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Have You Thanked Our Beta Rho Heroes?In honor of Veterans Day (Nov. 11), we have begun compiling a list of our Beta Rho servicemen and veterans, as well as their stories. We have only scratched the surface. We need your help to build our list, tell the stories, and pay tribute to these men who honor our mission to live by the principles of Love, Honor, and Truth.

Please review the list below of our Beta Rho heroes and leave your comments in the box at the bottom. Help us tell the stories, tell us who we’re missing, and feel free to leave your notes of gratitude to these brothers willing to sacrifice for the protection of our freedoms. If you have a hero to add or have longer stories and photos to send, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

William A. Weinbender ’54 – United States Army Corps
Lt. Col.

Peter J. Gaskin ’66 – United States Navy

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Retired Capt. Peter J. Gaskin served on numerous ships during his career and served on board USS ENGLAND (CG 22) for three tours as OPS (Operations Officer), XO (Executive Officer), and CO (Commanding Officer). In Vietnam, Captain Gaskin was Senior Advisor to the Vietnamese River Patrol (PBR) Division 62 and the Advance Tactical Support Base at Phouc Xuyen.

Peter was commissioned in 1966 through the NROTC program at the University of Pennsylvania.

During his 30 years in the Navy he served at sea in Destroyers, Cruisers (3 tours on USS ENGLAND), the Battleship NEW JERSEY, Cruiser/Destroyer and Carrier Battle Group staffs. Captain Gaskin retired in July 1999 and returned to San Diego where he resides with his wife.

Parker Frawley ’93 — United States Army Corps
Lt. Col. Parker Frawley joined the army in 1994after receiving an ROTC commission as a Second Lieutenant in Aviation. He has served in a variety of military duties, which include command at the Platoon, Company, and Battalion levels and as a staff officer at every level from Battalion/Squadron to Corps.

He has been stationed in the United States, Korea, Germany, and Russia and he has been deployed multiple times to the Balkans, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He has been awarded the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Air Medal with "V" device for Valor, and he has earned the Combat Action Badge, the Master Aviator Badge, the Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault badge.

Trevor L. Young ’92 – United States Navy

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Lt., Naval Flight Officer

Trevor served as a Mission Commander, Tactical Coordinator and Navigator on P-3C and NP-3D Naval aircraft at Naval Weapons Test Squadron (now known as VX-30) and VP-10. Trevor served from 1992 to 2001.

Leo P. Spaeder III ’06 – United State Marine Corps
Capt., Company Commander

Leo is currently serving as Company Commander, but has filled in a number of positions including: Platoon Commander, Motor Transport Officer, Company Executive Officer, Assistance Logistics Plans Officer, Officer-in-Charge, Logistics advisor. He has been stationed in the U.S., as well as Liberia, Afghanistan, and Iraq.