Texas Sentinels Foundation

Greg Dotson

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SGT Greg Dotson gives new meaning to the adage “ARMY STRONG”.  SGT Greg Dotson served as an Army combat medic for 10 years and is credited with saving the lives of more than 160 soldiers during 2 combat tours in Iraq.  A native of Red Bud, Illinois, SGT Dotson enlisted in the Army at the age of seventeen. Greg was a line medic with the 1st CAV Division,  in the Diyala Province, Iraq in 2007 when a 500lb. High Explosive bomb was detonated under his legs.  As a result, SGT Dotson lost his left leg, part of his right thigh and he sustained extensive damage to his right leg ankle and back.   Greg suffers from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and Post Concussion Syndrome. Greg still deals with medical issues regarding the shrapnel in his face, head and body. Greg has endured 30+ surgeries with the most recent surgeries occurring in March 2015.

SGT Dotson was medically retired from the Army and immediately sought employment as a contractor helping U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan. Greg worked to build base camps and establish Emergency Operations Teams for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. Greg returned to the Dallas area and currently works for Fluor Corporation.

SGT Dotson was awarded the  Purple Heart, Army Achievement Medal (2nd), Army Good Conduct Medal, ARCOM, National Defense Service Medal, GWOT Exp Medal, GWOT Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Star, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (2nd), and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device.

SGT Dotson is a devoted husband and the father to 6 daughters.  Greg appreciates the opportunities he has been given in life and uses his knowledge and life experiences  to help others and influence positive change in young people.   Most weekends you will find Greg and his family on the basketball court or tackling some worthwhile outdoor adventure.


Donors and Sponsors:

RE/MAX Masters

Reliant Energy

Keely Harris, REALTOR

Dal-Tile

Kelly Wheeler, REALTOR

Scott Lepp, Prodigy Flooring

Hexter-Fair, First American Title

Keller Glass

Platinum Painting

Laticcrete International

Premier Oaks Landscape Management

Universal Electronics

Flooring Inspirations

Garabedian Properties

S&S Custom Trim

Chem Can Services, LLC

Napier Construction

Builder Recovery Services, LLC

Buchanan Drywall

T&L Distributing

Blaize Plumbing

Kroger

Ferguson Enterprises

Craig Lemmon Inspections

Lee Lighting

Integrity Foundation Repair

Brad Oliver, Electrician

Home Depot

Bob Arends

Fluor Corporation

Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors

JR Designs

Rebecca Schragin, ASID Designer

Liz Maddox

Victor & Shari Burns

Jose & Kristina Guzman


 

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