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Lt Col David Murphy

I have ten years of teaching experience. This is my fourth year teaching JROTC and before that I taught high school history and PE for a year at Spring Valley School in Birmingham Alabama. While in the Air Force I taught for three years in the Intelligence Officers Course at Goodfellow AFB in San Angelo Texas and I taught graduate school three years for the Air Force at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery Alabama.

The Air Force has enabled me to live all over the world. I grew up in many different places as my father was also in the Air Force. I lived in Japan, Greece, Missouri, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Michigan as a kid. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1983 with a BA in history. I was an intelligence officer for the duration of my 22 year career and moved all over the world. I was assigned to bases in Texas, Georgia, South Korea, Hawaii, Utah, Virginia, Italy and Alabama. As an intelligence officer my duties mainly focused on working with fighter pilots (F-16 Fighting Falcon), picking enemy targets and the weapons to hit them with, and working with spy planes (U-2 Dragon Lady, MQ-1 Predator and RQ-4 Global Hawk). Along the way I earned two Masters Degrees in Education, one from Troy University and one from UAB. More importantly, I am married to a wonderful woman, Belinda Murphy and together we have four children. When not spending time with them I am exercising, following my favorite sports team or reading (my Bible, a book, a news website or ESPN).
B.A. History University of Southern Mississippi 1988
M.A Education Leadership Troy University 2000
Air Command and Staff College 2000
Air War College 2009
M.A Education University of Alabama 2012
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