Troop Salute

Roy Calica USMC

I've said many times that there is no one more proud of their troop than Momma. There are probably a few dads and even some husbands and wives that might try to challenge me on this one, but I'm sticking to my guns because I know Momma feels something a little bit more when it…

Read More »

Cameron McKay of the US Navy

Who among us can say they are excited every day they go to work? Well most of the men and women who serve aboard our nation's naval vessels, can make that claim proudly. While we commute, they launch planes, missiles, or Helicopters and it’s an adventure every day. Today we salute Chief Boatswain's Mate Cameron…

Read More »

Brandon Welborn USMC

Veterans and service people make good employees because they are dedicated and know how to work hard. And they make good friends because they are committed and reliable. A P1 listener named Shelby Welborn wanted me to know that they make great spouses too and has asked me to salute her husband, Corporal Brandon Welborn.…

Read More »

Noah Graddis of the US Navy

Our military services are always ready to fight – they keep their skills sharp with training, discipline, and dedication to the cause. The very nature of warfare means you may not know what is coming, so you have to prepare for anything. Today we salute a sailor who is fighting a different kind of war,…

Read More »

Robin and Nicolas Williams USMC

Today's Troop Salute is twice the honor, because today we are celebrating two US Marines. And this salute was brought to us by those Marines' mother, Seana-Lynn Sibley. Seana-Lynn is so proud of her boys and she wanted to make sure everyone hears what this proud mother already knows. Corporal Robin A. Williams enlisted with…

Read More »

Edwin Mason of the US Navy

I am so pleased when I receive troop salutes sent from individuals outside of the family or close friends who normally send them in. It is always nice to see how much others respect our service members, and how much the people around them can be affected by them. Today we are saluting Edwin Mason…

Read More »

US Army Golden Knights

Today we salute the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team as they spend this week honoring our local health care workers with aerial salutes over area hospitals. For 60 years, members of the Army Parachute Team have been marking milestones of achievement as "Ambassadors of the Army". The Golden Knights are the most formidable parachuting competitors…

Read More »

Garrett Lee Brodersen US Army National Guard

Serving in the military is a choice that every American gets to make for themselves. Some people join alone, others join with friends, and some join to follow a tradition. Today's Troop Salute is for a soldier that joined to follow a family tradition of service. Today we are saluting Garrett Lee Brodersen of the…

Read More »

Lauren Dougan of the USMC

Is anyone more proud of a new soldier, sailor, or Marine than their parents? Probably not, and that pride that a parent feels for their new troop supersedes the messy labels we put on step-parents and step-children, and in this case, it even blows right past ex-husbands and ex-wives. Today we salute Private Lauren Dougan…

Read More »

Cody Gebo of the US Air Force

We love to salute the people who keep America strong. Honoring our men and women in uniform is one of the highlights of our job on the radio. Today we salute Cody Gebo of the United States Air Force. Cody is brand new in the Air Force. In fact, he is just 19 years old and…

Read More »