Troop Salute

Roy Calica of the US Marine Corps

I've said many times before 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…

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US Army Golden Knights

This Troop Salute is a bit of a personal message from all of us here on the show. We had an opportunity recently to fly with The Golden Knights team as they went up for a performance. It was an incredible honor and a "bucket list" day that none of us will ever forget. For…

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Almond Groves of the US Navy

When you love the service, you want to tell everyone else about the great experiences that you've had. And recruiting is a great way to share your experiences and help others find theirs. The sailor in today's salute does both of these things: Today we salute HM2 Almond Groves of the United States Navy. HM2…

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Douglas Booker Sr. of the US Army

Today’s salute was sent to us as a beautiful letter by the daughter of Sergeant Douglas Booker Sr. of the United States Army. These are her words: Sergeant Booker, known as Pat, served two terms in Vietnam. He was married to my mom for 46 years. My brother, my sister and I all knew that…

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John Long of the US Marine Corps

Today we have an update on a troop Fitz saluted quite a while ago. We first saluted PFC John Long of the United States Marine Corps back when he was just leaving for boot camp. His dad Mike is one of our favorite P1's of the show - you may have heard Fitz refer to…

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William Shultz of the US Navy

There are jobs in the Military that can actually seem pretty regular; jobs that don't differ too much from their civilian world counterparts. But then there jobs that just sound cool: the stuff right out of the movies. Today we salute Chief Petty Officer William Shultz of the United States Navy who has exactly one…

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Kurt Lynn Boorigie of the US Army

Most people who have served this nation have a story or two to tell. Sometimes the stories are incredible, action packed tales of triumph, sometimes they can be just down right funny, and sometimes they can absolutely heart breaking. Today we salute Kurt Lynn Boorigie of the United States Army. Kurt is no longer with…

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Terry Ballard of the US Navy

Today we are saluting Petty Officer 2nd Class Terry Ballard of the United States Navy. Petty Officer Ballard is a Seabee. Seabees are what the Navy calls its construction battalion. Specifically, PO2 Ballard is a Steelworker. He's a welder, he works with structures, buildings, I beams, and more. He's building structures and buildings, because the…

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Brady Stevenson of the US Air Force

We all know that the United States Air Force keeps our skies safe. We know that they use superior technology, tactics, and training to dominate the air over this nation and most of the globe. But those pilots and crews can't do their job unless they have teams of men and women supporting them on…

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Dennis Harris Of The US Navy

A job well done for a military member can mean a lot of different things. For our troop today, it means the successful completion of a 9 year military career. Today we salute Machinists Mate 2nd Class Dennis Harris of the United States Navy. Dennis just mustered out of the Navy recently. His last day…

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