Jack talks with retired Colonel Rob Maness. Rob Maness Former United States Senate Candidate and retired Colonel Rob Maness has a life long record of providing dedicated service to the nation. He made the decision as a 17-year-old high school senior to enlist in the United States Air Force and serve in uniform as the country faced multiple crises around the world. Having worked his way up from the enlisted ranks to full colonel, he retired from active duty in 2011, ending his military service of more than 32 years. Following military retirement Rob returned to Louisiana to work in the utility industry as a director. He is currently the owner of Iron Liberty Group, Chairman of GatorPAC, and resides in Madisonville, Louisiana.