Washington DC VA Medical Center
Capitol Network Veterans Engagement Board
U.S. Army Veteran
Charles Eggleston is known as national hero and a wounded Soldiers advocate who completely understands what disabled Veterans have gone through.
Mr. Eggleston has had numerous surgeries and treatments due to an IED blast in Mosul, Iraq in 2005. He is a multiple Purple Heart recipient and is excited to be working with Veterans to help to make a better life for them and their families.
He is a member of several organizations including: Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he serves in the capacity of Chairman for the WRAMC Chapter; Military Order of the Purple Heart ; Disabled American Veterans where he serves as State Commander; American Legion; Professional Golf Association; Paralyzed Veterans of America and an affiliation with the U.S. Paralympics Organization.
Charles is from Richmond, Va. an attended college at Cornell University where he majored in computer science engineering and then joined the U.S. Army where he served in the 11th ACR until being severely injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He is currently a dedicated advocate for his fellow Soldiers, utilizing his time, listening to the call of his heart, and fostering his strong desire to help his wounded comrades in any way possible with implementation of new policies and regulations for the disabled or wounded Soldiers.
Anthony Cancelosi,President and CEO, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Wilbert B. Forbes, Sr.,Deputy Secretary, Veterans Support Centers of America
David J. Shaffer,Access Policy Officer, Office of ADA Policy and Planning, Department of Access Services
Charles Eggleston,U.S. Army Veteran, Veterans Advocate
Dennis Shine,CPA, Raffa
Christopher Slawinski,National Service Director, Fleet Reserve Association
Roderick Thomas,Interim Director , Quantico National Cemetery
W. Scott Brunner,National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Julie Carie,Acting Director, Appeals Management Center, National Capitol Region Benefits Office
Jennifer Pilcher,Founder , MilitaryOneClick
Tricia Mininger,Vice President, Commercial Banking, PNC Bank