William Garay, Jr
A thirteen-year US Army, post 9/11 veteran. As an Infantryman, he served as a SAW gunner, a Bradley driver, a Bradley gunner, Squad Leader at Fort Stewart, GA with the 3rd Infantry Division. He continued his career at Fort Sam Houston, TX with the Warrior Transition Battalion as cadre for soldiers during their MEB process. These were soldiers dealing with complex medical issues or those severely injured during their tours of combat duty. He finished his Army career at the 82nd ABN as a Weapons Squad Leader in 2018 when he was medically retired.
William moved home to Pearland with his wife and four kids. Prior to working with Impact A Hero, he worked at a warehouse for a local telecommunications company helping with logistics and shipping. Always having a passion to serve, he volunteered at SER, a nonprofit community organization teaching Resiliency, a skill he learned to teach while in the Army.