Awards and Decorations:
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (3rd award)
Humanitarian Service Medal (2nd award)
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Presidential Unit CitationJoint Meritorious Unit Award
Navy Unit Commendation (2nd award)
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Letter of Appreciation (3rd award)
Rifle Expert (3rd award)
A Marine, Larry has answered the cries of help with the world’s finest force in readiness... The United States Marine Corps. He was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA and he was attached to 3rd AABN (3rd Amphibian Assault Battalion.) While in the Marine Corps (2000-2004), Larry deployed three times. First of which, he was assigned to a security detail for the U.S.S. Cole (hours after it was bombed in the Gulf of Aiden, near Yemen. On his second deployment he was part of the Amphibious Ready Group that provided an immediate presence in the Pakistan/Afghanistan Region of the world, post 911. His final deployment was to Iraq in 2003, for the initial invasion.
Larry has dealt with the issues (first hand) that arise when transitioning from military service and war, back into society. He also brings 10+ years of corporate sales / Project Management experience to aid in securing corporate partnerships/funding.