Putting Together a Promotion Packet

One of the most frustrating tasks I have completed in my military career is how to put together a promotion packet. This is the packet required for advancing to any NCO rank within the US Army. For me, I’m attempting to earn my stripes and become a Sergeant. In an effort to leave the world a better place than I found it, I’m documenting my process because apparently I’m the first person to be confused by this process....

November 24, 2020 · 5 min · 1057 words · Michael Helmers


I did it! I, Michael Helmers, received my CompTIA Security+ certification! This is exciting for me. I began working in IT back in 2016. The whole Account Managing/Sales thing wasn’t making me happy. Endless meetings and work that I could not get excited about. I decided to do something about it. When Kristin and I moved to Madison I decided to take a chance. I studied to earn my CompTIA certifications, The first being Comptia A+....

March 8, 2019 · 1 min · 132 words · Michael Helmers
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