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In preparation for next month’s Veterans Day (Nov. 11), we have begun compiling a list of our Psi Chapter servicemen and veterans along with their stories. We have only scratched the surface. We need your help to build our list, tell the stories and pay tribute to these men who have excelled with honor.

Please review the list below and leave your comments in the box at the bottom. Help us tell the stories and feel free to leave your notes of gratitude to these brothers willing to sacrifice for the protection of our freedoms. If you have longer stories and photos to send, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Carl Ray Webb Jr. ’55 — U.S. Navy
Carl was commissioned in 1955 in the United States Navy. He also received a Master of Science with Distinction in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 1968. His 33-year career in the U.S. Navy Supply Corps included numerous tours around the world on both land and sea. He was promoted to Vice Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command prior to reporting to his assignment as Director, Materiel Division, on the Staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon, where he served until he retired in 1988 as rear admiral. Carl’s personal decorations include the Legion of Merit (3), the Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Navy E Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. CLICK HERE to read his obituary.

Gary Hankins ’67 — U.S. Army
Gary served as a 1st Lt. until 1971. Since then, he has held executive positions with companies such as Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer & Co. and Bear Stearns. He is currently the president of Pygmalion, Inc.

Kenneth Lee ’77 — U.S. Army
Kenneth retired in 1999 with over 20 years of service. He served in various positions of responsibility, from platoon to division, in both operational and staff assignments in the continental United States, Germany and the Republic of South Korea. He served over eight years as the chief financial officer of various organizations and five years overseas. He was also selected to serve as an inspector general. Kenneth is a graduate of the resident Command and General Staff College. He is the recipient of the Legion of Merit medal for distinguished service upon retirement. He current is the director of the intelligence community business development and capture for Octo Consulting Group.

Brandon Gorman ’00 —U.S. Navy
Four combat deployments, including Afghanistan and Iraq, since 2000. Infantry company commander for two tours. Former commanding officer of the North Carolina Recruiting Station. Today, (Major) Brandon is studying at the Naval War College in Rhode Island. This story, in itself, is impressive — one of dedication, service and discipline. However, as Brandon explains, the real story is the one love, sacrifice and perseverance as his wife, Liz, continues to lobby for effective treatment for their daughter, Maddie, who was diagnosed with MLL Leukemia and epilepsy, as well as other families. Here is their story as told by Brandon. CLICK HERE for the story.

Russell Grant ’07 — U.S. Army
Former EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)  platoon leader, liaison and officer in charge with deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Josh Pugh ’09 — U.S. Army
Captain. Former platoon leader, company executive officer and foreign army advisor in Kandahar, Afghanistan.