Fort Hood bid farewell to Mike Engen, schooling companies officer with the Fort Hood Soldier Enhancement Heart, during a July 1 ceremony at the Soldier Advancement Heart.
Engen worked in the Instruction Companies Division given that 2007 and served as Fort Hood’s Education Expert services officer for most of that time.
Engen, a properly-revered schooling skilled, was born and raised in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and has served at navy installations all around the entire world. After 14 several years at the Good Area, he recognized a posture as the director of human means at Ansbach, Germany.
“Mike has remaining pretty significant sneakers to fill,” Lorri Goyla, Fort Hood’s director of human sources, explained during Engen’s farewell at the Education Heart. “He built these types of a constructive impression on the Fort Hood local community and touched so lots of lives.”
Following obtaining served as a meteorologist in the U.S. Air Force from 1987-1993, Engen entered govt assistance in 1998 as a direction counselor at Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan. His Military Continuing Schooling Method profession involves subsequent assignments of escalating obligation at White Sands Missile Vary, New Mexico Baumholder, Germany Fort Lewis, Washington Military Schooling HQ Employees, Alexandria, Virginia and then Fort Hood. Engen was an lively member of the armed forces and adult education and learning communities, and served on the Advisory Committees for Texas A&M College and the Texas Bio-Science Institute. He is a earlier president of the Fee on Military Instruction and Schooling, and served as a board member of the American Association for Grownup and Continuing Education.
“While we are extremely sorry to see him go, Mike’s group needs him all the best in his next experience and have utmost self-confidence in his potential to, once yet again, speedily build himself as a useful member of his new community,” Peggy Stamper, Education and learning Providers specialist, claimed. “I have experienced the honor of operating for Mike for around 6 a long time and say with no hesitation, he is the most constructive, upbeat leader about. A tireless advocate for Soldiers, he hardly ever failed to remind his workforce that it was truly an honor to serve and help our military and their households in each and every way we could.”
Though serving as the Fort Hood ESO, Mike proven new systems, aided strengthen the Soldier Growth Centre for Troopers and team, designed priceless community interactions and connections, frequently sought methods to much better serve Soldiers, and so significantly a lot more.