Today we are talking to Jamie McLaughlin and Dylan Clark about a very special Marine -- Sergeant Reckless - a Korean War Hero.
Who was Sgt. Reckless?
How did she end up in the US Marine Corps?
What were Sgt. Reckless’s accomplishments?
How were her accomplishments recognized?
How is Sgt. Reckless different from other animals who have served in the military?
What veterans’ benefits has Sgt. Reckless earned through her service?
Why should Sgt. Reckless be buried in a national cemetery?
What cemeteries would be the best options for her?
Supporting Project Reckless is a grassroots campaign and we are asking those who support it to sign Dylan Clark’s Change.org petition. Please be sure to share the petition on social media so we can ensure her contributions to our country are never forgotten. Sergeant Reckless wasn’t a horse, she was a MARINE!
Resources for our listeners:
Change.org petition. Please sign and share on social media:
Online articles about Project Reckless:
Three Pearls Charities Inc. Project Reckless page:https://threepearls.org/projects/project-reckless/
About Jamie McLaughlin:
Jamie believes pets matter to themselves. They have unique individual lives. Pets and other animals have wants and needs, likes and dislikes, friends and enemies. The more I learn, the more my view of animals evolves.
She is an animal welfare and environmental attorney. She holds a J.D. with a Certificate in Public Interest Law from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and an LL.M. in animal law from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.
Jamie received her B.A. in anthropology and English from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
She has a background in finance and holds a Certified Financial Planner designation. Jamie is a former financial planning franchise owner and served as a personal financial advisor to Silicon Valley professionals for over 17 years where she provided portfolio oversight, wealth management, insurance analysis and financial goal planning.
In 2018, Jamie transitioned from her financial planning practice to pursue animal and environmental law. Jamie’s animal law concentrations are animal status, and the impacts of industrial animal agriculture models on the environment, humans and nonhuman animals.
She serves as Vice President of the Animal Law Commission Working Group for the Union Internationale des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers) and is pursuing an LL.M in environmental law at Lewis & Clark.
Contact Jamie at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamie-mclaughlin-531313a4/ email@example.com
About Dylan Clark:
Dylan believes pets matter because humanity has been dependent upon other species for our development and flourishing throughout time. Our K-9 friends have been our guardians and hunting companions for tens of thousands of years; cats and oxen made early agriculture easier and more productive; horses revolutionized transportation; and pigeons revolutionized communication. Animals matter because without our animal friends, civilization as we know it would not exist.
He is the acting Vice President of Operations for Logistical Legal Marketing, LLC. He provides marketing and logistical business advice for multiple law firms across several jurisdictions in the western United States.
Dylan was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, and published a case study titled The Industrial and Environmental Pressures Affecting the Fante-Speaking Artisanal Fishers of Anomabo, Ghana.
He served as a USMC tank commander in the 4th Marine Armor Division in Spokane, Washington.
Dylan received his