Coast Guard Veteran Blake Byram
Blake Byram served valiantly in the United States Coast Guard from 1991 to 1994, and ended his service as an Honor Graduate. During the course of his service tenure, Blake Byram received the award in Expert Marksman in pistol and rifle shooting, as well as a Meritorious Commendation for Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty.
He is proud of the service he provided to his country for over four years, as well as the helpful training and opportunities provided to him by this important American institution. Blake Byram was an invaluable asset to both his country and to the people with whom he served while in the United States Coast Guard. A decorated serviceman, he was an integral part of an operation that worked to stop the flow of drugs and drug smugglers from Haiti, helping to prevent the crimes and violence often associated with drug trafficking.
Blake Byram also completed his US Coast Guard Aviation Survivalman Training and Close Quarter Combat training during his tenure of service. The consummate maritime professional, Blake Byram helped this indispensable military organization ensure both the safety and the security of nation’s ports, rivers and Eastern seaboard as a serviceman, exhibiting the dedication and commitment of a true and honorable patriot.
Blake Byram is now a professional developer, pilot and aircraft owner. He has made innumerable contributions to the Austin community, and continues to be one of the area’s most successful business professionals and philanthropists. He is committed to service, and to continues to reach out to organizations and people in need of help.