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Old 08-21-2009, 03:23 AM   #11
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Dropped out of High School, enlisted at the tender age of 17. Along the way have acquired a GED. Also an AAS, BS, MS, cum laude. US Army Command & General Staff College, and a few other trade schools. Have retired twice, work for a good boss 1200 miles away that pays me well to do what I enjoy doing. Will probably retire a 3rd time in a couple of more years, but am having too much fun to quit.

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I had 2.0 in high school.

1 letter my sophomore year in football.

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Drafting x2
Won Northern CA High school small engine competition.
Designed the WSM cases in 1993 at school. I even based mine off the 404 jeffery case with the rebated rim. GO FIGURE.

I was suspended for 1week from K-8th grade (Only one in the family to do that).

Community College 3.9GPA AS Information systems Netwroking and AAS in IT.

GMU 2.0 BS in IT program.

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12 years of public school, 14 different schools, 1.8 GPA, Rifle Club & Sophomore letter in Cross Country, 2 1/2 yrs College, 4 years Military, 3 more years in College after my son was born with focus on Electronics. No degree, never could stand the liberal arts requirements to get there.

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High School Dropout, 4.0 up to that time. Took the G.E.D., so I had a diploma 2 years ahead of my class.

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Psychology major. Couldn't find a job but at least I know why.

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Finished high school with a 3.8 GPA and a scholarship not for my GPA but for baseball. I joined the USMC instead, imagine the rub that caused with my Dad a USMC vet. He wanted more for his sons (I'm a twin) my bother went to cainbridge and is a talented chef. I went to the USMC, eight years and in that time seen a lot of life, got a BS degree in engineering (something I honestly haven't used). Built my own business and did the first tour in the sand as a reserve LT. Different lives for two sons of a good man. It works. It's not so much about where you start as it where you end up and how you get there.

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I was kicked out of boyscouts for fighting. I was kicked out of a forced choir class for fighting. I was even made to transfer highschools for........wait for it....fighting! After graduating I lost my job for, ffiiiiiighting in a restaurant. I had issues

Didn't want anything to do with school for a while, but eventually took some cnc programming classes and became a programmer/machinist and have been doing that for way too long.

Don't remember my gpa in H.S. I was too busy.

The place I work offers full paid education at my school of choice and doesn't have to be business related. I haven't taken advantage of it either. I'm too busy fighting.

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High School
Finish AA in Criminal Justice While in Korea
Retired 11 years later. Civilian LEO alot different that Army CID.
Went back to Community College 3.9 GPA in Automotive Technolgy and doing what I enjoy

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