1) Name, Age, and Location. Al “Grease” Gehry. 43. Venice CA.
2) How did you hear about the World War II RPS? Been a member for years
3) Do you have any reenacting experience? Have you done World War II reenacting before? I have been reenacting since 1998.
4) Have you already joined an RPS unit? If so, which one? I am currently a member of the 101st Airborne.
5) What knowledge do you have of the Second World War? I have been studying WW2 history since high school.
6) Have you had any contact with World War II veterans previously? Yes. Years ago at camp Roberts, my unit hosted a Q&A with several Airborne veterans of WW2. It was an amazing experience. I also participated in several ww2 displays at high schools in So Cal. These displays always had a discussion with a WW2 veteran.
7) What can you bring to this organization? Will you be an asset? I have been a member for years but wanted to join the message board. I have years of experience in the hobby as well as experience working with film and television production companies. I have worked on several military related productions.
8) Anything else we should know about you? I am a professional artist and part time school teacher. I have been in the hobby for years and have also been in unit leadership for a while now as well. I worked as an art director for several ad agencies in New York before coming back to my native CA. I’m looking forward to trying to make more RPS events in the new year.