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Philip Hicks

Advisor

Role and Company

Defense and Homeland Security Relationship Lead, Electric Power Research Institute

Expertise

23 years experience in engineering

Location

Stafford, VA

About Philip

I retired in October 2014 after 21 years of service as a U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer. I have served worldwide at various locations in peace and combat. I have a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MS in Engineering Management. I'm a registered professional engineer (PE) in electrical power systems in the State of Alabama and Commonwealth of Virginia. I am passionate about lifelong learning and helping fellow veterans understand the value they bring to industry. I have been married for 20 years and have three children ages 13, 15, and 28.

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Articles by Philip

4 years ago

My Retirement Journey (Part 1)

Welcome to my post-military journey. While some of you may still be on active duty or some of you may...

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4 years ago

My Military Retirement Journey (Part 2)

*This is Part 2 of a three part article expressing the feelings and situations I experienced during my retirement from the...

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4 years ago

My Military Retirement Journey (Part 3 - Terminus)

This is the final post of a three part article expressing the feelings and situations I experienced during my retirement...

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Philip's Recent Answers

2 months ago

If you could turn back time...

Trying to replace the sense of purpose has been the toughest challenge for me, and I've heard similar from other...

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2 years ago

Border patrol

From what I've been able to gather online, the US Border Patrol is part of a union. They fall under...

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4 years ago

Is equal pay and benefits to military a realistic goal?

Nathan, this is a tough question to answer because many companies pay for benefits on the back end that may...

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4 years ago

Can someone assist me with making my Linkedin profile more appealing to employers?

Start with the veteran's group on LinkedIn: https://veterans.linkedin.com/ Then there are numerous articles to point you in...

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4 years ago

Credible Degree

I don't want to sound alarmist, but the following comes from the National Association for College Admission Counseling: "Why Have...

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