Sean Smith
State Quartermaster - Navy

Sean R. Smith

State Quartermaster

Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Rhode Island

Sean R. Smith is elected to a one-year term as the Department Quartermaster on June 5, 2021, at the 101st VFW Department of Rhode Island Convention in Cranston, RI, representing the Department as the Chief Financial Officer.

He served in the United States Navy as a Logistics Specialist Chief Petty Officer from 1992-2015 with 23 years of active-duty service, earning his VFW eligibility by being awarded the Navy Expeditionary Medal during his career.  In recognition of his service, he was awarded the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Seven (7) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, Two (2) Navy Expeditionary Medals, Two (2) National Defense Service Medals, The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

Sean joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars in 2016 and maintains his Life membership. He has served as Chaplain and Post Quartermaster and currently the 2021-2022 National A/Q Association Vice President.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting from Hawaii Pacific University, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Walden University.

Sean and his family reside in Middletown, R.I.