Inspirational SOULdier: Happy Veteran’s Day – Jade Renteria – Aviation Ordnancemen E3, for the United States Navy

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My name is Jade Renteria. I am currently stationed at NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach.

What is your Branch and Rank?

I am an AOAN, Aviation Ordnancemen E3, for the United States Navy. I have yet to be deployed.

How long have you been, in the military

I reached my one-year mark this past August . Only have 19 more to go!

What was/is your rank, what branch, and where have you been deployed or been in a conflict?

What is your Passion?

I have a passion for music! No matter what type of mood I’m in, or what I’m doing, listening to music makes time fly by and relaxes me.

What inspires You?

The one thing that really inspires me is seeing people who have completely changed their life’s around. Being in the military you meet thousands of people, hearing their stories amazes me of how far they have came in life and what great people they’ve turned out to be. Which makes me believe I can do anything I put my mind too.

Which person living or dead has inspired you the most?

My step dad is one of many who’ve inspired me. No matter what decisions I’ve made in life, whether he agreed or disagreed, he’s always supported me or pointed me in the right direction. I wouldn’t be who I am today if it wasn’t for him.

What is your favorite Inspirational Quote?

My favorite quote is ” Alis volat propriis” its Latin for “She flies with her own wings”. I actually have that tattooed on my left bicep. It just reminds me of how independent I am.

How do you try to inspire others?

I’ve inspired others without even knowing. Back at my home town, Versailles Kentucky, I’ve had so many people saying how they look up to me, how awesome and proud they are and who wish to do the same. My response for them is, always do the right thing even when they think no one is watching because someone always is. And to try to do the best they can at everything. Because hard work pays off.

When are you the happiest?

Honestly I try to be happy all the time, being happy lightens up the mood at work, and brightens people’s day.

Quick Tip: What is one easy thing you can do to change the world for good in the next 24 hours?

Simply smiling and asking how they are can change their whole mood. Seeing other people happiness, makes me happy. Being nice and kind to others can change the world in a matter of seconds.

What is your hope for the world?

My hope for the world. Is for one day the violence, shootings etc to come to a stop.

This picture makes me feel HAPPY!

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This picture makes me feel Beautiful!

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