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Syndication

Our guest on this Podcast is Garin Tentschert. He is the Seattle Base Chief Pilot for Alaska Airlines, and he is currently serving as a Colonel in the USAF Reserve.

Garin shares his remarkable journey that started when he was a "Surfer Dude" in Southern California. 

He mistakenly enrolled in an Aviation class at San Diego State University. On the first day of school, he realized that the class was actually an Air Force ROTC course. He immediately knew that he was going to drop that class as soon as he could. But the Professor saw something in Garin, and talked him into staying. As they say, the rest was history!

Garin tells us about the leadership lessons that he learned along the way, and the struggles that he had early on in Air Force Pilot Training.

Captain Tentschert says "Part of being a great leader is knowing how to follow. Sometimes, you have to shut up and listen".

Direct download: Garin.mp3
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