Mike Lewis is a trainer and consultant focusing on education and skill development with focus on small arms, individual and small unit lethality, and professionally developing leaders to better serve as trainers and educators within their organizations. He served as an Infantryman in the United States Army for 20 years, finishing his career working in the capacity of the 82nd Airborne Division Small Arms Master Gunner (SAMG). As the 82nd Airborne Division SAMG, Mike developed and improved training programs and strategies for the Division and consulted with the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, GA, on improvements to training, doctrine, and small arms weapons systems. He has continued to collaborate with the Maneuver Center of Excellence on training and doctrine, working on Training Circulars (TCs) 3-22.9, 3-23.35, 3-22.249, 3-22.240, and 3-20.40, and has presented training and education on weapons proficiency to units since retiring from the Army in 2015. His article, “Squad Overmatch: Software Before Hardware”, was published in the August-December 2016 issue of Infantry magazine. In addition to working in training and education, he works with industry to develop both training aids and material solutions with the goal of enhancing individual and small unit lethality in American military formations. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts in Security Management from American Military University, a Graduate Certificate in Adult Education from Capella University, and is pursuing a Master of Education with a concentration in Training and Development at North Carolina State University.
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