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A guy I know through model railroading has a page set up to help people who might be searching for him online. I’ve decided to do the same. I won’t share anything that would be useful for someone trying to steal my identity (NO, I’m not telling you where I bank!)

Things I enjoy:

  • Family
  • Travel
  • Flying gliders
  • Flying airplanes
  • Tinkering on BMWs
  • Model Railroading
  • Aerobatics
  • Photography/Videography
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Expanding my German vocabulary
  • Improving my lawn

Places I have lived:

  • Oak Harbor, WA
  • Memphis, TN
  • Roosevelt Roads, PR
  • Escondido, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Albuquerque, NM (Can still spell it, too!)
  • Columbus, OH
  • Pickerington, OH
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • Tuebingen, Germany
  • Augusta, GA
  • Newport, RI
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Baghdad, Iraq (OK, I didn’t really live there in the traditional sense, but I was there for almost a year!)
  • Wiesbaden, Germany

Schools I have attended:

  • K, 1, and first part of 2, unknown
  • Oak Harbor Elementary School (part of 2nd grade)
  • Ella B. Allen Elementary (rest of 2nd grade)
  • Valley Vista Elementary School (first year it was open, 3-4)
  • Sandia Base Elementary (5-6, fondest memory is a big stack of National Geographic maps from a teacher.)
  • Yorktown Junior High (7)
  • Pickerington Junior High (8)
  • Pickerington High School (9-10, there used to be one HS there, now there’s two)
  • Stuttgart American High School (11-12)
  • University of Maryland, European Division, in Stuttgart
  • City Colleges of Chicago (night classes in Stuttgart)
  • Eberhardt-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
  • Augusta College*
  • Navy Officer Candidate School
  • Navy Surface Warfare Officer School
  • University of South Carolina
  • Signal Officer Basic Course
  • Signal Officer Advanced Course
  • Combined Arms and Services Staff School
  • Command and General Staff Officer Course
  • Naval War College, College of Command and Staff
  • Joint Information Operations Course
  • Army Civilian Education System Intermediate Course

*Augusta College became Augusta State University, which became Georgia Regents University, which, uh, became Augusta University. Whew!

Places I have worked:

  • Summer Hire, Panzer Kaserne, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Summer Hire, Kelley Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Summer Hire, Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Fort Gordon Arts and Crafts Center
  • Worldwide Camera
  • US Navy, onboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
  • Phillips Junior College
  • South Carolina Army National Guard
  • Westinghouse Savannah River Site
  • Richmond County Board of Education (Glenn Hills High School, science teacher)
  • US Army Reserve
  • Management Analyst, Department of the Army Civilian
  • Plans Specialist, Department of the Army Civilian

My two favorite investing/finance books:

Where I have gone soaring/gliding:

  • Pattonville Army Airfield, Germany
  • Ridgeland, SC, USA
  • Bermuda High Soaring, Lancaster, SC, USA
  • Hahnweide, Kirchheim (Teck), Germany
  • Lasham, UK
  • Booker, UK
  • London Gliding Club, Dunstable, UK
  • Wasserkuppe, Germany
  • Blumberg, Black Forest, Germany
  • Mid-Georgia Soaring, Monroe, GA, USA (D73)
  • Lagrange, GA, USA
  • Roosevelt Memorial Airport, Warm Springs, GA, USA (59A)
  • Turf Soaring, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Citrus Soaring, Eustis, FL, USA
  • Chilhowee, Tennessee, US
  • Minden, Nevada, USA
  • Nastätten, Germany
  • Unterwössen, Germany
  • Fränkische Fliegerschule Feuerstein, Germany
  • Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00)

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