This week’s Borne the Battle episode features guest Jeff Struecker, who discusses his life as a soldier, pastor, and author.
In 1987, Struecker enlisted in the army when he was 18. He excelled, serving in the 75th Ranger Regiment, and he played a pivotal role in the Battle of Mogadishu. He also won the 1996 Best Ranger Competition and was also recognized in 1998 as the U.S Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Noncommisioned Officer of the Year.
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#BtBattle Veteran of the Week
- Army Veteran Dominick Pilla
Vineland teacher Jennifer Pilla speaks to the Vineland Board of Education about naming the new Lincoln Avenue School for her brother, fallen Army Ranger Dominick Pilla, at the Vineland Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, March 14. Video produced by Justin Odendhal
Hayoung Oh is a podcast intern with VA’s Digital Media Engagement Team. He is currently an undergraduate at UC Berkeley studying Public Health.