ANCHOR POINT, AK, September 14, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Palmer K. Bailey with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Bailey celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After many years in the field, Mr. Bailey retired in 2010 as owner of Bailey Engineering and Geology in Anchor Point, Alaska. He owned his successful company for 15 years, and apart from this entrepreneurial role, he served 25 years in the military. Commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1970, he retired from the military in 1995, advancing to the rank of colonel. He also operated in various parts of Alaska, Germany, Colorado, Texas and New Hampshire, including as a geological science adviser in NASA's astronaut office in Houston, Texas, from 1986 to 1987 and being selected as the payload specialist for the Terra GEODE Space Shuttle project in 1990.
Mr. Bailey's incredible career included leading numerous geological field expeditions in Alaska between 1979 and 2008 as a participating scientist with the Bering Glacier Research Group. He also had the opportunity to teach as an associate professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, from 1980 to 1983 and again from 1989 to 1992. He later became a visiting lecturer in the department of geology and geological engineering at his alma mater, the University of North Dakota, in Grand Forks, from 2000 to 2001, and was an adjunct professor at Kenai Peninsula College in Homer, Alaska, and a distance adjunct for Taylor University in Indiana.
Related to his work as a geologist, Mr. Bailey was a contributing author for the West Point Atlas of Landforms during 1984. He has also authored and co-authored scholarly articles in various peer-reviewed journals.
In the past 10 years, Mr. Bailey developed a new passion in media as a local radio station manager. He and his wife have worked together to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the native community. Their success has resulted in the development of seven radio stations across Western Alaska so far.
Mr. Bailey received a Bachelor of Science in geology in 1970, followed by a Bachelor of Science in geological engineering and a Master of Science in geology in 1980 at the University of North Dakota. He also graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1984. Mr. Bailey is a registered professional engineer and a certified professional geologist in the state of Alaska.
Contributing to Mr. Bailey's success in the field, he has been a member of several prominent industry-related organizations, including the Geological Society of America and the American Scientific Affiliation. He is also a member of several honor societies.
Mr. Bailey was the recipient of a Henry Hines Scholarship from the University of North Dakota in 1969. He also received an Award for Scholastic Excellence from the University of North Dakota Alumni Association in 1979. For his exceptional contribution to science, he was recognized with the Arthur Gray Leonard Medal from the University of North Dakota. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Bailey has been cited in the 21st edition of Who's Who in the West and the second, third and fourth editions of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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