By Jodi Witt
USAREC Public Affairs
March 03, 2017
Homestead, Fl. - U.S. Army Recruiting Command hosted a Golden Knights Tandem Camp at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fl. Feb. 23 to bring awareness to the value of our veterans in the community.
Attendees included Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient Melvin Morris, Original World War II "Band of Brothers" Medic Al Mampre, World War II bomber Pilot Perry Cormen, Actress Alexandra Shipp known for her roles in "X-men: Apocolypse" and "Straight Outta Compton," Actor Kyle Schmid from History's "SIX," Got Your 6 Executive Director Bill Rausch, Student Veterans of America CEO Jared Lyon, Disabled American Veterans National 2nd Junior Vice Commander Stephen Whitehead, Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year Bobby Body, and U.S. Army Olympian Spc. Daniel Lowe.
Every Soldier, every day, every year, has shaped the Army into what it is today and the participation of these distinguished veterans, leaders of veterans organizations and celebrities truly demonstrated the overall commitment and support the U.S. Army receives from community partners. These community partners had the opportunity to learn about what it means to serve in the U.S. Army and the benefits it provides.