A Life of Purpose

Staffworks Assistant Staffing Coordinator Vanessa Peters and fellow National Guard members assist with Lake Ontario flooding efforts.


In May 2019, Governor Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for eight counties impacted by potential Lake Ontario flooding.

Vanessa Peters, Staffworks Assistant Staffing Coordinator in the Syracuse office and a Corporal in the National Guard, was deployed for two months to assist with the flooding mission.

Vanessa also served in the United States Marine Corps from 2012-2016 and has served as a reservist since 2016.

Throughout her military career, Vanessa was assigned to military bases in Okinawa, Japan and has assisted with natural disasters relief efforts such as Typhoon Haiyan.

Vanessa plans to continue her career as a reservist while she completes her bachelor’s degree with the goal of being commissioned as an officer.

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