Candorful shared a great event with corporate partners to commemorate Veterans Day 2021.

Our inaugural Fireside chat was focused on fun and the excitement of a military career in the air. We explored the real experience of a TOPGUN pilot vs that of a the Hollywood version – TopGun (1986) and Maverick (2022). Commander Guy Snodgrass, TOPGUN Pilot and Instructor (retired), did a great job bringing the audience right into what it’s really like; the excitement AND the reality. The event included trailers from the soon to be released movie, Maverick, as well as footage from exhilarating REAL TopGun missions. It was a fun focused event with over 250 people in attendance and a myriad of trivia games and prizes honoring Veterans Day.

If you missed this great event, you can still join in the fun by watching it here: Candorful’s TOPGUN Fireside Chat – Veteran’s Day 2021

A special thank you to our Gold Sponsor, Amazon, and our Silver Sponsors, Booz Allen Hamilton, Nike, and Sands Capital! Thank you to Black Rifle Coffee for supplying coffee for the Trivia Prizes. And thank you to Guy Snodgrass for supplying his book, TOPGUN’S Top 10; Leadership Lessons From The Cockpit. A great read and available through Amazon.

Thank you to Candorful board member and pilot, Charlie Tillett, for doing such an awesome job as moderator!


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