John Garrity

John Garrity became a highly-decorated member of the US Army and now serves as Director, Protective Forces, Operations, and Training for the US Department of Energy in Tennessee where he is responsible for protecting special nuclear material and other national assets. Garrity was born on PEI and spent his formative years here. He treasures the memories and friends he made in his youth on the Island.                                  Submitted photo

Melissa Batchilder

Melissa Batchilder

What does a gregarious 1970s-era Red Cross Water Safety instructor and a US Army Colonel tasked with reversing the reputation of a notorious Afghani prison have in common? 

One good soldier. 

John Garrity

John Garrity is a retired US Army Colonel originally from PEI. Submitted photo

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