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Homeless Veterans Research Engagement Panel - Member Bios

Members


Clifford Via                                                     

Currently living in: Federal Way, WA

Served in: U.S. Air Force

Interests:  Reading, Woodworking, Trains, Planes, Time with My Family, Watching Movies and All Things Retirement Affords Me

Hobbies:  Legos, model making, playing sudoku

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: I hope being on this panel will in some way help my fellow Veterans get the care and help they need.


Betty A. Hill                                                    

Currently living in: Windsor Mill, MD

Served in: U.S. Army

Interests: Helping to refocus bad and disruptive behavior in young children to positive behavior.

Hobbies: Gardening, Reading, Running

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: During the past 7 years, I have worked with elementary students in an afterschool program called “GoodNews”. This program encourages spiritual growth.


Edward Cawthorn      

Currently living in:  Charleston, SC 

Served in:
U.S. Air Force, US Army

Interests: Reading, Travel, Movies, Community and Family activities

Hobbies: Gym, Hiking, Scuba diving

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: I completed a hiking Inca trail in Peru.


Greg White                                         

Currently living in: Los Alamos, NM

Served in: U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard

Interests: Watching various genre movies, Playing with my dog

Hobbies: None

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: I have lived in my car 5 times after leaving service. I am currently living in USDA subsidized apartment.


Joseph King                                        

Currently living in: Menlo Park, CA

Served in: U.S. Army

Interests: Reading, Writing, Listening to music, Exercise

Hobbies: Aquariums, Computers, Cooking, Baking, Drawing

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: I am a motivated Veteran who has a great deal of lived experience. I now work as a peer support specialist with justice-involved Veterans and inpatient services, as well as outreach services to homeless Veterans in communities. Thank you so much for this opportunity to serve.


Richard Pennington Hughes                                      

Currently living in: Bonne Terre, MO

Served in: U.S. Army

Interests: RV travel, Motorcycling, Christian life, Helping others through motorcycle ministry

Hobbies: Nature trail walking, Exercising, Shooting sports

Any other interesting information about you that you want to share with other members and to the large audience: I am a former combat medic, and I am currently the President of the Guardians of Faith, a national Christian motorcycle club.



 

 

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