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Join Air Force Fighter Pilot Justin Lee as he interviews world-class performers. From elite Navy SEALs to Ivy League Doctors, he talks with the top people in their field on what makes them successful. Justin Lee is a graduate of the Air Force Academy. He spent the majority of his career as an F-16 Viper pilot and transitioned to the Air Force's newest stealth fighter, the F-35 Lightning II. He has 400 hours of Combat Flight Time and 4 Air Medals. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron employed the most ordinance since the opening days of the war. This podcast goes into the routines and mindset behind success--exploring nutrition, sleep, exercise, meditation, time management, prioritizing, self-talk, and more.

Join Air Force Fighter Pilot Justin Lee as he interviews world-class performers. From elite Navy SEALs to Ivy League Doctors, he talks with the top people in their field on what makes them successful. Justin Lee is a graduate of the Air Force Academy. He spent the majority of his career as an F-16 Viper pilot and transitioned to the Air Force's newest stealth fighter, the F-35 Lightning II. He has 400 hours of Combat Flight Time and 4 Air Medals. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron employed the most ordinance since the opening days of the war. This podcast goes into the routines and mindset behind success--exploring nutrition, sleep, exercise, meditation, time management, prioritizing, self-talk, and more.
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Join Air Force Fighter Pilot Justin Lee as he interviews world-class performers. From elite Navy SEALs to Ivy League Doctors, he talks with the top people in their field on what makes them successful. Justin Lee is a graduate of the Air Force Academy. He spent the majority of his career as an F-16 Viper pilot and transitioned to the Air Force's newest stealth fighter, the F-35 Lightning II. He has 400 hours of Combat Flight Time and 4 Air Medals. In 2017, he returned from Afghanistan where his squadron employed the most ordinance since the opening days of the war. This podcast goes into the routines and mindset behind success--exploring nutrition, sleep, exercise, meditation, time management, prioritizing, self-talk, and more.

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Host of the "Airline Pilot Guy" podcast and one of the most senior airline pilots flying--Captain Jeff

5/7/2019
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Jeff Nielsen, also known as “Capt. Jeff” is the host of the very successful "Airline Pilot Guy" Podcast. After seven years in the U.S. Air Force as a C-141B and T-37 Instructor Pilot, he was hired by a very large, international “legacy” airline (we refer to it as “Acme Air”). His 30 year airline career has included flight time in the B-727 (all seats), L-1011 (First Officer), and the “Mad Dog” MD-88/90 (Captain). I had a great time talking with Capt. Jeff. He has the calm demeanor and...

Duration:00:58:14

The first woman to solo across Antarctica: polar explorer Felicity Aston

4/30/2019
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Felicity Aston is a British Polar Explorer living in Reykjavik, Iceland. In 2012 she became the first person in the world to ski alone across Antarctica. The journey of 1744 km (1080 miles) took her 59 days and gave her a place in the book of Guinness World Records. More than a decade before, her first journey to Antarctica was as a meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey to monitor climate and ozone activity. She went on to complete numerous journeys in Antarctica and other polar...

Duration:00:59:42

The only person who’s won a Super Bowl and been a fighter pilot--Chad Hennings

4/16/2019
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Chad Hennings is is a three time NFL Super Bowl Champion with the Dallas Cowboys, a former A-10 fighter pilot, an author, a speaker and an entrepreneur. Chad attended the United States Air Force Academy. There he was honored academically as well as on the gridiron. Named most valuable athlete at the Academy, he also earned: defensive player of the year honors from the Western Athletic Conference, a spot on the WAC’s All-Decade Team, the 1987 Outland Trophy, MVP of the 1988 Freedom Bowl,...

Duration:00:51:33

A day in the life of an Editor and Writer--Alex Hollings

4/10/2019
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Alex Hollings writes on a breadth of subjects. His writing can be found on a number of websites; most notably FighterSweep.com, where Hollings serves as editor, TheNEWSREP.com, where Hollings serves as a Senior Staff Writer, and Popular Mechanics. He can also be heard regularly on SOFREP Radio and on All Marine Radio. In this episode we talk about (in order): Check out all the interviews at https://www.professionalsplaybook.com/listen Instagram/ Facebook-- @justinfighterpilot

Duration:00:43:19

Launching into space and commanding the International Space Station--NASA astronaut Terry Virts

4/2/2019
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Terry Virts is a U.S. Air Force test / fighter pilot and a NASA veteran of two spaceflights – a two-week mission onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2010 and a 200-day flight to the Space Station in 2015. He is a leader, speaker, and author who is currently working on multiple projects, including a new book and television series. His seven months in space included piloting the Space Shuttle, commanding the International Space Station, three spacewalks, and performing scientific...

Duration:00:50:07

CIA Officer and author of "Breaking Cover, My Secret Life in the CIA"--Michele Rigby Assad

3/19/2019
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Michele Rigby Assad is a former undercover officer in the National Clandestine Service of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Trained as a counterterrorism specialist, Michele served her country for ten years, working in Iraq and other secret Middle Eastern locations. Upon retirement from active service, Michele and her husband (also a former agent) began leading teams to aid refugees, including a rescue mission to Iraq that was featured on ABC's 20/20. Michele holds a master's degree in...

Duration:00:44:52

"The Fighter Pilot Podcast" host and TOP GUN Instructor--Vincent "Jell-O" Aiello

3/5/2019
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Jell-O has been the most requested guest since this podcast started. Today he was kind enough to be interviewed and lived up to the hype. Jell-O spent nearly 25 years in service flying mainly the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet but also the F-16 Fighting Falcon during an adversary tour. He accrued over 3,800 flight hours and 705 carrier landings, having served as a TOPGUN instructor and air wing operations officer. Jell-O left the Navy in 2017 and now flies for a major airline. He also...

Duration:00:58:56

Fighter Pilot, ER Doctor, and Firefighter: the most interesting man in the world (part II)--Jason Patten

2/19/2019
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Minute 47:00 of this episode has a story that nearly brought a tear to my eye. Having been deployed to combat, I've seen the incredible team effort to save lives that he talks about. It's truly awe inspiring to see the military men and women, most under 30 years old, come together and sacrifice so that others may live. I am confident that as long as I live, I will never see a focused team effort like I did in the mountains of Afghanistan. It's unfortunate that war seems to be the catalyst...

Duration:00:53:01

Race Car Champion and youngest to finish the 24 hours of Le Mans --Gunnar Jeannette

2/12/2019
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Gunnar Jeanette is a professional race car driver. At the age of 18 he became the youngest ever driver to finish the 24 hours of Le Mans. He has since raced there an additional seven times. He also competed in the American Le Mans Series, the Rolex Sports Car Series, and the World Endurance Championship—winning the 2005 Gran Am Cup team championship, the 2011 ALMS LMPC Driver Championship, and the 2013 ELMS GTE Team Championship. He currently races in the IMSA Weathertech Championship. In...

Duration:01:06:45

Similarities between the S.W.A.T. team and fighter pilots--Mike Doyle

2/5/2019
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Mike Doyle is an active Special Weapons and Tactics team member, known as S.W.A.T. He also hosts a podcast called Tactical Tangents that delves into decision making, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork. The mission of the S.W.A.T. team is to provide the police department with the capability to resolve high-risk situations. Examples of their missions include hostage situations, barricaded suspects, high-risk search warrants and raids, VIP protection details, and...

Duration:00:55:10

Red-Cell Navy SEAL, BUD/S Instructor--Ron Montgomery

1/29/2019
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Ron “Monty” Montgomery served as a US Navy SEAL for nearly 26 years. He served 16 years as an enlisted man before accepting a commission as a SEAL Warrant Officer. After completing Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S) at the age of 18 he went on to SEAL Team Two where he was also a member of the East Coast Navy Parachute Team. After his time in SEAL Team Two, Monty went back to BUD/S as an instructor, overseeing thousands of SEAL candidates. Monty served in nearly all of the...

Duration:01:03:50

Fighter Pilot, Delta Pilot, Ranger Grad, Harvard Grad: The real life most interesting man in the world- Stephen 'Boards' Kaminski

1/22/2019
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'Boards' Kaminski is the real life most interesting man in the world. He is a F-16 Fighter Pilot in the Air National Guard and flies for Delta Airlines. He is a graduate of Harvard's Kennedy School, Army Ranger School, and was the youngest graduate of the prestigious Air Force Weapons School. He's hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro, runs marathons and more. In this conversation we talk about his mental mindset for accomplishing a large multi-year goal. We discuss Harvard, Ranger school, as well as...

Duration:01:17:05

How to call in Airstrikes with elite 6'5 240 lb Machine 'Nasty' Staggs

1/14/2019
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Nasty Staggs is the premiere Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) for the US Air Force. His awards include--9th Air Force Tactical Journeyman of the Year, Jacob Fraser JTAC of the year, Fighter Wing Lance Sijan Award, and the David Gray WIC instructor of the Year Award. Nasty’s an expert in calling in airstrikes. Whether he’s traveling with a conventional force or attached to a special ops team, Nasty is responsible for putting ordnance on the enemy. He has deployed to combat 7 times...

Duration:01:06:17

F-16 Flight Doc and Neuroradiologist Fellow at Duke University--Dr. Clint Davidson

1/2/2019
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Dr. Clint Davidson served as a USAF Flight Doctor for the 80th Fighter Squadron, known as the HeadHunters. As an expert in aerospace medicine, he kept the pilots in peak mental and physical condition. He also accumulated 72 hours of flight time in the F-16. Clint is now a Neuroradiologist fellow at Duke University. In this episode, we go into how he selects his doctors, whether he'll let his kids play football, and how he excels at retaining information. He also discusses how a mentor’s...

Duration:01:00:26

Lessons from a legendary Fighter Pilot--Matt 'Freq' Casey

1/2/2019
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Lt Col. Matt ‘Freq’ Casey is a legend in the Fighter Pilot community. He’s shot the most high-speed anti-radiation missiles (HARM) in combat, he’s a graduate of the prestigious Air Force Weapons School, and recently retired after a 23 year career in the Air Force. He’s flown combat missions in Operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch, and Allied Force while shooting 11 HARM missiles at enemy surface-to-air missile (SAM) sites. Freq is best described as a warrior monk. Aside from his...

Duration:01:04:40

Introducing The Professionals Playbook

1/2/2019
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Welcome to The Professionals Playbook, my name is Justin Lee. I'm an Air Force fighter pilot--I flew the F-16 Viper and now fly the F-35 Lightning II. I get a chance to work with amazing people from various fields. They have a lot of insights that we can all learn from. The goal fo this podcast is to share that information so that it can reach a wider audience and you, the listener, can incorporate their lessons learned. If you're intrigued, go ahead and subscribe so you can see when a...

Duration:00:03:06