About Ida O. Weiner
Education background: Master’s in Public Administration, Troy University; Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice, University of Texas at El Paso; Jefferson High School graduate, El Paso, TX
Family background: Born and raised in El Paso, Texas and oldest of four children. Married from 1984 to present to Wes Weiner (Retired Colonel, U.S. Army)
Current: Retired military proudly serving as a community volunteer (Clayton County Humane Society, Clayton County Master Gardeners, Core/founding member of Clayton County Armed Forces Senior Veterans Group.)
Military career: May 1980 to August 2000
Most memorable experience of your military career: During several deployments (six to eight missions - 1993-1996) as the Senior Intelligence, force protection and security officer and advisor to the commander of a deployed Joint Task Force (JTF) Provide Promise and U.S. Hospital in the Former Republic Yugoslavia (Zagreb, Croatia specifically). Coordinated intelligence support as requested to United Nations Peace Forces and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to support peacekeepers and humanitarian operations in Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina.