Ron Newhouse has 21 years of service as a Chaplain in the Navy Reserve. Additionally, he has a combat tour in Iraq with the Marine 9th Communications Battalion. He’s also completed active duty tours with the Marine Wounded Warrior Battalion West and two tours with Marine Forces Reserve. Currently, Ron’s Navy Reserve command is with the Force Headquarters Group at Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans.
He’s helped service members and veterans with combat stress, marriage enrichment, resiliency education, and suicide intervention training.
Ron is on The Long Walk Home team. He uses his experience to support our veterans and their families to make their transition from military to civilian life.
He grew up in Indiana and, after college, moved to Texas for graduate school where he has lived most of his adult life.
Ron enjoys hiking in parks and caves. He likes traveling, camping, trains, and Bed & Breakfasts with his wife Michele. Michele and Ron have stayed in a caboose and old train depot hotel!
“Only two defining forces have ever volunteered to die for you; Jesus Christ and the Armed Forces American. One died for your soul, the other for your Freedom” – author unknown.