Sunday Salute: Pedro Martinez


This week we honor an Army and Navyveteran, Pedro Martinez.

Pedro served as a Sergeant in the U.S.Army from 1968 to 1971. He then went on to serve our country as a Yeoman in theNavy for 20 years, also serving in Desert Storm.

Pedro is now retired from the militarybut his fighting days didn't stop there. He was diagnosed with cancer but hasnow become a four-year survivor.

Mary nominated her brother and said sheis so proud of his fighting spirit. He comes from a big family and she saidthat he is loved by his 12 brothers and sisters along with many more nieces andnephews.

Mary added that Pedro has a huge heart and is ready tohelp those in need without question. She wanted to say thank you to her brotherfor proudly serving in the military and being such a wonderful brother.

Pedro, thank you for your service to our country.