Inspecting the hurricane we're about to descend into

I'll go to any length to seek out American virtues and celebrate them. 

So I took a film crew into some hurricanes to capture the heroic and selfless service of an elite group of Air Force aviators.

Hurricane Hunters

Executive producer / director / creator of this documentary TV series.

Spent two years flying into hurricanes with the Air Force's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, which gathers key pieces of weather data (from inside the eye) that allow meteorologists to predict landfall location, saving lives.

Touching the Dragon

Wrote this book about war, hell, and surviving trauma with Jimmy Hatch. Our objective with the book was to tell a story that can help save lives.

Published by Knopf (2018) and Vintage (2019). 

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Less Hell, More Angel

Shining a light on the people who engender brotherhood.

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Creating initiatives

that inspire, unite, and sometimes become lifelines.

Resurrecting Warbirds

Finding new ways to honor the legacy of WWII aviators.

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The Interceptors

Executive producer/director/creator of this series in development.

Objective: shine a light on selfless people who risk themselves for others.

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Grabbing some footage during an embed

with federal drug interdiction agents

HALO: Freefall Warriors

Executive producer/creator of this Discovery Channel documentary.

Embedded with the Army's Military Freefall School.

Creating businesses to solve problems

Founded SoldierFuel energy bars

After discovering that civilian Army bureaucrats were pumping dangerous trans fat into Soldiers via their rations, I pioneered the movement to end trans fat in troop feeding.  My brothers and I became the Army’s R&D partner in performance nutrition, and we created the healthier (and zero trans-fat) Soldier Fuel energy bar (which is now featured in the U.S. Special Operations Forces Nutrition Guide and used by militaries worldwide). 


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