Stand with Ukraine
Help us bring desperately needed non-lethal support to Ukraine's valiant defenders.
Emergency Aid with Veteran Skill
Atlas Strategies International unites the skills and experiences of military veterans and civilians to mobilize rapid response humanitarian assistance and services, strategic planning and trainings, non-lethal aid, supply and logistical pipelines, and aviation support to communities around the globe affected by natural disaster and crisis.
Jack enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17. He was assigned for 1/24 A Co, 4th Marine Division. He took part in funeral duties and fundraisers for fallen Marines. His primary military occupational specialty was Machine Gunner 0331 where he employed the M240B machine gun.
Jack pursued his degrees during this time in hopes of receiving a commission to fly for the Marine Corps. During his time in college and service in the Marine Corps, while in college he was awarded Dean's list 3 times. Jack received his pilot's license during this time.
Jack put college, flight school, and his business on hold after the call for help from President Zelenskyy for anyone who can hold a weapon. Jack, without regard for his safety, bought a plane ticket on his 22 birthday (February 25th) to come and help fight off the Russian aggressors and got right to work. In the first week, Jack helped extract 12 families. When he could have left he continued and continues to fight the Russian aggressor, and will continue to supply critical aid to service members, refugees as well as the people of Ukraine.
Upon completion of boot camp (MCRD San Diego) and the School of Infantry (Camp Pendleton, CA), Adam was selected to join Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. as a ceremonial marcher. While there, he participated in over 200 active duty and veteran military funerals, as well as dozens of ceremonies around the national capital region. Additional responsibilities in D.C. included arrivals and honors for foreign heads of state, Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and the Lincoln Memorial, a Presidential inauguration & farewell, and funerals of elected officials.
After his time spent in Washington, D.C., Adam executed orders to the “Warlords” of Fox Company, 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Division in Camp Lejeune, NC. During his time with 2/2, Fox Company spent 10 and a half months operating off the U.S.S. Bataan as the helicopter-borne assault element in support of Operation Unified Protector - the NATO operation reinforcing the citizenry of numerous nations during the Arab Spring. Upon returning, Adam helped begin training the Marines in his platoon in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.
Before he could deploy again with 2/2, Adam executed orders to another Camp Lejeune unit, 2d Intelligence Battalion. While there, he joined a 24-man infantry unit assigned to support Joint Task Force-North along the U.S. - Mexico border, whose primary objective was the interdiction of drug trafficking and human trafficking from Mexico into America. After spending two years with 2d Intel Bn, Adam was medically retired and honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps.
Upon entry into the civilian sector, Adam immediately began school and received a bachelors degree in Finance with a dual-focus on Accounting and Investment Theory. He has worked in a finance and operations capacity for multiple organizations - both non-profit and for-profit - keeping an eye toward building rapport with clientele, establishing new client relationships, and helping others regardless of the benefit or cost to himself. Adam has one 12-year-old son, Bradley, who is his best buddy. Together, they enjoy playing soccer, working out, spending time on the ocean, writing music, watching Netflix, and making different foods.
Madelyn enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17, where she served on active duty for over 5 years. She held billets in almost every available environment as a Navy Corpsman, including beginning her tour of duty with three years in the Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery, and the Multiservice Ward. Madelyn made the move to "green side" and spent the final two years of her enlistment working with the Marine Corps supporting 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and various other Marine Corps units. While on active duty, she pursued her degree in Criminal Justice, and almost concurrently with her honorable discharge from the United States Navy, she received her B.S. in Criminal Justice.
In June of 2022, the day her contract ended as an active duty sailor, Madelyn flew directly to Poland and made her way to Ukraine, using her expertise to assist a non-governmental organization in training military members and civilians in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). She has a passion for the impact that well-practiced medicine can have on an individual and loves to share the skills and knowledge she attained and honed in the U.S. Navy with the people in her family's ancestral home of Ukraine.
Shortly after arriving in Ukraine, Madelyn started working alongside Jack Frye, President of Atlas Global Aid. Jack realized that Madelyn shared the same passion and vision for helping people that embodies the ethos of Atlas Global Aid. While they completed numerous tasks that were deemed to be improbable, at best, and nigh-unto-impossible, at worst, they determined that Madelyn would be a great fit for the Atlas team as a Director of Operations. In December of 2022, based on her dedication to Atlas' vision, her relentless drive, and her forethought pertaining to future operations. Atlas' founding members voted to bring Madelyn on board as their Chief Operating Officer.
A lifelong resident of the Gulf Coast region, Madelyn enjoys surfing, paddle boarding, and scuba diving when she travels home to visit family. Her work-related passions include traveling to conflict regions around the globe and assisting trauma and operating teams in high-stress environments.
Andrew at the age of 18 enlisted into the US Army as a 11B Infantryman. Assigned to Fort Polk, Louisiana after completion of One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
While at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Andrew was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division 3rd Brigade Combat Team 2nd Battalion 4th Infantry regiment Blackhawk Company.
Andrew was honorably discharged after a four year term in the US Army.
After completion of service, Andrew went to college and obtained a Bachelor Of Arts in Political Science. While in college, Andrew worked for a political organization helping political candidates with their campaigns learning about political campaign dynamics.
After graduating with the BA in Political Science, Mr. Anderson started pursuing graduate studies at the University Of Nevada Reno working at obtaining a Masters Of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in International Affairs, with plans to pursue a PhD after completion of a Master’s degree.
Andrew is a father to three boys and together they enjoy the outdoors, playing baseball and watching football on Sunday’s and the occasional wrestling match.