First Class Father and Legendary Night Stalker Pilot MIKE DURANT joins me for a very special #WarriorWednesday edition of First Class Fatherhood
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!