Department of Veterans Affairs
Theodore L. Wong distinguishes himself both within the Department of Veterans Affairs and in his continued service to his country in the Marine Corps Reserve. He embodies the ideals of duty, honor, country and daily demonstrates the core values and attributes of veterans that continue to represent our great nation. In addition to his work in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ted has been an actively drilling US Marine Corps Reservist for over 32 years and was recalled to service on Sep 11, 2017 to serve as the Assistant Chief of Staff-Public Affairs Department for the US Marine Forces Reserve and provided leadership and media products throughout Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. His awards include: 2007 Marine Corp Service Member of the Year, The Federal Asian Pacific American Council Military Meritorious Service Award. In addition he received New Orlean’s Federal Employee Meritorious Service Award for his voluntary contributions to New Orleans and the Veteran community. He raised awareness and worked to reduce homelessness, partook in recovery operations following Hurricane Katrina and helped with adoption efforts for abandoned dogs and cats.