Gutierrez, Tony - JROTC

Welcome to my Classroom

CW3 (RETIRED) Gutierrez 




I am married to a woman and have a daughter. I was born and raised in Southern California and various parts of Mexico. I have traveled around the world in both directions dozens of times. I have been a resident of North Carolina since the mid 80s.

I teach all LET levels in JROTC for CA Erwin HS. I have been at 2 other programs. I was the Senior Army Instructor at Chester High School, in Chester, SC. I also taught as an Army Instructor at Freedom/Patton High Schools, in Morganton, NC. I filled in for the Spanish teacher at Chester High School for 1 semester to teach Spanish I and II. I have coached orienteering, drill, rifle, both boys/girls golf teams, and the girls' cross country team.

I am a retired Warrant Officer. I served 20 years as a paratrooper. My first 10 years as an enlisted, then applying and becoming an Army Warrant Officer. I have been awarded the US Army Ranger tab, US Master Parachutist Wings, multiple Foreign Master Parachutist Wings, and numerous awards for service or achievement while in garrison or deployed.
I am a graduate of Santa Ana High School and Santa Ana College with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts before entering the Army. I  graduated from Methodist College in Fayetteville, NC. I earned a Baccalaureate of Arts in Business Administration from Methodist College, go Monarchs! 

My hobbies include playing golf, travel, and motivating cadets. 

"I started out as a private, but after beating the colonels a few times I rose to sergeant." - Golfer Lee Trevino

Se Habla Español 

"Lo Que Sea, Cuando Sea, Donde Sea"
-7th Special Forces Group

2016-2017 CA Erwin High School Teacher Of The Year
2016-2017 Buncombe County Schools' Ruth Henderson Award Recipient
2017 Post 891 and District 16 NC VFW Teacher Of The Year
2005-2020 Troops To Teachers Mentor
2020 Accredited Interscholastic Coach (NFHS)


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