Hero of the Week


Jason Martel, US Navy

Jason was nominate by his son: Andrew Martel

Submarines for 17 years. Lived in San Diego, Annapolis, D.C., and Norfolk. Currently Naval Instructor. Father of 4 children, married for 16 years.

Previous Heroes (Page 5)


Monday, December 15, 201412/15/2014

Michael Gillette

Michael was nominated by his wife, Amanda: Michael is an amazing person. He is a hardworking, kind, caring guy and…


Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Marcus Gomez, US Navy

Marcus was nominated by Chelsey Gomez, Marcus is a hard working sailor. He has been in for over a year…


Monday, December 1, 201412/01/2014

Derek Agnew, US Navy

Derek Agnew was nominated by Chris Urick: He has been in the Navy for 16 years and is a single…


Monday, November 24, 201411/24/2014

Cory Wood, US Navy

Cory was nominated by his wife Sara: Cory Wood is an amazing husband and wonderful father. The last 9 months…


Monday, November 17, 201411/17/2014

William Taylor, Retired US Navy

William was nominated by his son, William: This is my dad. He doesn’t do “email” or even computers so I…


Monday, November 10, 201411/10/2014

Phillip Young, US Navy

Phillip was nominated by his wife Holly Young: Phillip has just hit his 12th year in the service. We have…


Monday, November 3, 201411/03/2014

Tim Barker, US Army

Tim has been in the Army for 18 years and we have been married for 17 years. During that time…


Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

Jeffrey Gilliard, US Marine Corps

I am happily engaged to SGt.Gilliard who is currently on a mission in Newport News. Sgt. Gilliard is in his…


Monday, October 20, 201410/20/2014

Matthew Freeman, US Air Force

Matthew is not only an amazing husband and father to our three children, but he is also a great American,…


Monday, October 13, 201410/13/2014

Joseph Riley, Navy

Joseph was nominated by his wife Danielle: We are going on our 11th year of marriage and have four beautiful…

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