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Nate Banks

Nate Banks is the strategic director for Concerned Veterans for America in New Mexico and a veteran of the United States Navy. Nate enlisted in the Navy in 1999. He is a plank owner, meaning he was an original crew member stationed onboard the USS Ronald Reagan.  He was preparing for an upcoming training deployment… Read more »

Jimmie T. Smith

Jimmie T. Smith is the coalitions director for Concerned Veterans for America in Florida and a veteran of the United States Army. A native of New Jersey, Jimmie moved with his family to Citrus County, Florida in 1975. Smith enlisted in the Army at the age of 17 in 1982. He served a combat deployment… Read more »

Brian Fay

Brian Fay is a grassroots engagement direction for Concerned Veterans for America in Florida and a veteran of the United States Army. A Florida native, Brian joined the military in 2007. During his enlistment he deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan before he was medically retired in 2014. After serving, Brian looked for other ways to… Read more »

David Huston

David Huston is a grassroots engagement director for Concerned Veterans for America in Florida and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfathers, David enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2013, right after completing high school. He served as a Military Policeman with 3rd Law Enforcement… Read more »

Edrys Leyva

Edrys Leyva is a grassroots engagement director for Concerned Veterans for America in Florida and a veteran of the United States Navy. Edrys joined the Navy in 2000 after graduating from high school. He served four years as a fireman, engineer, and electrician’s mate. During those four years, Edrys complete two deployments to the Persian… Read more »

William Huff

William Huff is a grassroots engagement director for Concerned Veterans for America in Florida and a veteran of the United States Navy. Wanting to do his part to serve the country, William joined the Navy in 1997 and served as an aviation sheet metal mechanic working on multiple types of aircraft including F/A 18 Hornets…. Read more »

Kandace Raymond

Kandace Raymond is the grassroots engagement director for Concerned Veterans for America in Texas. She is the proud granddaughter of a United States Marine and seeks to serve those American who answered the call to serve this country. Kandace has spent much of her career serving others. She spent time working for a health care… Read more »