Danielle Bracco has been volunteering with Bonds of Courage since 2014. In addition to the veterans outreach, service and leadership she provides to Bonds of Courage her work with the FRG in the Cavalry brings her close to Soldiers and families as she assists them with myriad issues related to life in the military. Her distinguished service as a volunteer has spanned more than a decade of work with veterans and the community. Prior to this work Danielle gave of her time to veterans organizations in reaching out to vets overseas. She has also served the Westfield Community as the Parent Teacher Organization President and Vice President and benefited a variety of charities, including Children’s Specialized Hospital as part of her work as a Westfield Junior Womens’ Club member and board member. Mrs. Bracco served with Rainbows, New Jersey, an organization focused on helping youth who’ve lost a loved one or experienced another traumatic event move through the grief process and learn to cope with life’s challenges. Her formal employment includes assignments with Perry Ellis as the Director of Marketing and Customer Relations for their Golf Division and with Bugle Boy as the Men’s Division Product Manager and Assistant Vice President. She is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and grew up in West Islip, Long Island. Her awards include the Cavalry and Armor Association’s Honorable Order of St Joan D’Arc , the Noble Patron of Armor Award, the State of New Jersey’s Civilian Meritorious Service Medal, the Association of the United States Army’s Patriotic Service Award for Leadership Excellence and Distinguished Service Award as well as the Joint Legislative Resolution for Meritorious History of Service and is an Honorary Member of the 117th Cavalry Regiment.