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physical education educator , army reserve officer

John Robert Tharp, American physical education educator, army reserve officer. Decorated Bronze Star, Army Commendation medal, Vietnam Service medal, Vietnam Campaign medal, National Defense Service medal, Armed Forces Reserve medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement medal, Army Service medal, Overseas medal, Parachute Badge, Expert Marksman Badge.

Background

Tharp, John Robert was born on June 24, 1944 in Clifton, Ohio, United States. Son of Herbert William and Cleo Rebecca (Pond) Tharp.

Education

Graduate numerous military schools Teacher physical education Jeffersontown Elementary School, Louisville, 1968-1969.

Career

Teacher physical education Jeffersontown Elementary School, Louisville, 1968-1969. Second in command Lieutenant United States Army, advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, 1983. Served in Europe, Vietnam,1969-1972.

Various assignments, Louisville, 1972. Teacher driver education, coach football Durrett High School, Louisville, 1972-1978. Teacher driver education Mill Creek Vocational School, Louisville, 1978-1983.

Assistant logistics ops.officer, 168th Support Group, Headquarters, 1983-1987. Secretary 2074th United States Army Reserve School, 1987. Teacher physical education Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, 1987.

Politics

Churches should continually prioritize and monitor the progress in adequately representing the increasing racial and ethnic diversity of communities in local congregations and entities.

Views

Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

Membership

Member National Education Association, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Kentucky. Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Kentucky Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ann Lewis Scott, August 11, 1968. 1 child, Natalie.

father:
Herbert William Tharp

mother:
Cleo Rebecca (Pond) Tharp

spouse:
Ann Lewis Scott

child:
Natalie Tharp