Louisiana District Engineer,
Q. What branch of the military did you serve under?
What was your position in the military?
A. I served as an Engineer Commissioned
Officer in the Army. I was initially assigned as the platoon
leader of a Signal Platoon in a Signal Company for about
3 months. Then I served as the Assault & Obstacle (A&O)
Platoon in a Combat Engineer Company for about a year. After
that, I served as the Signal Officer on a Battalion Staff
before we went to Iraq.
Q. What were your responsibilities in the military?
A. In Iraq I spent the majority of my time
overseeing rebuilding project for the Iraqi Army and for
some civilian projects.
Q. What is your current position?
A. I'm the Lousiana District Engineer for
Q. Serving in the military provides great leadership
skills. Beyond that, what skills and experiences did you
learn in the military that enable you to be successful on
A. My experiences in Iraq while overseeing
some of the rebuilding projects for the Iraqi Army and government
has been helpful with some of my current projects. I have
been able to apply the time management, critical thinking,
and coordination skills that I learned while in Iraq to
my everyday task that I perform today in my current position.
Q. Did you use the benefits of the GI Bill to enhance