Sunday Salute: Braden and Merle Trambly


This week we salute two generations ofservicemen, aviation ordinanceman airman Braden Trambly and his grandfather MerleTrambly.

Braden is 19 and recently returned to Norfolk,Virginia after a four-and-a-half month deployment to the North Arabian Seastationed on the U.S.S. Eisenhower.

He is a 2012 graduate from Hastings HighSchool and joined the Navy in June of last year.

Braden was assigned to the HS5 Nightdippershelicopter squadron in Norfolk.

He follows in the footsteps of hisgrandfather Merle of Franklin, Neb., a Navy veteran who served from 1943 to 1946.Merle was assigned to the U.S.S. Cimarron and was involved in naval intelligenceand the FBI.

Lori Trambly nominated her father andson. She says "we salute them and thank them for serving."

Braden and Merle, thank you for yourservice to our country.

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