This site is devoted to Zweifel Associates...plus especially veterans that have experienced debilitating and traumatizing physical wounds... including emotional wounds....
The principal of which is...
Donald E Zweifel
Office: 1278 Glenneyre St #22
Laguna Beach CA 92651
Ph: (714) 203-4576
Our site is devoted to assisting all veterans of whom either have PTSD &/or TBI plus other disabilities... i.e., of which have returned or are returning veterans from OEF-A/Op Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan.... Plus especially including DS/Desert Storm, OIF/Op Iraqi Freedom veterans.
And those of you of which may also wish to potentially consider beginning a business or perhaps enter a professional career-track. Plus seek academic credit for their MOS or military occupational specialization training and consequent OJT experience.
Veteran rehabilitation &/or mentoring is of course our primary emphasis of which is the principle objective or sine qua non... i.e., absolutely indispensable or essential....
The following is a brief summation of what yours truly has considered to potentially be qualifications to mentor our beloved veterans:
+ Volunteer VSO/Veteran Service Officer, AMVETS Department of California, Hal Camp Orange County Post 18... 2016-
+ Chaplain, AMVETS Department of California, Hal Camp OC Post 18... 2018-2020
+ Elder, Church of Jesus Christ, Latter-Day Saints, Fullerton Stake, Euclid Ward. 1982-
+ Chief consultant, co-founder... Paving Net Contractor & Supply, Inc. DVBE/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise-owned. Located at 216 The Promenade N., Suite 304, Long Beach, CA 90802... 1998-
+ Chief consultant, co-founder... Compliance News Co., sister company to PN Contractor & Supply, Inc., 1998- Both firms co-owned by DVBE entrepreneur, Henry W. Sprague III, CEO.... <www.compliancenews.com>
+ President, South Coast Exotic Cars, Inc., Orange CA 1973-1993. Member, IADA/Independent Automobile Dealers Association.
Hired, plus attempted to rehabilitate through rehab work programs... numerous VN vets with PTSD &/or TBI.
We were involved in the import, export trade, restoration, raced and serviced exotic cars... plus with sales of European historic, vintage and special interest cars... namely and usually our client's Jaguar's, Bentley's, Aston Martin's, Maserati's, Ferrari's, Lamborghini's plus Bimmer's, Merc's and etc.
Yours truly restored and raced a D-Type Le Mans Jaguar XKD-531 in the 1979 "LA Times Grand Prix for Historic Sports Cars," 22 April 1979. Featured upon LA Times' front page, Sports Section, Sunday 23 April '79. Restored, modified and raced 1966 Jaguar E-Type 'WOO-II' during 1981 LA Times GP for Historic Sports Cars, April 1981. All at Riverside International Raceway, CA.
+ Former pro bono consultant to, 'Governor's Interagency Council for Veterans Affairs.' Which was affiliated with Legal, Educational, Employment and Health ICV Working Groups. Which initially included "CAL-TAP" or California Transitional Assistance Program's launch.
Note bene: The Federal 'TAP' was recently re-designated as,"Transition, Goals, Plans & Success" or the "TGPS" program... and our State's CALTAP program is presently on schedule augmenting that presentation upon the CALVET level.
Note bene: Gov's Interagency Council for Veterans Affairs was only in existence from 2012-2016.
Note bene: However, Gov's Interagency Council for Veterans Affairs was (unfortunately) sun-setted on 01 July 2016....
+ DVBE Legislative Advocate.... Registered with California Secretary of State's PRD or Political Reform Division, 2000-2015.
+ Registered Legislative Advocate, State of Oklahoma. Representing 'Seminole Wildlife Preserve,' Maud, OK... 2017-2018
+ Associate member, Orange County Bar Association... with emphasis upon Construction Law & Business Litigation, 2013-2014
+ Note bene: Our son, Phillip Matthew Zweifel was graduated from Trinity University, School of Law, with a Juris Doctorate degree... on 16 May 2015. Plus my late dear wife, Donna Jean Zweifel of 43 years and his beloved mother... passed from this earth on 02 June 2015.
+ Member, Reserve Officers Association, California Department of Golden West, Orange County Chapter 37... as Chair, JROTC Affairs... 2009-
Currently present awards to all 19 JROTC units within Orange County from:
+ ROA/Reserve Officers Association
+ MOWW/Military Order of World Wars
+ MOAA/Military Officers Association of America
+ AMVETS... as life member
+ AFA/Air Force Association... as life member
All awards are presented to 19 JROTC HS units within Orange County plus CSU-Fullerton's Titan Bn Army ROTC every year... e.g., for about the last 25+ years.
+ KIWANIS International Key Club Advisor to Santa Ana Club's Key Club at Century HS... SAUSD... 2018-2020
+ CSMR/California State Military Reserve, Military Heritage Command-South's Admin clerk . Honorable Discharge: 04 Mar 2017 JFTB/Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos CA.
CSMR backs-up CANG/California Army National Guard and Air Guard... i.e., inclusive of all CANG and Air Guard units within State of California during times of national &/or statewide emergencies &/or during wartime.... Plus we have been periodically activated as 'SAD' or State Active-Duty employees.
+ Member, Board of Directors, Kiwanis International, Santa Ana Club.. 2018-
+ Member, Department of California Resolutions Committee, AMVETS... 2013-2016
+ Member, National Legislative Task Force, AMVETS... 2011-2016
+ Past Co-Chair, 2003-2013... plus founding charter member... of former MCAS Tustin Restoration Advisory Board... i.e., since 1994.
My counterpart of which was, Jim Callian, PG/Professional Geologist, BRAC Environmental Coordinator with NAVFACECOM-SW or Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, US Navy. 1994-
+ Founding charter member & current co-chair, 2018-
Regarding former MCAS El Toro's Restoration Advisory Board... 1993-
+ Radio Amateur... General-Class... KI6ZKB, 1999-
Go to <www.qrz.com>
+ Member, ARC-Orange County Chapter.... DST/Disaster Services Technology... as pro bono Communications/Logistics specialist. And ARC-OC DST former Communications Trailer Lead.
Presently upon task force to determine which of the 241 schools, churches plus community centers are capable of being transformed into Mass-Care Shelters in the event of a local catastrophe.
+ Member, Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative: Legal plus PR Committees. 2016-
+ Past President, General Jimmy Doolittle Chapter 121, Air Force Association... Santa Monica, CA. Active 1982-2008
+ Retired senior officer... Civil Air Patrol/USAF Aux... Asst Transportation Off... CAWG/California Wing HQ, Group VII Personnel Off... Squadron Personnel Off... 1953-1959 as Cadet Comm Off. Sqn 73 Senior Comm Off... 1962-1967. CAWG Wing HQ Maintenance Off. 1990-2002. Appointed MLO/Moral Leadership Off... in June 2001... by National Staff Chaplain, National HQ, Maxwell AFB.
+ ADC/Assistant District Commissioner, Los Amigos District, Orange County Council, BSA... 2009-2013. Wood Badge honor... Spring 2011.
+ Merit Badge Counselor, Los Amigos District, Orange County Council, BSA, 2010-2019
+ Life member Air Force Association, 2003-
+ Life member AMVETS, 2013-
+ Life member, US Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, 1989-
+ Logistics Coach, US Sailing Team, Development... i.e., applicable to Finn Olympic-class, single-handed, mono-hull sailing vessels... e.g., specifically regarding World Finn Grand Master & Legend Champion, Henry Sprague III. He participated in 1964 Tokyo Olympics... plus was under possible consideration as an Alternate to 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games, Aug. 2016... i.e., as he would have been the oldest participant in the Games at the young age of 70....
+ Historic Aviation Restoration Technician.... Assisted with restoration of Rolls-Royce Merlin engine on 1943 North American P-51D Mustang... i.e., John Marlin's 'Daydreamer II' which participated in Reno Air Races during the 80's.
I flew back-seat in 1987. However, we were having a major engine failure due to a valve timing issue and therefore had to request an emergency approach to Chino Airport, CA. By an absolute miracle the moment we touched the tarmac our V-12 RR Merlin engine abruptly quit... so we had to be towed ignominiously back to our hangar with hundreds of shocked eyes obviously wondering what in the world happened.
+ Assisted with some of the recent restoration work regarding Chino Airport 'Planes of Fame Air Museum's' Messerschmitt Bf-109G-2 or 'Gustav... with 1600HP R-R Merlin engine...Hispano Aviation, HA-1112 'Buchon...' ex-Spanish Air Force: 239 manufactured.... In operational service from 1954 to 1965.
+Student Pilot...via FAA: 1989-
+ Presently listed within:
"Who's Who in America..." 1998-
"Who's Who in the World..." 2005-
"Who's Who in Business & Finance..." 2006-
Military Order of World Wars award: "For outstanding service to Veterans, High School JROTC cadets and MOWW.
It is with grateful appreciation that we recognize all you have accomplished and support you have rendered to ensure that those in need and those who merit recognition are assisted and recognized. You have earned our respect by your selfless devotion to duty."
Presented by: LTC 'Tex' Wandke, US Army Ret DSC/Distinguished Service Cross. Plus former SAI/Sr Army Instructor, Army JROTC Santiago HS, Garden Grove CA. Plus former SAI at Franklin HS Army JROTC. Los Angeles.
California AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION's Exceptional Service Award, 1988.
CAFA's Meritorious Service Award, 1988.
California State Assembly's 'Certificate of Recognition: 'For exemplary participation on Restoration Advisory Boards regarding former MCAS El Toro plus former MCAS Tustin... 23 Oct 2001.
For 'Sustained Meritorious Service...' Restoration Advisory Boards upon former MCAS El Toro & former MCAS Tustin. By John Campbell, Member of the Assembly... 71st Assembly District... 21 March 2001....