Jason Johnson

Jason Johnson

Lance Corporal Jason Johnson USMC (discharged) He is from Long Beach, California.  He served a full-time mission in Texas. While serving with a counter-terrorism unit providing security to US citizens in Bahrain in 1999, he met and fell in love with Meriam Al-Khalifa,...
Bill Jacobsen

Bill Jacobsen

Captain Bill Jacobsen U.S. Army (1973-2004) Recently serving in Iraq as part of the Army’s 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment.  While helping to secure the city of Mosul, one of his roles was to stand a top an armored vehicle and dispense seemingly random...
Jefferson Hunt

Jefferson Hunt

Captain Jefferson Hunt Mormon Battalion (1800-1900) He lead the Mormon Battalion from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diego, California in 1846.  In 1848, he lead a group of settlers from Salt Lake City to established a Mormon colony in San Bernardino.  In 1853, he was...
Paul Holton

Paul Holton

Paul Holton Chief Wiggles Paul Holton, better known as “Chief Wiggles,” is the founder of Operation Give, a humanitarian organization that ships toys, medicine, and educational supplies to children in war-torn and devastated nations throughout the world. President...
Gail Halvorsen

Gail Halvorsen

Colonel Gail Halvorsen USAF (retired) He was perhaps the most famous pilot of the Berlin airlift. While delivering supplies to the Templehof airport during 1948 and 1949, Halvorsen began parachuting packages of chewing gum and chocolates to Berlin children, earning...
James Fletcher

James Fletcher

James Fletcher (1919-1991) NASA Administrator He was the administrator of NASA who gained the approval to develop the Space Shuttle as the follow-on human space flight effort. He also served as NASA administrator a second time, following the loss of the Space...
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