November 11, 2020

On this Veterans Day 2020, all of us at Mac Papers + Packaging and Mac Papers Envelope Converters are extremely pleased to honor and thank all current and former members of the United States Armed Forces for their service to our country. We’re especially proud to honor and recognize the veterans on our team. It’s a privilege to work alongside you.

Air Force

Tony Jones, assistant director of warehouse, safety and training, served in the Air Force for 20+ years. Tony served in the Gulf War and was stationed in South Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, New Jersey, Germany and Korea.

Army

John Harris, an account manager at our Greensboro, North Carolina, location, is a 30-year Veteran in the U.S. Army Reserve. John retired in 2018 as a Brigade Commander after serving multiple deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C.

Leland Moseley, warehouse manager at our Raleigh, North Carolina, branch, served in the U.S. Army for nearly 10 years, including duty in Operation Desert Storm.

Dionne Kincy, a truck driver with our Tallahassee, Florida, location, served for 19 years in the U.S. Army and attained the rank of Sergeant First Class. Dionne served during the Iraq War and has performed hurricane disaster relief duties across the country.

Albert Stephens, warehouse manager for our Tallahassee, Florida, location, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1979 and attained the rank of SPC 4. Albert was stationed in Georgia, Colorado and Germany.

Tom Kakara, a truck driver for our Nashville, Tennessee, location served for three years in the U.S. Army and three in the Florida National Guard. Tom attained the rank of SPC 4.

Alexander Solomon, a truck driver at our Tampa, Florida, location, served three years in the U.S. Army attaining the rank of SPC 4. After finishing basic training, Alexander spent his entire tour in Germany as part of an artillery battalion.

Gregory Szwajda, warehouse manager at our Orlando, Florida, location, served six years in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He served for two tours in Afghanistan.

Mason Kerr, senior specialist for Mac National, served 28 years in the U.S Army Reserve attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. He served in the Adjutant General’s Corps providing personnel service support.

Roosevelt Favor, operations manager trainee for our Charlotte, North Carolina, location, enlisted in the U.S. Army for 10+ years and attained the rank of Sergeant. Roosevelt was stationed in Germany, California, South Korea, Virginia and Maryland. His primary duties included managing purchasing, receiving, storage, picking, shipping, cycle counting and inventory.  Roosevelt was also an instructional trainer/facilitator for various specialty tasks.

Art Smarr, account manager with our Columbia, South Carolina, location, served in the U.S. Army for six years achieving the rank of Captain. His primary services duty was Infantryman, 1/27th Infantry. Art was stationed in Hawaii, Georgia and South Carolina.

Robert Handshu, a production supervisor at Mac Papers Envelope Converters, served 23 years in the US Army Reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. After serving as an Infantry Officer for five years in the Army, Robert transferred to the Transportation Corp and deployed to the Middle East twice.  Roberts’s final position before retiring was as an instructor for the Command and Staff General College.

Marines

Ronnie Singleton, warehouse manager at our New Orleans, Louisiana, branch, achieved the rank of Corporal. Ronnie was stationed at Camp Pendleton with the 1st Battalion 7th Marines and did tours in Hong Kong, Korea, the Philippines and Okinawa.

Trebor O’Callaghan, a driver at our Atlanta location, served four years in the Marine Corp. Trebor was stationed in South Carolina, Texas and North Carolina. He attained the rank of Sergeant E-5.

George Mora, a field service planner for our Wide Format & Graphics team, served seven years in the United States Marine Corp. He served as a field radio operator while stationed in Japan and North Carolina. George attained the rank of Corporal E-4.

Bun Ou, an estimator at our envelope converters operation, served four years in the United States Marine Corp. as a Supply 3043 Army Custodian. Bun attained the rank of Lance Corporal and was stationed in North Carolina, Japan and South Carolina.

Coast Guard

Brian Powers, a packaging equipment specialist at our Jacksonville location, served six years in the United States Coast Guard as an Electricians Mate First Class. Brian ran the electrician shop at NESU Portsmouth, including two ships while at sea.

Navy

Jeffrey Illner, a specialist in our Wide Format & Graphics team, proudly served as a member of the U.S. Navy as a search and rescue swimmer in Jacksonville and onboard a ship.

Sarah Hiscox, an administrative assistant at Mac Papers Envelope Converters, served ten years in the U.S. Navy as a Raidoman-Intelligent Communications, Teletype Repair Specialist. Sarah attained the rank of E-5. She was stationed in Florida, California, South Carolina, Spain, Greece, Italy and Cuba.

Navy/Army National Guard

Jack Helle, a packaging equipment specialist at our Nashville, Tennessee, location, served in the U.S. Navy for eight years aboard the USS Cushing DD985 out of California as a Gas Turbine Systems Technician Electrical. Jack has been serving in the Army National Guard since 2009 in Tennessee and Iraq in 2010 as a Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer.