ABOUT US

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The Operation Stand Down MidSouth (O.S.D.M.) Board of Directors is a very dynamic  group.  Their life journeys began in many parts of the country, starting in the midsouth (AR, MS, TN), as well as California, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. 

Service to their country took them to many parts of the world including Germany, Vietnam, Bosnia, Horn of Africa, Panama, Somalia, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Egypt. Their combined services in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force totaled more than 120 years.  Their ranks include Non-Commissioned Officers (N.C.O.), 1 Captain, 1 Major, and 2 Lieutenant Colonels.  Their responsibilities ranged from Combat Squad Leader to Brigade Commander, from Aircraft Electronics Technician to Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (I.C.B.M.) Launch Officer

Board members

 

William Jones

Chairman  

Veterans Service Organizations 


Rick Clausi

Vice Chair

Corporate Relations 


Roy Dozier

Secretary

Finance  Administration 


​Gloria Watkins

Government Relations 


Harold Beaver

Education 


Nancy Harper

Public Relations


Lillie Alford

Benefits Coordinator 


Walleon Bobo

Military Training 


Louise Jones-James

Information Technology 


Earline Thompson

Female Veterans

Roy Winfrey

Arkansas Events Coordinator 

Dennis Jones

Mississippi Events Coordinator 

James Koffi