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Don & Katrina Hines: VT Valor Staff

Don & Katrina grew up in Michigan and met at college in Wisconsin. After finishing his MDiv program in Virginia Beach, they helped plant a church in Williamsburg, VA and joined with Cru Military in the Hampton Roads area.  It was here they gained an increased burden for reaching the next generation of service men and women. Don & Katrina are passionate about helping cadets come to know Christ and be equipped for a lifetime of service for Him. They have been married since 2003 and have 3 wonderful daughters and a new son. When not chasing around their kids, they are avid sports fan, outdoor enthusiasts, and occasionally binge on “The Office” & “Parks and Rec.”
 
Contact Don: don.hines@cru.org
Contact Katrina: katrina.hines@cru.org

 

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Mike & Linda Montgomery: VT Valor Staff

 Mike and Linda were high school sweethearts who married in 1970.  An Air Force ROTC graduate, they served 23 years as an Air Force family until Mike’s retirement as a colonel in 1995. Mike and Linda joined Cru as full-time staff in 2005, and currently serve with the VT Valor team. Their passion is helping cadet students and vets on campus to love and serve the Lord Jesus Christ on mission throughout the world. The Montgomerys have two grown children and, when asked, would love to tell you about their eight grandchildren.
 
 
 

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Paul & Rissa Metzler: VT Valor Staff

Originally from Minnesota and Tennessee, Paul and Rissa were given a heart for ministry from both their experiences in college and as an Army Reserves family. Through Cru Valor, the Metzlers hope to share how their faith has been instrumental in their experiences with military life, educational challenges, and personal loss. They want to share their lives with students in the Corps of Cadets and ROTC, as well as veterans attending college. When not ministering, they— along with their children Alex, Olivia, Addie, and Penny—can be found going on walks, watching movies, and (on occasion) coming up with crazy analogies playing Apples to Apples. 

Contact Paul: paul.metzler@cru.org

Contact Rissa: marrisa.metzler@cru.org