Hero of the Week

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Heather Ricksgers, US Navy

Heather was nominated by William Collins:

Aviation Support Technician 3rd class Heather Ricksgers has become a critical assist to the IM 4 Division of the USS Bush.

During her time on board she works to inventory and catalog over 500,000 parts and tools for IM 4 for the upcoming post cruse overhaul in Portsmouth. Over 500 pieces of support equipment, along with all the parts and tools were off loaded and send to M5 for rehab during the USS Bush’s overhaul.

During the 1st month of the Overhaul period Itself petty officer Ricksgers has induct over 100 items to be corrosion controlled and repainted. IM 4 is ahead of schedule to have every item serviced and repainted before the end of the overhaul period scheduled to be completed march of 2016. Petty officer Ricksgers also continues to work with disabled children but volunteering for fund raisers and running 5K races to raise money and awareness for the children. Petty officer Ricksgers has proven time and time again she is the IM 4 sailor of the year thru hard work and dedication to her country. Petty Officer Ricksgers is what a United States Sailor should be dedicated to her job and the community.

Previous Heroes (Page 7)

Homecoming

Tuesday, May 27, 201405/27/2014

Mark Welch, US Air Force

Mark was nominated by his wife, Sadie: My hero is my husband Mark. He is the most amazing person I…

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Monday, May 19, 201405/19/2014

Keith Ingraham, US Navy

Keith was nominated by his wife, Katherine: My military hero is my husband. He will have served our country for…

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Monday, May 12, 201405/12/2014

Brian Hardy, US Navy

Brian was nominated by his friend Rob Johnson: To many of us our hero is Chief Electronics Technician (Submarines) Brian…

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Monday, May 5, 201405/05/2014

Kenneth McMillion, US Navy

Kenneth McMillion was nominated by his wife, Teresa: My hero is a Deepsea Navy Diver Chief…He has been in the…

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Monday, April 28, 201404/28/2014

Jake Birchmier, US Navy

Jake was nominated by his wife, Alyssa Birchmier, My hero is my husband jake. He is the most incredible person…

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Monday, April 21, 201404/21/2014

Kevin Whipkey, US Navy

Kevin was nominated by his wife, Miranda: My hero is my amazing Husband, not only is he my best friend…

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Monday, April 14, 201404/14/2014

Jesse Whipkey, US Navy

Jesse was nominated by his wife, Laura: I am so blessed to call my husband, mine! He is such an…

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Monday, April 7, 201404/07/2014

Chris Hudson, US Marines

Chris was nominated by a friend: I’ve known Chris most of my life, he has always been the Captain America…

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Monday, March 31, 201403/31/2014

Malik Favours, US Air Force

Malik Favours was nominated by his friend Samantha Conklin: Senior Master Sergeant Favours is without a doubt the most selfless…

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Monday, March 24, 201403/24/2014

George Dail, Retired US Coast Guard

George was nominated by his son Joshua: About my hero. He joined the US Coast Guard in December, 1988. He…

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