Gen (retired) Gordon Sullivan stands with Holly Chavez her children and her husband Lt. Col John Chavez as the family was recognized as the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year at the D.C. Convention Center during 2007 Association of the United States Army Annual Convention.
Volunteer Family of the Year at the AUSA convention. The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea. Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community. The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas.