Gary Linfoot is a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Five, with over 23 years of military service, to include 13 years of service as an attack helicopter pilot with the 160th Special Operation Aviation Regiment.
Following a helicopter crash on his 21st combat deployment, which left him paralyzed below the waist, Gary retired from the Army in 2010 to begin work as a military contractor providing flight instruction to special operations aviators in a flight simulator.
After seven years as a simulator flight instructor, Gary formed Intrepid Concepts and Consulting, LLC, where he provides services managing grant programs, as well as public speaking engagements. Gary supports many non-profit military organizations and has served as a Consumer Reviewer on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program and has also worked with Mobius Mobility and Kamen Enterprises to reintroduce the iBOT Personal Mobility Device.
Gary holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Gary resides with his wife, Mari, in Adams, Tennessee. Together, they have three children, Allyssa, Kylie, and Hayden.