Rear Adm. Patrick Moneymaker has commanded the Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron, served as commander of Naval Space Command and flew fighter missions during the Vietnam War. In 2011, he took on a different role: president of the newly formed mission solutions group at Epsilon Systems.
For much of his career as a naval aviator, Capt. John Pettitt (Ret.) had to rely largely on himself. He flew single-seat jets, like A-4s, A-7s and F-18s, making him not quite a lone wolf, but hyperaware of his own surroundings and responsibilities.
Henry J. "Jim" Bedinger likes to serve those who serve. Whether it's through his work at Navy Federal Credit Union, or with about a half-dozen military-oriented nonprofit groups, he tries to make life easier for soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen.
John Frager, now the executive managing director of office services for the Americas with commercial real estate firm CB Richard Ellis, knew at an early age that he wanted to join the U.S. Navy and be a pilot, inspired by his father, Jack Frager, who flew an F-9 Cougar.
Leaders can make or break the careers of those who serve around them. In the case of retired Rear Adm. Jose Betancourt, a former surface warfare officer, one leader almost broke his career and another picked up the pieces.
Patricia Reily, who retired from the Navy in 1995 as a commander, was the human resources director at Moffett field and she was the first woman to run a 40-bed counseling assistance center for drug and alcohol abuse in the Philippines.
Dale Stein, Partner of Voice Smart Networks describes how his thirty year old company can manage and maintain your company's phone, computer and entire intrastructure with their technology specialists and support.
Jan. 30, 2013 -- Robotics was a big part of the AFCEA/USNI West 2013 conference. Reporter Carlos Rico checks out some of the latest technology, including a water robot, and the robotics youth movement at the conference.
June 20, 2012 -- Lynn Reaser, chief economist at the Fermanian Business & Economic Institute of Point Loma Nazarene University, discusses the details of SDMAC's 2012 San Diego Military Economic Impact Study and concludes that the military continues to be San Diego's most important economic driver.