Troop Salute

R. Lee Ermey of the USMC

Today we salute one of the most recognizable United States Marines to ever wear the uniform: Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey. “Gunny”, as he liked to be called, became the essence of the Marines in the eyes of the American public, when he stepped into the role of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 Stanley…

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Tammie Jo Shults of the US Navy

Today we salute a veteran who exemplifies everything that our armed forces stand for. This Former US Navy Aviator personifies the Honor, Courage, and Commitment of the US Military every day. Captain Tammie Jo Shults of the United States Navy is a Captain for Southwest Airlines, where she flies Boeing 737's daily. It was in…

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Wyatt Bond USMC

So much has changed in the world in a matter of months, but something that does not stop is our military. From the highest operations, right down to recruits working their way through boot camp, the military keeps on working. I received a troop salute from David Bond, of Buckley, Washington. His son Wyatt graduated…

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The Roan Family of the National Guard

The Family connection to the military runs deep, and I continue to receive tons of salutes for military members who are following in the traditions of those who have come before them. Today we are saluting a pair of siblings who are serving at the same time and come from such a family. Chris and…

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Jessica Huntington of the US Navy

Our Navy truly is a global force. Protecting freedom and the American way of life sends the Navy to every corner of the planet and service in the fleet can take sailors to places that they never knew existed. Today's troop probably never dreamt that she would be spending time at her current duty station…

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Benjamin Ong of the US Navy

When we talk about the troops in all of our military services keeping our country safe for the way of life that we enjoy, almost all of us picture uniforms, rifles, tanks, ships, planes, and other military hardware. We are most often thinking of scenes like we might see in a movie of a battle…

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Alexis Marissa of the US Army National Guard

Every once in a while I decide to veer away from the salutes and requests that come in and just do our own Troop Salute. We have so many hard working and dedicated service men and women listening to this show, and to the station, and we are constantly communicating with many of you over…

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William Johnson and Scott Murray Jr.

The Troop Salute is your opportunity to honor the soldiers, sailors, Marines, and Airmen in your lives. I want to hear all about the people you're proud of because we're all proud of them and grateful for their service. P1 Bailey Johnson is lucky enough to have two family members to salute here today. Staff…

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Command Master Sergeant Bennie Adkins of the US Army

Today we salute an incredible soldier who fought through impossible odds for his nation but now faces a new battle. This soldier took the burden upon himself to save the lives of many of his fellow soldiers in a war that many thought was not their problem and now through a brutal twist of fate…

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Austin Thompson of the US Army

I get a lot of salutes from parents and spouses, friends of the troops, and often even from other troops. But there's something special about getting a salute from a sibling. Salutes from siblings are special because you just know that younger brother or sister really looks up to their proudly serving sibling. And if it's…

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