Sept. 18, 2019

#243 Mike Durant

#243 Mike Durant

Episode 243 Mike Durant is a First Class Father and retired Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Master Aviator in the 160th SOAR. In 1993 his Black Hawk Helicopter, Super Six Four, was shot down in Mogadishu Somalia in what became known as Black Hawk Down. Mike was taken prisoner and released after 11 days. His book, In The Company Of Heroes, documents his life and the incident in great detail. His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star with Valor Device, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, three Air Medals, Prisoner of War Medal, and many others. In this Episode Mike discusses what it’s like to be a Dad while serving as a Special Operations Pilot, how he disciplines his children, how he came about becoming a Night Stalker Pilot, his current career, what’s coming next, he offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! In The Company Of Heroes - https://www.amazon.com/Company-Heroes-Personal-Story-Behind/dp/0451219937 Family Aviation Challenge - https://www.spacecamp.com/aviation/family First Class Fatherhood is sponsored by: MANSCAPED Save 20% + Free Shipping Visit - https://www.manscaped.com Promo Code - Father SeatGeek SAVE $20 OFF Tickets by Visiting seatgeek.com Use Promo Code: FIRSTCLASS First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Visit my instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support