Alumnus Leonardo Garcia presented EU with an American flag that was flown over the U.S Capitol and official Challenge Coin from the Mission Assurance Bureau Command Center. Officer Garcia spoke to the students and team on Thursday, March 24th about his education from Everglades University and how it propelled him into his current career in Washington D.C.
Everglades University is pleased to announce a distinguished guest speaker and alumnus who visited the Boca Raton campus on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00am to speak with students about a career in the field of aviation, specifically airspace security.
Leonardo Garcia currently works for the United States Capitol Police as a Police Officer with top secret clearance over airspace security, flight operations and the command center. He has participated in VIP events such as the United States Presidential inauguration, the State of the Union, the visit by Pope Francis to Congress and many more. His extensive education and career experiences will provide a fascinating discussion for the students to learn from. Mr. Garcia, originally from Miramar Florida, graduated summa cum laude in 2008 with his Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology from Everglades University and then went on to earn his Master of Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Mr. Garcia presented the campus with an American flag that was flown over the United States Capitol along with a Challenge Coin from the Mission Assurance Bureau Command Center. The Challenge Coin is the official coin of the United States Capitol Police-Mission Assurance Bureau-Command Center, which oversees the security protection of the United States Congress and Capitol including the airspace division.