Staff Sergeant Ryan Gilboy
Volunteer Location: USO Kadena and Kadena AMC terminal
Occupation/branch of service: Staff Sergeant, United States Army; Patriot Missile System Repairer.
Volunteer start date and total # of volunteer hours: SSG Gilboy has been volunteering with the USO since April 2016 and has accumulated 200+ hours.
How did the volunteer hear about volunteering with USO Okinawa and what made him/her want to get involved with the USO? SSG Gilboy has worked with the USO at other installations through programs like Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) as well as other community outreach programs.
What’s the best thing about volunteering? SSG Gilboy says he volunteers because, “It feels good to help people who this is their first time on the island.”
What’s a fun fact about the volunteer? A fun fact about SSG Gilboy is that he enjoys outdoor sports. On his free time, he enjoys rock climbing and mountain biking.
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