Michael was born and raised in Montrose, PA where he graduated from Penn State University in 1987 and 1992 with two degrees in Engineering. Michael joined the US Army Reserves in 1989 and served 31 years, two mobilizations in a variety of positions around the country before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel from Fort Knox, KY in February 2020. On the civilian side Michael works for GE Appliances as a Senior Director in Finance, where he supports a variety of enterprises to include First Build at UofL, Technology, IT, Water Heater and Small Appliances. [...]
We are excited to introduce our new Volunteer Coordinator, Rachel McKinney! She works in Human Resources at First Savings Bank in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Her husband is Matt McKinney, Sergeant First Class assigned as Operations NCO for the 1st Squadron, 152nd Cavalry for the Indiana Army National Guard. Deployed to Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2009 to 2010. They have 2 fur babies a cat and a dog. We are so happy to have her as a volunteer to our organization.
The quarterly newsletter is now published. Click here to view.
Registration is now open for the Annual Dog Walk and 5K Run. We hope you will join us on Saturday, April 4th.
Heroes, Supporters, and Community Members, On November 23, 2019, the Dogs Helping Heroes Board of Directors held its annual retreat to debrief on successes and opportunities from 2019 as well as to set 2020 goals. As a result, the Board determined it was important to clarify, modify, and prioritize operations to ensure that we are continually aligned with all of our partners and the community as a whole. First, there has been some confusion related to the prison training programs that we want to clarify for everyone. The Board discussed this issue at a [...]