Mike is available as an informational speaker with presentations on the following topics:
Attack at Pearl Harbor - A Day of Infamy: The story behind the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1041. The presentation includes witness accounts from three Pearl Harbor survivors.
D-Day: June 6, 1944: The story of the preparations for and of the landings on the beaches of Normandy with an eye witness account from a Navy veteran.
OBON 2015: The story of the OBON Society and a trip on the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII to Tokyo with six WWII veterans and the return of 70 Yosegaki Hinomaru (good luck) flags to the Japanese Government.
The Air War Over Europe: 1942-1945: The story of the U.S. Air Force in WWII and the battle in the skies over Europe where more airmen were lost than the U.S. Marine Corp lost in all of their battles in the Pacific Theater of action.
The Honor Flight Story: The history of the Honor Flight Program and its mission to transport World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans to Washington D.C. to visit their memorials and receive recognition for their service to our country.
The Promise Kept: The story behind the three-year journey in the research and writing of The Promise Kept. Included are introductions to the eight U.S. 8th Air Force veterans who contributed their stories for the book.
Veterans Day: A presentation designed to share the story behind and the meaning of Veterans Day. It includes brief bios of a number of veterans including a Medal of Honor Recipient, and information about the Honor Flight program.
World War II: 1939 - 1945: An overview of the events that led to World War II with coverage of a number of historical battles in both the Pacific and European Theaters of action.