Chris retired from the military in 2007, after thirty years of service. He is a member of the Chicopee Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Committee, and served on the Chicopee War on Terror Monument Committee. He and his family have established the First Sergeant Kevin A Dupont Memorial Scholarship Fund in honor of his brother, a casualty of the Afghanistan War. Chris is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke and serves on the Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial Committee. He is an active member of AMVETS Post 12 and American Legion Post 275 as well as the American Legion Post 275 Riders.