We cordially invite you to join us for an encore of the 11th episode of the High-Tech Sunday podcast on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 3:00 PM EST. For the eleventh episode, Captain Donnie Cochran talks about his experience as the first African American pilot to fly with The Blue Angels, the flight demonstration squadron of the United States Navy.
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Capt. Donnie Cochran’s Navy career included duty as a fighter pilot, flying the RF-8G and F-14A & D from the decks of the aircraft carriers USS Nimitz, USS Coral Sea, USS Enterprise, USS Ranger, and the USS Kitty Hawk. Capt. Cochran was the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer of Fighter Squadron 111. Capt. Cochran’s distinguished career also included two tours with the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (The Blue Angels).
Now, Capt. Cochran is a recognized expert and “motivational teacher” in both the military and business sectors, who inspires high-performance in individuals and organizations to achieve heightened and sustained performance in both their personal and professional lives.
Capt. Cochran has received many awards and honors including the Distinguished Graduate Award from Savannah State University, the 1989 Black Engineer of the Year Award from Career Communications Group, two Legion of Merit Medals, (3) Meritorious Medals, the Navy Commendation Medal, Air Medal, and numerous other awards and honors.
High-Tech Sunday’s weekly program is produced by and for CCG’s community of alumni and professionals in STEM fields, thought leaders, and aspiring students, to bring a concentrated discussion around technological advancements and achievements based on universal moral principles.
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