Where did you serve and what did you do?
US Navy 4 carrier deployments and 2 destroyer deployments through South China Sea to Persian Gulf. Primary duties include navigation chart management for open ocean and harbor navigation, air intercept control duties in air warfare and surface targeting. Naval Gunfire Support to compliment amphibious operations
Tell us how your dog is helping you continue #StillServing in your community.
During the pandemic, while unable to go to appointments from clinic closures, seizures became a frequent occurrence. She was able to sense a change in my demeanor and body language before myself or any others could notice. This would interfere with my volunteer efforts in community support, primarily the elementary school I would be at weekly.
Why do you do it?
It was a small community with a lot to give to families, they just needed consistent volunteers to ensure the food distribution program was successful. For the three years I volunteered, it went flawlessly, with all donated food given with zero waste.