Habits of Honor, Faith and Patriotism
Jan 18, 2022 12:00 PM
Doug "Stoli" Nikolai
Habits of Honor, Faith and Patriotism

The presentation is entitled, “Habits of Honor, Faith and Patriotism” and is designed to rekindle one’s patriotism for our great nation, remind a person that their faith and honor still have a place in today’s world and motivate people to get out there to make a difference in the world. 

Colonel Nikolai gave us a motivating program encouraging us all to create habits of honor and patriotism for our country and fellow citizens. A Marshfield native, Colonel Nikolai received his commission from the United States Air Force Academy in 1989. He has extensive combat, tactical, and operational experience with more than 2,800 flying hours, including more than 260 combat hours earned during Operations SOUTHERN WATCH and IRAQI FREEDOM.
His assignments have included the following duties: F-16 Weapons Instructor Course Pilot, Flight Examiner, Flight Commander, Assistant Operations Officer, Chief of Wing Weapons and Tactics, Chief of Squadron Standardization and Evaluation, Chief of 11 Air Force Weapons and Tactics, Operations Officer, Director of Staff, F-16 Squadron Commander and Deputy Group Commander. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Chief of the Weapon Systems Liaison Division of the Secretary of the Air Force's Legislative Liaison Office, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.