Growing up on the shores of Ohio’s Lake Erie in a town called Ashtabula, which is an Algonquian word meaning river of many fish, Kurt was a Dolphin in elementary school, a Raider in junior high school, and a Mariner in high school (he even managed to work at a marina part time during his senior year). He enlisted in the navy immediately after graduating from high school and has considered himself a sailor ever since.
While in the navy, Kurt earned a bachelor degree in English from the University of Maryland, a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma, and a multitude of mostly obscure and forgotten technical and management training certifications. However, in 1998, Kurt took a hiatus from his regular duties as a navy cryptologic telecommunications specialist to attend the U. S. military’s Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute. The institute may be little known to most, but it is internationally renowned to those in the human relations field. In addition to service members and civilians from all branches of the U. S. military, Kurt’s eclectic class included soldiers and civilians from the South African army. It was a unique educational experience for him, to say the least …more
[Note: This site is mostly a copy of Kurt's primary site bojiki.com. Consequently, most links will direct the reader to the primary site.]