Dr. Damon Friedman received his commission in 2000 as a United States Marine Corps Officerand later transferred into the Air Forces elite as a Special Warfare Officer. He retired after 20years, having served four combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the GlobalWar on Terrorism. His personal decorations include three Bronze Stars (one with Valor) and theAir Force Combat Action Medal. His new book,Igniting Movements,provides a model forbuilding effective movements, inspiring people to come together under a singular vision tomake the world a better place.Damon is the president of SOF Missions, which helps at–riskveterans by providing whole health care plans that support wellness and resiliency. He is alsothe co–chair of the VeteranService Alliance, which serves around 1 million veterans each year.Dr. Friedman holds a Doctorate in Intercultural Studies and is attending Harvard University.