Available for interviews: Jack Yoest
Jack Yoest is a former Armored Cavalry Captain who performed duties of a Survival Assistance Officer. He commanded burial details and presented tri-folded flags to Gold Star Mothers.
“Chief of Staff General Kelly reminded us what leadership looks like in his recent press conference about Gold Star Families — with Content, Connection, and Character. First, he reviewed the details of what happens when a service member is lost. He had the connection, the relationship with any family who gave the ultimate sacrifice. His character is trusted where he gave direct, honest recommendations to the Commander-in-Chief.”
I am a Blue Star Dad. I don’t know if I ever told my son about this duty…