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Instrumental players

Ambassadors are Military Veterans and First Responders that have been instrumental in the development and continued growth of the organization.

Kip Huhman

  • S. Marine Corps veteran (Tank Crawman)
  • Operation Enduring Freedom
  • S. Forest Service (Wildland Fire Fighter)
  • Team Roping Heeler

John Drew Jr

  • S Army (Retired with 27 years of service)
  • Command Sergeant Major
  • Desert Storm
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Team Roping Header and Steer Wrestler

Travis Beck

  • S Air Force (Retired with 20 years of service)
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Team Roper (Heading and Heeling)
  • 10X PAFRA All Around Champion

Jared Miller

  • National Guard, Infantryman, 8 years
  • S Degree, LSU, Construction Engineering
  • Team Roping Header and Tie Down Roper

Michael Hall

  • S. Army Staff Sergeant (Retired with 6 years of service)
  • Purple Heart Recipient
  • Army Commendation medal with Valor
  • United Nations Command Honor Guard
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Team Roping Header

Travis Boes

  • S. Marine Corps, 10 years, ch.46 Crew Chief
  • S Army, 5 years, AH-64 Pilot
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Crew Chief on board the helicopter that flew the President to the white house on 9/11
Dre Sanchez
  • Army National Guard, 6 years, activated twice
  • Grandson to Silver Star recipient from Korean War
  • Grandson to Bronze Star recipient from WWII, and Bataan Death March Veteran
  • Currently serving civil service as Air Traffic Controller for Federal Aviation at DFW Airport
Mike Jackson
  • US Air Force (Retired with 26 years of service)
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Squadron Commander
  • Operation Desert Storm
  • Operation Enduring Freedom
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Team Roping Heeler
SSgt Wayne Thacker
  • USMC Retired 20 years
  • Weapons instructor
  • IT Mainframe Programmer
  • Team Roping Heeler


Cody Talvy

TSgt 8 years Arizona Air National Guard

MQ-9 Crew Chief

Air and Space Commendation Medal during Operation Atlantic Resolve

Ty Wilson

Commissioned in the Navy as an Ensign July 2006

Reported to VT-28 for primary flight training in NAS Corpus

I reported to VFA-122 to fly F/A-18 E-F Super Hornet

Two deployments with VFA-22

Two deployments with the Fighting Redcocks aboard CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson conducting close air support combat mission in Iraq and Afghanistan