Meet member Brian Smits! Brian served in the US Air Force from 1988 to 2011 as a Ground Equipment Mechanic and then switched his MOS to Public Health at Travis Air Force Base. Brian deployed to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Storm. He is proud to have completed two Iron Man competitions, completing one in 14 hours and the other in 15.
Meet member Corey Nugent (pictured right). He joined Desert Vets in 2017 and served in the WI National Guard from 2007 to 2016 as a Quartermaster Officer. He's heavily involved with myTEAM TRIUMPH - Wisconsin Chapter, a group that helps bring inclusion into the community by pairing people with Diverse Abilities to complete endurance events. Corey just recently completed IRONMAN Wisconsin as part of a relay team.
Meet member Paul Flanagan! Paul has been a member of Desert Vets since 2017. He was in the Army National Guard from 1996 to 2007 as a 13B (Cannon Crewmember, Howitzer Gunner) and deployed to Iraq in 2005. He currently works at Pierce Manufacturing where he's a corporate sponsor for the Oshkosh Corp. Military Network. Recently, Paul became an owner of FIRE Fitness Camp Howard!
Thank You Fehlberg Memorial Veterans Ride! What a wonderful donation of $13,000 to the Desert Veterans of Wisconsin Fox Valley Chapter. Your generosity will help our organization assist Veterans with a variety of needs! The efforts your organization does, honors our Veterans ten fold! Keep up the fantastic work you do! Again, THANK YOU! 🇺🇸.