Rex Hasty was born in 1960 to an Army family and spent the next 12 years traveling. He
graduated from high school in Colorado. Then in 1979 he joined the USAF and also served this country in the United States Air National Guard (ANG) in Alaska. Other posts during those 27.5 years were in North Dakota, Saudi Arabia (1983 and 1990), Guam, Korea, and Turkey. Rex was medically retired from the ANG.
Hasty is now serving the veterans as a volunteer. He is chairman of the VA Bus Transportation
Program for the Pine Belt of Mississippi and supervises its activities, schedules the drivers, and arranges the bus maintenance. He has also been a driver of the VA bus from Hattiesburg to the VA medical center in Jackson twice a month or more. Further, Rex is the Masonic Service Association of North America's VA Hospital Representative for the Biloxi VA Hospital. He had previously been the chairman of the VFW Post 3036 committee organized to raise money to purchase a much-needed replacement for its 11-year-old VA bus. Other interests include serving the Maybank Baptist Church as its transport chairman where he supervises two vans and several drivers, also as a church security team member and leading the church grief support group. you