Senior Petroleum Geologist,
Q. What branch of the military did you serve under?
What was your position in the military?
A. I served as a major in the United States
Marine Corps as an Avionics Electronics non-commissioned
officer specializing in bombing systems and auto-pilots
of A-4, F-4 and F-18 Fighter Jets.
Q. What were your responsibilities in the military?
A. I was initially trained as a jet mechanic
(F-4's), laterally trained to troubleshoot, repair and test
electronics/wiring systems in all Marine Corps fighters
and later became a pilot.
Q. What is your current position?
A. I'm a Senior Petroleum Geologist.
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. Serving in the Marine Corps instilled
within me an unwavering dedication to the task, determination
(can-do-spirit) to tackle the most difficult of challenges,
the ability to work well as a team member toward a common
goal and the ability to think outside of the box while solving
complex technical and logistical issues.
Q. Did you use the benefits of the GI Bill to enhance