Service Members of the Year Announced

USO Hawaii is proud to announce the six service men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for their outstanding professional achievements, leadership, service to country, and embodiment of the USO’s 8 core values. On October 20, 2018 they will be recognized at the annual Salute to Service Gala at the Four Seasons Resort in Ko Olina.

The 2018 Honorees:

United States Navy Honoree, Hospital Corpsman Second Class Petty Officer Micheal Uzleber

United State Army Honoree, Specialist Conner McDuffie

United States Marine Corps Honoree, Corporal Kevin Valentia

Unite States Air Force Honoree, Airman First Class Jasmine Blunt

United States Coast Guard Honoree, Aviation Maintenance Technician Second Class Nicholas Fuist

Hawaii National Guard Honoree, Sergeant Kieu Vo

USO Hawaii Volunteer of the Year, Jeanie Thompson

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