Please meet Eric. At the age of 22 he enlisted in the Marines and served for 8 years with his highest ranking being Sergeant. Basic training was at Paris Island, SC. After a few years of service Eric was deployed to Iraq for 9 months and was there during the invasion. He was assigned to Convoy Security where he said he was hot, tired and scared. (Who wouldn't be) But he said, as many of our Veterans have told us, he made good friendships. He is the recipient of the Presidential Campaign Medal along with 8 other medals. Thank you Eric for your service and your dedication to your Country.
Introducing you to Ben who enlisted into the Army at the age of 20. He completed his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, was a heavy equipment operator and served in Vietnam. Reaching the level of Sergeant, he is the recipient of the National Service Ribbon and the Vietnam Service Ribbon. He told us his time was intense, hard work but he learned valuable lessons. Thank you Ben for your service.
Let us introduce you to Robert. Enlisted in the Marines at the age of 20 Robert served from 1966 to 1969. His basic training was at Paris Island, was stationed in Camp Pendleton and also did a 7 month tour in Vietnam. It was a family tradition to join the service. He is the recipient of the Vietnam Ribbon and also the Good Conduct medal. Thank you Robert for your service and dedication to your Country.
We are pleased to introduce you to Brian. As an Army Captain, he served 5 years, from 2011-2016. After his initial training through ROTC at The Citadel, he was stationed at Fort Campbell with the 101st Air Borne Division. He served 2 tours of duty, 9 months each, in Afghanistan. He was a combat medical officer with the 187th Infantry. Now he continues to support Veterans through his work at Connected Warriors. He has been instrumental in working with Honor Portraits, Inc. and helped us set up our first portrait shoot at the Connected Warriors Facility. Thank you Brain for your service, your dedication to your country and your continued support in helping Veterans regain their lives. For more information on Connected Warriors visit their web site: www.connectedwarriors.org