About the Founder

Sergeant First Class (Ret.) Jeffrey Marriott served 21 years with the following Army National Guard units:

  • 1996-2005 HHB 1-109th FA PA; B CO 2-103rd AR FWD, Iraq. OIF II 2004
  • 2005-2008 HHB 1-180th FA AZ, attached to the 215th Regional Training Institute (RTI)
  • 2008-2011 HHC 1-158th IN AZ
  • 2011-2013 HQ 158th MEB AZ. Operation Copper Cactus, 2012
  • 2013-2017 HHC 3-116th IN VA; C CO 3-116th IN FWD, Qatar. OEF, Spartan Shield 2015
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Military Occupational Specialties

  • 13F Forward Observer; 31B Military Police Officer; 29E Electronic Warfare Specialist


Jeffrey Marriott earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration/Physical Security Management from DeVry University in 2010.  He then went on to earn his Master of Arts Degree in Homeland Security at American Military University in 2013.


The Founder has 18 years of combined experience as a corporate security officer, and as a financial analyst for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

VRVI Board Members

Jeffrey Marriott

Norman Marriott

John Selfe - Air Force Veteran

Director; Chief Operating Officer


VRVI Officers

Tyler Huffman - Navy

Communications Director


Ryan Gardner - Air Force Veteran

Events and Marketing Director


Jeffrey Marriott

Treasurer (Acting)


Active Volunteers


John Voorhees - Marine Veteran

 Travis Hafner - Active Guard/Reserve

Stephanie Bradner, Registered Nurse

Anthony Washington


Additional Appreciation


Dustan Golladay 

Alan Jones, Jr.

Joseph Kulakowski, Jr.

John Wilson, Rags2Riches Franchise

Krystle Bransky

Robert and Thelma Drabek

Desirae Jones

Michael Pierce

Bernadette Bonafiglia-Pierce

Carlos Cabanas

Mike Padden


In Memorium

Phil Marino

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