Mr. Howard Daugherty is the Executive Director of the Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission in Batavia. SPC5 Daugherty is a member of The Ohio Military Hall of Fame. He served valiantly during Vietnam and was awarded with the Air Medal with "V" Device. He is also a life member of the American Legion, AMVETS, Military order of the Purple Heart, DAV, VFW, and Vietnam Veterans of America.   

Mr. Phillip McDonald is a retired Army Captain. He is a Vietnam veteran and Bronze Star honoree. He is a highly successful cross country and track coach and was a scholarship athlete in college and got to participate in the U.S. Olympic Trials. He has been at the top of the podium with state champion cross country teams. He was still in the reserves during Operation Desert Storm, but was not deployed.

Mr. Darius Powell was an Army Captain and currently a teacher at Sycamore High School. He graduated from The United States Military Academy. He also has an M.B.A from Duke. Mr. Powell went to Ranger School and was then assigned to the 2/187th Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division and was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Iraq for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Powell has been awarded the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2), Southwest Asia Defense Medal, and Airborne and Air Assault badges.

Mr. Darrell Smith gave twenty-two years to the Army. During his tenure he has been placed in leadership positions wheverer he has been. His posts have included assistant to the Commander of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe and assistant to the Commander of the 6th Army Engineers. He has been a Army Station Recruit Commander and Commander for the Greater Cincinnati Area. He grew up in Cincinnati and currently serves as the Manager for Student Veteran Affairs at Cincinnati State. He is currently working on his Ph.D in Adult Education. 

 

 

Thank You Senator

On Monday, May 15th, 2017 Senator Joe Uecker was my guest speaker at the 2017 My GI Foundation Soldier of The Year Banquet. Senator Uecker has been kind enough to attend two events I have hosted for my veterans. He has represented the 14th District since 2013 as a Republican member of the Ohio Senate.

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