Dennis S. Sirkin, U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran, local businessman and educator. Served as Drill Sergeant and Senior Drill Sergeant at Ft. Ord, CA. Ft. Knox, Ky. Ft. Benning Ga. And Ft. Dix NJ. As Commandant of Cadets/Senior Drill Instructor he developed the “Military” side of the house at La Sierra Military Academy for Tulare County Office of Educations in Visalia, CA. He holds a teaching credential in Military and Health Science from Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA. He is a Member of and has held leadership positions in Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Honor Degree (Cooties) of the VFW, American Veterans (AMVETS), American Legion and American Legion Riders, Central Valley Vietnam Veterans, Visalia Veterans Committee and was the Founding Chairman for the "Visalia Veterans Day Parade", Disabled American Veterans, U.S. Army Drill Sergeants Association, and Lions International. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2012.