State Volunteer Chairpersons

Alabama -- Lester Phillip, Lt. Commander, USN

Alaska -- George Wuerch, Lieutenant Colonel, USMC (ret.)

Arizona -- Harry Prestanski, Corporal, USMC

Arkansas -- David Morris, Staff Ser. USA
Arkansas -- Maurice Taylor, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

California -- Daniel Gastelum, Master Sergeant, USA
California -- Ed Fernandez, USA

Colorado -- Leanne Wheeler, Sergeant, USAF
Colorado -- Jon Keyser, Major, USAFR

Florida -- Tom Garcia, Commander, USN (ret.)
Florida -- Dennis Freytes, Lt. Col., USA

Iowa -- Gary Wattnem, Major General, USA (ret.)
Iowa -- LaVerne Anderson, Col., USAF (Ret)

Indiana -- Michael Wherry, Lieutenant, USN (ret.)

Maine -- Sandy Peterson, Captain, USA

Massachusetts -- Rich DeNoyer, 1st Lt., USMC (ret.)

Michigan -- James Pardo, Specialist, USA (ret.)

Minnesota -- Dennis Virden, Major, USA (ret.)

Missouri -- Wayne Wallingford, Lt. Colonel, USAF (ret.)

Montana -- James Mariska, Colonel, USA (ret.)


Nebraska -- William H. Ernst, Colonel, USAF (ret.)

New Hampshire -- Paul Chevalier, Sergeant Major, USMC (ret.)

New Mexico -- Michael Tachias, Lieutenant Colonel, USA

Nevada -- Tony Clark, Major General, USAF (ret.)
Nevada -- Dennis George, Colonel, USA (ret.)
Nevada -- Darrol L. Brown, Sergeant, USAF

North Carolina -- Robert "Bobby" G. Greer, Petty Officer, US Coast Guard Reserves

North Dakota -- Carl Edgerly, Lieutenant Colonel, USA (ret.)

New York -- Charles Baranyai, Sergeant, USA (ret.)

Ohio -- Hillary Horsley, Specialist, USA
Ohio -- Brent Randolph, Master Sergeant, USAF

Pennsylvania -- Tony Caldarelli, Captain, Pennsylvania Army National Guard

Rhode Island -- Paul Lloyd, Petty Officer, USN

South Carolina -- William Leon Schachte, Jr., Rear Admiral, USN (ret.)

Tennessee -- John Flanagan, M.D., Commander, USN (ret.)

Texas -- John Spahr, Sergeant, USAF

Virginia -- Phil Panzarella, Captain, USA (ret.)

Washington (WA) -- Deryl McCarty, Col, USAF

West Virginia -- Nicolas Porta, LT, US Coast Guard