Title: Airman Student
Location: Dumfries, Virginia, United States
Andrew Michael Heitzmann, Airman Student, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nursing and engineering.
Interested in a career as an electrician, Mr. Heitzmann planned to sharpen his skills and get involved in general engineering in addition to his success in nursing. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and found further success as a freight and shipping professional, celebrating nearly 10 years of professional success. He earned an Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Sciences in nursing from Northern Virginia Community College and went on to achieve a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University in 2006. Mr. Heitzmann enlisted in the United States Army soon thereafter, serving as a registered nurse at the Walter Reed Medical Center as a first lieutenant for an adult medical general ward. In 2009, he was promoted to captain and dedicated three years to the adult cardiothoracic step-down ward. In 2010, he was transferred to San Antonio, Texas, where he completed service as an emergency nurse for the U.S. Army until his military retirement in 2012.
Post-military retirement, Mr. Heitzmann continued to work in nursing in the civilian sector as a supervisor for HCR ManorCare of San Antonio until 2013. That same year, he accepted a freight handler and loading position with Lowe’s, in which he handles a variety of shipping and merchandise transfer functions at an individual store level. During this time, he became an NCATT Certified Aircraft Electronics Technician in 2019 and graduated with a certificate in airframe and power plant management from the Aviation Institute of Maintenance. Looking back on his illustrious career, Mr. Heitzmann attributes his success to being well-rounded in his fields and confident in his endeavors. Dedicated to service, he contributes volunteer time to his local fire department and other community service opportunities. With his spare time, he enjoys reading, meditation, prayer, running and swimming. In five years, Mr. Heitzmann hopes to be in a management position and eventually commence his formal retirement.
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