Sam Kelley served in the United States Marine Corps

Rank: Corporal

Training: 1316 (Welder) 0311 (Rifleman)

How did the military service prepare you for the civilian workforce?

I was trained in new concepts and taught self medication and control. I was taught a skilled trade that kept me motivated and working hard, learning a skill that transitioned well into my career as an electrician.


Current employment

Employer: Anchorage School District

Job title: Journeyman Electrician

How current job helps forward the VIPER message: 

I hope my personal business shows others that working hard on something helps you excel beyond the people with less drive and takes you into places and provides opportunities that wouldn’t otherwise ever be available.

Hobbies: Biking (combustion engine and peddle)