MAJ Jim Woods

MAJ Jim Woods

Dates of Service: Jan 1966 - May 1987
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  • PV2 Jan 65
  • PFC Apr 66
  • CPL Jun 66
  • SGT Sep 66
  • 2LT Jan 67
  • 1LT Jan 68
  • CPT Jan 69
  • MAJ Sep 79
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Jan 1967

Recent Activity  -


To continue teaching at Police and Polygraph Academies. To pass on experiences to young police officers in hopes that they remember some of the lessons and have a safer-happier career. Recent classes have been in Iraq and Nepal.

Military Experiences

Jun 1979 - Aug 1982
Brigade S-3 (USAR IRR)
Planned for the Deployment of the Brigade to Turkey!
May 1977 - Sep 1978
G-3 Operations & Training Staff (USAR IRR)
Generally we credited the Bn's & Bde's for their Training\
Sep 1972 - Sep 1978
Battery Commander (USAR)
Dec 1969 - Sep 1970
Company Commander/Headquarters Commandant


(2 years, 7 months)
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011
Iraq ribbon
Operation New Dawn (OND)
DOD Contractor to the Iraqi Federal Police through the Dept. of Defense & State. Assisted in the establishment of an Iraqi polygraph school. Graduated 24 polygraph examiners and certified 4 instructors in accordance with the American Polygraph Association and the American Association of Police Polygraphists. Conducted polygraphs for various intelligence agencies on intel sources.
Sep 1969 - Sep 1970
Vietnam ribbon
Vietnam War
Company Commander, 4th US Infantry Division.
Jul 1967 - Jul 1968
Vietnam ribbon
Vietnam War
Platoon Leader, 1st US Cavalry Division.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 1973 - Jun 1974

US Army Career Course (RC)

Foreign Language Skills


German (2+/3+)

Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1972 - 1976

Missouri State University

Bachelor's Degree, Theraputic Recreation Administration