Author Archives: Supriya.Vidic

About Supriya.Vidic

Sgt. Supriya S. Vidic was born in the Fiji Islands and migrated to the United States when she was nine years old and became a naturalized citizen at the age of 13. She spent her life moving from one city to another and when she was 19 she decided to join the US Army from Kansas City, MO. Her first duty station was Camp Hovey, S. Korea which was 10 miles from the DMZ. In Korea she was a part of the 1st Brigade Troops Support Battalion under the 2nd Infantry Division. While there she made the rank of Sergeant in two years. Also along with her military responsibilities SGT Vidic volunteered and taught English to Korean children who could not afford an English education. After her tour in S. Korea she went to Ft. Huachuca, AZ as part of the 11th Signal Brigade and deployed to Baghdad, Iraq for 15 months from Dec 2007-Mar 2009. She spent part of her deployment working as a non-commissioned officer supporting the telecommunications needs of the U.S. Embassy and also as a Project Manager in her Battalion s3 Shop. Also while in Iraq she volunteered at the Ibn Sina Hospital in Baghdad and worked in the Intensive Care Ward for Iraqi Nationals where she was able to lend a helping hand and linguistic skills. She completed six years in the US Army earlier this year and is now studying Literature with an Emphasis in writing at MUM in hopes of making the world a better place through her writing.

CDR Rene Hernandez

The MIU Graduate and Navy Company Commander has 202 Navy medical students in her command and is responsible for their Officer Professional Development, welfare, morale, and readiness. Additional responsibilities include the supervision and management of all administrative aspects of the company which includes physical … Continue reading

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My Journey….

On Sep 1, 2010 at 15 minutes past midnight, I drove my car, fully loaded with the most essential of possessions and went onto Fort Huachuca, Az. Once on post, I promptly drove to the headquarters of the 40th Signal … Continue reading

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What Majors are offered at MUM?

When I often tell people that I go to Maharishi University of Management, they ask me well what do you major in? What are the possibilities for studying there. This university is small and growing but we do offer a … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly a Plane

I recently started taking flying lessons at the airport in Fairfield and it is one of the most thrilling experiences of my life. The best thing about learning to conquer the skies, is that many other students and alumni are … Continue reading

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What is the IRR and Muster Duty?

The Individual Ready Reserve is a service that is mandatory for many veterans. When a service member signs their initial contract, it is usually for 2-6 years. If that service member did not re-enlist or have a contract beyond 8 … Continue reading

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Troy Van Beek

Recently I had the honor to interview MUM alumni and U.S. Navy veteran, Troy Van Beek. He was in the U.S. Navy Seals from 1994– 2003 and then spent two years contracting for the Department of State. After spending many … Continue reading

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My Top 25 Inspirational Quotes

Fo this block, the forest academy, I am in a class called Inspirational Films and it got me thinking that there are many things that inspire me in this world. And I often write down quotes from people or literature … Continue reading

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Some links to share…

Recently yours truly was recognized for her achievements in MUM  😀 All about me Also, over winter break I completed the TM-Siddhi course and it has significantly impacted my life. Here is a link that will explain in greater detail … Continue reading

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Physiology is Consciousness

This block I am in Dr. Fred Travis’ class Physiology is Consciousness and it has been awesome ! Dr. Travis is an amazing teacher and I have learned a lot from him and this class. Rather than writing about my … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Adventure

Earlier today I had a reveleation. It’s a thought that occurs to me often but each time this thought comes I am always taken back with surprise. Without fail I invariably come to this conclusion on a regular basis: life … Continue reading

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