George (Will) Beardon

George (Will) Beardon writes:


9325 Sumac Lane

Garden Ridge, TX 78266


Phone: 210- 365-1243

Ministry Report:

I retired from the Army at Fort Sam Houston, Texas in 2006 after 26 years of active duty, 7 years in the California National Guard, and four years in the Army Reserve.  Immediately after retirement, I worked for six months in Baton Rouge, La for the Louisiana Family Assistance Center for Hurricane Recovery.  In September 2006 I became an associate endorser for the Baptist general Convention of Texas and still work in that position.  I also held a part time position funded by the Texas Veterans Commission of in-home counseling of veterans from 2010 until 2013.  In addition being associate endorser, I also supply preach and volunteer with the Bexar County Veterans’ Commission in conducting graveside memorials at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery for unaccompanied veterans.  I am a certified trainer in Crisis Response Training for the National Organization for Victim Assistance and for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training with Living Works, Inc. and have conducted these trainings in various locations.  My wife, Sherry, retired as an Air Force civilian in 2008 and now travels with me to visit our endorsed chaplains.  Since suicide death of our daughter-in-law in January of 2014, we have also been involved in raising awareness in churches about suicide and mental health issues.