BS University of Illinois; MBA California State Polytechnic University; advanced graduate work, USC; member, American Association of University Professors.

Served as Marine Corps officer in South Vietnam.  After 20+ years of service, retired in September, 1985, while serving in the grade of colonel with the Joint Staff at the Pentagon.  During his career, he was awarded the Bronze Star with "V", the Navy Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

Became the CEO of Pentagon Express, Inc., in the fall of 1985 and continued in that capacity until retiring in 1997.

He also taught at various colleges, including: U S Naval Academy (guest lecturer) Northern Virginia Community College (adjunct professor) and Los Angeles City College (adjunct professor).  Retired from teaching at the college level in the spring of 2006.



Photo taken in 2005

Grant "Gary" Jacobsen is a graduate of Dundee Community
High School in Carpentersville, Illinois. He has lived in the Washington, D. C. area since 1974.

Gary now writes magazine articles, op-ed pieces and movie reviews.

In February, 2009, he was named as an expert author by Ezine Articles. Click here for information.

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