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Bryan Lightfield

Bryan Lightfield

Department of Veterans Affairs

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Bryan's work combines: Engineering, Armed Services, and Building Things

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Day In The Life

Deputy Chief of Facility Managment

I supervise engineering, construction and maintenance at the Boise VA Medical Center.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Capital High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Construction Engineering

    Arizona State University

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High School

Bachelor's Degree: Construction Engineering

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Worked in the residential construction industry for 6 years.

  • 2.

    Joined the Marines to serve my country and see the world.

  • 3.

    My love of construction became stronger. After the military, I moved to Arizona.

  • 4.

    Researched a lot of schools and found Arizona State had exactly what I was looking for.

  • 5.

    Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelors in engineering.

  • 6.

    I worked for a large commercial contractor building medical facilities.

  • 7.

    Realizing I was missing something in my life, I left the private sector & returned to help veterans.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement



  • How I responded: