Petty Officer Jim Cava, United States Navy Retired
RESUME


EXPERIENCE:
* Hundreds upon hundreds of inspirational and motivational Americanism Presentations across New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, 
   North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Nation's Capital, Washington D.C. including: Pre-Schools, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges,

Veterans Hospitals and Homes, Nursing Homes, Senior Living Communities,  Retirement Villages, Veterans Organizations, Civic Clubs and Organizations
* Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Dedication Ceremony, Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Vietnam Women’s Memorial, Dedication Ceremony, Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Memorial Day Ceremony, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Veterans Day Ceremony, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.

* Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day, Celebration and Parade, Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day, Celebration and Parade, New York City
* Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day, Celebration and Parade, Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey
* Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 10th Anniversary Celebration, Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Ground Breaking Ceremony, Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey
* Vietnam Veterans Art Exhibit, State Capital, Trenton, New Jersey
* Korean Veterans Memorial, Dedication Ceremony, Bergen Justice Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
* D-Day 50th Anniversary Ceremony, Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey
* D-Day 50th Anniversary Ceremony, Bergen Justice Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
* GI Bill 50th Anniversary Ceremony, Newark Museum Memorial Garden, Newark, New Jersey
* WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Desert Storm, Grenada, Panama and Beirut Veterans Memorials, Circle of Honor,
    Dedication Ceremony, Bergen Justice Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
* Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Dedication Ceremony, Passaic County Technical and Vocational High School, Wayne, New Jersey
* Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Desert      
   Storm, Grenada, Panama and Beirut Veterans Memorial, Dedication Ceremony, Passaic County Technical and Vocational High School, Wayne, New Jersey
* POW/MIA Recognition day Ceremony Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey
POW/MIA Ceremony's across New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Nation's Capital, Washington D.C.

* Rolling Thunder VI, New York City
* Rolling Thunder VII Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Memorial Day Ceremony’s, Brigadier General William C. Doyle, Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, New Jersey
* Memorial Day Ceremony’s, New York City
* Veterans Day Ceremony’s, New York City
* Memorial Day Ceremony’s, New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial, New York City
* Veterans Day Ceremony’s, New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial, New York City

* Veterans Day Ceremony, Veterans Employment and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* Newark Stand Down, Rutgers University’s Alumni Field, Newark, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Remembrance    
* Middlesex County Stand Down 1994, Roosevelt Park, Edison, New Jersey
* Memorial Day Ceremony, Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey
* Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony, City Hall, Newark, New Jersey
* New Jersey General Assembly, State House, Trenton, New Jersey
* Memorial Day, Veterans Day and POW/MIA Ceremony’s in towns and cities across New Jersey, New York, 

Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Nations Capital, Washington, D.C.
* National Anthem: New York Mets - New Jersey Nets - New Jersey Devils - New Jersey Generals 
* Veterans of Foreign Wars, State Convention, Wildwood, New Jersey
* Disabled American Veterans, Seaside Heights, New Jersey
* American Legion, State Convention, Wildwood, New Jersey
* Military Order of the Purple Heart, State Convention, Fort Dix, New Jersey
* Police Officers and Fire Fighters Heroes Scholarship Fund, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
* Police Officers, Fire Fighters and First Aid and Ambulance Personnel Ceremony's in towns and cities across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

* St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City
* Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York

* Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
* The Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey
* Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey

* The Meadowbrook, Cedar Grove, New Jersey


MILITARY:
* United States Navy Retired
* Recruit Brigade Commander, Recruit Training Command, U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois
* US Navy Corpsman / I (India) Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division - RVN 1968
             

DECORATIONS:
* Purple Heart Medal
* Combat Action Ribbon
* Presidential Unit Citation
* Meritorious Unit Commendation
* Good Conduct Medal
 * National Defense Service Medal
*Vietnam Service Medal
* Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
* Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
* Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal  
* Distinguished Service Medal
            

VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS:
* Disabled American Veterans
* American Legion
* Military Order of the Purple Heart
* Veterans of Foreign Wars
* Vietnam Veterans of America
* Vietnam Veterans for America
* Marine Corps League


RECORDING:
* CBS Recording Studio, New York City
* Media Sound, New York City
* Fox Recording Studio, Rutherford, New Jersey
* William Paterson University Recording Studio, Wayne, New Jersey
Original Americanism Ceremony recorded:
“​​​​​​​​​A SALUTE TO THE GREATEST NATION IN THE WORLD, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”​​​​
Original songs recorded:
“​​​​​​​​​HERE’S TO YOU, AMERICA”​​​​ - “​​​​​​​​​AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR”​​​​


TELEVISION:

“MR. INSIDE / MR. OUTSIDE” - “​​​​​​​​​COURAGE”

“​​​​​​​​​THE GOOD NEWS SHOW”​​​​ 

FILM:

“​​​​​THE GODFATHER​​​” - “​​​​​​​​​THE EXORCIST”