20 years active duty USAF as an Air Traffic Controller, spent 3 years working for the military phone company doing every thing from new installs to splicing of cut copper and fiber. Currently working for a bombing range as a Range Control Officer in the Tower providing safety and weapons release authority to military training flights
It is a pretty cool job, getting to watch the pilot engage ground targets and drop pratice bombs.
my knowledge base for microsoft applications is from hands on after all these years. Mostly writitng evals and reports in word and tracking material and other stats in excel. Oh and of course from reading all these post and replys in EGGHEADCAFE. :)