Doug Hayes

Executive Director


Phone: (503) 397-2888

Douglas Hayes is a former Army officer retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel and a Battalion commander after more than 20 years of service.  Mr. Hayes graduated from North Georgia College and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Field Artillery in August 1996.

LTC (R) Hayes has served with the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX and several assignments around the world.  He has four combat deployments and no less than eight operational deployments.

LTC Hayes’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with “V” device and two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Naval Unit Commendation, Iraqi Campaign Medal with two Bronze Service Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service and Expeditionary Medals, NATO Defense Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Combat Action Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Malawi and Australian Parachutist Badges.

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