"I am doing all I can to make sure our current President gets a nice vacation starting in January of next year and hope my VFW brothers will join me. My cat could do a better job and at least I know what he does, poop, eat and sleep.
"Washington Army NG 10 years 4 years active 2 years reserve. I would like to see more NG get involved in the VFW and become active I have found it to be real theraputic for me and I am able to deal with things better than i use too."
VFW Life Member, Bronze Legacy Member, Past Military Service
What Post do you belong to or are you a Member-at-Large?
When did you join the VFW or Auxiliary?
A longe time ago!
Military Service History
US Army Infantry, NJ National Guard
Tell us about yourself
Short Bio Sheet.
VFW National Council Member to represent North and South Carolina 2009-2011(elect).
VFW Past State Commander I served during 2005-2006.
Qualification for membership to the VFW was earned by service with the United States Army; in the Republic of Vietnam. Serving as an infantryman with Company D Second Battalion 35 Infantry of the 4th Infantry Division. Later serving with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg and two years with the New Jersey National Guard.
During my service with the VFW I was awarded All American status for State, District, and Post level, which is the top honor from the National Organization for commanders.
I am proud to be the first Commander from North Carolina to receive this Triple Crown joining a short list of only 43 State Commanders to achieve this honor.
I received an Associate degree in Chemistry from Cape Fear Technical Institute. Graduated with Honors, served as President of the Student Government Association and later as President/Chairman CFTI Alumni Association
I received a B.S, in Business Administration, from Mount Olive College were I graduated with high honors and received the Distinguished Achievement Award. I later completed an MBA at Webster University.
From 1980 to 2005 I worked with the Environmental and Radiation Control Department at the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant. Retiring from Progress Energy after 25 years of service.
I am married to Sarah and currently live in Boiling Spring Lakes NC
We have one Son Roy ll and one grandson Roy 3rd
I have also served on the Governors Veterans Affairs Commission Advisory Committee, the North Carolina Veterans Council and on the Board of Directors Veterans Freedom Park Foundation in Cary North Carolina
For my dedication to Veterans I received The Order of the Long Leaf Pine from Governor Mike Easley the highest award presented to a civilian and the Distinguished Achievement Award from Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.
Interests and hobbies
Currently working as a service officer assisting Veterans with VA Claims.
and teaching as an Adjunct Instructor Mount Olive College.
I try to spend time outdoors,hunting, Kayaking, or just playing with my four year old grandson.
Memberships in other organizations
Combat Infantrymen’s Association, National Two Year Trustee, American Legion Post 32 ,AMVETS, DAV Chapter 11 Service Officer, MOC, and Honorary member MOAA.
Hi Roy, The John Wayne email was soooooo funny!!! And sad but true...God help us!!!! Hope you are having a good week! Its been pretty good here so far. I sent my son your web page, I hope he will check it out. I told him and Ashley they would really like you a lot! I hope you can get to know them one day. You would be proud of them. Have a great week and weekend! Becky
These Computer thingies sometimes leave me wondering if I was born 30 years too late? Or, Thirty years too soon. Your background in Radiology is of interest. I was UDT 3 @ Crossroads. Always wondered why pubic hair turned curly.
Sorry about the time it has taken me to respond. Trying to understand a Microwave toast setting. All produce BURNT. Mom always said burnt toast would~~~~~*
You think you could change about 62 million of those minds?LOL
Send me a normal e-mail address and I'll shoot you the song.... I've sent it to Cody again, so maybe this time he can open it... if so, maybe he'll paste it here... OH! Forgot... you can hear it on TeamSarah...put "Tish" in the Members search box and pull up my page and then scroll down the left side to the music. But I can send you one if you'd like...firstname.lastname@example.org
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