Veteran comes full circle with the Red Cross

By Emily Thornton He’s not sure whether he would’ve ended up working for the Red Cross had an emergency communication not come while deployed in the Middle East. But Aaron Slattery, who now is an Service to the Armed Forces AmeriCorps member for the Red Cross, said he can’t think of a better position. It’s … Continue reading Veteran comes full circle with the Red Cross

How Sarah Satterfield’s military skills serve the Red Cross

By Gordon Williams  Veteran’s Day has always had special significance for the American Red Cross — Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, was a battlefield nurse during the Civil War. Hundreds of thousands of members of the military and their families have been aided by the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces … Continue reading How Sarah Satterfield’s military skills serve the Red Cross

A note from Scott Armstrong, Regional Services to the Armed Forces Director on Veterans Day

By Scott Armstrong Colonel, US Army (Retired) Regional Program Director, Service to the Armed Forces Every year at this time, we pause from our busy day-to-day lives to remember and pay tribute to the millions of American veterans, living and dead, who have served and sacrificed in defense of our freedom. So, if you are among those … Continue reading A note from Scott Armstrong, Regional Services to the Armed Forces Director on Veterans Day

After years of military service, Red Cross volunteer Daniel Stalling keeps on giving

By Mark Walker Daniel Stalling is no stranger to service. The Olympia resident spent well over a decade in the U.S. Army, rising through the ranks from infantryman to lieutenant colonel and serving a Middle East deployment during the Iraq War. The veteran hasn’t stopped serving, these days taking on a variety of missions as a … Continue reading After years of military service, Red Cross volunteer Daniel Stalling keeps on giving