Jack Devine

  • Born and raised in Detroit, MI
  • USAF 1965-69 – SSgt. motion picture editor.  Duty stations Texas, Florida, Vietnam, and Thailand
  •  BA Political Science Oakland University 1974
  • MA Public Admin studies at University of Virginia 1979-80
  • Nursing Home Administrator training at MSU 1997
  •  Member of American Legion, AMVETS, DAV, VFW, PLAV and VVA (past national board member (3 terms), committee chair(s), and vice president (3 terms))
  •  Past deputy/director of the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (1986-1995)
  • Past Adjutant of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (1995-2010)
  • Between 1993-2012 traveled back to Vietnam 7 times to work on issues involving Agent Orange, Missing in Action, and Habitat for Humanity.
  • Currently VVA Michigan Legislative Chair, Secretary of the National Veterans Business Development Council, and board member of VVA Chapter 9 in Detroit.