GDA wishes to celebrate America's history as well as its heroes, servicemen, and trailblazers that continue to make a difference each and every day.
Highlighted below is a selection of fantastic speakers that have served their country in a variety of different ways.
Eric Maddox
The Interrogator Behind Saddam Hussein's Capture

Eric Maddox was a new interrogator in 2003 on his first deployment since 9/11 when he conducted over 300 interrogations which led to the capture of Saddam Hussein. Upon completion of the mission and for his direct role in the special operation, Eric received the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Director’s Award, the Legion of Merit, and the Bronze Star.
Jose Hernandez
Retired NASA Astronaut

After a 10-year career as a NASA astronaut, Hernandez left the government agency in January 2011 to serve as executive director for Strategic Operations at aerospace company MEI Technologies Inc. in Houston. Jose's keynotes inspire others to re-evaluate and upgrade their personal and professional goals in life. 
Carey Lohrenz
First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in North America

As the world's first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot, Carey flew missions worldwide. Carey’s experience in the all-male environment of fighter aviation and her ability to pass on the lessons learned in her career allow her to deliver insight and guidance from a credible platform on leadership, high performing teams, and peak performance.
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