Lt. Col Allen Kirksey (ret.)

Allen E. Kirksey Jr. is a retired Air Force officer and Arizona native who instructs the Air Force Junior ROTC program at Maricopa High School.

Name: Lt. Col. Allen Kirksey (ret.)
Hometown: Tempe
Resides in: Chandler
Occupation: AFJROTC Senior Aerospace Science instructor
Family: Married
Pets: One cat
Cars: Corvette
Hobbies: Smooth Jazz, traveling
Pet peeve: People taking advantage of other people, selfish people, lack of integrity
Dream vacation: Europe: Spain, Italy, England, Germany, The Netherlands Africa: South Africa, Egypt
Like most about Maricopa: People helping other people, friendly and welcoming

Favorite …
Charity: MentorKidsUSA
Movie: Glory, Selma
Actor: Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman
Song: Wake Up Everybody
Musician: Teddy Pendergrass
Food: BBQ, Italian food
Drink: Coca Cola
Meal: Breakfast with pancakes
Restaurant: Cracker Barrel, Chart House
Getaway: San Diego, Coronado Island
Quote: General Colin Powell: “The day the soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.”


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