Where did you serve and what did you do?
A Marine, out of high school, I served from 1967 to 1973. Fast forward 18 years, I joined the Indiana National Guard for Desert Storm and continued my service until retirement, as the 1SG in 2009. I was 60 years old and it was time to go
How are you #StillServing?
I have been serving as the Quartermaster of our post since 2019. It took a while to get use to the position and the great responsibility that comes with it. These days, Now that I cant breeze through the handling of day to day business. I have been busy researching and applying for state and federal grants. There are many gifting organizations willing to help organizations like the VFW but most posts are unaware of them. By all means look into them. Weather you are needing funds due to the COVID pandemic, income loss due to restrictions and mandates, or even to help with your posts projects! There is Grants available to you. Contact me at email@example.com for more information
Why do you do it?
Veterans need to know that we are here for them. In todays world we can’t expect the veteran to ,” just know”, there are places to go where he or she can find comradery among those who have already served. The feeling of being alone and no one understanding is devastating with dire consequences at times. It’s a place where you can be sure that someone has “been in your shoes” at some point in time.