Fly With Waldo

Be A Community Wingman

     As we approach our great nation's birthday, I wanted to share a rewarding experience I recently had with my family.   This past Father’s Day, I was thrilled to be honored as the "Hometown Hero" at the Atlanta Braves game. It was truly a special occasion and I was blessed to be...

Focus on who, not how

if you're overwhelemd when it comes to accomplishing your goals, focus on who, not how.

Are you Preparing for Gold?

The Olympics are amazing, and 2018 was no exception. The competitive spirit, excitement and drama made it one of the best I’ve seen in years.   But beyond the actual competition, what astonishes me most about the games is the back story of each athlete – the hurdles and sacrifices each went through to get...

Be the type of American worth fighting for

As we approach Veterans Day, many of you may be wondering how you can express your sincere gratitude for those who fought (and continue to fight) for the freedoms that our flag represents. After all, if you’ve never worn a military uniform or tasted the sting of battle, it can be difficult to express thanks to...

Moments of Silence – How to Cultivate Gratitude in Life

Moments of Silence – How to Cultivate Gratitude in Life

My days as a cadet at the Air Force Academy were truly remarkable.  The intensity, military regimen, and intense discipline were quite new to me as young teenager.   What stood out most were the meals. (more…)

THE POWER OF THANK YOU

THE POWER OF THANK YOU

The two most important words that inspire action are thank you.   During most of my time in the military, I rarely said thank you to the troops that mattered...especially the younger, enlisted folks.   After all, I was the fighter pilot. I had the Air Force Academy ring. I was an officer. They worked for...