|Years of service 1985–2007|
Name Terry Allvord
Political party Republican Party
|Rank Lieutenant commander|
Education University of San Diego
Service/branch United States Navy
|Alma mater Southern Illinois University, University of San Diego|
Awards Veterans Advantage Hero Vet.
Allegiance United States of America
Battles/wars Operation Earnest Will, Iraq War
Battles and wars Operation Earnest Will, Iraq War
Terry Allvord is an American sports industry executive. He was in the U.S. Navy, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant commander.
Allvord graduated from Canyon High School in California. He was a flight student at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.
When he retired he became an executive of the Nocona Athletic Goods Company and of Boston Baseball All-Stars, which owned the short-lived American Defenders of New Hampshire team.
Allvord founded the National Search and Rescue Competition for search-and-rescue professionals from all parts of the world.
In 1990, while an ensign at the Naval Air Station, Allvord started the U.S. Navy Baseball Club, also known as the Southwestern Baseball League, following a visit by President George H. W. Bush to the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola. He later started more than forty military teams, the U.S. Military All-Stars, and the Red, White and Blue Tour3. He was a baseball coach at the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, Rhode Island.
In 2003 he was selected as a Veterans Advantage Hero Vet.