Gerald M. Blackwell




Name/Email Address:     jerry_blackwell at rocketmail dot com

Marital Status/Spouse’s Name:   Divorced

Children/Grandchildren:  Son (Gerald Jr.), Daughter (Jill Lantz)/ Granddaughters (Alexandria Lantz and Avery Lantz)

Occupation: Retired

College/Professional Training:  University of South Carolina - BS Electrical Engineering 1972

Military Service(Details, Combat Tour?):  US Air Force 1964 – 1968. NORAD Command Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Own Business? (Name, Website): No

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, Reading, USC & Panthers Football

Published a Book? (Name): No

Favorite Books/Authors: Grisham, Dean Koontz

Favorite Songs/Musicians:  Anything from the sixty’s.

Favorite Movies: The Big Lebowski, The Sting, Star Wars, War games

Best Vacation Ever: Two Weeks at the Marriott Resort St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Favorite Memory of High School:  Attending the football games and hanging out at the Youth Center.

Proudest Moments of My Life: Graduating College, Managing the Design/Building of government and industrial installations over the world.

Things I Would Like My Classmates to Know: I have had the opportunity to work in most of the states and cities in our great country and over a dozen foreign countries during my career. I spent two years working in Western Europe, 1 ½ years working in mainland China, and 6 months in Brazil. I learned to appreciate many other cultures other than ours in America. There are good people everywhere.