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Unlocking Your Freedom With Kevin Kepple

May 3, 2024

Listen in as Rear Admiral Garry Hall, a seasoned leader with a storied career spanning the United States Navy and the National Security Council, as he navigates the waters of leadership, geopolitics, and humanitarianism. With insights gathered from commanding naval ships to advising on national security affairs, Admiral Hall brings a unique perspective to the airwaves. Tune in to gain exclusive access to captivating stories, expert analysis, and actionable strategies for success, all delivered with wit, wisdom, and a touch of salty sea breeze. Welcome aboard "The Admiral's Almanac," where excellence is not just a goal—it's a way of life.



He served as Executive Director of the Association of the US Navy, received a political appointment to serve as a Senior Director on the National Security Council and Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. On the NSC he was responsible for Human Rights, Humanitarian Assistance, Immigration and Migration, Atrocity Prevention, United Nations Operations, Democracies, and Fragile States. In support of these portfolios, he led a team of career professionals dedicated to each of these functional areas. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy he served 35 years on active duty. A naval aviator, he flew anti-submarine warfare helicopters and commanded two squadrons. Additionally, he commanded the capitol ship USS Tarawa LHA 1, which had a compliment of 1000 Sailors, 2000 Marines, 32 aircraft and 3 landing craft. As a Flag Officer he served as General Tommy Franks Information Operations Officer at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom, served with NATO in the United Kingdom, commanded an Expeditionary Strike Group deployed to the Middle East, and led a Senior Service college at National Defense University. In retirement from the Navy he serves the Catholic Church bringing operation risk management to the protection of children and young adults. He served on the National Review Board for 4 years advising the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops on child protection. He is currently the Chairman of the Archbishop of the of the Military Admiral Hall holds a B.S. in Marine Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MBA from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and is a graduate of National Defense University’s Capstone Course. The Admiral is the host of the popular podcast, The Admiral’s Almanac, and is the author of his recently published book, Navigating Leadership, Making a PACT with Excellence.