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Today we are honoring our Veterans who are apart of the athletic staff at FTCC. Thank you all for your service. 

Roderick Gooden- Athletics Technician

Roderick’s journey started in Ft Irwin, California. He is grateful for all the adventures he was able to be apart of.

This picture is one of his favorite moments. “You see me here holding the guide arm for one of my soldiers, an honor I will never forget as he reenlisted for six more years because he wanted to serve with me,” said Roderick about the photo he chose.


Moe Licardo- Head Volleyball Coach

Moe- veterans day

Moe served in the US Army from 11/86-11/90. He was stationed at Ft. Bragg 86-88 in the 319th MI Battalliin and Guenzburg Germany 88-90 in the 510th Ordanance Co. Moe was a 31C, Radio Operator, Airborne. 

This picture is of Moe and his brother, Ric, who is a retired Marine and now coaches high school volleyball in Alexandria, Virginia. 


Reggie Marshall- Assistant Baseball Coach

Reggie-veterans day

Reggie served in the United States Army from 2010-2017. He graduated Airborne School in February 2011 from Ft. Benning, Georgia. He deployed to Afghanistan from 2012-2013 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 1-91 Cav, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. During his deployment he received a Combat Action Badge, battle field promotion and a number of Army Commendation and Army Achievement Medals. 


Mr. Larry Howell- Bus Driver


Military Career Summary

Larry Wayne Howell

Served: 5 Oct 1972 – 12 Mar 1986; 13 years 7 months

Branch: U.S.A.F.

Final Rank upon Discharge: E-5, SSGT, Staff Sargent

Air Force Specialty Code: 64572 – Supply Systems Analyst Supervisor, 9 yrs., 8 mos.

Air Force Specialty Code: 64550 – Inventory Management Specialist, 3 yrs., 9 mos.

Decorations:  AF Commendation Medal, AF Good Conduct Medal w/2 OLC, AF Longevity Service Award w/2 OLC, National Defense Service Medal, AF Overseas Service Long Tour Ribbon, AF Outstanding Unit Award, Vietnam Service Ribbon

Service Duty Assignments:

Basic Training:  Lackland AFB, TX – Nov 5th, 1972

  Delayed enlistment program Oct 5th, 1972

1972 – 1977 @ 3380 Supply Squadron, Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS

1977 – 1978 @ 65th Wing Supply Squadron, Lajes AF, Azores Portugal

1978 – 1980 @ 20th Missile Warning Squadron, Eglin AFB, FL

1980 – 1983 @ 86th Supply Squadron, USAFE, Ramstein AB Germany

1983 – 1986 @ AF Data Systems Design Office, Gunter AFS Ala

Honorably Discharged: 12 March 1986