Ronald Fowlkes: A Life Filled With Service

The life of Ronald Fowlkes has been one filled with service to others. Fowlkes was a marine that defended his country with honorable service and was a SWAT team member in one of the largest cities in America. And perhaps one of Fowlkes’ favorite ways to serve his community is to is the integral role he plays with the St. Louis Blues triple A hockey team on which his son is a player. Ronald has taken it upon himself to provide the entirety of the team’s equipment and performs duties as the team’s off-ice trainer.

 

Ronald Fowlkes’ is able to make use of his many years as both a hockey fan and personal trainer in his duties as the off-ice trainer with the Blues. Fowlkes works with Blues players on improving their strength through weight training to assure they are prepared for the grind of the game. Ronald stresses the importance of physical fitness to the players and as a former member of Marine Special Ops and a graduate of a top Parachute School with the Army, he is keenly aware of the benefits of remaining fit and healthy.

 

Ronald explains that the mentoring he performs is of utmost importance to him and beneficial to the children whose lives he touches because it is important for them to know that there are people who are risking all for them and their families.

 

About Ronald Fowlkes

 

Ronald Fowlkes works currently for Eagle Industries Unlimited Inc. in the capacity of Business Development Manager. Fowlkes concentrates on products designed for law enforcement personel as well as items intended for commercial use.

 

Ronald Fowlkes served the United States as a member of the Marine Corps from 1989-1993. Fowlkes saw combat duties in the first Gulf War and was meritoriously advanced twice during his four year enlistment.

 

Fowlkes was deployed to Iraq during subsequent conflicts as a contractor for the Deparement of Defense and is presently an instructor of hostage rescue techniques, strategic operations, interrogations, evidence collection, and post-blast analysis for the U.S. Army.

 

Fowlkes also has more than a decade of experience as a law enforcement officer in St. Louis, Missouri. For seven of those 13 years, he was a member of the Human Rescue Team and eventually became team’s leader in 2003.

 

The many years of service Ronald Fowlkes has provided in various capacities makes him a mentor that kids playing hockey for the Blues are fortunate to have.

 

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