Jim Ashman is a U.S. Navy Reserve Veteran, having served from February 1981 to November 2001. While serving as a cook he was assigned to the Medical Unit of NR CBTZ Fleet Hospital 15 in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia from 10 Feb.1991 to 15 April 1991. Jim retired from North Pocono School District Moscow PA after 26 years of employment in the maintenance department. Oct. 1982 to June 2008. He was employed at Polarize Meat for 14 years and held other positions such as cab driver, roofing & siding and Giant Food Store associate. In his volunteer endeavors Mr. Ashman has worked with Relay for Life. From 2002 to 2006 as Logistics & Facilities. He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 5554 and the American Legion Post # 328. He is also a member of Lackawanna County Council of Veterans and the Veteran Resources Coalition. He currently is treasurer of Friends of the Forgotten Inc. N.E. Wing.