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E-4 SrA (R) Chad Chase

By | November 10th, 2015|1990's, 2000-Present, Air Force|

Chad was in the USAF from 97 to 04,  He served as a cable dawg and a TACP.  Chad was stationed at Kelly AFB, TX and FT Stewart AIN, GA, and was deployed multiple times to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia and Camp Doha, Kuwait and was part of the initial invasion to Iraq [...]

SSG (R) Chess Johnson

By | November 10th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

Chess Johnson joined the Army right out of high school fast tracked his way from Private to SSG. On his second tour of duty to Iraq a sniper would change his world forever. Chess received catastrophic injuries. He was initially told he would never have control of his motor functions or communicate effectively. What the medical [...]

Jason Sellars

By | October 30th, 2015|2000-Present, Marines|

I met Jason through my time at Higher Ground (HG) - Military Program. Jason applied for HG in 2009 and we spent 2 years developing a friendship until he was finally able to join a program in 2011. Jason is a fiercely loyal friend. He is one of the few people I know who would drop [...]

Emmanuel Diaz

By | October 9th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

My good friend Manny served his country as an Army E-4 in Iraq where he was severely wounded by and IED. In his recovery, he held a record no-one wants having one of the longest stays (3+years) at Walter Reed. It is not his injury that makes him one my my personal heroes, but his [...]

LTC Paul E. Gillette Sr.

By | September 9th, 2015|1990's, Army|

Military Biography - LTC Paul E. Gillette Sr.  Paul Gillette Sr. started his career in the Military in the 7th grade when he began attending Missouri Military Academy, an all-male Military College Prep School. He graduated as C Company Commander in 1970 with a four year ROTC scholarship. Paul then entered the ROTC program at [...]

COL Jill Chambers

By | September 4th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

COL JILL CHAMBERS  A service disabled Veteran and survivor of the Pentagon attack on 9/11, Colonel Jill W. Chambers, U.S. Army (R), served four Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the final 8 years of her nearly 30 year, groundbreaking Army career. In 2007, she became the first “Special Assistant to the Chairman [...]

LTC Justin Constantine

By | September 4th, 2015|2000-Present, Army|

Justin Constantine is a former Marine and attorney and is now an inspirational speaker and leadership consultant.  He advises the corporate community on military issues and sustaining employee peak performance.  He survived a gunshot wound to the head while serving in Iraq. Justin retired from the Marine Corps with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  He [...]