Tammy Barlette is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with extensive experience as a fighter pilot and unmanned aircraft pilot. She accumulated over 3000 flying hours during her 20-year military career. After retiring from the Air Force, Tammy became a professional speaker and founded Athena's Voice, a women veteran speaker collective. Tammy and her family reside in Tucson, Arizona.
Why you should book Tammy Barlette for your next event
- Expertise and Experience: Tammy has a wealth of expertise and experience as a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and pilot, with over 3000 flying hours. This background provides a unique perspective and knowledge that she can share with your audience.
- Inspiring Story: Tammy’s journey from a fighter pilot to a professional speaker and founder of a women veteran speaker collective is truly inspiring. Her story will leave a lasting impact on your audience and encourage them to pursue their own passions.
- Engaging and Dynamic Speaker: Tammy’s speaking style is engaging and dynamic, with a mix of personal anecdotes, humor, and insightful analysis. She has a captivating presence and will deliver a powerful message that resonates with your audience.
Tammy Barlette is a retired United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, fighter pilot and unmanned aircraft pilot. She has flown several different planes, accumulating more than 3000 total flying hours.
Tammy spent 20 years in the Air Force. During her aviation career she flew as an instructor in both the T-37 Tweet and the T-38 Talon. She also flew close air support in the mighty A-10 Warthog while stationed at Osan Airbase in South Korea.
After an aircraft injury required cervical spine reconstruction, Tammy transitioned to flying unmanned aircraft, accumulating over 1500 hours of combat support time in the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper. She became a top leader in the unmanned aircraft community, graduating in the first remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) class from the prestigious US Air Force Weapons School.
Tammy and her husband, a federal agent, reside in Tucson, Arizona with their three children. She retired from the Air Force in 2018, becoming a professional speaker, and also founding Athena’s Voice, a women veteran speaker collective featuring female military pilots with powerful stories to share.
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