Sunday, May 18, 2014

Weekly News & Agenda for Tuesday, 5/20/14

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0700-0730:  Introductions & Assistance

0730-0800:  Speaker

This week Dave Jackson (USMA '73) will lead a discussion he describes as: "Food Supplements: to b(1) or not to b(12) – a limited discussion on Food Supplements, the need for or lack thereof, plus a limited science show that will dazzle the viewer, while at no time will my fingers have left my hands."


5/20/14 (this week):  Dave Jackson - see above.

5/27/14:  TBD/Open.  If you'd like to schedule a speaker (or lead a discussion yourself) for this date or any future Tuesday morning, please send a note to George Jenkins, at

6/3/14:  TBD/Open

6/10/14:  Sean Mune will speak on Disabled Veteran Canine Assistants.  Sean is a veterinary technician and dog coach for the Dog E Network (  He seeks to educate the public on dog behavior, socialization, and rehabilitation so that owners are able to train in a more effective, humane manner.  Sean actively promotes the health benefits of training animal companions for those suffering with physical and emotional ailments.


Daniel Feldpausch (USMA '08) is searching for his next position and requests your assistance.  He is currently stationed at Fort Carson and will be exiting the Army later this year.  His search is focusing on positions in project management or operations management. 

Please take a look at Daniel's resume below, and contact him directly if you can offer advice, referrals, or other job search assistance.

Daniel Feldpausch, PMP
3710 Hickory Hill Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone:  (989) 640-2278   E-mail:

To translate six years of United States Army leadership and project management experience into a challenging and stimulating career in project or operations management.


Project Management Professional Certification, Top Secret Clearance, Project/Program Management, Process Analysis and Improvement, Blueprints/Technical Diagrams, Ground Construction, Government Contracting, Experience in LEAN and Six Sigma, fluent in MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint

Masters of Science in Engineering Management                                                                                  August 2012 – December 2013

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Bachelors of Science in Information Systems Engineering                                                                                 June 2004 – May 2008

United States Military Academy
Experience Highlights
Project Manager – US Army Corps of Engineers                                                                                 November 2012 – January 2014

n  Effectively balanced 26 active construction and design projects with a total value of over $64M at one of the Nation's largest Veteran's Affairs facilities located in Los Angeles, CA.

n  Skillfully led the project delivery team to resolve customer issues on high visibility projects while maintaining customer satisfaction, and completing all work within scope, cost, and schedule.
Logistics Officer – US Army                                                                                                                                 May 2011 – January 2012

n  Principle officer responsible for logistics, command supply discipline, acquisition and procurement of material and movement for a unit of 800+ personnel.  Expertly managed the unit's $2M annual operating budget, and coordinated and tracked the movement of all supplies and personnel across three continents.

n  Supervised an administrative and logistics operations center including personnel, maintenance, property accountability, and distribution elements.
Executive Officer – US Army                                                                                                                                   June 2010 – April 2011

n  Senior coordinator for the maintenance and accountability of resources and equipment valued at over $14M for a 129-person field team. Successfully resourced combat operations and training.

n  Planned, coordinated and successfully executed a 5K charity footrace in Afghanistan with over 150 participants, which generated significant revenue for the unit.  Redeployed the unit’s property to the United States ahead of schedule and with zero loss of accountability.
Platoon Leader – US Army                                                                                                                                    March 2009 – May 2010

n  Personally led a field team of 40 personnel under dangerous and difficult conditions with resources and equipment, valued at over $5 million, to maintain supply channels in Afghanistan.
      n   Developed and executed complex operations focused on thorough and safe route clearance.  Integrated cultural sensitivity and awareness in order to foster a collaborative relationship with the local populace, focused on community safety.


Have a great week.

Joe Paniccia (USMA '84)

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