Veterans Day Profile: Alvin H.

Military Service

U.S. Army (Scout), National Guard (Engineer)

What led you to join the military?

I lived in a small town in Florida with nothing to do. My dad was also a big influence for me to join.

How has your military service impacted your life?

My service has impacted my life tremendously making me a better person every day as well has helping me with my leadership.

What was your greatest challenge in the military?

Desert storm was my greatest challenge. Along with this I also challenged myself to improve my rank which took a lot of extra schooling.

What is something you learned in the military that you still use today?

I learned to have good leadership skills and I also gained a strong work ethic that continues to drive me daily in the work I do.