Ruck for Veterans is committed to bringing awareness to veteran issues most are unaware of. Here is some information about our founder/ Executive Director, Matt also known as Charlie One. Matt served in the Army the last 15 years, 12 of those years on a Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA). On the ODA he served as the Senior Engineer, Advanced Demolitions Specialist, Master Breacher, Breaching Instructor, Sniper, Technical Intelligence Specialist, and Range Master.
During that time Matt experienced nine deployments, four of which were combat rotations to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Besides that, in the last two years Matt has begun throwing fundraisers and charity events aimed at raising money for Veterans.
Best of all, he is a father to an amazing four-year-old and an infant.
Will Jones (BOOMITSYOURBOY)
Director of Member Experience
US ARMY 2004-2008
1st CALVARY DIVISION
Director of Planning
Lead coordinator for Ruck for Veterans
Liaison to Non-Profit Partners
Director of Marketing
USMC Infantry Assaultman 2002-2006
Combat Veteran- Baghdad/Fallujah Iraq - 1F1 2/2
Finds joy in carrying heavy things with friends
Director of Fundraising
US ARMY 2013-2017
25B (IT Specialist)
518th TIN CO
Chief of Staff
US ARMY 2000-2005
92Y reclassified to 13F
1st FAD (Airborne)
82nd 325 bravo company
Operation Noble Eagle
Operation Iraqi freedom
Operation enduring freedom
Director of Finance
4th LAR (Light Armored Reconnaissance)
2005 Djibouti Africa (Horn of Arica)
2009-2010 Afghanistan Helmand Provence