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Welcome to the Admiral's Almanac and the wit and wisdom of retired Rear Admiral Garry Hall. He shares with you the leadership lessons he has learned in a life at sea, in the air, industry, and politics. Leaders are made and not born. Learn from the admiral and improve your personal and professional life.

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Mar 30, 2021

Captain Shaun McAndrew, United States Navy (retired,) is definitely a woman of distinction. United States Naval Academy Graduate, Electrical Engineer, Naval Aviator, Commanding Officer, and Educator. She is an inspiration to all women of any age. Learn how a childhood vacation set her on a path to greatness. Listen...


Jan 13, 2021

The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies, better known across the industry as NAILBA, is the premier trade association promoting financial security and consumer choice in the insurance and financial services marketplace through independent, wholesale brokerage distribution channels. NAILBA...


Dec 7, 2020

I was recently asked to speak at the University of Oklahoma's Global Risks and Threats Leadership Forum. I was interviewed by internationally award winning CNN analyst, Adriana Sanford. We covered my time on the National Security Councill. I discuss the NSC process and its people, how the President makes...


Nov 23, 2020

Welcome to November, a month when we honor or veterans and also raise awareness of men's health issues. In this episode I talk with a fellow Naval Academy Grad and Naval Aviator about prostate cancer and his leadership in raising awareness among our veterans. Mike "Bing" Crosby and I discuss our journeys from diagnosis...


Nov 16, 2020

Rear Admiral Kevin Quinn is the quintessential Naval Officer, His leadership was honed at sea as he led at every opportunity and commanded at every level. Anyone considering a career at sea will learn valuable lessons of leadership from one of the Navy's best Surface Warfare Officers. Admiral Quinn bleeds Navy Blue and...