A year ago, the Veteran Support Specialist position had opened up. Theodore conducted a search and ended up hiring an old high school friend, Richard Johnson. Richard had served two tours of duty in Afghanistan (one with Theodore) and two tours of duty in Iraq. Richard’s references always commented on how well he
Jackson also saw opportunity to get his education while being enlisted. During Jackson’s first summer at Liberty University, Jackson became a member of the 116th Higher Headquarters Company (HHC) Virginia National Guard. To start Jackson attended Basic Training at Fort Benning in Georgia. He went on to tell me that the training lasted a long
The next series of pivotal experiences came to me by way of volunteer work as a Marine Security Guard in Valletta, Malta and Seoul, South Korea. In both instances I had the opportunity to answer questions about my personal experiences and share American culture. Although, crucial these experiences where significantly amplified by my concurrent professional experiences. Like my personal experience my professional played a significant role in motivating me to join the Foreign Service. When I turned 19, I had already been in Iraq for 4 months serving as a Security Scout Gunner in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
The Fourth Battalion of the 27th Infantry As my father and I sat at the kitchen table, I assumed my dad, Scott Garland, would have somewhat serious responses for being in the Army for 6 years. As he thought about the military all of his life changing memories flooded back to him. He had been stationed in many places and remembered each and every one of them.
Adm. William Mcraven graduated from UT in 1977, following his graduation he elected to volunteer for BUD/S, (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training). After nearly thirty-seven years of service, Adm. Mcraven concluded his career having commanded every special operations task force that the US military had to offer. Adm.
SSgt Gallaghan was born on June 13, 1983, in the city of Santa Cruz, California. At an early age, SSgt Gallaghan moved to Colorado Spring, CO where he graduated high school and enlisted in the Marine Corps on 22 February 2002. Pvt Gallaghan completed boot camp on 26 November 2002 at MCRD San Diego, California. Afterwards, he attended Marine Combat Training in January of 2003 and upon completion was shipped to NAS Pensacola to start his MOS training.
My dad was still at service so it made it very hard not seeing his first born baby girl. My dad eventually finished his time in the service and came home as a greater man. Now, he was joyful knowing he could spend time with his daughter, Nadia, and his son, Darren Jr. (Dee). Later in his life, he met a wonderful woman named Sabrina they fell in love and got married. He is now a Sergeant for the Cleveland School
On July 17th, 18-year-old, Ryan Hoke, was sworn into the United States Navy. Currently, at Great Lakes, Illinois Navel base, Hoke is undergoing boot camp where his strengths, physical and mental, are put to a test. When asked for a reason as to why he desired to join the Armed Forces, Hoke 's reply was unforgettable. With a simple smile, he responded with, "it was meant to be." During his adventures growing up, Hoke 's calling has been one of a protector.
After all of the paperwork was filled out, Tony was transported to a military base on the coast of North Carolina. There, he spent day after day training in boot camp for three months to prepare for an attack the U.S was planning on Normandy. He also made a friend named Thomas. Thomas would lift Tony up when he was down and helped Tony get through all of the different and difficult tasks that would train him to fight in World War II. Tony and Thomas endured hours of running, swimming and target practice with very few breaks in between.
He took responsibility of the boys and promised that they would be saved. The boys had relied on him because he seemed to know what he was talking about. He stated,”I could swim when I was five. Daddy taught me. He’s a commander in the Navy.
His family was a planter family, and they learned their morals and manners. When growing up, he had many characteristics, so he was a man of character his whole life, I like to say. When Washington was a boy, his father died. He then married a widow, Martha Washington several years after his brother had died. They had two children and lived at Mount Vernon.
What is inspiration? That question went through my mind when my teacher told me about this project. It really got me thinking about who has inspired me that 's something you just don 't think of, but then I got to thinking and I thought my grandpa. Jud Reincke my grandpa was born and raised in Marshall where he stayed his whole life, married about 60 years,had three kids Mark,Mike,and my dad Norm Reincke. Jud later had four grand kids Matt ,Laurie ,my brother Trace,and me.
It was at his job that he met his wife, Julie Wutzernaem. They were married on July 21, 2023, in Logan, Utah. They had five children, whom they raised in Blackfoot, where the Olney family had lived for a total of four generations. His children all continued on to higher education, a legacy which Mr. Olney, a first generation college graduate, considered to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Olney enjoyed activities both in a laboratory and in the beauty of nature.
Bradley is a leader in the Boy Scouts of America. Over the years he has held numerous leadership positions within his troop and led several campouts. One leadership example in particular was when he led his troop during his Eagle Scout project. The Command Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot asked Bradley to create something for the thousands of families who come every week to watch their loved one graduate as a United States Marine. Bradley came up with the idea of creating a life sized photo opportunity of a drill instructor correcting a recruit.
Preston Truitt 10/1/15 Professor Rasmussen Govt 2305 John McCain On August 29, 1963, John McCain was born at the Coco Solo Naval Air Station located in the Panama Canal Zone to his father and mother, naval officer John McCain Jr. and his wife, Roberta. Both his father and grandfather had military backgrounds, each rising up to be four-star admirals.