Company: U.S. Army
Location: Tonawanda, NY, United States
Richard William Jenkins is a Retired Sergeant First Class (E-7), 25Z Visual Information Chief from the United States Army. The award-winning military professional has garnered a reputation of distinction for the estimable services rendered over the course of a successful career that has spanned more than 25 years. Mr. Jenkins served in Vietnam between 1967 and 1968, and also in Korea between 1980 and 1982. He is also a Cold War veteran and has served in Germany, Korea and Panama.
In continuing a tradition of excellence, Mr. Jenkins currently contributes his time to a number of organizations, and teaches at a rehabilitation center. In addition, he supports other veterans in efforts to give back to those who have given generously to the country that they love. He has been considered by many to be a valuable force due to his relentless commitment to taking extra courses, and to always enriching his skills in other areas of the military. Mr. Jenkins is presently a lifetime member of the Dallas Safari Club, Disabled American Veterans, and of the Boone and Crockett Club. He also holds lifetime memberships with Vietnam Veterans of America, The National Rifle Association, Post 264 of The American Legion, and Safari Club International.
Mr. Jenkins was inspired by his family to pursue a career path in the military; he is a third-generation army serviceman with a legacy dating back to the Civil War and the Battle of Mobile Bay. The motivation he found through his lineage led him to earn a number of awards and honors throughout his career, which have included The German Army Reserve Silver Honor Pin, German Army Bronze and Silver Shooting Awards, the New York Conspicuous Star with Silver Device and the New York Conspicuous Cross with Silver Device, and the Cold War Certificate. He has also received the Korean Defenders Service Medal, a Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, a Meritorious Unit Citation, a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1970 Device, and a Vietnam Service Medal with Three Stars. Other awards that Mr. Jenkins has received include the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (three times), and the Meritorious Service Medal, twice. Mr. Jenkins enjoys hunting, participating in shooting competitions, and working with computers in his spare time.
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