Saturday, June 17th, MILSPRAY® team members attended the Irons & BBQ event for CPL Gary Bell, USMC.
A Patriot at heart, Gary enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after the attacks on America on September 11, 2001. He would deploy twice with the Marines of 3rd Platoon, Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment to Iraq and earn a Purple Heart for being injured while suppressing and eliminating enemy fire during the ‘As Sadah Firefight’ in Fallujah, Iraq. Bell succumbed to the perils of PTSD becoming one of the “22 Veteran suicides a day” epidemic. The Irons & BBQ event raised money to put into a trust fund for his two sons, Riley and Parker.
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