Dr. Jim Etter served 22 years in the United States Marine Corps where he had a tour in Viet Nam, two Purple Hearts and served as a Naval Flight Officer, Top Gun Graduate, Naval War College Graduate and served as the Operations Officer of a Marine Fighter Squadron. After he retired from the US Marine Corps as a Major, Jim went on to found American Military University and American Public University, a leader in online education with over 90,000 active students. Jim acquired the 40-year-old Citizens High School in 2017 and has expanded it from a correspondence school to one of the leading online global high schools offering more than 300 online courses with students throughout the US and over 43 countries. He recently launched the High School FLEX Diploma program which puts the student in charge of tailoring their High School diploma for their after High School success.
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