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Mark Fogle, Owner, Crab Zone LLC

Mark 2Mark retired from the military and EOD after 23 years of service and is the proud owner of Crab Zone, LLC. His career within EOD took him from being an E-3/team member straight out of EOD School and culminated as the Commander of the AF Detachment at NAVSCOLEOD. During his time in the AF, he had the privilege of working with some of the finest men and women within the career field and from all four branches of service. His drive to take care of them transcends past his military service and it’s this desire which led him to start up Crab Zone, LLC. Wanting to bring an updated look and feel to EOD products and memorabilia, he believes in providing the community with the products and services they want. “Crab Zone is starting out small, but give us time and keep checking back with us…I don’t believe you’ll be disappointed!” The EOD community is a proud, distinguished and close-knit family which deserves only the best.

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Angelia Fogle, Co-Owner, Crab Zone, LLC

Angelia at school 001Angelia is Mark’s proud wife and mother of their boys, Robert and Michael. She currently serves in the Air Force Reserves but started out as an active duty EOD Tech for nearly eight years. She joined the Reserves when she and Mark started their family and after six years as a Supply Technician, she proudly put on the diamond to be an Air Force First Sergeant.  After five years, she was promoted to the rank of Chief Master Sergeant and is the Superintendent for the 919 SOLRS.  She believes in Mark’s vision to bring a newer feel to EOD products and memorabilia. Her roots in the EOD community and love of their comradery leave her proud to serve through this growing business, Crab Zone, LLC.

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Sarah Winger, Marketing Director

Sarah is a busy stay-at-home mother with two adorable children, Family-photBrooklyn and Jaxon. She’s been with Ryan, her retired EOD Tech husband, since 2007 and has lived in Arizona and Florida before moving to Albuquerque, NM. She attended the Art Institute of Seattle for Marketing and began her career in the purchasing department of Macy’s Northwest Corporate Division. She also gained experience on the vendor and sourcing side of apparel and has worked as a buyer for a Florida surf shop. Sarah met Mark and Angelia while living in Florida when Ryan was an instructor at NAVSCOLEOD. She was recruited to be the Marketing and Social Media Director after Crab Zone was launched and we couldn’t be happier to have her on the Team! “I’m excited to be part of this EOD family that just so happens to have great EOD products!!!”

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Jenn McIlwain, Office Manager & Purveyor of Sanity

Jenn is the proud wife of an EOD Tech and a tremendous asset to the Crab Zone family.  After spending 6.5 years as an active duty Air Force Comm troop, she decided to be a full time wife and mother.  When her daughter turned 3, she decided to return to the workforce where she spent 1.5 years as an IT contractor.  When her husband cross-trained into EOD, she found an opportunity to work for an on-line retailer where she learned about e-commerce and the finer points of retail sales.  Jenn joined the Crab Zone family shortly before the 2016 EOD Memorial week and she hit the ground running; helping us meet our deadlines and proving her worth time and again.  She’s currently working towards completing her BAS in business, hoping to be done before her son graduates from HS!

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Shelby Underdahl, Lead Artist and Project Manager

Shelby Underdahl started out with Crab Zone as a “contributing artist” but before long, she accepted our offer to come on board as an employee.  As our Lead Artist and Program Manager, she’s been able to help shoulder our growing workload as she expertly translates customer’s visions into true works of art.

Originally from Colorado, she realized her aptitude for drawing at a young age.  Shelby began private oil painting lessons at twelve and created art all through high school. Once graduated, she enrolled at the Art Institute of Colorado for Media Arts and Animation. During this time she got married and moved to Missouri, where her husband became a part of the EOD family. There she shifted her studies to illustration and graphic design and received her BFA from the University of Central Missouri. After graduation she began her own business as a freelance graphic artist. Shelby now enjoys the sunshine in Florida where she continues her business with her three dogs and cat.

Howard Padgett, Retail Manager

Howard…a.k.a. “J/R” retired after 40 plus years of “Big Box” retail management where he was store manager of several Kmart’s and Walmart Super-centers in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and was the Assistant General Store Manager / Merchandise Manager at Destin’s World Wide Sportsman BPS. Howard also reserved for 20 years as an IRR/SGE intelligence officer and is a member of InfraGard.  

A local Native of Panama City Beach, Florida (Camp Helen State Park), he is married to Cheri Padgett.  Both are patched associates of Special Forces Brotherhood M/C (Duke Field) and ride in events that fund and support numerous National Warrior Foundations and local charities as well.  Both are also life members of AMVETS.   At home they enjoy life with their pets and occasionally go fishing at the bay. 

“I am thankful to be a member of the Crab Zone Crew & Family, and look forward to seeing it grow and expand in servicing the needs of our community.”

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Kiel Anderson, Q/A & Shipping Manager

Kiel spent 13 years in as an Air Force EOD technician before separating to pursue full time education.  During his time in EOD he worked with all four services as well as other nations on multiple deployments.  He started out his EOD career as a team member and then became a team leader and finally an instructor at NAVSCOLEOD.  He now spends time at work or with his wife Krystle and two children Loki and Halo, while going to Northwest Florida State College for Program Management.  He strongly agrees with the company’s vison and is happy to be able to continue to contribute to the EOD community. 

Tina Wilken, Customer Service Manager

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Andrea Victor, Website & Project Manager

Andrea Victor is the proud spouse of recently retired AF EOD Tech who now works at the NAVSCOLEOD.  Originally from the majestic corn and soybean fields of Illinois, she moved to Florida shortly after graduating college.  Their she met her wonderful husband Derrick.  From there they started a family and travelled to many exotic places, Little Rock AR and Aviano Italy.  In August 2015 with retirement orders in hand the family moved to Crestview in order to start the second chapter of life. Now she engineers the homefront for her 3 beautiful children.  During her free time (if any) she enjoys sitting by the beach and her family time and running around to baseball….or art class…or football etc. 

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Kayla Ricks, Lead Production Technician

Kayla, the daughter of a retired AF Civil Engineer, she graduated from Crestview High School in 2017 and has been working for Crab Zone since October 2017. As one of our production technicians, she assists in the printing of our custom made products, specializing in our drink ware and stone slates.  Kayla is currently going to school at NWFSC where she’s studying Radiography.  She has been a tremendous asset to our team and we’re glad to have her on board. 

Madison Lawhon, Production Technician

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Mynette Palmer, Production Technician

Mynette is the proud parent of two children, David and Samantha and loving wife of William.  She’s a dependent spouse of an Active Duty Air Force member for 20 years and hails from the great state of Wisconsin and is a dedicated Green Bay Packers fan.  Their assignments have taken them to Germany, New Jersey, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Portugal, Florida and finally to Hawaii.  It was during the Florida assignment that her husband was assigned to the AF Detachment at NAVSCOLEOD as the unit’s First Sergeant and subsequently met Mark and Angelia.  Mynette loves being creative and, coupled with her strict attention to detail and constant desire for perfection, she’s a valued asset to Crab Zone.

(Editor’s note: Mynette is currently “on leave” from Crab Zone while they live in Hawaii for a couple of years…I refuse to take down this profile in the hopes that it’ll entice her and the family to return to us!)

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