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Anthony Garcia is the CEO & co-founder of GuideOn, Inc. GuideOn’s Mission is pioneering technology solutions for the transitioning Veteran. Prior to founding GuideOn, Anthony worked in operations at SRI International where he later left to start his first business, GuideOn,com is his third. Prior to this, Anthony served in the U.S. Army for eight years as an officer and Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) helicopter pilot. He served two back to back, combat deployments to Iraq where he managed 21 Blackhawk helicopters, led over 90 pilots – flight engineers – and medics, while directing over 4,000 flying missions.
As a Captain and pilot-in-command (PIC) for the 54th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), his unit evacuated and provided critical lifesaving care for over 6,500 patients, comprised of Coalition Forces, Iraqi civilians, and insurgent enemy forces. They were awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation. Some of Anthony’s awards consist of 2 Bronze Stars for leadership in combat, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Air Medal, and the Sikorsky Aircraft 1000- hour award. After his military service, Anthony obtained an MBA from Cornell University. He received a BA in Business Administration from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio and is a graduate of Robert G. Cole High School, Fort Sam Houston. Anthony was born in Frankfurt West Germany at the 92nd General Hospital and is the son of a retired Lieutenant Colonel. Learn More About Guide-On!
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