On Wednesday 7/29 I had the honor of attending the Patriot’s Luncheon at the Reno Air National Guard Base, put on by Barracuda Championship (formerly Reno-Tahoe Open), benefitting Veterans Guest House and featuring K9s For Warriors. PK Electrical bought a table, where I sat with Joey Ganser and Dugan Hadler (also with PK), Steve Ainsworth and Alison Hall from Ainsworth Associates, Max Hershenow and Mark Johnson from H+K Architects, Tom Young from Lumos & Associates, and Linda Grace from Veterans Guest House. Chief Master Sergeant Bill Kendall, with his service dog Justice by his side, told a moving story about his experience in the Air Force, his struggle with PTSD, and how Justice helps him keep calm and function in civilian life. Veterans Guest House assists veterans and their families by providing accommodations while they are receiving medical care in the Reno-sparks area and is supported entirely by private donations. Afterwards we got to play with some of the displays! – Savina Gonzalez

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This is me holding a Barrett 50 Caliber. It was heavy!

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Our table at the luncheon.

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This is Dugan sitting in the cockpit of a C130.

   

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