Curtis D. “Gunny” Jones
Curtis joined the Marines in 1977 where he has participated in military campaigns such as the Cold War, Haiti Operations, Gulf War, War on Terrorism, and Bosnia. Curtis’ last duty station was at the Joint Spectrum Center in Annapolis Md. Curtis retired in 1998. When Curtis retired from his military service, he didn’t retire from serving.
Now, Curtis gives back to the veteran community so that every veteran can receive the assistance they need. Curtis helps fellow veterans through various organizations he operates under, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fleet Reserve Association, Disabled Veterans of America, and he is the Commander of American Legion Cook-Pinkney Post 141, the Veterans’ Chair for NAACP Branch of AAC and the Co-Chair of the Chesapeake Veterans Alliance.
Curtis works with veterans to teach them how to prepare their VA paperwork, gain access to healthcare, find legal help and so much more. Curtis doesn’t want to stop there, he wants to be a lifeline for veterans around the country, helping to end suicide among veterans.