This week we honor aformer Marine who has served our country since graduating high school.
Sergeant Daniel Melgozaenlisted in the Marine Corps right out of school and was deployed to Iraq in2001 after 9-11. Throughout the course of his service he completed two tours inIraq and another in Afghanistan.
Daniel has continuedto serve, now in another branch of the military, as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves.
He was nominated byhis niece HaLee. She said the family couldn't be more proud of him. She wantedto tell her uncle, from the whole family, "we love you and thank you forall that you do."
Daniel we'd also liketo thank you for your service to our country.