Photo of David JohnDavid John, Jr. has been the Commercial Truck Driving instructor at Salina Tech since April of 2017.

He served in the U.S. Army since 1998 in various transportation and logistical jobs — most recently as truck master for the 24th Composite Truck Co. at Fort Riley, where he organized and supervised driver training, truck routing and scheduled maintenance.

He also was an instructor/writer with the 58th Transportation Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., where he planned, prepared, wrote and presented training on driving and maintenance of semis for more than 4,000 students each year.

During Operation Iraqi Freedom, David served as supply manager for the First Infantry Division’s 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion. | 785-309-3123