Ten Years Later

I attended a graduation at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. One of only two places in the world that makes Marines. After arriving, I realized that 10 years ago to the day I arrived here for bootcamp. So on my way off base I stopped by the barracks where I used to get destroyed to say hey to the…


I am always humbled and always honored to be able to spend time with Marines. It is a blessing to have such a big family and I am thankful for all of the love and support you continually show me. I had the privilege to address the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. I would attempt to tell you about them…

The Honor is all Mine

As an American and as a junior Marine, I am truly honored to have had the opportunity to speak at Secretary of Defense James Mattis’s appreciation dinner before his departure as secretary. Thank you to former Secretary of Defense (and Senator) William Cohen, Mr. Bob Tyrer and The Cohen Group for my invitation and for allowing me this privilege. To…



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