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    06 - Paul Rasmussen - A Paperboy, the Sizzler and the Navy

    06 - Paul Rasmussen - A Paperboy, the Sizzler and the Navy

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    Naval Postgraduate School

    Episode 06 - Paul Rasmussen - A Paperboy, the Sizzler and the Navy
    NPS student Mike Morris sits down and has a drink with NPS Department Program Officer Paul Rasmussen, and they discuss his technique of adjusting to the current pandemic, his time at NPS, and why he joined the Navy.
    This episode was recorded on July 10, 2020.

    Segment 1 of 3 – Adjusting Education During a Pandemic - [1:00]
    Segment 2 of 3 – Taking Flight and Focusing Education - [21:40]
    Segment 3 of 3 – A Paperboy, The Sizzler and The Navy - [36:25]

    Commissioned in 1993 out of NROTC at UCSD, CDR Rasmussen went to flight school in Pensacola, Florida, and was winged three years later in Kingsville, Texas. Flying the FA-18 Hornet and the SEM for the French Navy for the next ten years, he was deployed overseas on multiple occasions with VFA-113 Stingers and VFA-25 Fist of the Fleet. Finally, his career culminated as the Mini-Boss on the USS Carl Vinson. His second career has been in military education, serving as both student and instructor at the NWC in Newport, then here at NPS as DDOS, DOS, and finally, the Program Officer of NSA.


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    The views expressed in this interview are those of the individuals and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, the US Navy, or the Naval Postgraduate School.



    Date Taken: 07.10.2020
    Date Posted: 03.11.2021 16:32
    Category: Interviews
    Audio ID: 63996
    Filename: 2007/DOD_107911824.mp3
    Length: 00:55:27
    Artist The Trident Room Podcast
    Album The Trident Room Podcast
    Year 2020
    Genre Podcast

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