Veteran's Ranch

1 Peter 4:10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

Erik Bradley

Erik Bradley

Chief Petty Officer Erik Bradley comes from a long lineage of patriots. His Grandfathers Jess Caldwell and Harold Bradley served in the US Army (WWII), Uncle Geroge Blackwell, US Navy (WWII) and his father Phillip Bradley, US Airforce (Vietnam War). He is a distinguished veteran of the United States Navyserving his country honorably for over 20 years. Being raised inBastrop, Texas, Chief Bradley’s illustrious career began soon after the tragic events of 9/11/2001. He strived to do his part to protect America with the support of his wife of 27 years and their two boys. Throughout his service, he demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic acumen, notably during his tenure as Leading Chief Petty Officer on the USS Philippine Sea and USS Nimitz, where he led numerous successful missions across the Atlantic and the Pacific this dedication earned him several of US Navy’s highest awards. After retirement, Erik has continued to contribute to his community, mentoring Navy’s finest men and women and advocating for veterans’ affairs.
His unwavering commitment to excellence and service exemplifies the highest ideals of the U.S. Navy. Erik is honored to be a fundraising member supporting the Veteran’s Ranch mission to support all Veterans and family members that struggle with PTSD, through equine therapy. No one should face the aftermath of PTSD alone andtogether, we can make a difference in the lives of many, fostering a community of care and resilience.