On Veterans Day, Lightning Bay Companies would like to thank all who have served in our great country and pay tribute to our own crew who have done the same. We are proud to share the brave efforts of the following:
Erik Buechner served in the United States Army for seven years. His home base was out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, which is known to be one of the largest military bases in the Eastern part of the U.S. Buechner has experienced a lot during his time and Lightning Bay is proud to honor his military accomplishments.
Lightning Bay Companies’ Vice President, David Fay was also part of the armed forces. Fay is a proud veteran who served in the United States Air Force for four years and worked as an Aircraft Hydraulic Mechanic. Fay was active during the Gulf War in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia and was stationed at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. Fay is among the many that has a deep appreciation for our country and for those who served.
Richard McLoone was an E6 Army Staff Sargent during part of his 11 ½ year military career. From countries such as Bosnia to Poland, McLoone’s time served allowed him to experience many places all around the world. McLoone left decorated with numerous awards and medals for honorable service including a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. Other noble achievements include a Korean Peninsula Defense Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal, National Defense Service Medal, an Expeditionary Medal as well as various accommodation, achievement and good conduct medals.
Mark Renaud was a Sargent in the Marine Corps. During his four-year journey, Renaud worked as an Aircraft Hydraulic Mechanic as well as a Prisoner Escort. As an exceptional student, Renaud graduated at the top of his class in Aircraft Hydraulic School and second in the Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy. Renaud also received a Good Conduct Medal.