Capitol Network Veterans Engagement Board - Washington DC VA Medical Center
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Capitol Network Veterans Engagement Board

Charles Eggleston

U.S. Army Veteran
Veterans Advocate

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.

Charles Eggleston

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

Carl Salzano,Consultant,

Julie Carie,Acting Director, Appeals Management Center, National Capitol Region Benefits Office

Jennifer Pilcher,Founder , MilitaryOneClick

Tricia Mininger,Vice President, Commercial Banking, PNC Bank