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MICHELLE MALLIN RETIRES AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

MICHELLE MALLIN Michelle Mallin has been at the forefront of every aspect of the Honor Bell’s creation and operation since 2014 when she helped to begin the bell’s journey from an idea into a reality. A connector of people and organizations par excellence, she brought an energy and level of experience to the Foundation that […]

CHRIS BOYER JOINS OUR STAFF AS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

We are pleased to welcome Chris Boyer to the Honor Bell team as our Assistant Director. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Chris has been volunteering with the Foundation for nearly two years as a member of our Bell Guard. He also volunteers widely in the veteran non-profit community. With his dedication to […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: CLIFFORD BUTLER

BUTLER, DURING HIS TIME IN SERVICE. Clifford Butler is a Bell Guard with the Honor Bell Foundation. Hailing from Texas, he served in both the Army and the Air Force. In the Army, he served for six years in the Army of Occupation after World War II in Germany. After the Army, he spent 16 […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: JOE DEMPSEY

JOE DEMPSEY, AT RIGHT, WITH ANOTHER VETERAN PREPARING TO TOLL THE HONOR BELL ON THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE OF WORLD WAR ONE. “Every veteran past and present, draftee or volunteer, gave up part of their lives; went places, and did things people their age who did not serve will never understand. They lost brothers […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: DANIEL “PADDY” MCCUTCHON

PADDY MCCUTCHON AT A BELL HONORS EVENT IN 2018. Paddy McCutchon is one of our longest-serving Bell Guards. He grew up all across the country, starting in Texas and moving through Virginia, Colorado, and Kansas. Serving in the Air Force, he called Washington state his home. While in the USAF, he worked in Space Operations, […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: CHRIS BOYER

CHRIS AND NOODLEAt thirteen, Chris Boyer saw news footage of the Marine barracks in Lebanon being bombed, and knew he was going to join the Marines. Coming from a family with a tradition of military service — his grandfather served in World War 2, his dad a two-tour Vietnam Marine veteran — he became the […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: DAVID EARP

EARP, AT LEFT, DEPLOYED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. David Earp is our Director of Bell Honors. He supervises our team of dedicated Bell Guards, making sure that the bell is tolled for every veteran whose family has requested Bell Honors. David comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the Army, including time […]

BELL GUARD PROFILE: JEAN TAYLOR

JEAN TAYLOR DURING HER SERVICE AS A DIETICIAN WITH THE US AIR FORCE Jean Taylor is not one to stand still for long. After a career that included service in the Air Force Medical Specialist Corps and 25 years at St. Anthony Hospital, she takes part in many organizations’ activities. On any given day you […]

TRACY TURNER RETIRES AS DIRECTOR OF BELL HONORS

TRACY TURNER INSPECTING THE HONOR BELL PRIOR TO A BELL HONORS SERVICE FOR UNCLAIMED VETERAN REMAINS IN 2018. Tracy Turner, the Honor Bell Foundation’s first Director of Bell Honors, retired today. Turner, a 24-year Navy veteran, was selected by the foundation’s late founder Louis Olivera to serve in this critical position. Turner came to the […]