Michael Griffin holds a bachelor's degree in Communications and History as well as an associate degree in Emergency Medical Sciences. He is an Air Force Vietnam War veteran. After returning to civilian life, Michael spent 35 years as a Sales & Marketing manager before retiring from the corporate world in 2005.
Michael served in the Louisiana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (US Air Force Auxiliary) as a Squadron Commander and Professional Development Officer. In addition to his staff positions, Mike flies as a Mission Qualified Airborne Photographer and is one of the few qualified sUAS (Drone) Technicians within the Southwest Region of the United State for the CAP.
Mike met Mark when they both served in the Civil Air Patrol. Mike and Mark served as Airborne Photographers flying search and rescue, disaster relief, and homeland security sorties over Louisiana. When the Civil Air Patrol started a sUAS (small unmanned aircraft system - drone) program, Mike and Mark were the first members of the southwest region of the Civil Air Patrol to qualify as a certified drone team.
Together, Mike and Mark bring a lot of knowledge, training, and experience to this new venture.