SPC Jim M.

SPC Jim M.

Dates of Service: Jul 1966 - Jul 1969
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Bio 

I grew up in Mahaffey, PA. Moved to Elizabethtown, PA at age 10 and graduated from HS in 1966. Enlisted in the Army that summer. Served 3 years, then started my academic career. I became a teacher then taught overseas for 15 years in Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Pakistan, and Kenya. I also taught in several school districts in Wyoming and worked in mental health as a part-time employment for 30 years.

Military Experiences

Dec 1968 - Jul 1969
Radio Telephone Operator
Due to a service connected injury was placed on a medical profile was given the opportunity to work in the communication section for the remainder of my enlistment.
Jun 1968 - Dec 1968
PLL Clerk
Became a PLL Clerk as there was not a need for a Dog Handler.
Dec 1966 - May 1968
Dog Handler
Walking guard around the perimeter of missile base on the DMZ at the location that was called "Mig" Alley during the Korean War.
Sep 1966 - Dec 1966
AIT Student
HAWK Missile Crewman Training

Deployments

(2 years, 2 months)
Dec 1968 - Jul 1969
South korea
South Korea
Redeployed to "B" Battery, 7th Bn (HAWK) 5th Arty.
Dec 1966 - May 1968
South korea
South Korea
Sentry Dog Handler at Mae Bong, Korea - Home of "B" Battery, 7th Bn (HAWK) 5th Arty - 38th Brigade.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Sep 1966 - Dec 1966

Hawk Missile Crew Member

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jan 1967 - Feb 1967

Sentry Dog Handler School

Certifications

Feb 1967

Sentry Dog Handler

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2004 - 2008

Argosy University/Saratoga

Doctorate

Personal Information

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