In advance of Veterans Day, today we recognize Woodridge Police Officer Edson for his military service 🇺🇸. Branch: U.S. Army Dates: 1987-1989 active Army and 1989-1993 as an inactive U.S. Army Reserve Locations: US Army Fort Benning, GA Aberdeen Proving Ground Fort Hood-Army Base Camp Shelby Mississippi National Training Center/Fort Irwin Specialty: Infantryman assigned to a Rapid Deployment Combined Arms Brigade with the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. A combined arms unit is comprised of infantry, tanks and attack helicopters used to overwhelm enemy territory in a rapid fashion. Quote: “[My service time] taught me discipline and how to stick with a task until it is completed correctly. It also taught me attention to detail and how small issues can quickly spiral into big issues if over-looked.” #VeteransDay Thank you for your service, Officer Edson.