CARLOS "CHARLIE"

GARZA

DISTRICT 101 STATE REPRESENTATIVE

United States Navy

Years of Service: 1979-1999 (Honorably discharged)

Rank: Chief Petty Officer (Submarine Service)

Awards:

Submarive Warfare Insignia

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6)

54 Letters of Commendation

National Defense Service Medal

Voluntary Service Medal for community service

Good Conduct Medal (5) and;

Numerous other unit and service awards

Community Involvement

State Republican Executive Committee Senate District 29

Platform Committee Member of the Education Subcommitee

State Board of Education District 1 (elected 2010)

U.S. Military Academy Nomination Selection Committee appointed by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz

Chairman of the Texas Armed Forces Scholarship Committee

Chairman of the UIL Advisory Council

Usher at Calvary Baptist Church

Student Scholarship Run

Special Recognitions

Superintendent's Outstanding Volunteer Award

Outstanding Youth Advocate of the Year

National Dean's List

President's List

Dean's List

National Who's Who Among Students

Talent Roster of Outstanding Minority Students

Nominated to be under Secretary of Homeland Security by U.S. Senator John Warner, U.S. Senator George Allen and Congressman J. Randy Forbes

Nominated Commisioner of Education Texas