Michael Kelly, USAA & Juan Ayala, City of San Antonio

Mike leads USAA’s Military Affairs Advocacy Group, which develops and executes military advocacy strategy and initiatives empowering proactive support for the military community in alignment with USAA’s business objectives and corporate responsibility strategy. He directs collaborative engagements with key strategic…

Troy Kettell, Alamo Academies Chief Coordinator

Listen Now! Troy Kettell was hired as the Health Profession Academies Coordinator on August 10, 2009 and currently oversees the Heavy Equipment Academy (HEA). Before coming to this position, he served 21 years in the Air Force, retiring as a…

Russell Zink, Army Veteran

Listen Now! Russell Zink is an assistant brewer and sales manager at Boerne Brewery. Boerne (bur-nee) is a history-rich Texas Hill Country town Northwest of San Antonio. The Boerne Brewery is a closed container manufacturing facility. They focus on making beer…

Colonel Thomas Smith Jr., 433rd Airlift Wing Commander, JBSA

Listen Now! Col. Thomas K. Smith, Jr. is the commander of the Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He directs the operations and activities of approximately 2,500 personnel assigned to the wing headquarters and…

Gary Boyd, Command Historian Air Education and Training Command

Listen Now! Gary W. Boyd is the Command Historian, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. He provides guidance to the subordinate unit historians and heritage personnel throughout the command and manages the AETC museum program…

Leo Gomez, CEO & President, Brooks Development Authority

Listen Now! President and Chief Executive Officer Leo Gomez is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Brooks Development Authority and Brooks City Base Foundation by working with the Board of Directors and staff to establish long-range strategic plans and…

Chief Master Sergeant Jose LugoSantiago, Command Chief, AFIMSC

Listen Now! Chief Master Sergeant Jose A. LugoSantiago is the Command Chief Master Sergeant for the Air Force Installations & Mission Support Center. As the senior enlisted leader in the command, he is charged with presenting to the Commander, Air…

Major Mark Sedwick, Chaplain, US Army South

Listen Now! Chaplain (Major) John Mark Sedwick hails from Arlington, VA and was first drawn to military service by attending weekly sunset parades conducted by the US Marine Corps Band and Silent Drill Team in front of the Iwo Jima…