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About Addison

Addison Whitney is a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy, where he is majoring in Cyber Science and minoring in German language and culture. While in high school, Addison worked as a food service worker at Advocate Healthcare Medical Center and as an Intern at Maclean-Fogg Component Solutions.

At the US Air Force Academy, he is an active member of the Cyber Competition team as well as the cadet in charge of the German club.

A PDF version of Addison’s resume can be found here.

Addison Whitney
PO Box 3953
USAFA, CO 80841


United States Air Force Academy

Major: Cyber Science / Minor: German

Anticipated Graduation May 2021,
Cumulative GPA 3.81

Libertyville High School

Graduation May, 2017
Weighted GPA: 4.145

Professional Experience

United States Air Force Academy

Cyber Competition Team

September 2017 – Present
— Developed skills in web exploitation, reverse engineering, binary exploitation, cryptography, forensics, and Python scripting
— Outstanding Sophomore: Elected by my peers and recognized by Air Force Academy leadership for developing underclassmen

United States Air Force Academy

Summer Cyber Course Instructor

July 2019 – August 2019
— Created and taught a cyber operations course for over 60 students
— Inspired the next generation of Cyber Warriors
— Trained students to use the linux command line and find vulnerabilities in remote systems as well as orchestrate social engineering campaigns

MacLean-Fogg Company

IT Intern

May 2016 – August 2016 / May 2016 – August 2016
— Designed and created an all new “one touch” print button for printing shop floor shipping labels that was integrated with the company ERP system
— Championed the creation of an all new notification device for any temperature or humidity issues for the company-wide computer server room
— Analyzed potential company “phishing” vulnerabilities with social media, documented and reviewed results with senior management

Advocate Healthcare

Host in Food Service

December 2015 – March 2017
— Food order fulfillment in a fast paced, high volume, hospital environment

Language Skills


— Over Seven years of progressive German language and culture study

Computer Languages

— C
— Python
— Assembly
— Lua


— Cyber Security
— International Relations
— Signals Intelligence
— National Security
— Downhill Skiing
— Distance Running