First, I have to give a big shout out to Heather Vickery of the Brave Files Podcast for guest hosting this one. If it wasn’t for her, I may have never had the chance to catch up with this week’s guest. Thank you Heather!
Dr MacAulay is a 20-year U.S. Air Force veteran with experience leading and building teams, designing & implementing complex organizational change, and creating innovative solutions to optimize the human weapon system when operating in rugged and high-stress environments. She’s highly educated, a critical thinker, strategist, leadership & professionalism educator, and partner/co-founder of elite high-performance warrior mindset training experiences for individuals and organizations.
Dr MacAulay commanded the 400 member joint 305th Operations Support Squadron – DoD’s only tri-service OSS, with 10 flights, two airfields, & the largest KC-10 Formal Training Unit. Under her command, the 305th OSS was awarded Air Mobility Command’s Operations Support Squadron of the Year in 2016, and Airfield Operations Complex of the Year for 2015 & 2016 – earning the honor at the Air Force level in 2016.
A retired USAF Lt Colonel, Dr MacAulay was a professionalism and leadership instructor for Air Education and Training Command, and served as the Director of Human Performance and Leadership for the 58th Special Operations Wing. Most recently, she serves as a Human Performance consultant for the US Air Force, Department of Justice, and corporate America. She is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, has a Masters Degree in Kinesiology from Penn State University, and a PhD with work in the field of strategic health & human performance.
Dr MacAulay is a certified wellness educator, yoga instructor, mindfulness researcher, and holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition. She is a proud military spouse, mother of two, and a combat veteran with over 3000 flying hours as a pilot in the C-21, C-130, & KC-10 aircraft.