Part Two: Veteran Proactive in leadership Mike Cubbage an OIF Infantry Mustang tells us about his book he is publishing: “Veterans Guide to Higher Education…..” to help Veterans get an edge on transitioning into civilian life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mike is a Combat Veteran and native of Philadelphia who comes from a long line of military service. He enlisted in the United States Army Infantry in 2003 during the height of the War in Iraq. The majority of his enlisted career was spent with the famous 101st Airborne Division and in 2005, Mike deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he was recognized as both soldier of the month and soldier of the quarter. Upon his return Mike was recommended by his command to compete for a slot in a competitive program designed to turn Non-Commissioned Officers into Commissioned Officers. In 2009 Mike was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and subsequently served out the majority of his Officer career on Sand Hill, Ft Benning,“Home of the Infantry.” Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Foreign Policy from Temple University, a Master of Arts in International Relations and Conflict Resolution with a concentration in International and Transnational Security Issues from American Military University, and a Juris Doctor in U.S. Law from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School. Mike has also published articles for the Philadelphia Metro, Florida Public Interest Law Journal, been a keynote speaker for the Temple Veterans Day Committee, and Speaker and Panelist for the Nova Law Symposium on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.