Members

Board Members


Earl Walker

President, Board of Directors

Earl served in the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 2001, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. He completed Basic Training in Orlando and later returned for Nuclear Power School (Class 8205). He served aboard the USS Scamp (SSN-588), USS Drum (SSN-677), PCU and USS Kentucky (SSBN-737), USS Florida (SSBN-728), USS Pogy (SSN-647) and USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN-730).



During his career he was awarded various decorations: Submarine Warfare insignia (Silver Dolphins), FBM Patrol pin (5), Navy Commendation Medal (2), Navy Achievement Medal (5), Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal (5), Arctic Service Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment ribbon (5), National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation ribbon, Battle "E" ribbon, Piston Sharpshooter and Rifle Marksman ribbons.

Retiring in 2001, Earl has focused his second career on training and development.

Ricky R. Kerr (Drill) U.S.A.R.

1st Vice President

Volunteered Enlistment; Starting Nov. 1978
Basic Training ; Fort Leonard Wood, MO.


After Basic training, I was signed to 983rd Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy).
Stayed 4 years in Toledo, Ohio. Moved to Kentucky, transferred to 100th Training Division. Fort Knox, Kentucky. Became Drill Sargent at Rank of Corporal, (E-4). Crossed trained into Tanks, (M60A3) . Became Tank Commander. Stayed in this unit until May 1991, at Discharged ; Rank was Staff Sargent (E6) HONORABLE DISCHARGE


Gene Haran

2nd Vice President

USAF 1967 - 1973
Vietnam Veteran, 1968;
1970-71.
Former Commercial Property Manager, RPA.
Independent Business
Owner

Robin Mullins

Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors

Son currently serving in the US Navy
Moved to Florida with Husband of 21 years from Buffalo N.Y 11 years ago
Works as an Administrative Assistant


Mike (Flex)

Board Member

Army/National Guard, 1983-1989
Graduate of UCF
Masters from University of Miami
Restoration Company Owner

Ramon Rivera

Board member

Born in Puerto Rico-- raised in Brooklyn, New York
Entered the USAF in 1967 and received my training as a heavy equipment operator. Went to Vietnam in 1969 to 1970 and stationed at Bien Hoa Air Force base.
Was assigned to the 823 Red Horse heavy equipment division. Got out in 1971--worked in various jobs.
Got married and had a son and a daughter.
Retired from law enforcement in 2003 from Ohio. Moved to Florida in 2012. And now I am married my wife Stella


Joe

Board Member

Married 42 Years

Viet Nam Veteran
Army Air Traffic Control Specialist
Retired Postmaster 34 Years USPS
Bachelor of Business Administration

Paul Henry Dillman

Sergeant at Arms

Retired US Army First Sergeant (Military Police)
30 years with the Department of the Army as both a Soldier and DA Civilian
Current contractor: Program Manager for US Army Helicopter Simulations
Masters of Arts, Procurement and Acquisition
Masters of Arts, Leadership and Management
Masters in Business Administration


Eduardo Zayas-Quinones

Chaplain

Ed Zayas was born and raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the age of 18 when he volunteered to serve in the United States Army. He retired in 1991 after 21 years of honorable military service, achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class (E7) and subsequently appointment as Commissioned Chief Warrant Officer in the US Army. His overseas tours of duty include Korea (1 year), Germany (3 years), Italy (3 years), and Okinawa (1 year). His decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 awards) and Meritorious Service Medal.

After his retirement, Ed worked as an Information Security consultant for private industry and the US Intelligence Community, working in interesting places like Kosovo and Macedonia.

After a successful career in Information Systems Security, Ed decided to pursue a new career as an educator of young adults, serving as a State Licensed High School teacher in Hawaii public schools.

In 2015, Ed and his wife Evelyn decided to retire and moved to sunny Florida where they can be closer to family. Ed is an Ordained Ceremonial Minister and serves as Chaplain for the Bunker where he enjoys the company of fellow members and is also a member of the Bunker Riders, where he enjoys riding his Harley trike. Someday Ed hopes to become a local Pastor.

Ed has a BS in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland, an MBA / Technology Management from University of Phoenix, and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Secondary Education from University of Hawaii.