Title: JROTC Military Property Specialist (MPS)
Company: Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)
Location: Clarsville, Tennessee, United States
MSG (R) Karlene Brown, JROTC Military Property Specialist at Clarksville-Montgomery County School System, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Military for dedication, achievements, and leadership.
Ms. Brown was encouraged to pursue a career in the military after witnessing how many of her friends excelled in their roles. After earning an Associate of Arts from Excelsior College, she enlisted with the United States Army. In 1989, she became a master sergeant and, later, she took on the title of senior logistics advisor in 2002. In 2010, Ms. Brown transferred her skills and became a property control officer with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. Two years later, she took on the title of ROTC military property specialist with the school system. Ms. Brown continues to excel in her role today.
An active member of her industry, Ms. Brown maintains affiliation with a number of professional organizations. These include, but are not limited to, the Post Institute Division, the Clarksville-Montgomery Education Association, and the National Women’s Business Association. In the past, she has worked with the Girl Scouts of America and the nonprofit organization, Fueling the Dream. In light of Ms. Brown’s accomplishments, she has earned two service awards from the United States Military, as well as numerous Navy and Marines Commemorative Awards.
Reflecting on her success, Ms. Brown credits her family and her foundation to many of her accomplishments. As she grew up, she learned to be accountable and responsible. Further, she learned to accept accountability rather than wallowing in it. Alongside learning life’s lessons, Ms. Brown found an appreciation for her faith as she got older, which never left her. Looking toward the future, she hopes to earn a Master’s degree in education. Ms. Brown would like to work with middle and high school students to assist them in figuring out their paths to college.
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