- Filtered by:
- Military Leaders
Elite Military Fighter Pilots
Afterburner Inc is a team of elite military professionals that are experts in helping your team pursue Flawless Execution. Using Afterburner’s Flawless Execution methodologies we can help take your team to the next level in performance.
Entrepreneur, Navy SEAL Commander & Author of Be Unstoppable & Build Unstoppable Teams
Alden Mills first started taking control of his life at age twelve—when his doctor told him to learn chess because his childhood asthma would keep him from playing sports. His mother stepped in, telling Alden that he should never let someone else decide his future.
Anthony "AB" Bourke
CEO & Founder of Mach 2 Consulting
Anthony “AB” Bourke is a highly experienced F-16 fighter pilot who has flown tactical missions in countries all over the world.
Captain Ron Johnson, Retired
Best Known for Settling the 2014 Protests in Ferguson, Missouri
On August 14, 2014, five days after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ignited protests throughout the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the nation found an unlikely hero in Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The First Female F-14 Fighter Pilot
In her motivating and engaging keynote presentations, Carey Lohrenz shares her fascinating experiences operating in one of the world’s most challenging environments– an aircraft carrier. She can help your team triumph in this high-risk, time-crunched world.
Burn Survivor, Army Veteran, Actor, & Bestselling Author
J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. J.R. travels the world spreading his message of resilience and optimism and does it all with a smile.
Jason O. Harris
Keynote Speaker, Best-Selling Author and Professional Pilot
Lieutenant Colonel Jason Harris is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, best-selling author, expert thought leader, and professional pilot. As a fourth-generation military member, Jason’s distinguished career in the US Air Force has spanned more than two decades. He has served (continuously) on active duty and currently as Squadron Commander in the Air Force Reserve Command. Since graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, he has flown multiple aircraft over the course of his career including 11 deployments with more than 2,000 combat hours and 470 combat sorties around the globe.
Transgender Veteran & Activist
Veteran Laila Ireland courageously came out as a transgender service member by sharing her story in the Emmy-nominated short film "Transgender, at War and in Love." Today, Laila advocates for LGBTQIA equity by speaking across the country and establishing safe spaces for this critical conversation.
2x Paralympian (2008, 2016), Bronze medalist, Dare2tri co-founder, Keynote Speaker
At first glance Melissa Stockwell may appear to be the quintessential Midwestern-All-American-girl, but she is far more. She is an American war hero who has triumphed over personal tragedy to achieve greatness, World Champion status, and she has dedicated her life to chasing remarkable accomplishments while giving back to others, particularly those who face challenges similar to her own.
Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship
Mike Abrashoff speaks on leadership, managing change, execution, safety, innovation, organizational culture and related topics.