Daniel “FuZZ” Walker
Daniel “FuZZ” Walker
F-22 Mission Commander, USAF
Daniel “FuZZ” Walker is an F-22 Raptor Mission Commander with over 700 hours of combined training and combat flight time. FuZZ is a 2010 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. While at the Academy, he was a four-year athletic letter winner in Baseball, as well as Track and Field. FuZZ is also a graduate of Old Dominion University with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
FuZZ started his career as an admissions officer and recruiter for the Air Force Academy. There, he was responsible for the counsel, mentorship, and intake of students applying from the Western United States and the Pacific territories. Before transitioning to pilot training, he attended the Air Force Air and Space Basic Course, graduating with Distinguished Graduate honors. He then graduated in the top 10% of his Undergraduate Pilot Training class, earning an F-22 Raptor assignment. Before completing the F-22 Basic Course, he graduated the Air Force Introduction to Fighter Fundamental course as the Air-to-Air Top Gun. During his six years flying Raptors, FuZZ has served on multiple deployments around the globe, to include combat sorties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. He was the youngest pilot to lead a Raptor formation into combat against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). He also had the honor of serving in numerous leadership roles to including Chief of Scheduling Operations, Alaska NORAD Raptor Alert Detachment Commander, and Aircrew Flight Equipment Flight Commander.
FuZZ currently lives in Anchorage, Alaska with his wife and infant son. He is a motivated community servant and avid volunteer. His academic, combat, and leadership experiences have allowed him to connect with and inspire diverse groups of people across the nation. FuZZ uses his extensive training in detailed planning, adaptation, and Debriefing techniques to inspire clients to accelerate their own performance using the tools and techniques of Flawless ExecutionSM.