Military Family of the Year Award
Behind every exceptional service member, often times there is an equally exceptional family that provides a crucial support system. Central Florida USO and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers honor the incredible sacrifices made by these military families with the General H Norman Schwarzkopf Military Family of the Year Award presented each year to one Central Florida active-duty family from each branch of the military (Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard/Reserves). These families are recognized for their demonstrated values of integrity, courage, commitment and service before self in service to our country.
Congratulations to our 2019 Military Families of the Year!
- Army: Sergeant First Class Christopher Rolack and Family
- Marine Corps: Lieutenant Colonel Javier E. Vega and Family
- Navy: Lieutenant Commander Scott Curtin and Family
- Air Force: Technical Sergeant Noel Gamez and Family
- Coast Guard: Petty Officer Second Class Ryan Roginski and Family
- Air Force Reserve: Technical Sergeant Edgar Serrano and Family
Be on the look out for our next round of nominations in early 2020!
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