Jerry is a Marine Corps veteran from Indiana. He served February 1967 to June 1969, and in Vietnam September 1967 – October 1968. Jerry is a Survivor of TET Offensive 1968. Jerry also survived a helicopter crash in 1968, which caused injury to his neck and back.
Jerry’s struggles include walking long distances and getting dressed in the mornings. He is very involved with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and is a Service Officer that helps veterans get benefits. He is also involved in MAC-V, the Mayor’s Advisory Council for Veterans. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Veterans Support Council of Marion County (VSCMC) and the Dr. Otis Bowen Veterans House for homeless veterans.
He loves spending time outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He’s been married 48 years with three kids and five grandkids. Jerry retired from General Motors and Rolls Royce after 33 years of service. Jerry says that having a TUC Tracked Utility Carrier would “allow me to plow snow in my neighborhood, mow grass, and take it on excursions exploring the great outdoors. It would also allow me to go to amusement parks and do the normal outdoor things with my grandkids.”
National Defense Ribbon
Vietname Combat Ribbon with Valor
Vietnam Service Ribbon with 3 Stars