"Bravery starts with the bravery of the military spouses" says Martin Dempsey, retired US Army General, whose wife, Deanie, has been there for him through multiple wars, deployments and 22 different homes. “We could not do what we do without them.”
As Chief of Police in Fayetteville, NC, Gina Hawkins believes that “Service” is more than putting on a badge, sworn to protect, serve and save. It’s about finding your purpose.
Donald Androsky served 3 combat tours in Vietnam. Wounded in battle, his Staff Sgt., Gail Kerns, was a POW for 4 years. 50 years later, their Story of Service shares a new home together.
Veteran Danielle Rodriguez brings her three children to MISSION BBQ. Her active-duty husband has been serving overseas for a year. This past Friday was a surprise homecoming for all.
Serving his country for over 30 years, retired Navy SEAL Jimmy Hintzke now owns a veteran-owned business dedicated to assisting our nation's active military and their families.
Fight for what you believe in. Never forget those that were killed. Give something back to society." You'll find these and more admirable principles of Major Doug Zembiec at MISSION BBQ Annapolis.
When Kim Weigand watched her Police Sergeant son set off for a Blue Knights Motorcycle benefit, no one knew it would be his last ride. Today she stands for police survivors all over Pennsylvania.
“At age 11, I wanted to be in one of those C-17s deploying to Afghanistan. To me, there was no other option than serving … the question was where and how.”
Volunteer Firefighter Trey Small believes everyone should do their part in their community. "I'm doing this because the city of Dover needs me."
When his brother was wounded in WWII, Earl Daff was just a young teen eager to go help. At 17, he had his parents sign waivers to finally let him serve. Which he did proudly and again in Korea, where he met up with another brother also fighting for his country. You can see his tribute — and maybe meet Earl himself — at our Waugh Chapel, MD location.