Colonel Bob "Lightning" Freniere, USAF (Ret.)

I am retired senior military officer with 30+ years of military experience and I am involved in a start-up motivational speaking/mentoring business. I hold a BS degree and am a Distinguished Military Graduate of The Citadel, hold a MA from the U.S. Naval War College, MS, MA and am a PhD/ABD from the University of Cincinnati. I've been privileged to teach in middle schools, high schools, colleges and currently am a Professor of Intelligence Studies with American Military University. I've been: an US Army Armor and Military Intelligence Officer, served as a Deputy Sheriff, am an Eagle Scout, been a successful yacht racer, am a published author, have written a screen play about returning to the moon, entitled RETURN TO TRANQUILITY, and am currently writing a Western novel. After military retirement, I have been working as a national security consultant for the US Government.