Board Members

mikeburkdoll

Mike Burkdoll

Board Chairman

  • USMC, Vietnam, 1967, Corporal
  • Indiana State Police, D/Sgt. Class of 1970
  • Commercial and Residential Construction and private business owner 1979-2013
  • Veterans Affairs, Evansville Health Care Center, 2013-Present

stevegreen

Steve Green

Board President

  • U.S. Army Sergeant, Vietnam 1968
  • Illinois Secretary of State Police Investigator 1971- 2001
  • Retired / Volunteer

tomhendricks

Tom Hendricks

Board Member (Past President)

  • U.S. Army 1963-66, 25th Infantry 65th Eng. Bat.
  • Vietnam 1965-66, Combat Engineer Cu Chi
  • Alcoa 1966-2000
  • United Way 2001-05, Gift and Kind Coordinator
  • Retired

keithweisheit

Keith “Lurch” Weisheit

Board – Vice President

  • U.S. Army, RVN, 1969-1971. UH-1 “Huey” Pilot, 129th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade.
  • 2010 “Certified” VA Peer-Support Specialist, Group Facilitator
  • Married to wife Lori (active Home Front group member) 45 years

carllinge

Carl H. Linge M.D.

Board Member / Treasurer 2010-Present

  • U.S Navy Lieutenant
  • Da Nang, Vietnam, 1966-67
  • Great Lakes Naval Hospital 1967-68
  • Diagnostic Radiologist 1972-2005
  • Retired

danoates

Dan Oates

Board Secretary and Financial Manager

  • U.S. Army Retired Colonel, 5 ½ years Active Duty and 26 years U.S. Army Reserve
  • Platoon Leader 199th Aviation Company, Vinh Long, Vietnam, 1Oct69 to 30Sep70
  • Co-Founder and Senior Partner, The Newburgh Group, Newburgh, IN., 2000-Present
  • Reserve Officer Association, Department of Indiana, President

bobhulsey

Bob Hulsey

Board Member

  • USAF SGT. 1966-70
  • Alcoa 1971-2005
  • United Methodist Group Home P/T 2003-12
  • Kenny Kent Toyota and Lexus P/T Building Maint. 2012-Present

brendajenkins

Brenda S. Jenkins

Board Member

  • Home Front Member
  • Mead Johnson Co. Inc., 25 years, Retired
  • Married, Howard Jenkins, since 1964 (U.S. Army E-7, RVN, 1966-69
  • 2 daughters, 3 Grandchildren

brucesiebers

Bruce A. Siebers

Board Member

  • USAF Lieutenant, Vietnam, 1971-72, Navigator, C-123K
  • USAF Active Duty 1970-78, Navigator, T-29, T-43, C123-K, C141
  • USAF Reserve 1978-98 Retired Lt. Colonel
  • National Sales Manager for Consumer Product companies 1978-2012
  • Retired 2012

mikewilson

Mike Wilson

Board Member (Vice President 2014)

  • USMC, Corporal, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq 2007-08
  • Emergency Services 2008-Present
  • Point Man Member since 2011
  • Past and current Point Man Board member

davewinters

David D. “Boats” Winters

Board Member

  • U.S. Navy, Assault Craft Unit Two, Norfolk, VA., Little Creek Amphibious Base, 1982-88
  • Assault and Navigational Coxswain
  • U. of Southern Indiana, U. of Vincennes, 1990-95
  • Soldier Dog for Independence (Battle Buddy “Maximus”)