Those who retire from marine or SWAT team often want to spend time relaxing and enjoy their retirement years. They have been giving back to the community and want to continue doing the same once they have retired. Ronald Fowlkes has found a way to do just that while still being able to love what they do. He is one of the top leaders of FirstSpear. The company is in the business of providing tactical equipment to its clients who are mainly soldiers and peacekeepers. He has himself used such supplies while he was in service and it was during that time that he learned how the uniform makes one more efficient.
Ronald Fowlkes has used products from FirstSpear, and during that time he was impressed with the efficiency of the products. When he joined the Police Force, he used the same products there and loved it. Thus, when he was asked to join FirstSpear, he did not hesitate a bit and joined as the leader. His son is part of the St. Louis Blues Triple-A team, and Ronald Fowlkes is their off-ice trainer and also ensures that the team equipment is well taken care of. He also spends time teaching the kids about the importance to keep their gear in the best condition. He believes that the kids understand that the condition of the gear can make them lose a game or win one and it is the reason that they make extra effort to take care of their equipment.
Ronald Fowlkes worked for the Marines after completing his graduation from the Army Parachute School and then joined the Police Force. For him, it is not just about the uniform; he has utmost love and respect for the country that has allowed him to provide long service. Even after his retirement, he wants to serve the people of his country and to those who are trying to keep the country safe. It is the reason why training and being there for the next generation is crucial to him as an individual. He also helps the team with physical training to ensure that they are fit for the games. Since he has learned all about fitness during his life as a marine and police officer, he has been able to help the team win games.
Ronald Fowlkes shares his personal experiences with his son and his team. He believes that by doing so, he has been able to make the children realize that one should respect those who are putting themselves out there for other’s safety. By being a mentor for them, he has allowed children to open up to him and trust him with anything. Mentorship has allowed him to keep fit and also be a guide to the young minds.
SWball May 11, 2018
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