UPI’s featured veteran is Derek Wade! Derek is an Operator currently working on the TEAL Colerain Compressor Stations in Ohio. He has been on this project since October of 2018.
Derek enlisted in the Army in 1999 and served until 2014. He was an E5 Sergeant and his primary role was a diesel mechanic.
Derek was deployed four times to Iraq for extended periods of time. One of his favorite experiences during his deployments was that he was an Operator of a 72 ton Armoured Recovery Vehicle.
Thank you for your service, Derek!