“Daily goals lead to weekly success, which leads to monthly success. Monthly will lead to quarterly, quarterly will lead to yearly success.” And that’s how Craig Briggs, our Central Virginia Director of Operations makes it happen.
There’s no stopping him. When it came to serving others during a devastating storm, not even that could stop him. And not when there are coworkers who need encouragement, or customers who deserve appreciation. His “BEST” makes us all better.
After her passing from a fatal motorcycle crash, CMDR Molly Waters was remembered by an Honor Walk of fellow Heroes at the George Washington University Hospital. Among the tributes: “Molly’s commitment to the Coast Guard's values. Honor. Respect. Devotion to duty. Those weren't just Coast Guard values, they were her personal values." Today, Commander Waters commitment to serving others lives on.
“Nothing comes easy,” says Will Matthews, Manager at our Troy, Michigan MISSION BBQ. But when life throws you curveballs, he believes “it’s what you do about it afterward that makes the difference.” That’s Perseverance.
Stephen “Scuba” Lippert, Operating Partner at our Virginia Beach MISSION BBQ, connects with everyone who walks in the door and helps make a difference in their lives
Unbroken. And still proud. Captured and bound, lined up to be executed. Nearly three years as a Korean War POW, eating food fit only for cattle. Army Veteran Tom Caroland is one of the bravest Heroes we’ve ever met.
This month is all about “Connecting With People." Smile. Ask questions. Stay until the end. Sounds simple enough, right? Yet it makes a huge difference when trying to connect with customers, co-workers, or anyone in Our Community.
"To me, having a Servant's Heart means putting the needs of others before you, having compassion and just taking care of people. Just wanting to see the good in everybody and just loving every soul because every person is beautiful no matter what the situation is." — Merry Roberts, Community Ambassador
Ask Russell Scott, Earl Tatum and other WWII Veterans if they’d do it over again and “every single one of them says YES I would!” That’s selfless service.