Commander: Carey Slade was a Builder 2nd Class (Sea Bee’s) when she was honorably but medically discharged. She proudly served for 4 years and 11 months. She completed her Builder “A” School training in Gulf Port MS graduating with honors and 3rd in her class. She went on to be stationed in NAF Atsugi, Japan Public Works for three years, were she received letters of appreciation and awards for a job;s well done . While stationed at NAF Atsugi; she attended 40hr training for the Honey Well computer system being installed at transportation and assisted in computerizing the base fleet of vehicles maintenance schedule along with her regular duties as a Builder. Her next duty station was Point Loma Submarine Base, Public Works in San Diego CA. where she volunteered for the Auxiliary Security Force attending 40 hours of training monthly, also was a volunteer for the V.I.T.A. program assisting military personnel with the taxes, along with her regular duties in the Public Works department. While serving she was awarded her Good Conduct Medal and 3 Sea Service ribbons.
After her honorable but medical discharge; she went on to work at BofA Credit Card Fraud Unit where she excelled at stopping fraud at the point of sale. She also has been writing and playing music for over 30 years and has released 3 solo CD’s and 3 full band CD’s.
Carey has always excelled at what ever is put in front of her; with her “Can Do” attitude and attention to detail, she is well suited for the position of Commander.
Senior Vice Bob Chadwell
Junior Vice -Micheal A. Crowe
Adjutant /Deborah Magish (More info and picture to come)
Treasurer Stu Reck
Chaplain Paul Soderquist
Judge Advocate Barbara Jeter
OOD/Sgt at Arms Jerry Buza
These are the elected and appointed officers of DAV East Valley Chapter 08. These officers would be unable to perform their tasks without the dedication of the all volunteer committees & staff.