Stories Of Service

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You About Service | Felipe Pereira

Stories of Service | Felipe Pereira | July 2017"When I look at these walls, I see history. I see tradition. I see service that came before me and I see service that will come after me.” The before and after of Felipe Pereira inspires us to this day. 

Born in Brazil, moving to the U.S. at age 17, becoming a citizen just before deployment with the 101st Airborne, he led bravely in Kandahar, Afghanistan. That’s where his commitment to duty

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You About Service | Suzanne Scheafer

Suzanne Scheafer SoS Blog 100x100The knock on the door came at 1:12 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2013. William C. “Billy” Trapnell IV, a petty officer with Coast Guard Sector Boston, had died. Enlisted at 17, he served for six years as an Army Ranger—including a tour in Iraq—before joining the Coast Guard.

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