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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

Pentagon chief says keeping Iran nuclear deal is in US security interest

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said Tuesday that maintaining the Iran nuclear deal is in the U.S. national security interest, staking out a position before President Donald Trump decides whether to continue to certify Iran's compliance.

Our best hope against nuclear war

Consider what is, for the moment, an entirely hypothetical question: What might Defense Secretary Jim Mattis do if he received an order from President Trump to launch a nuclear attack on North Korea in retaliation, say, for a hydrogen bomb test that had gone awry?

As Puerto Rico relief expands, the military will set up numerous hospitals, general says

The top U.S. general overseeing hurricane relief in Puerto Rico said the military will establish numerous hospitals there in coming days, as thousands of additional troops and dozens more helicopters arrive.

A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal.

This is the new top general coordinating military operations with FEMA in Puerto Rico

The U.S. military will introduce a new senior commander in Puerto Rico, a three-star officer who will coordinate military relief efforts following Hurricane Maria but not command a full joint task force that has been formed after similar operations in the past.

A long way home for deceased WWII pilot

His family thought they had already celebrated the life of Capt. Fulton P. Lanier, a member of the Army Air Force in World War II whom they believed they had buried in 1998.