Charlie Plumb is a speaker who offers presentations that deal with the value of inner strength in winning through challenges and how people in their business and personal lives create their own prison through fear of failure, blaming others and self-pity.
Plumb is a POW with a story. Plumb is a former Prisoner of War and one of the most sought-after achievement speakers in the U.S. He has been selected as one of the 10 top speakers in America in a "Successful Meetings" magazine poll. His style is sincere, humorous, straight-forward and tailored to your audience.
He is a graduate of the Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, with a Bachelor's Degree in science and a commission in the U.S. Navy. Earned Navy wings in Nov. '65, flying the F4-B Phantom. On board the USS Kitty Hawk, he flew 74 combat missions over Vietnam, received 8 medals for valor/bravery. On May 19, '67, he was shot down south of Hanoi, captured, tortured and placed in an 8' x 8' prison cell. He spent the next 5 years and 9 months in captivity. He became an expert in underground communication.
Repatriated Feb. 18, '73, with the Silver star, 2 Purple Hearts, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit and POW Medal. He now is often called on for his expertise by the U.S. Navy, government organizations and the news media.
Plumb is a 2010 inductee into the CPAE (Council of Peers Award of Excellence) International Professional Speakers Hall of Fame, an honor shared by less than 2% of all professional speakers in the world.
Charlie Plumb is the author of "I'm No Hero" and "The Last Domino."
- Tough Choices in Challenging Times
- Overcoming Adversity
Military, Motivation, Politics/Patriotism
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