Dave Merriott, AKA Blisters is an original member of Team R2R. Dave is a civilian that works in Desktop support but considers supporting veterans a personal responsibility that we all share.
Dave "Blisters" Merriott
Lino "L.T." Di Julio
Lino Di Julio is the founder of Ruck 2 Remember and spearheads the Road to Recovery event annually. He's a devoted Christian, a business analyst, a designer and a proud dad and husband.
Jon "Powder Butt" Aldworth
Jon Aldworth is another founding member that also spearheads the annual "Canuck Ruck for the Homeless". He is an active duty member of the G&S Foresters and a champion mustache grower.
Nathan "Princess" Desborough
Nathan has been with Team R2R since the first Road to Recovery event. A military contractor working on jets he enjoys the comforts commonly associate with the air force. Pillows. Bath Robes. Air Conditioning. Etc, all joking aside tho he's a hard charger just like the rest.
Noel "Gracie Lou" Gracie
Noel has also been with the team since the first year, and in many ways is the heart of Team R2R. Retired from 2 PPCLI he works in the trades these days and is often the point man on the Road to Recovery ruck, often leading the pack during the event itself.
Phil "GQ" Owen
Phil is a recent addition to the team but a welcome one, a father of two, devout Christian and former reservist with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry he currently works as an Electrician.
Sébastien " Clark Kent" Chartrand
The newest member of our team, Sebastien started with us last year and did amazing. A veteran himself, he served with 1 R22r "The Vandoos" but now a days makes his living doing IT infrastructure. Sebastien is a devout Christian and loving husband.
The newest and oldest member of the team, this is Sherry’s first year with us. An injured veteran with almost 30 years Regular Force, she has served all over the world. She knows firsthand the toll mental heath can have and as part of her own road to recovery, she has joined this effort to help other veterans onto theirs.
Laurie is a civilian who likes to spend her spare time pursuing adventure and through a series of events landed on GORUCK. A project manager by day, Laurie combined her leadership skills and passion for rucking by starting the Manitoba Ruck Club, a community of ruckers closer to home.
Richard Charette is an Associate Vice-President (AVP) of the User Experience Group at Wells Fargo. Born in Quebec from a military family, Richard grew up in Germany before coming back to Canada in the early . Richard is an avid rucker (GORUCK), grappler (Brazilian jiu-jitsu), and passionate about fitness.