• Gerald (Jerry) Coffee
  • Retired Naval Officer, 28 Yrs; Professional Speaker, 23 Yrs.
  • Biography

Biographical Information
B.A. UCLA, M.A. UC Berkeley, Grad. National Defense University, Washington, DC. 28 Years As Naval Officer and Carrier Pilot Including Low Level Recon Flights Over Cuba During Cuban Missile Crisis, 7+ Yrs As P.O.W. In North Vietnam, Aircraft Squadron Commander, Pacific Fleet Air Operations Officer. Military Decorations Include Silver Star, Legion Of Merit (2), Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star (2), Air Medal, Purple Heart (2).

As Professional Speaker, Shared With Hundreds Of America’s Top Corporations And Associations On Going “Beyond Survival”…Authored Book Of Same Name. Message Draws From P.O.W. Experience With Focus On Faith In Self, Faith In Family & Coworkers, Faith In America, And Faith In God. Program Covers Leadership, Communications, Teamwork, Perspective, And Role Of Patriotic And Spiritual Values In Our Lives. The Message Is Timeless And Universal For All Ages; Inspirational And Motivational; Often Considered A “Gift” (Thank You) From Corporate Leadership To Their People. Please see www.captaincoffee.com .


Speech Titles / Topics
“Beyond Survival.” Program provides welcome change of pace to business or technically oriented conferences. Excellent for reward and incentive meetings.

Past Organizations Addressed
hundreds; please see website www.captaincoffee.com, click on “previous clients” (listed by industry)