Maytag Salutes: Charles Ellis
11 May, 2016
Name: Charles Ellis
Hometown: Kent, OH
Why we are saluting Charles:
Charles Ellis has been putting his life on the line for his country and his community for close to 20 years. After joining the US Marine Corps Reserves in August of 2001, Charles has been deployed four times to support current combat operations including missions in Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, and twice in Iraq.
During his time in the military, Charles has earned a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, Combat Action Ribbon and multiple Unit/ campaign awards. He’s also been selected to be promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.
Back home, Charles also works as a member of Law Enforcement since 2010. He currently works for the Portage County Sheriff Office (Road Division) which handles over 29,000 calls each year.