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 Life as a U.S. Attorney in Nat Sec & 1L Summer Jobs at USAOs


Date: 11/20/2019
Time: 11:45 AM to 01:15 PM
Sponsor: National Security Law Society
Contact: Himes, Emma

Location: Hutchins Hall 218

Description: Lunch talk with Asst. U.S. Attorney Hank Moon about his experience working in the Detroit U.S. Attorney's Office (USAO). Moon will give advice for 1Ls wanting to work in a USAO office or National Security jobs, (including summer job offerings) and speak about what type of National Security work he does as an U.S. Attorney. Following the talk there will be time for questions about summer jobs and Moon's experience in National Security as both a U.S. Attorney and veteran.

Moon earned his J.D. at Yale Law School, Master in Public Policy with a focus in National Security at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with Academic, Military, and Athletic Distinction. Hank served in the military for seven years, prior to attending law school.

As a Logistics Readiness Officer, Hank served as a Flight Commander at Grand Forks AFB before volunteering for a year-long deployment as an embedded trainer to the Iraqi Army in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Hank spent his final 2 years in the Air Force at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, NATO's military headquarters in Belgium. During his time at SHAPE, Hank was directly involved with Operations AFGHAN ASSIST and UNIFIED PROTECTOR in Afghanistan and Libya, respectively. Additionally, he deployed to Islamabad, Pakistan as a NATO logistics expert after the 2010 floods. His military decorations include the Bronze Star, Joint Service Commendation Medal, AF Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, AF Achievement Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal and the Humanitarian Service Medal. Hank separated from the Air Force in 2011.