north dakota Field Staff
Kent Kleinwachter grew up in Northwestern Minnesota farming, which gave him a great opportunity to do a lot of hunting and fishing growing up. His family was big into hunting and fishing. As he has gotten older his passion is fishing. he spent 4 years in the Army and was discharged honorably after being injured on a training exercise. He is married and currently lives in West Fargo North Dakota. He hopes to give back to veterans and law enforcement as much as they have given to us!
Jeff was raised in Grand Forks, ND and started hunting and fishing early in life. He joined the ND National Guard in College. After College he moved to Nevada for 7 years. While living there he was deployed to Iraq. Now back living in Grand Forks with his wife and 2 daughters, Jeff’s passion has become fishing. He has learned the value in giving back through other Veteran’s organizations and can’t wait to be more actively involved.
Tyler Grew up in Minnesota and served six years with the Minnesota Army National Guard. He deployed to Iraq from 05-07. Tyler and his wife love to hike, kayak, hunt, and fish with their five kids in the beautiful North Dakota outdoors. His passion for the outdoors led him to pursue a career where he work outdoors everyday. Tyler looks forward to getting our Veterans and Law Enforcement Officers into the outdoors to enjoy new experiences.
David grew up in Northern MN, and has been hunting and fishing his whole life. He currently lives in Moorhead, MN where he raised his family. David spent 26 years in the Guard and Army. Hunting is his passion but he also loves to fish. David can't wait to continue getting other veterans into the outdoors.
Dan was born in Frankfurt Germany and raised an Army brat until the early 90s. He called Missouri home until 2001 when he joined the USAF. After training he was stationed in southern Idaho, North Dakota and South Korea. During his enlistmentment he traveled the country and world on many temporary duties and also deployed to Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq and Oman. Dan separated from active duty in 2014 to move back to Minot. He is passionate about motorcycles and any type of fishing but mainly focuses on walleye in western North Dakota.
Jon grew up in southern WI spending any time he wasn’t working or at school in a field, tree, or on Lake. Jon is currently serving his 18th year on Active Duty. He is a father to three great kids and has expanded his family with an amazing lady and her son. Jon enjoys family time in the outdoors fishing and hiking. Bow hunting and fishing are Jon’s favorite past times. He is looking forward to getting our nation’s hero’s into the outdoors and helping to spread the mission of HHO.
Rory currently lives in Western North Dakota with his wife and three kids in the town of Williston. Originally he is from Wibaux, MT, but has lived all over since his dad was in the Army. Rory served four years in the Army and deployed to Iraq in 2003. He loves chasing mulies in the badlands and walleye in the lake. Rory is excited to get our nation’s hero’s into the outdoors and spread the mission of HHO.
Dan Gross was born and raised in SE North Dakota, currently living in Enderlin ND. Dan joined the NDARNG as a MP in 2006 and is still serving. During his service he has been deployed to Iraq, Guantanimo Bay, Afganistan, earthquake relief in Hati, and four state active duties for floods and a protest. When not working he can be found outdoors doing some sort of activity. Dan enjoys ice fishing, all types of hunting to include upland, big game, and waterfowl. He's excited to bring his skill set to the staff and even more excited to learn other skills and meet new people.