Salute to Service Series

Salute To Service Series

Nov. 7, 2018
SHSU Media Contact: Hannah Haney

Steven Sheppard

Steven Sheppard

Sheppard is a senior marketing major and a United States Marine Corps veteran. He served in the Infantry as a machine gunner for a quick reaction force. During his time in the Marines, he was deployed to Afghanistan and the Western Pacific. Sheppard was also stationed in Twentynine Palms, California under the command of the 1st Battalion 7th Marines.

Ray Yates

Ray Yates

Yates is a junior healthcare administration major and a United States Marine Corps veteran. He served as an intelligence analyst and was stationed in Hawaii under the command of the 3rd Battalion 3rd Marines. During his time in the service, he went on two forward deployments to Japan, South Korea and the Philippines.

Cameron Maze

Cameron Maze

Maze is a senior engineering technology major and a United States Navy veteran. While in the Navy, he worked as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate of Equipment and an Aviation Electronics Technician. He served two tours in, Coronado Island, California and in Bremerton, Washington.

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Christian Gvist

Gvist is a senior marketing major at Sam Houston State University and a veteran of the United States Navy. While in the Navy, Gvist held positions as military police (MA) and a machine gunner on Riverine Command Boats. He was deployed to the Middle East in 2014 and also lived in San Antonio, Texas; Everett, Washington and Virginia Beach, Virginia while in the service.