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Jimmy Blackmon

About The Author

Jimmy Blackmon is a retired Army colonel, professional speaker, and managing partner at Exactus Advisors. He spent thirty years leading soldiers in the U.S. Army, including six operational deployments: two tours in the Balkans, two tours in Iraq, and two tours in Afghanistan.

He is the author of three books: Pale Horse: Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the 101st Airborne Division, Cowboys Over Iraq: Leadership from the Saddle, and Southern Roots. Jimmy was awarded the General Douglas McArthur Leadership Award, and he was the 2017 Vistage Breakout Speaker of the Year. Jimmy is also a three-time Archery World Champion, and he was a member of the 1998 U.S. Armed Forces World Cross Country team.

Books by Jimmy Blackmon