Monday, January 16, 2012

David Huffman

David Huffaman was born in Wilmington, DE. He completed the 10th grade and then worked as an appliance delivery man and was a volunteer fireman in Newport, DE until he joined the Marine Corps 5 days after his 19th birthday. While in the Marine Corps he was sent to Vietnam with 1st Marine Division Mike Company 3/7. Mr. Huffman was blinded in Vietnam by a booby trap while in combat on September 28, 1968.

 In 1970, tragedy again hit David's life. He was involved in a car accident. David suffered from two broken shoulders and a cervical spine injury. On his quest to return to normalcy David began martial arts. He has actively participated in some form of martial arts since 1972. He began by studying Karate and Judo, and more recently began to integrate Aikido into his studies. When he was younger, he participated in Judo Competitions all over the East Coast. Currently, Attorney Huffman is a black belt in Judo and a brown belt in Aikido.

Mr. Huffman obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Willmington College; and a Juris Doctor Degree of Law from Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware.  

After Law School, Mr. Huffman worked on the National Staff of the Vietnam Veteran's Leadership Program for two years helping with a pet program embraced by our former Presidnet Ronald Regan.  He participated in helping Vietnam Veterans throughout the country to organize Vietnam Veteran Leaders in the communty as volunteers in order to change the negaitive imagine of Vietnam Veterans at the time between 1982-1984. He was also on the President's committee for employment of the handicapped (disabled Veterans sub-committee). He was on Govener Castle's architectural accessibility board in Delaware as well at the time. Between 1984 and 1986, Mr. Huffman then started the Vietnam Veteran's of America Service Representative Program  in Delaware creating a new program in in Delaware assisting Veterans with their Veterans Affairs claims and he assisted veterans  in numerous other ways.

In 1986, Mr. Huffman the opened  his own law practice in West Chester, PA, then in Chadds Ford, PA. Mr. Huffman was a general practioner. He practiced law in the following areas: criminal, family, bankruptcy, personal injury, worker's compensation, Social Security, and Veteran's Law. In the Summer of 200, Mr Huffman planned on retiring when he moved to WV. Mr. Huffman came out of retirement to help other Veterans and disabled persons in the area as well as throughout the country.

Attorney David Huffman currently serves on the board of directors of three West Virginia charitable organizations; the Veteran's Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley, the West Virginia Veteran Organization, Deerwalk, and the Parkersburg Area Coalition for the Homeless. He has participated in the Baker Safety Equipment Company's Slide for Life emergency high-rise evacuation demonstrations numerous times over the years.

He is a respected Community Leader that was awarded the distinguished West Virginian Award by Gov. Joe Manchin in 2005; is an active member of the Parkersburg Tea Party; and is Sister Charity Kreasko's Co-Host on Vet Radio.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Sister Charity Kreasko

Sister Charity Kreasko was born and raised in Parkersburg,WV. She is an ordained minister and the founder and Head Guardian of GOTFM. She is a Family Rights Advocate and has a special place in her heart for Our Nation's Veterans. She is also a proud member of the Parkersburg Tea Party.

As a survivor of Child Abuse, Parental Alienation, and Domestic Violence, Sister Charity is very aware of how Govnerment refusal to address abuse in an appropriate and responsible manner has led to the revictimization of many survivors and created an industry that makes more victims than it helps.

Sister Charity comes from a family filled with veterans and is currently married to a veteran. Many of the most influential men in her life served Our Nation.

In 2008 Sister Charity began Podcasting about her opinions and beliefs on many hot topics dealing with Family Issues and Veterans. She has Co-Hosted and Co-Produced 4 different podcasts. She is currently the Co-Host of 2 weekly podcasts Weekly Reality Check with Robert Friedmann and Vet Radio with David Huffman.