Valentin "Val" Valdez
Val is a United States Army combat veteran having served with honor in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Starting out as a Combat Engineer Paratrooper Val was deployed to Afghanistan promptly after 9/11. After coming back from his first deployment Val was recruited to attend SAPPER military school. Soon after SAPPER school, orders for deployment were placed again for deployment to Iraq. Val is the recipient of several military achievements to include; Army Commendation Medals2, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal. Val worked closely with other countries from all over the world like, Italy, Canada, Germany and Romania among many others to achieve success in many objectives.
Val is a veteran that is passionate about helping other veterans caught in less fortunate positions in life after the military. Having to constantly battle with combat related conditions Val understands how hard it can be transitioning from the military to the civilian sector firsthand. Given this understanding, Val has a drive and dedication to helping fellow veterans in any way possible. Genesis Environmental is the perfect platform to connect with veterans like Val to continue to thrive even after separation from the military.