Service members to be recognized by Gov. Ige

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Military Appreciation Month

Today, Gov. David Y. Ige will host a ceremony at his office to kick off Hawaii Military Appreciation Month.
During the ceremony, seven individuals will be recognized as the Outstanding
Community Volunteer for the respective
military commands they are assigned to.
The honorees follow:
•Spc. Melody Bell, Hawaii Army National Guard;
•IT1 Erich Bull, U.S. Pacific Command;
•Sgt. Jonathan McDonald, U.S. Marine Forces, Pacific;
•BM1 Charles Palmer, U.S. Coast Guard District 14;
•HM2 Samuel Torres, U.S. Pacific Fleet;
•Senior Airman Stephanie Torres, U.S. Pacific Air Forces; and
•Spc. Alina Zamora, U.S. Army-Pacific.
The honorees were selected for demonstrating a strong commitment to community service. Their volunteer work has
included, but hasn’t been limited to, environmental stewardship, coaching youth
sports, coordinating support for local
nonprofit organizations and providing
medical outreach to homeless families.

MAC and CoC
This year will mark the 30th year that the Military Affairs Council and the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii have recognized the outstanding service our men and women in uniform are performing to enrich our community.

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