CHARLIE PLUMB

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: California

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • The Power of Choice Adversity
  • Teamwork
  • Change
  • Empowerment

Categories

Change | Inspiration | Motivation | Patriotism | Teamwork | Celebrity | HR / Workplace | Leadership | Master of Ceremonies | Moderator | Personal Development | Author

Biography

A testament to the strength of the human spirit, Charles Plumb endured the most extreme hardship and used the experience to transform his life in a profound way.

As a farm kid from a small town in Kansas, Captain Plumb fantasized about airplanes; he never dreamed that he might, one day, have the opportunity to pilot one. It would be the United States Navy that afforded Plumb the opportunity to live out that dream.

Captain Charlie Plumb graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis and completed Navy Flight Training and reported to Miramar Naval Air Station in San Diego. He made his mark there helping to develop the Navy Fighter Weapons School–known to all as “TOP GUN.”

His next appointment was to the Aircraft Carrier Kitty Hawk where he was assigned one of the Navy’s hottest jets, the F-4 Phantom. Captain Plumb flew 74 successful combat missions over North Vietnam and made well over 100 carrier landings. On his 75th mission, just five days before the end of his tour, Plumb was shot down over Hanoi, taken prisoner, starved, tortured repeatedly, and survived the next 2,103 days as a Prisoner of War.

During his nearly six years of captivity, Charlie Plumb distinguished himself among his fellow prisoners as a professional in underground communications, and served for two of those years as the Chaplain in his camp.

Since his return home, more than 5,000 audiences in nearly every industry have been spellbound as Captain Charlie Plumb draws parallels between his P.O.W. experience and the challenges of everyday life. He has shared his message to an even wider public through appearances on Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper 360, MSNBC with Thomas Roberts, “The Seventies” with Wolf Blitzer, CNN New Day with Chris Cuomo, Yahoo! News with Bianna Golodryga, and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

One of the most sought-after achievement speakers of his time, Charlie Plumb’s presentations are as he is, sincere, straightforward, humorous, and tailored to motivate each specific audience he encounters. His insights on how to cope with the difficulties as well as the opportunities in life have a positive impact on those who hear his message, those who read his books, and those who come to know him as a friend.

Captain Plumb’s Military honors include the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, (2) Purple Hearts, and the P.O.W. Medal.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • I'm No Hero (1995)
  • The Last Domino (1975)

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Dayna Steele

Dayna Steele, YourDailySuccessTip.com CEO, brings her fascinating and unique background as a former radio personality for one of Houston’s most popular rock stations to captivated audiences near and far. Her brushes with the famous and infamous eventually led her to
More>>

Jason Ma

Jason Ma 馬良傑 is a sought-after keynote and motivational speaker, masterclass leader, Board advisor, global business rainmaker, mentor of next-generation leaders, applied researcher, and acclaimed author. As one of the world’s top experts in G20 business, geopolitics, leadership, parenting, education,
More>>

Bobby Rahal
As a racecar driver, Bobby Rahal won three CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams) championships and 24 races, including the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1981, the 1986 Indianapolis 500, and the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1987. Bobby Rahal
More>>

Peter Lemon
Peter C. Lemon is among the most dynamic public speakers of our time. An Ambassador of courage, determination, and triumph, he profoundly enriches the lives of others.

Mr. Lemon is one of the youngest surviving recipients of America's highest award,
More>>


TRANSLATE:

The luxury christian louboutin schuhe can make you perfect in your life. I just like Christian Louboutin Schuhe.

Also, while I simply cannot justify the purchase of replica watches based on its complications alone (I'm long past that excuse), a second time zone has become something that I actually use. But would I take these Replica Watches anywhere or is it too ostentatious?

Cartier's achievements in Swiss Fake Rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. You should know men always like watches. They will cost much for fake watches. Sometimes men also like best replica watches in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury replica watches can make you perfect in your life. I just like Replica Watches for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled the representation of time with replica watches market. The pieces that adhere to the replica watches uk highest standards.You may like designer replica watches online. They are high quality replica watches to men. Its past as an inventor has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Replica Watches UK store for sale.