FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28th, 2019
General John Campbell (Ret.), Lieutenant General David Halverson (Ret.) and U.S. Sen. Candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner to Convene Veterans Roundtable Discussion in Manchester, New Hampshire
Bedford, NH: General John F. Campbell (Ret.) and Lieutenant General David Halverson (Ret.) will join U.S. Sen. Candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner for a Veterans Roundtable Discussion on Thursday, October 31st from 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
The Veterans policy discussion will be moderated by USAF Veteran and former NHGOP Vice Chair Matthew Mayberry.
“Generals Campbell, Halverson and I have been discussing issues that our veterans face and international tensions that current members of the armed services face. I thought it would be important to have veterans hear some of our concerns and ideas, and for us to hear theirs,” Messner said.
General Campbell (U.S. Army-Ret.) is a member of the Board of Directors at BAE Systems and was most recently the commander of the Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces—Afghanistan, served as the 34th Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. During his military service, General Campbell earned a number of individual and campaign awards and decorations to include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, three Distinguished Service Medals, the Defense Superior Service Medal, two Legions of Merit, three Bronze Star Medals, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, six Meritorious Service Medals, two Humanitarian Service Medals, as well as the Ranger and Special Forces Tabs.
Lieutenant General David D. Halverson, retired on June 30, 2016 from the United States Army after over 37 years of service. LTG Halverson’s awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Superior Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Joint Unit Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Staff Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.
Successful businessman, veteran, proud father and patriot, Bryant “Corky” Messner is running in the upcoming 2020 election to represent New Hampshire in the United States Senate.
Raised in a blue-collar family in Altoona, PA – At age 17 Corky earned an appointment to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he played football and prepared for his military service. Upon graduation Corky became an Army Ranger, serving abroad guarding the Berlin Wall during the Cold War. Following his military service, Corky attended Law School at the University of Denver. He went on to found the law firm Messner Reeves LLP and grow that business to more than 100 lawyers, 200 employees with offices in nine cities.
A father of three, Corky’s two sons are West Point Cadets and his daughter is preparing to attend medical school. A strong conservative, Corky is passionate about service and excited for the opportunity to give back to a country that has offered him the opportunity to live the American Dream.
Corky has served and assisted various non-profit organizations including the Wentworth Watershed Association, Army West Point Athletic Association, The Rise School Denver and the Messner Foundation. Corky resides in Wolfeboro, NH.