Gutierrez, Tony - JROTC

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CW3 (RETIRED) Tony Gutierrez 


I am married and have a daughter. I am originally from Orange County, California.  I grew up in Southern California and various parts of Baja California, Coahuila, and Mexico City, Mexico.   I have traveled around the world in both directions dozens of times.  I am fortunate to have visited or trained in over 50 different countries on 5 continents.  I have been a resident of North Carolina for the past 36 years.

I teach all LET levels in JROTC for CA Erwin HS.  I have taught JROTC for 15 years.  I have been at 2 other programs.  I was the Senior Army Instructor at Chester High School, in Chester, SC for three years.  I also taught one year as an Army Instructor at Freedom/Patton High Schools, in Morganton, NC.   I have coached the boys and girls golf teams, and I am currently the girls' cross country coach.

I am a retired Quartermaster Officer.  I served 20 years,  4 months on, 3 days, and 45 minutes on active duty jumping out of airplanes.  my first 10 years enlisted before becoming an Army Warrant Officer.  I have been awarded Master Parachutist Wings, multiple Foreign Parachutist Master Wings, the Army Ranger Tab, and numerous awards for service or achievement while in garrison and deployed.   

I am a graduate of  Rancho Santiago Community College with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts.  I also graduated from Methodist College in Fayetteville, NC.  I was awarded a Baccalaureate of Arts in Business Administration. 

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

It's not what you accomplish in this life that matters, it's what you overcome. - Golfer Jonny Miller 

Se Habla Español 

"Lo Que Sea, Cuando Sea, Donde Sea".

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

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