Eldson McGhee began his military service with the United States Army in 1967, where he was the recipient of many distinctions, including the Air Medal, Army Accommodation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Purple Heart. Following his service, McGhee relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended college at South DeKalb Community College and Mercer University.
Eldson McGhee retired from the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Mental Health Service in 2002, where he was rated 100% for service-connected disabled. After years of work with the Veterans’ Affairs department, McGhee now uses his expertise and experience to assist other injured veterans. At Moebes Law, LLC, McGhee focuses on obtaining Veterans’ Disability benefits for those who have been denied benefits or need to contest their ratings.
In addition to his work at Moebes Law, LLC, Eldson McGhee is the founder and President of Vietnam Veterans of America, Georgia State Council, Chapter 883. He has worked as a service representative for the VVA since 2001, and has served as chairman for both the Incarcerated Veterans Support and Minority Affairs Committees.
In his personal time, Eldson McGhee continues to work on his autobiography, titled Short Changed: Memoir of an American Combat Veteran, and is deeply involved in church activities. McGhee currently also serves as the Assistant Pastor and Designated Senior Pastor at Omega Holiness Church.