T.D. Freeman

Master Sergeant T.D. Freeman joined the United States Marine Corps on July 5, 1984. He graduated as a squad leader and went to engineer school at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He graduated number one in his class and selected Okinawa, Japan as his first duty station. At the age of 19 he attained a diplomatic passport with Top Secret Clearance. He was then assigned to help rebuild the American Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador after an earthquake destroyed most of the city. Master Sergeant Freeman was often a decoy for Ambassadors in many countries. He served as a Marine Security Guard in El Salvador, Honduras, Barbados, and Jamaica after hurricane Gilbert. He was also assigned to a special engineer task force to come up with the best maneuvers to destroy enemy tanks during the first Gulf War.

After Master Sergeant T. D Freeman retired with more than 20 years of service, he went on to work for the Job Corps in Louisville, Kentucky. Master Sergeant T.D. Freeman has not only been a mentor for young kids in the Job Corps, but he continues to be a strong mentor for young men in the community when it presents itself. For the past 25 years he has been an active supporter of the Toys for Tots charity initiative. Msgt Freeman has also worked for the state of Kentucky as an Employment Specialist and is currently working for Veterans Affairs finding veterans employment within the state of Kentucky. Msgt Freeman continue to help and support veterans by participating in events benefiting veterans.