Our Special Guest at the Folds of Honor Golf Classic

Ed Pulido

Folds of Honor Vice President, Director of Public Relations


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  Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Vice President of the Folds of honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity which provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. He attained the Rank of Major in his 19-year military career and on May 16, 2005, he was medically retired from the United States Army.  On the 17th of August, 2004, Major Pulido hit an Improvised Explosive Device (I.E.D) or roadside bomb while serving with the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team under the command of General David Petraeus. Due to the extensive injuries to his left knee, doctors had to amputate his left leg on October 1, 2004. For his heroism and valor on that August day, the President of the United States along with General David Petraeus awarded him the Bronze Star with valor, Purple Heart, M


Major Pulido’s story of courage and sacrifice has been featured in Time Magazine, PGA Magazine, Fox News, CNN and many national and local Oklahoma City television stations and print media. Since, his amputation, Major Pulido has been a staunch advocate for veterans with disabilities, specifically focusing on advocacy efforts to promote prosthetic technologies with Ortho Care Innovations, peer visiting with fellow amputees at Brooke and Walter Reed Medical Centers, and raising awareness on the needs of veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries (T.B.I) on behalf of the DOD and VA Real Warriors National Campaign. Ed Pulido has been married to Karen Pulido for 20 years. He has a daughter Kaitlin and a daughter Kinsley. He and his family reside in Edmond, Oklahoma.eritorious Service Medal, and Joint Service Commendation and Achievement Medals.

 

We Thank Maj. Ed for being our guest on this day and we look forward to growing this event in the future for the true American Heroes, our men and women in Military.