He started CVAC in December 2012 after a homeless vet reached out to him for help. He went to social media to ask for help, volunteers responded, the rest is history. He has spent 35 years as a veteran’s activist in Philadelphia and Cape May County. He is lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans, Past Commander of Chapter #44, and a Certified Chapter Service Officer. Johnnie is also a life member of the VFW, American Legion, AMVETS, Vietnam Veterans of America, a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Stella Maris Council #3546 Erma, NJ. He has owned his own business for 20 years.