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Stories of Valor: Latrease

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October 1, 2022
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A current 16-year air force servicemember. Latrease was diagnosed in July 2019, she had a bilateral mastectomy, but she is now cancer-free thanks to her strong will and support from others. It was inspiring to hear how Latrease served her country proudly while battling cancer at the same time. She was fighting two battles at once, but she never backed down. The mission comes first as an airman, but everything she did was for her two sons, who were 9 and 7 at the time. Her two kids helped and supported her throughout rehabilitation. 

Now cancer-free, she believes that her faith and family helped her be strong through the entire journey. She seeks to provide the same mentorship and advice to other young females who are currently fighting cancer. She enjoys spending time with her family and is expecting a miracle baby boy in just a few weeks! We are excited for her and the arrival of her baby!

The Grunt Style Foundation 

Established in April of 2021, Grunt Style Foundation is a national nonprofit organization committed to providing life changing resources and experiences for service members, Veterans, and their families. 

With a steadfast commitment to its core values—Mental Health and Wellness, Transition and Sustainment, Food Insecurities, and Homelessness–Grunt Style Foundation offers those who served and continue to serve our country their due recognition, honor, and support. Visit  for more information and donate today!

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