SP5 Andy G.

SP5 Andy G.

Dates of Service: Jun 1972 - Dec 1980
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  • PVT Jan 75
  • PV2 Feb 75
  • PFC Feb 76
  • SPC Jul 76
  • SP5 Jul 77

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Sole author new GI Bill, HR 3671 introduced in Congress in 2011. 35 years of engineering, manufacturing & software business startups. Fortune 100 executive management. Published author, reality TV show host and narrator. International speaker. Inventor with over two dozen US patents. Vietnam era service disabled veteran small business owner and staunch veteran advocate. 100% Service DAV. 35 years high tech business startup and management. Companies included professional engineering services, electronics manufacturing startup, medical device startup, internet/software startup, automotive ski and bike rack manufacturing startup, and consumer products design and manufacturing startups. Positions ranged from founder of garage startups, to Executive Vice President of Fortune 100 Mascotech Inc. Division. Inventor w/ 25+ patents.

Military Experiences

Jun 1976 - Oct 1976
21st CSH
Medical Platoon Leader
Provided support to Ft. Hood medical clinics and Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood. Also served as company CBR Specialist. Shortly after being awarded Soldier of the Quarter, 36th Medical Battalion, and upon earning my Texas EMT and National EMS Certifications, I received special duty assignment to the Killeen Fire Department as an Emergency Medical Technician where I remained until ETS.
Feb 1976 - Jun 1976
Combat Medic
AIT 91B Medical Specialist training, Ft. Sam Houston (prior to consolidation as Joint Base, San Antonio.
Apr 1975 - Jan 1976
AIT: Russian Language Student
Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC), Russian Language Training
Jan 1975 - Mar 1975
Basic Training


(1 year, 2 months)
Nov 1976 - Dec 1977
TDY - EMS/EMT Killeen Fire Department, Ft. Hood
Full time TDY - Combat medic special duty assignment to Killeen Fire Department as a KFD Emergency Medical Specialist.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 1975 - Apr 1975

91B Medical Specialist

Jan 1974 - Dec 1974

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Mar 1977 - Jul 1977

92B Medical Lab Specialist


Nov 1976

Soldier of the Quarter, 36 Medical Battalion

Oct 1976

EOR & Bomb Threat

Jul 1976

Chemical, Biological, Radiological Warfare Course

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1987 - 1988

1985 - 1987

Columbia Pacific University

Bachelor's Degree, Architectural Engineering