15 Feb Episode 58 | Serving Our Willing Warriors
The men and women in our military sacrifice a great deal in serving and protecting our country. Their families sacrifices a great deal as well. Illness, injury and mental health can make transitioning back to civilian life extremely hard for these veterans and their families. On this episode of Good News For The City we highlight Serving Our Willing Warriors, an organization dedicated to making this transition easier for our nation’s heroes.
Shirley Dominick is the President and Founder of Serve Our Willing Warriors. She’s a retired Air Force officer with more than 25 years of leadership and management success. She served ten years at the Pentagon acquiring and installing communications and computer systems in support to the Secretary to the Secretary of the Air Force, Air Staff, Joint Chief of Staff and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
She spearheaded the evaluation of the USAF Headquarters Systems Replacement Program valued at 200 million dollars and led a team to install the first digital telephone switch throughout the Pentagon. She led a $120 million dollar program integrating AF-unique command and control applications into the Joint programs.
She was also deployed in support of Operation BALKAN SHIELD where she led the European Command’s installation of the $60 million Global Broadcast Service System allowing real time delivery of critical video to more than 90 units in the European theater. Since her retirement, she has been employed with government contracts. She has a passion for our wounded warriors and is committed to making a difference in their lives.
John has been a Real Estate Investment Broker and owner of Lighthouse Enterprises in Virginia and Maryland for the past 25 years. He served as an Army Medical Corpsman and worked as a Project Manager for the Department of Defense for ten years. John majored in Business Administration at Rutgers University and later earned his Masters Degree in Human Services with a specialization in Christians Leadership at Liberty University. John has resided in Haymarket Virginia for the past 10 years where he continues to work on his greatest positions in life; husband his wife Shirley, and father to his three daughters, Kendra, Kelsy and Johnna.