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Retreat Sponsors

Donations made in honor or in memory of the individuals listed below will sponsor a three-four day retreat for participants.


In Honor Of:

Lawrence Herbert

U.S. Army, October 1951 -July 1953
Lawrence served with the 3rd infantry division in operational intelligence during the Korean War. Following military service in Korea during the war 1951 to 1953, Herbert returned to New York and took what he thought was a temporary job at Pantone, Inc. while waiting to attend medical school. Lawrence went on to purchase Pantone, Inc., the world’s premiere color standards company and color authority, in 1965 and became the chairman and chief executive officer. In 1963 he invented the world-renowned PANTONE® MATCHING SYSTEM®. Industry recognition for his inventions, improvements and technical contributions to the printing industry won Lawrence Herbert the Hall of Fame Award from the New Jersey Advertising Hall of Fame and the Gold Medal from Britain’s Institute of Printing. In 1995, the Association of the Graphic Arts presented Herbert with the very prestigious “Power of Printing” Award. In 2001, Herbert received the Platinum Corporate Legend Award from Pratt Institute.
He is a substantial supporter of many cultural institutions and health charities. He has received the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Ellis Island Gold Medal of Honor and was appointed to the City of New York Cultural Advisory Board by Mayor Giuliani and to the New York State Council on the Arts by Governor Pataki.
Herbert holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Hofstra University ’51 . He also received its Alumni Achievement Award, Distinguished Service Award and Alumnus of the Year Award. Hofstra named its School of Communication for Lawrence Herbert.
Lawrence is an avid supporter of Patriot Resilient Leader Institute and has made substantial donations to the organization.


In Memory of:

Charles M. Lyon III

1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army, June 1979 – August 1981
Charles M. “Toby” Lyon (March 19, 1957 – August 13, 1981) was a native of Peabody, MA who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. At West Point, Toby was a hard-hitting defenseman and 4-year letterman on the hockey team who won the Henry “Hal” Beukema Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player in his senior year. After West Point, he served as an Air Defense Artillery officer at Ft. Campbell, KY until his tragic death in an auto accident in 1981. The donation to Camp Resilience to honor Toby was made by his West Point classmates who remember him as a committed leader who possessed aptitude, integrity, quiet confidence, a sense of humor, humility, and courage.


In Memory of:

William F. Powers

Captain, U.S. Army, June 1979 – May 1984
William “Bill” Fuller Powers was born on December 14, 1956 in Charlottesville, VA. He was raised in Barrington, RI, and graduated the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. After serving on active duty at Ft. Benning and in Germany, Bill briefly worked in banking and insurance. Bill was ultimately classified as 100% service-connected disabled and suffered from severe bipolar disorder, which ultimately resulted in a long-time estrangement from family and friends that lasted until his untimely death on December 24, 2018. His children, Laura and Billy, are dedicated to supporting veterans (and their families) with mental illness.


In Memory of:

Robert W. Cone

General, U.S. Army, June 1979 – March 2014
Robert William Cone (March 19, 1957 – September 19, 2016) was a native of Manchester, NH who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. In a distinguished 35 year career in the U.S. Army, he reached the rank of four-star general. His many assignments included serving as the Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, the Commander of Fort Hood and III Corps, and the Deputy Commanding General for Operations, United States Forces – Iraq. He was also an early supporter of Camp Resilience and served on the PRLI Board of Advisers.


In Memory of:

Sanford David “Sandy” Lyons

Captain, U.S. Army, June 1979 – June 1985
Sandy Lyons (November 10, 1956 – July 20, 2019) was a native of Erie, PA who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. He served as an Army officer for six years, mostly with the 172nd Light Infantry in Alaska, where his inventive logistical resupply became Army doctrine. Sandy then had a very successful career in the Telecommunications Industry which included serving as the CEO of four different companies. He was also an early and generous supporter of Camp Resilience.


In Memory of:

Kenneth E. Webber, Jr.

Colonel, U.S. Army, June 1948 – May 1975
Kenneth Eugene Webber Jr. (August 2, 1925 – July 10, 2017) graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1948. He served in the U.S. Army for 27 years to include assignments in Germany, Japan, and Korea and commanded an infantry battalion in Vietnam where he was severely wounded. Ken not only served his country with distinction, but he also left a legacy of service that inspired both of his sons and three grandchildren to follow in his footsteps to West Point and to careers as U.S. Army officers. Three other grandchildren also served in the military All three generations served in combat from Vietnam to Panama to Iraq and Afghanistan. His son, Kurt, is one of the founders of Camp Resilience.


In Memory of:

Edward F. Clemons

Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, June 1979 – June 2001
Edward (Ed) Clemons (June 14, 1957 – April 11,2020) was a native of Toledo, Ohio who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. He served on active duty for 7 years to include assignments in Mannheim, Germany, Ft. Riley, KS and as Commander of an Air Defense Artillery Battery. After leaving active duty, Ed continued to serve in the Army Reserve for 18 years while also having a successful business career that led to him being named in 2010 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Black Executives in America. He also continued to serve the military by volunteering with the USO. The donation to Camp Resilience to honor Ed was made by his family and West Point classmates.


In Memory of:

Francisco A. Crescioni IV

Captain, U.S. Army, June 1979 – June 1988
Francisco (Frank) Crescioni (July 5, 1957 – May 1,2020) graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. He served as an Infantry Officer on active duty for 9 years including assignments in Panama, Ft. Irwin, CA and Ft. Benning, GA. After the Army, Frank had a successful 32-year career in the defense industry with Honeywell, Alliant Techsystems, Orbital ATK, and Northrop Grumman. In all of these companies, Frank contributed to our military’s capabilities by working as an engineer, training developer, logistics planner, and expert in ammunition and weapon systems. The donation to Camp Resilience to honor Frank was made by his West Point classmates.


One Day Retreat Sponsors

Donations made in honor or in memory of, individuals listed below to attend one day of a retreat.


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Sponsor for One Veteran/First Responder to attend Retreat

Donations made in honor or in memory of the individuals listed below will sponsor one participant for one retreat.


Angelo Archino
World War II

SP4 William Coggeshall
U.S. Army
1966-1967

Aviation Machinist Mate 2CL
William O. MacKinlay
U.S. Navy
1942-1946

SFC Richard Powell
U.S. Army
1943-1952

Single Day Sponsors

Donations in honor or in memory of the individuals listed below will sponsor one day of one participant’s retreat.

CPL Scott Anderson, U.S. Army, 1 Year
SGT Lou Athanas, U.S. Marine Corps, 1941-1944
LCDR Allen Boreen, U.S. Navy, 1959-1972
PVT John W. Breedlove III, U.S. Army, 3 Years of Service
LCPL Michael J. Courtney, U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam War
John DiMartino, U.S. Navy, World War II
Patrick Eaton, Law Enforcement Officer, 30 Years of Service
E-5 SGT William L. Green, U.S. Marine Corps, 4 Years of Service
COL Valerie A. Jackson, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
S1C Raymond Laneri, U.S. Navy, 2 Years of Service
MAJ Henry Loveless, U.S. Army, 1970-1990
LT Robert A. Marten, U.S. Army Air Corps, 1943-1945
PI3 Daniel J. McEleney, U.S. Navy, 6 Years of Service
CW4 Tom McNulty
CPL Edmund Mortlock, U.S. Army, World War II
Henry C. Pierce, U.S. Air Force
CW4 Robert O’Day, U.S. Army, 1953-1981
Franklin Quinlan, U.S. Army
MAJ Chris Ray, U.S. Marine Corps, 1967-1982
SSGT George Routhier, U.S. Army, World War II
Warrant Officer Gary Salanitro U.S. Army, 1967-1969
SSGT Travis Twiggs, U.S. Marine Corps, 12 Years of Service
CPT Larry Uland, U.S. Army, 1979-1984
1st Lt. John A. Walsh, Sr., WWII, 1941-1945.
COL Theodore Westhusing
Alcide ‘Bud’ Lefebvre, US Air Force 1963 – 1967

Additional Sponsors/ Contributors

Donations in honor or in memory of the individuals listed below.

“Dedicated to B.G. Ed Harrington”
” In Honor of Frank Quinlan, US Army 1942 – 1945
“In honor of Capt. Joel Hirsch, USAF, Vietnam”
“In Memory of Billie Corry”
“In Honor of Maria Huber, mother of Elizabeth Webber and son-in-law, Kurt Webber”
“In Memory of those members of the USMA Class of 1979 who have passed.”
“In Honor of Angelo Archino.”
“In Memory of our Fallen Soldiers.”
“In Honor of Joseph La Croix.”
“In Memory of Tom O’Donnell and Steve Schauwecker, USMAPs 1975.”
“In Memory of Sgt. Grady Ammons, US Army. KIA, France 1944.”
“In Memory of Tom O’Donnell.”
“In Memory of Classmates, USMA 1979.”
“In loving memory of Billie Corry.  A Blue Star Mother”
“In Memory of Steve Powell and Tommy O’Donnell.”
“In Memory of William Powers, West Point Class of 1979. May he rest in peace.”