Greenville Health System

With over 550 self-identified GHS Employee & Volunteer Veterans, our Mission is to be a voice for GHS Veterans by providing awareness and support concerning the needs of Veterans and their families.

Kevin McBride

Director, Military & Government Liaison Office

Retired United States Marine Corps 1985-2008
Infantry, Sniper, Recon and Force Recon Billets
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team Advisor

I am honored to continue serving  as part of the GHS Veterans Association. I am very excited about the opportunity to give back to my Veteran community.

Roger Pirie

Manager, GMMC Environmental Services

United States Marine Corps 1989-1993
2nd FSSG Camp Lejeune NC
Operation Desert Shield/Storm 1990-1991

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team President

It is my privilege to continue my service through working with my brothers and sisters in arms. Together we can continue making a difference for the Veterans Community.

Marcia Safran

Project Manager, Mgt. Engineering/Project Mgt. Office

US Navy 1983-1987
VP30 Pros Nest, NAS JAX, Jacksonville, FL
Secret Clearance
USCG Meritorious Unit Commendation with Operational Distinguishing Device
for Participation in Winter Law Enforcement Operations

GHS Veteran Association, Originating Team Member,  Steering Team Vice President

There has not been an expiration on my original enlistment oath or my
commitment to serve our current Military and our community of Veterans.

Curtis Turner

Practice Manager IV, GHS Eye Institute

US Army 1991-2004
Combat Medic (91W), Eye Specialist (91WP3)
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii/Fort Polk, Louisiana/Fort Irwin, California/Anderson AFB, Guam

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team Secretary & Cross Creek Zone Point of Contact

Being a member of the GHS Veterans Association Steering Team allows me to support my fellow veterans and promote issues import to veterans.

Randy Lydick

Physical Therapist, GMH Roger C. Peace Hospital

United State Army 1985-1994
Combat Medic (91B), Respiratory Specialist (91V)
Fort Sam Houston, Texas

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team, Outreach Chair, & RCP Point of Contact

Serving in the US Army provided me with the tools that paved the way for
many of my successes in life.  I’m humbled and proud to be in a position to give a small amount back by serving on this team.

Tracy Downey

Business Analyst II, Mgt. Engineering/Project Mgt. Office

US Air Force: 1LT “Intelligence Officer” 1986-1990
7454 Tactical Intelligence Squadron, NATO Primary War HQ
Ramstein AFB, Boerfink, Germany

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team, Events Chair, & Greer Campus Veterans Point of Contact

I am honored to continue serving  as part of the GHS Veterans Association as military service was one of the most defining time periods of my life and one that I cherish.

Steven M. Braxton

Administrative Assistant III, GMH Internal Medicine Residency Program

Retired US Air Force: Master Sergeant; “Information Manager” 1990-2014
The Joint Staff, The Pentagon; HQ USAF, The Pentagon
30th Space Communications Squadron, Vandenberg AFB CA;
Camp Blackhorse, Afghanistan; Kunsan & Kwang Ju Air Base, South Korea
New Orleans Military Entrance Processing Station, New Orleans
91st Missile Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota

GHS Veteran Association, Steering Team, Communication Chair & POC GMH 5th Floor

It is an honor to be part of the GHS Veterans Association. I believe in getting the right information to all veterans in a timely matter. Managing information in all forms is my specialty and my career for over 20 years.