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CHRIST IN MY COCKPIT: My First 90 Years of Experiences and Lessons, with WISDOM and STRENGTH from God
Gutsy flying and innovative
leadership techniques alone did not save Hal Shook's life a dozen times from Normandy’s beaches in 1944 to the
Pentagon and Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Vietnam War—steadfast morals and the guiding hand of God
inspired his survival and subsequent success as a civilian life management coach and
CHRIST IN MY COCKPIT is a history lesson, a spiritual journal, and a directive wrapped into one
memoir. As a decorated World War II Air Force pilot and 506th Fighter Squadron commander, Hal
recounts the three most meaningful periods of his life. The Normandy Invasion revealed vital lessons in
leadership and teamwork. In Korea, he experienced life-changing spiritual awakenings. Post-military career
choices established a mission of mentorship and patriotism for the rest of his life.
his first two books (Flying Spirit: A Leader’s Guide to Creating Great Organizations and
Fighter Pilot Jazz: Role of the P-47 and Spirited Guys in Winning the Air-Ground War in Normandy 1944),
this book freely intermingles the secular topics of war and career choices with spiritual discoveries and
from all backgrounds and faiths are presented with a two-fold challenge:
In praise of CHRIST IN MY COCKPIT:
"With his unique inspiring
approach, Hal Shook put his ideas, experiences and aspirations, his life changes,
his relationships, and his challenges in life into a brilliant focus. It made me turn page after page
knowing more enlightening episodes would be forthcoming."
Chaplain (Col.) USA-Ret.
"CHRIST IN MY COCKPIT tells the story...the story of a man, his life's mission,
and clearly demonstrates how a spiritual core is absolutely necessary in everything we do. Anyone
asking for guidance, seeking inspiration and knocking at the doors
of life would do well to have Hal Shook's book in their hands." Dave Milidonis, Founder,
National Veterans History Archival Institute, USMA Class of
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