Captain Gene Padgett
- Name: Captain Gene Padgett
- Branch of the Military: Air Force
- Time Served: 20 years
- Military Occupation: Statistician during Peacetime
- Most Valuable Lesson Learned: You may only have one chance to make a difference in the world, you must be prepared.
- What He Misses Most: Wearing the uniform every day.
- Did the military pay for your college education: No
- How the Military Prepared Him to Teach High School: It didn’t
- Favorite Place from Military Service: Medina Air Force Base