Ted Arnold served on active duty in the US Army from 1988 – 1992 as an 11B infantryman in the reserves. From 1992 – 1996, he served as a 54b nuclear biological and chemical specialist and returned to duty in the Georgia National Guard as a 25u signal system support specialist. He was deployed with the 33rd BCT to Afghanistan from 2008 – 2009 but returned to the United States due to injuries. Upon his return, Mr. Arnold discovered the therapeutic benefits of golf. In 2012, Ted created Warrior Golf Camps of America to share those benefits with other wounded warriors and their families.
A United States Marine, Robert E. Adams Jr. retired as FPS Coordinator from Ford Motor Company with 33 years of honorable service. Robert and his wife Jan reside in Molena, GA. He is a member of the American Legion Post 197 where he serves as the post Staff Judge Advocate. Robert is a Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8480 and is a past Jr. Vice Commander. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Kiwanis Club, Pike County Library and the Council on Aging. He is a Georgia State AARP volunteer and a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team for Pike County, Georgia. Robert explains, “I honor the dead by serving the living.”
Tripp Brisendine has been an attorney in Zebulon, Georgia for the past 14 years. He specializes in real estate law, but also is proficient in probate, corporate law and other areas of general practice. Tripp is an active member of the Pike County Kiwanis Club, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, Zebulon Downtown Development Authority, and the Church of Joy. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate of Clayton State University and John Marshall Law School. Tripp and his wife Jennifer live in Meansville, Georgia and have a son, Griffin, and two daughters, Claire and Camille.
Jeannie Cauthen grew up in Newnan, Georgia and attended Kennesaw State University where she received her degree in Exercise and Health Science. In 2006 Jeannie was commissioned a medical officer in the Georgia National Guard through Georgia Tech’s ROTC program and in 2009 was deployed to Iraq. While in Iraq, she earned her Master’s Degree in Education. Jeannie was in the first group of soldiers to participate in Warrior Golf Camps of America and found it to be of help with the medical issues she had as a result of her time in the service. Jeannie says, “I now volunteer my time to WGCA to help other warriors and their families get the therapeutic benefits I received.”