Speakers

The PJA Reunion and PJ Rodeo
Chairman and Guest Speakers

The 2021 PJA Reunion and Rodeo is on the calendar, and scheduled events are taking place from October 24th - 30th, 2021. 

This is is the 2021 event to attend!  At this gathering of  eagles, there are hundreds of PJ’s, CRO’s, and double-digit PJ Competitor Teams attending the 2021 PJA Reunion and PJ Rodeo, and our 2021 PJ Reunion and PJ Rodeo Chairman and Guest Speakers have something to say, you want to hear from them. 

The PJ Rodeo and Reunion Chairman and Guest Speakers

The Chairman

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF CMSgt (Ret.)
Christopher F. Tellsworth
Pararescue/SWO

CMSgt. Tellsworth is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator Airman and former Chief Enlisted Manager for the 306th Rescue Squadron.

He now He now advises F3EA leadership, and associates on matters affecting 'high risk' Special Warfare Personnel Recovery Mission, utilization, budget, facilities, manpower, discipline, morale, welfare and quality of life.

The Keynote Speaker

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF MSgt (Ret.)
Scott Gearen
Pararescue/SWO

MSgt Gearen is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator.  With storied military and post military careers, he has provided direct support to U.S. Defense Contractors, and  the U.S. State Department.

In 2015, he joined the Department of Homeland Security as a Chemical Security Inspector for the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Program.

The PJ Rodeo Awards Speaker

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF Major (Ret.)
Arthur Neil Black
Pararescue SWO/Air Operations Officer

Neil Black enlisted in the U.S. Air Force January 16, 1963, and trained as a USAF Pararescueman.  In Vietnam on a TDY assignment, his helicopter was shot down over North Vietnam, and he was taken Prisoner of War September 20, 1965.  Released during Operation Homecoming on February 12, 1973, he is one of three enlisted POWs to receive a Presidential Commission.

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