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SRHS honors hundreds of working, volunteer veterans

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Friday, November 11, 2016

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SRHS honors hundreds of working, volunteer veterans
If he was 18, Kevin Siegmund would enlist in the military again.

Siegmund, who works in Information Technology at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS), retired from the United States Army in 2005 after serving for 21 years. He served in five overseas assignments, including Turkey, Iraq and in Asia. 

“At some point, all veterans signed a blank check to our nation and we weren’t really sure what it was for until we were in the middle of it,” Siegmund said. “That takes an element of courage that I greatly respect.”

Siegmund is one of more than 250 veterans who work or volunteer throughout SRHS. These associates are being honored during a Veterans Day ceremony and luncheon on Friday at Spartanburg Medical Center. 

“Throughout our country’s history, brave men and women have answered the call of duty to defend our nation,” said Bruce Holstien, CEO of SRHS. “Veterans Day is a time to remember and pay tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces. As American’s we owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to our veterans, who during peace or war, have demonstrated steadfast commitment guarding our cherished principals. Many of our SRHS family have served in the military, and I would like to extend my personal thanks to all of you for your courage and service. We are grateful.”

Originally commemorated as Armistice Day, the holiday marked the end of World War I. The Allies and Germany signed the armistice officially ending the war on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.

Tim Fagan, a veteran of the Marines and Air Force who works in SRHS’s quality department, especially remembers those who fought in World War I.

“On Veterans Day, I think of how the day originated. The United States joined the war because they had a sense of duty to the world, though we weren’t in imminent danger,” Fagan said. 

SRHS civilian associates also took time to thank veterans. 

“Veterans Day is an amazingly special day set aside to thank our veterans — actually they are heroes,” said Tiffany Wilson, who at Spartanburg Medical Center. “We’re able to thank them for dedicating their lives for us without asking for anything in return; all for our freedom and democracy.”

Spartanburg Regional honors the sacrifices of all who have served our country, and is thankful to those veterans who chose to continue their service as part of our staff.

The list of veterans who work or volunteer at SRHS:.

·         Dustin Abele, Army

·         Andrew Alberry, Army

·         Jessica Allison, Air Force

·         Jamie Ammerman, Army

·         Douglas Anglin, Marines

·         Summer Arias, Navy

·         Robert Arnett, Air Force

·         Lori Ashmore, Army

·         James Atkins, Navy

·         Jesse Atkins, Marines

·         Douglas Babb, Air Force

·         Susan Bagley, Navy

·         Jack Baker, Army

·         Tara Barber, Navy

·         Richard Barnett, Navy

·         Jay Bearden, MD, Navy

·         Michael J. Bell, Navy

·         Doug Benecke, Army

·         John Bible, Army

·         Jerome Blakely, Army

·         Christopher Bobo, Army

·         Richard Boudreau, Army

·         Clifford W. Bowers III, Army

·         Zackary Bradley, Navy

·         Wesley Brantley, Army

·         Christopher Brendle, Army

·         Ervin Brewster, Army

·         Tacita Brewton, Army

·         Steve Bright, Marines

·         Gail Brown, Army

·         Hollie Brown, Marines

·         Timothy Brown, DO, Army

·         Mike Bullman. Army

·         David Burgess, Army

·         Richard Burgess, Air Force

·         Todd Burnette, Air Force

·         William Calton, Army

·         Laura Campbell, Army

·         Jason Cantrell, Air Force

·         Todd Carter, Army

·         Greg Catoe, Air Force

·         Diane Christopher, Army

·         Kelli Clune, Air Force

·         David Clyburn, Army

·         Chuck Cobb, Air Force

·         John Cole, Marines

·         Ponice Coleman, Army

·         Mary Connell, Army

·         Andrew Cooke, Air Force

·         Steve Corso, Army

·         Robert Crisman, Navy

·         Jerry Cudd, Army

·         Jennifer Culbreth, Army

·         Jeffrey Cummings, Navy

·         Bradley Daley, Navy

·         Luci Daley, Army

·         John Dargan, Navy

·         Glenn Davis, Army

·         Randy Davis, Army

·         Ty Davis, Marines

·         Charli de Jong, Army

·         Gerald Deel, Navy

·         Wanda DeShields, Army

·         Kenneth DeWalt, Navy

·         Johnny Dias, Army

·         Gwen Dillard, Navy

·         Bob Donnan, Army

·         Ursula Dyer 

·         Aroderick Earle, Marines

·         Gregory L. Elder, Navy

·         Brian Ellis, Army

·         Adam Elmore, Marines

·         Michael Enright, Navy

·         Patrick Esposito, Army

·         Andrea Evans, Army

·         Duane Evans, Air Force

·         Tim Fagan, Marines and Air Force

·         John Falcon, Army 

·         Sherry Finleyson, Air Force

·         Steven Fish, Air Force

·         Carlos Fonte, Marines

·         Bob Ford, Air Force

·         Gracie Foster, Army

·         William Foster, Army

·         Jerry Fowler, Army

·         Gabe Gaertner, Army

·         John Gallagher, MD, Coast Guard

·         Lucy Gansauer, Air Force

·         Kyle Garbart, Navy

·         Lyell Garland, Army

·         Jimmie Garner, Marines

·         Devonne Gerstenacker, Marines

·         Latasha Gooden, Army

·         Sandra Goodman, Army

·         Scott Gosnell, Navy

·         Walter Grady, Air Force

·         Tracey Graham , Army

·         Tracy Grant, Air Force

·         Brian Guernsey, Army

·         Zachary Guida, Army

·         Audrey Guinn, Army

·         Kinsy Hall, Army

·         Phillip Hanna, Navy

·         John Harris, Navy

·         Brittany Head, Army

·         Linda Hellebrand, Navy

·         Chris Henderson, Air Force

·         Hank Hill, Army and Air Force

·         Roger Hill, Army

·         Joel Hocker, Navy

·         Amy Holder, Marines

·         Scott Hovis, MD, Army and Marines

·         Jackie Humphries, Air Force

·         Dwight Hylton, Army

·         James Inman, Army

·         Barbara Jackson, Army

·         Curtis Jackson, Navy

·         Jacob Fountain, Army

·         Debbie Jank, Air Force

·         Ronald Januchowski, Army

·         Charles Jennings, Air Force

·         Michael Johnson, Army

·         Rodney Johnson, Army

·         Robert Jones, Air Force

·         Julian Josey, MD, Army

·         Randy Joye, Air Force

·         Bruce Keenon, Army

·         Jack Kendrick, Air Force

·         Lester Kennedy, Army

·         William Kerfoot, Navy

·         Victoria Kilcawley, Army

·         Vince Kish, Air Force

·         Randy Knox, Army

·         Peter J. Kobes, Air Force

·         Ladia Konz, Navy

·         Christopher Kuss, Marines

·         Crystal Lallement, Army

·         Randy Lamkin, Air Force

·         Joshua Lance, Navy

·         Timothy Lanning, Navy

·         Danny Lee, Army

·         David Lee, Army

·         Jay Lemmons, Army

·         Eddie Leonard, Army

·         Thomas Leong 

·         Paul Lepage, Army

·         Corey Lyles, Air Force

·         Jasmine Lyles, Army

·         Joe Mackey, Navy

·         Rosa Maguire, Air Force

·         Chris Malloch, Marines

·         Hilda Martin, Army

·         Bryan May, Air Force

·         John McAbee, Army

·         Quentin McClintock, Army

·         Austin McJunkins, Air Force

·         Shaunte Means, Army

·         Scott Meyer, Marines

·         Kay Miller, Army

·         Marilyn Miller, Army

·         Scott Miller, Army

·         Shelia Miller, Army

·         Kevin Mings, Navy

·         Paul Minnix, Marines

·         Garry Moore, Navy

·         Josh Moore, Navy

·         Deborah Morton, Army

·         Roquontra Morton, Army

·         Rachael Moss, Army

·         Darlene Myles, Navy

·         Vladimir Napechnik, Navy

·         Rick Nelson, Air Force

·         William Norman, Navy

·         Dea Norton, Navy

·         Marcia Parra, Air Force

·         Rondey Peake, Navy

·         Everette Pearson, Navy

·         Andrea Perry, Army

·         John Phillips, Navy and Air Force

·         Kim Pickett, Marines

·         Terry Pogue, Army

·         Finley Pollard, Army

·         David Pope, Army

·         Michael Porter, Navy

·         Greg Powell, Navy

·         David Price, Army and Navy

·         Roy Raines, Army

·         Julie Rakes, Army

·         Andrea Rambo, Air Force

·         Lauren Rauscher, Navy

·         Roger Ravan, Army

·         Samuel and Reid, Army

·         Sundai Rembacki, 

·         Mark Reynolds, Marines

·         James Riley, Army 

·         Michael Riordan, Coast Guard

·         Rigoberto Rivera, Air Force

·         Joseph Roque, Army

·         David Sage, Air Force

·         Ronald Sample, Army

·         Bob Scherer, Air Force

·         Carl Scibetta, Army and Air Force

·         Sonya Scott, Army

·         Nichole Sellers, Marines

·         Eddie Shelton, Army

·         Nathan Shields, Army

·         Julie Shugart, Army

·         Kevin Siegmund, Army

·         Debbie Simmons, Air Force

·         Keith Sirmans, Army

·         Chris Skinner, Army

·         Robtees Smith, Navy

·         Jack Spann, Marines

·         Drew Steiner, Army

·         James Stephens, Army

·         Gregory Stevens, Air Force

·         James Story, Army

·         Jeff Straub, Navy

·         Roger Suber, Army

·         Suzanne Sutton, Army

·         Lisa Swann, Navy

·         Tamara Tackett, Army

·         Donald Taylor, Army

·         Jason Taylor, Air Force

·         Robert Taylor, Army

·         Reginald J. Thomas, Army

·         Andrew Thompson, Air Force

·         Jim Thompson, Army 

·         Tanya Thompson, Navy 

·         Wayne Timmons, Air Force 

·         Robert Toney, Army 

·         Ryan Tracy, Navy 

·         Jim Turmel, Air Force

·         Paul Varner, Navy 

·         Phil Walden, Army

·         Jeff Walker, Marines

·         Joe Walker, Army 

·         John Walker, Army 

·         Jennifer Walsh, Navy 

·         Boyce Ward, Air Force 

·         Michael Watkins, Air Force 

·         Greg Watson, Marines 

·         Kenneth Webb, Air Force 

·         Kimberly Westley, Army 

·         John White, Army 

·         Whiteaker, Army 

·         Donnell Wilkins, Air Force 

·         Dale Willenburg, Army 

·         Lanora Williams, Navy 

·         Jason Wilson, Navy 

·         Willette Wilson, Army 

·         Robert Wolfe, Army 

·         Will Woodruff, Navy 

·         Brad Woods, Army 

·         Donna Wright, Army

·         Monty Wright, Navy 

·         John Yarborough, Army 

·         John Yelton, Army

·          ShaReda Young, Army

 

 

 

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