Paul Chevalier, Sergeant Major, USMC (ret.)
Sergeant Major Paul Chevalier enlisted in the Marines right after his high school graduation. His active duty military career spanned the years of 1954 – 1985 and included three tours in Vietnam. Chevalier earned many decorations including Meritorious Service Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat V (2), Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Ribbon with 7 Bronze Stars, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, and Vietnam Campaign Ribbon. In 1976 he was promoted to Sergeant Major. At the time of his retirement Paul was a Sergeant Major serving as Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding General of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd). Since his military retirement, he has served in leadership positions with several statewide Veteran groups in addition to serving as a military advisor to key elected officials. Currently he serves as a member of the VFW National Legislative Committee and has served on the Board of Directors of the VFW National Political Action Committee.