TMCC Veteran of the Month - Jan. 2009
Computer Systems Technician, Admissions and Records
Jeffrey Metcalf grew up in Seneca, South Carolina. After graduating from West-Oak High School, he joined the Navy following in his older brother's footsteps. He was stationed with Attack Squadron 115 (VA-115) based out of the NAF Atsugi, Japan. He was involved in Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm on the USS Midway, and Desert Watch on the USS Independence.
While stationed with VA-115, Metcalf was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Southwest Asia Medal (three times), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (two times), Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the National Defense Service Medal.
In 2001, seven years after leaving the Navy, Metcalf began attending TMCC. After graduating from TMCC he took a job with admissions and records as an IT technician. He enjoys working with students and assisting them in succeeding at TMCC. Metcalf's advice to students, "don't wait as long as I did to get in to college, and take advantage of all resources that are there to help you succeed in college."
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