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THOMAS S. ABRAHAM

    

  • FOUNDER OF VETERAN ANGELS
  • WEST POINT GRADUATE. NCAA FOOTBALL AND WRESTLING
  • · AIRBORNE * RANGER
  • SERVED WITH THE 173D AIRBORNE IN VIETNAM.  2/503
  • RIFLE PLATOON LEADER
  •  WEAPONS PLATOON LEADER
  •  COMBAT JUMP IN VIETNAM
  • COMPANY COMMANDER
  • COMPANY COMMANDER, ADVANCED INFANTRY TRAINING, FORT POLK, LA
  •  INTELLIGENCE TRAINING
  • VIETNAMESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL
  • 4.5 YEARS ACTIVE DUTY
  • 50 YEARS OF MANAGEMENT IN MANUFACTURING, CONSTRUCTION, AND GOVERNMENT
  •  50 YEARS  OF COMMUNITY SERVICE, INCLUDING 10 YEARS OF HELPING VETERANS IN NEED.

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MG Clair Gill, US Army (Ret)


Email: clairfgill@me.com


Education

Cambria Heights HS (Diploma), Patton, PA

U.S. Military Academy (BS Engineering), West Point, NY

University of California (MS Civil Engineering), Berkeley, CA

Military Professional Education Courses through Army War College, Carlisle, PA

Ranger and Airborne Qualifying Courses, Ft Benning, GA


Military

Engineer Troop Commands: Platoon Leader (Vietnam), Company Commander (Vietnam), Battalion Commander (CA), Brigade Commander (Germany), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division, HI

Staff Assignments: USMA Dean’s Office, Vietnam, Georgia, Germany, Pentagon (6 years)


Post Military

US Department of Energy, Engineering and Construction Management, Wash. DC

Smithsonian Institution, Engineering and Facilities Operations, Wash. DC


Pro Bono Leadership

President, USMA Class of 1965 (10 years)

President, Army Engineer Association (6 years)

Member and President, Indian Lake Golf Club Board of Directors (6 years)

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ANITA LEONARD

  

· GRADUATE OF GREENSBURG SALEM HIGH SCHOOL

· GRADUATE OF MERCY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (RN)

· GRADUATE OF SETON HILL UNIVERSITY, BA IN SOCIOLOGY

· GRADUATE OF UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, MASTER IN PUBLIC HEALTH

· CAREER IN NURSING AND MANAGEMENT


o MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL CONDUCTING COMMUNITY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPING PROGRAMS FOR THE COMMUNITY

o FACILITAED A CHILDREN’S REHAB CENTER FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

o ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER FOR WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SETON HILL UNIVERSITY, AND THE DOUGLAS EDUCATION CENTER

o MEMBER OF THE CHILD DEATH REVIEW TEAM OF WASHINGTON AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES


· FORMED A CONSULTING BUSINESS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS AND RESTRUCTURING FOR NON-PROFITS

· FOUNDED THE TIM LEONARD CANCER FOUNDATION IN MEMORY OF HER SON AND PROVIDED GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS WITH LIFE THREATENING ILLNESSES.

· HAS ASSISTED NON-PROFITS IN WRITING AND OBTAINING GRANTS FOR CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES

· FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER GREENSBURG SALEM EDUCATION FOUNDATION

· NAMED DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE OF GREENSBURG SALEM HIGH SCHOOL IN 2015, A PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

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CW2 JOE L. MALUCHNIK

  

jmaluchnik@hotmail.com


· GRADUATE OF POINT PARK UNIVERSITY (Ed.D.)

· GRADUATE OF CALIFORNIA UNIFVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (M.Ed)

· GRADUATE OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (B.S. IN EDUCATION)

· VETERAN OF OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM (2003-2005)

     o TASKED BY USCENTCOM TO SUPPORT AND LEAD MAPPING AND SUPPLY MISSIONS INTO AND SUPPORT OF SOLDIERS IN IRAQ, BAHRAIN, QATAR, UZBEKISTAN, AFGHANISTAN, AND KUWAIT

     o WORKED WITH CIVILIAN CONTRACTORS, COALITIN FORCES, AIR FORCE, NAVY, AND MARINES TO SETUP SUPPLY AND MAPPING WAREHOUSES TO STREAMLINE PROCESS

· SERVED PLEADER FOR APPROXIMATELY 60 SOLDIERS WITH 978TH CS COMPANY

· CURRENTLY SERVE AS SSA TECHNICIAN WITH THE 978th CS CO

· HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO MULTIPLE UNITS OVER THE COURSE OF 20-YEAR CAREER

     o 1004th QM CO

     o 357th COMBAT ENGINEER  

        BATALLION

     o 14th QM CO

     o 1015th QM CO

· 20 YEARS AS A TEACHER, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, AND PRINCIPAL 

· CURRENTLY SERVING AS AN ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL AT GREENSBURG SALEM HIGH SCHOOL IN GREENSBURG, PA

· SERVED AS AN ELEMENTARY, JUNIOR HIGH, AND VARSITY WRESTLING COACH AND FOOTBALL COACH IN THE SOMERSET AREA AND NORTH STAR SCHOOL DISTRICTS

· PAST AND CURRENT MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS

     o AMERICAN LEGION

     o VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 

     o PITTSBURGH RUGBY CLUB

     o VOLUNTEER COACH PENN 

        TOWNSHIP RUGBY CLUB

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George Scott

George proudly served as a combat veteran in the United States Marine Corps for 6 ½ years, with one tour in Desert Shield/ Desert Storm. George graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne Indiana. George is an adjunct professor of psychology at Indiana Tech and the Employment Specialist for Pittsburgh Hires Veterans. George’s interests are Trauma Informed Community Re-integration: Barriers That Veterans with Felonies Face When Re-entering Society.

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DESMOND GRACE

· Desmond.grace2007@gmail.com

· Okeechobee High School, Okeechobee, FL

· Wayne State College, NE, BS Exercise Science and Wellness, Football

· Combat Medic Training and Army Nurse-68C

· 345th Combat Support Hospital, ICU Nurse, NCOIC Clinical Services

· 339th Combat Support Hospital, Surgical Nurse/Combat Lifesaver Instructor

· Operation Iraqi Freedom 

· License, investigate, and inspect eldercare facilities for State and local regulatory compliance

· Vice Chair, Westmoreland County- Greensburg Youth Commission 

· Board of Directors, Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanities

· Board of Directors, Greensburg Salem Education Foundation

· Greensburg Recreation Youth Football Coach 

· Community Advancement Advocate

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Ed Sam

VERY Proud to be invited to be a Director of Veteran Angels to apply my skills to help market, provide video production and to work with all of the Combat Veterans of Veteran Angels.


Graduate of Norwin High School

Graduate of Community College of Allegheny College

Studied at University of California 


Currently, Owner of Affordable Marketing  & Entertainment Network providing Social and Traditional marketing as well as video production through AMEN Video Productions.


Previously, Commissioner of Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League

Previously, Owner of North Versailles Shop n Save

Previously, National Sales Manager of The Movie Exchange

Previously, Zone Training Manager for Keebler Company


Member of St. Michael's Orthodox Christian Church


I am also proud to honor my Father who was a World War II Veteran.