Jim Ganyon

  • Served 8 years in the U.S. Army and 23 years as a first responder in firefighting and law enforcement
  • Dedicated 16 years to supporting special needs students in Reno, Nevada
  • Mentors and instructs at the Freedom Challenge Program, Hutchinson Correctional Facility
  • Developed a program in law enforcement for officers to comfort youth with teddy bears during traumatic events
  • Authored a 2019 book detailing his father’s harrowing WWII experiences as a POW, titled No Surrender: A Soldier’s Story
  • Available to present his father’s remarkable survival story to history enthusiasts

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