. . Christopher Sekula: In My Own Words from Veterans Breakfast Club on Vimeo.
. . Gary Schisler of Moon Township, Pennsylvania served in the United States Air Force from 1969 to 1999. Lt. Col. Schisler flew C-130 air transports throughout his career while on active duty and as a reserve pilot from 1982-1999. Growing up in a military family (Gary’s dad was a
. . Nathan Mallory of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, grew up in the rural farming community of Titusville. Not wanting to remain in a small town, Nate enlisted in the United States Air Force in 2000–the first in his family to serve in the military, and as an Eagle Scout, he was well
. . Joel Laudenslager of Clinton, Pennsylvania has been in the Marine Corps Reserves for ten years, and he is a combat veteran of deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. Joel grew up in Malaysia, mostly. He came to the Pittsburgh area during his school years and joined JROTC in high
. . John Hawes John Hawes served as an Army sniper in Afghanistan. In 2006, while on patrol high in the mountains, John’s unit became pinned down by Taliban fire. The bloody ordeal, chronicled in the book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, led to the death of