This episode features Gordon Sumner. He served for 27 years in the Army and retired as a Colonel.
We talk about Gordon’s family history dating all the way back to the War of Independence. He talks about what led him to join and his path to Army aviation flying helicopters. Gordon shares about being in Grenada and how he was wounded. We talk about his time serving with the British Army as an American exchange officer. He talks about his time in West Germany and attacks by the IRA.
Gordon is now Commander of Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 353 in Northern Virginia. He shares about the things he feels are important about being a member of MOPH and how it can help others.
Gordon Speaking about Purple Heart