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(r) Major Shawn Owens


Shawn Owens


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About Me

Educational History:

1989, Tuttle High School, Tuttle, OK

1993, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK

Degrees and Certifications:

1993, BA, Criminal Justice

1998, AS, Criminal Justice

Stop the Bleed Certified Instructor

Standard Response Protocol/tandard Sesponse Reunification Method (SRP/SRM) Certified Trainer

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.) Certified Instructor

Professional Development:

2018, 2019: Texas School Safety Center, Texas School Safety Confernce

5 Dec 2019, SRP/SRM Train-the-Trainer Workshop



Current Position:

I started teaching at Gilmer HS in 2015.  Gilmer is the only ISD I’ve taught at, however, I had just about ten years teaching experience in the Air Force. I am the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor and Department Head for AFJROTC.  I currently teach the Aerospace Science portion of our course.

Previous Position:

I taught Air Base Defense and the Security Forces Apprentice Course at the Security Forces Academy as well as Automated Security Systems in the Security Forces Advanced Courses from 1997-2002.  Additionally, I was an Associate Professor of Aerospace Science at the University of Houston from 2011 until I retired in 2015 were I taught in Air Force ROTC department. 

Family Information:

Married since 1992


No, they’re all out of school

3 dogs, 2 cats

Personal Information:

I’m an avid football fan.  My favorite teams are the Gilmer Buckeyes, the Oklahoma Sooners and whoever is playing Oklahoma State.  When I’m not teaching or at an AFJROTC event, I spend time with my family.

Gilmer HS AFJROTC Announcements

Major Owens' Office Hours

My Office Hours will be from 9:10AM – 9:55AM and 1:35PM – 2:20PM.  If you need to speak with me outside those hours, please email me at and we will set up a time to meet.  All meetings will be in the front office.

If you cannot reach me, please contact Master Sergeant Gannon at and he will assist.

Thank you,

Maj Owens

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