In this episode Cosmos Dar Interviews experienced Navy Veteran, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO, Keynote speaker and Podcaster Michael Hinkle. Michael Hinkle came from a poor family and humble beginnings, being the first in his family to graduate high school and college, joining the navy and celebrating his eighteenth birthday in basic training. After retiring after thirty-one years in the navy as the Command Master Chief of Medical Force Atlantic, He has founded & co-founded 4 companies in the past 3 years to include a Defense Contracting company, a Real Estate Development company, an HR technology company, and a fishing apparel company that quickly turned into a consulting company. Cosmos and Michael talk about starting out and he gives amazing advice for any entrepreneur looking to get to the one percent.


  • Cosmos Dar interviews Michael Hinkle 
  • Michael Hinkle served 31 years and retired as the Command Master Chief of Medical Forces Atlantic. In his role he had executive oversight of medical, dental, and other health care services to approximately 1M patients via 26,000 staff and an annual budget of $1.3B across over 100 hospitals, branch clinics and medical facilities in the Eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East.
  • Michael Hinkle is the President of SkillMil and CEO of Anchor907
  • Michael Hinkle is the Co-host of the award winning podcast “Diapers and Deployments”.
  • Michael latest venture is in Homer Alaska. Him and another Navy Veteran are building a workforce housing campus that will house 120 workers. The campus is on track to open before the 2023 Summer tourist season.

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