Sully’s Blog

June 19, 2015
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An Open Father’s Day Letter to My Daughters

Dear Kate and Kelly,  The past six years have brought so many new experiences and changes to our family since the extraordinary circumstances over the Hudson […]
April 28, 2015
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My Testimony Today Before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security

STATEMENT OF CHESLEY B. “SULLY” SULLENBERGER III   Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation April […]
February 12, 2015
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The Heroic Families of Flight 3407

Above: Office of Senator Chuck Schumer The Heroic Families of Flight 3407 I’ve learned there are many types of heroism. Sometimes it is big and dramatic, […]
December 16, 2014
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Do Something Epic this Holiday Season

Above: Lorrie holds Sara at our wedding reception on June 17, 1989 The holidays remind me that the best thing we can give is often the […]
November 11, 2014
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An Uplifting Visit with the Veterans of Tomorrow

Above: USAFA cadets in a military strategic studies course. Veterans Day has a special meaning for me and my family, as it does for millions of […]
September 30, 2014
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Connecting Our Veterans to Help Each Other

Our veterans often face unforeseen challenges and difficult life events after leaving the military and returning to civilian life.  The adjustment can raise a series of […]
August 14, 2014
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The Devastating Impact of Suicide: My Personal Reflection

The tragic death of Robin Williams this week brought up a lot for me, as I imagine it has for millions of people who care for […]