Gary Pinkerton talks with Whiz Buckley, former decorated Navy Fighter Pilot, graduate of Top Gun, and founder of Top Gun Options LLC, about Whiz’s service, how he used his military training to start his own company, and how veterans are in a much better situation than you might realize.
[4:28] Whiz’s first day at American Airlines was supposed to be September 11, 2001
[10:24] Lessons learned in the military really transferred over to business consulting
[15:55] Military veterans have a big leg up on other employees because they’re teachable and have ingrained leadership qualities
[20:12] Whiz’s son is attempting to become a Marine