed a plane successfully with the 2 engines ripped off the left wing during a night combat mission in Desert Storm. He motivates and inspires audiences to have confidence under pressure. He describes how to lead when the heat is on.
Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 20
Ron White Featured
Memory Expert, U.S. Navy Veteran
Ron White is without question one of the top Memory Experts in the world. As a two-time national memory champion, Ron will teach audience members techniques to triple their memory, build relationships by recalling names and faces and much more!
Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 1
West Point Graduate | Former US Army Officer | Ex-NFL Athlete | High Capacity Leadership Expert
Caleb Campbell draws from his deep well of personal stories around attending West Point, serving in the military and playing in the NFL and delivers a transformational and authentic message that helps leaders make the internal shifts that result in exernal leaps.
Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 3
LCDR Rorke T. Denver has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in many international hot spots. He starred in the hit film Act of Valor, which is based on true SEAL adventures and has a New York Times Bestseller.
Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 5
Captain Chad Fleming
Retired U.S. Army Captain, Highly Decorated War Hero, Amputee
Captain Fleming has been deployed overseas six times with the U.S. Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment in support of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his TEN deployments overseas Captain Fleming has been wounded in combat on THREE separate occasions (Gun shot wounds and hand grenades).
Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 1
Thomas A. Kolditz
Retired Brigadier General, Author, and Executive Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders
Thomas Kolditz is a leadership expert, retired Brigadier General, author, and Executive Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. He weaves his personal experiences and abilities as a soldier, skydiver, and scholar into the first-hand study, analysis, and practice of leadership in dangerous circumstances
Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 1
Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc.
James D. "Murph" Murphy, the Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc., has a unique and powerful mix of leadership skills in both the military and business worlds. M
Keynotes: 11 Books: 1 Videos: 3
President and Chief Executive Officer, Take The Limits Off, LLC
Mel Parker is the best-selling author of The Parker Principles: 10 Leadership Force Multipliers and is a highly sought after Educator and Motivational Speaker. Mel has conducted dozens of seminars, training sessions and keynotes in the areas of leadership, trust, culture, productivity and success.
Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 12
Former Navy SEAL Officer, Author of Orange Wounded Warrior Sign at Bethesda Naval Hospital
Jason Redman joined the Navy on September 11, 1992 and spent eleven years as an enlisted SEAL. On September 13, 2007, outside of Fallujah, Iraq, Lieutenant Redman’s Assault Team came under heavy machine gun and small arms fire and he was severely wounded in the ensuing firefight.
Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 1
U.S. Paralympic Athlete; Retired U.S. Navy Officer
Brad is blind. As a part of his rehabilitation process Brad returned to the pool, and after a few months of training earned a spot on the US Paralympic National Team for swimming. At the 2012 Paralympics, he competed in seven events, earning two Gold medals and one Silver medal.
Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4
Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman
Combat veteran, New York Times Bestselling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker
Waldo Waldman is a Hall of Fame Speaker, decorated fighter pilot, executive coach, and author of the New York Times & Wall Street Journal Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage and resilience in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.
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