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Licensed Battlefield Guide Mike Phipps is currently deployed to Iraq on his third tour of duty there. Mike is a 52 year-old native of Baltimore, Maryland. He began his military career 30 years ago when he was commissioned as an infantry officer from the ROTC program at his alma mater, The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. After service in the regular US Army and Maryland National Guard as an infantry officer, he went into the inactive Reserves in 1992. Mike returned to the Pennsylvania National Guard and then the regular US Army in the post 9/11 era as a non-commissioned officer. He is currently a Staff Sergeant with 2nd Battalion/ 5th US Cavalry-1st Cavalry Division in Sadr City, Iraq.

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