MSG Lonnie Averkamp

MSG Lonnie Averkamp

Dates of Service: Jun 1970 - Aug 1994
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  • PVT Jun 70
  • PV2
  • PFC
  • SPC
  • SGT
  • SSG
  • SFC
  • MSG Mar 92

Recent Activity  -


Two tours Active Army, Retired Reserve, Retired Law Enforcement. Moved to Mississippi; no State Income Tax on Government Retirement & you can have your own Rifle Range on your Property. I'm Senior Commander of the Royal Ranger (Christian Scouts) Outpost at our Church. The Pastor fully supports the Program, and lets the boys shoot the NRA BB-Gun & Air Rifle Qualification in the Fellowship Hall.

Military Experiences

1986 - 1993
Senior Drill Sergeant
1978 - 1986
Light Weapons Leader, Intel Sgt, Assistant Ops Sgt
1975 - 1978
Senior Parachute Technician
1974 - 1975
Squad Leader


Started in 1971
Vietnam ribbon

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Nov 1988 - Mar 1989

Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (Reserve Component)

Oct 1974 - Nov 1974

Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (NCOA), Fort Hood, TX

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Aug 1977 - Sep 1977

Jumpmaster School, Ft. Benning, GA

May 1975 - Jul 1975

Parachute Rigger School, Ft. Lee, VA

Feb 1971 - Mar 1971

Airborne School, Ft. Benning, GA

Nov 1970 - Jan 1971

Noncommissioned Officer Candidate Course, Infantry, Ft. Benning, GA


Aug 1985

Special Forces Skill Qualifier Suffix "S" (Later 18-Series)

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees


Police Academy/Certification

Job/Skill Training


Police SWAT, Basic


FAA Senior Parachute Rigger Certification


Free Fall Parachute Jumpmaster

Personal Information

nra rifle; pistol; shotgun; & home firearms safety instructorroyal ranger (church-sponsored boy scouts) leader; teaching leadership; marksmanship; first-aid; map reading; rappelling; etc.