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John Quade

Born in Springfield, MO

Raised in Battlefield, MO

Served four years in the Marine Corps

Earned the rank of Sergeant

Job was a Fire Support Man (Forward Observer). Responsible for the direction, planning and coordination of supporting fire (artillery, air support, GPS guided rockets and naval gunfire).

Stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA

Deployed with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division

Deployed to Afghanistan with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) as the battalion Fires Chief

Awarded the Navy Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, NATO ISAF Medal and various others

Moved to Columbia to attend Mizzou in 2012

Studying Statistics 

Works for Hospitality Management Program

President of the Mizzou Student Veterans Association

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