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In this riveting episode of the Go Boldly Podcast, we had the immense privilege of interviewing the distinguished Terry Gainer, a true luminary in the world of law enforcement and public service.
Terry Gainer, the 38th Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, as we explore his illustrious career.
Discover Terry Gainer's roots in Evergreen Park, Illinois, and his journey through academia, including a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from St. Benedict's College and a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University.
Learn about his service as a decorated veteran in the Vietnam War and his role in the United States Navy Reserve.
Dive into Gainer's extensive law enforcement career, from his time with the Chicago Police Department to becoming the director of the Illinois State Police.
Explore his pivotal role as the executive assistant police chief and chief of the United States Capitol Police.
Gain insights into Gainer's work with The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington, where he focused on emergency preparedness and coordination with non-profit organizations in the D.C. metropolitan region.
Learn about his appointment as the Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate and his proposal for enhanced security around the Capitol.
Reflect on Gainer's impactful tenure as Senate Sergeant at Arms, including his proposal for a security fence and the challenges he faced during his service.
Discover the transition as Drew Willison succeeded Terry Gainer as Sergeant at Arms and doorkeeper of the Senate.
Join us on this captivating journey through Terry Gainer's remarkable life and career, filled with service, leadership, and dedication to the United States Senate. Tune in now for a glimpse into the world of law enforcement and public service at the highest levels.