New Castle, Staff Sergeant Mark Blindman
Staff Sergeant Mark Blindman enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1967. He received numerous medals, including the Air Force Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was also chosen in September of 1970 as the Airman of the Month at the Sandia Base Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After his military service, Sergeant Blindman went back to school and received his B.A. in Psychology and his M.A. in Policy Analysis. Staff Sergeant Blindman has also organized and participated in Team Walks for Autism Speaks and served as the treasurer for the Cold Spring Boat Club for the past ten years.