Where did you serve and what did you do?
Tallil, Iraq – Camp Adder with the 287th Sustainment Brigade. I was the PSD OIC for my Brigade Commander 2008 – 2009.
Kandahar, Afghanistan with the 169th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB). I was Executive Officer 2019 -2020.
How are you #StillServing?
I am involved with many activities at Post 1650 from working on the social media page to showcase the many events that go on at the VFW from bands, bingo, taco Tuesday, line dancing and fly fishing. To hosting the Women in military service recognition ceremony annually in October to emceeing the Founders Day and Veterans Day ceremonies, walking in the Fourth of July parade, evaluating VOD and Patriot Pen entries, and working Map grants from local units. Positions I have held: the first female commander at the post, senior vice commander and trustee.
Why do you do it?
To continue to serve, give back to the community and advocate with making veteran services better for the next generation of veterans.