Wish I Knew . . .

#67 Adam Mowl - Marine (Afghanistan) / Cyber Security / High Morale Compass / Feat the Beard

September 05, 2022 Gary Nowak Season 2 Episode 67
Wish I Knew . . .
#67 Adam Mowl - Marine (Afghanistan) / Cyber Security / High Morale Compass / Feat the Beard
Show Notes

I'm your host Gary Nowak and I am honored to have as a guest a young man who has served our country with 5 years in the military.  Adam Mowl is a self proclaimed Renaissance man with a great foundation for life and very strong character.

Career Background:

  • Served at a Marine for 5 years and spent 1 year in Afghanistan tracking high value targets
  • Since returning 
    • Finished up his education with a Bachelors in International / Global Studies
    • Working as:
      • An Account Executive 
      • Operations support specialist 
      • Customer service specialist
    • Currently focusing on Cyber security


  • Fear the beard
  • Very persistent for his first job Hosting like his Mom at 16 years old
  • Going to college early wasn't his thing and he recognized it quickly
  • Finding the military to grow up a bit
  • How he chose the military branch and trying NOT to be memorable
  • Helping those in leadership throughout
  • Linguist training in the military and some great stations including Hawaii
  • Fulfilling the needs of the marines not vice versa
  • Getting trained to intercept information to provide intelligence to his superiors
  • Great advice during his first job that stuck
  • The 7 P's of the Military
  • Going to Afghanistan and his perspective
  • Using Oreo packaging wisely
  • Becoming a trainer, full circle upon return to the US
  • Having beaucracy get in the way of continuing his military career
  • An issue with our educational system that will make you crazy
  • What the future holds
  • Adam has a high morale compass

Want to be a guest? Email me at gpnowak@gmail.com!