Michael E. Rogers; PLS, L-4908; 1SG, USA (Ret)
Michael Rogers started his survey career in 1976 at the Field Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma as a Field Artillery Surveyor. He has surveyed in the waist deep, alligator infested swamps of Fort Gordon, Georgia; three feet of snow in Grafenwoehr, Germany and the desert heat of the Arabian Desert. Throughout twenty-one years he had a successful career as a surveyor culminating with an assignment as the Brigade Chief Surveyor - responsible for the Brigade Information Center (SIC) and coordinating the efforts of eleven survey crews. During that time he was responsible for the Army's portion of a multi-service recovery effort of Fort Braggs Artillery Survey control points. Michael also served three years as a Drill Sergeant and completed his military career with a tour as an Airborne Field Artillery First Sergeant.
Since retiring from the service he has worked as a surveyor in Virginia and North Carolina, specializing in construction stake-out, boundary and route surveys. He has earned college certificates in Drafting and in Building Construction Technology, and an Associates Degree in General Education and Geomatics Technology.