Music Lead Delia Baker on the Path to Serving Her Country
A talented musician at Portage Central High School in Portage, Michigan, Delia Baker was unclear what she wanted to do after graduating High School. That was until one day her percussion instructor invited her to check out the 126th Army Band of the Michigan National Guard.
After graduating Warren Area High School in Warren, Pennsylvania, in 1977, CORT District General Manager (DGM) David Davis joined the Navy. Initially David was tested and approved to attend SEAL training, but the Navy needed submarine sailors more than they needed SEALs, and so began David’s military career.
Tonya Carter, Senior Group HR manager at CORT, is a 1989 graduate of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. She graduated as a Second Lieutenant, and chose the Corps of Engineers branch. As an 11-year veteran, Tonya served our country domestically and internationally.
CORT’s District General Manager (DGM) Brandon Carta may have departed the military many years ago but, according to him, it is and will continue to be a big part of who he is as a person and business leader.
Brandon had his first calling to join the military during the US and Iraq conflict known as “Desert Storm.” However, he also admired his late grandfather for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II and has always considered him his biggest hero.
In honor of National Moving Month, this week CORT Furniture Rental is focusing on military families on the move. The world of military moving is complex, confusing, and full of a plethora of acronyms—CONUS, PCS, TDY, EFMP, TLE, TLA, HHG, POC… the list goes on and on.
Military families have to make many sacrifices, one of which is frequent relocations. From finding a new home and furniture rental to getting settled into the community, the process can seem overwhelming. Below are a few tips to help you make your new house and community feel more like home.