2020 Operation Eagle Nominee
Sponsoring Aerie: Portland #4 and Prineville #2555
Stephen Laxamana followed his fathers footsteps and entered the Army directly after high school in 2001. After basic training he was sent to Iraq and did three tours. After the third tour he acquired the title of master Sargent and taught new inductees how to handle Iraq. He then went into special forces and is now a warrant officer. Stephen is married and has a 22 month old son. His wife and son also live in Japan where Stephen is currently stationed. Stephen was nominated by his grandmother Laurel Gosnel of Prineville #2555 and has told her that he plans on joining the Eagles once his time of service has ended.