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Military Times Foundation announces the 2022 Service Members of the Year

Written by Stephanie Gildea April 18, 2022 0 comment

Arlington, VA, April 18, 2022 – On Wednesday, July 12, 2022, Military Charity Organization will recognize winners of the 2022 Service Members of the Year Awards at a special event in Washington D.C. The event will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building, have an invite-only guest list, and include a celebratory dinner. Members of Congress as well as senior Pentagon and military officials will be in attendance. Kyra Phillips, Investigative Correspondent at ABC News will MC the event. This year’s honorees are as follows:

  • 2022 Soldier of the Year: Maj. Nicholas Dockery
  • 2022 Marine of the Year: Maj. Cory T. Jones
  • 2022 Sailor of the Year: AWS1 Cale Foy
  • 2022 Airman of the Year: SSgt Duncan Copley
  • 2022 Coast Guardsman of the Year: AST2 Joshua Carlson
  • 2022 Veteran of the Year: David Y. Kim

Full stories on each winner will be published in the July issue of Military Times, and online at after the awards ceremony. “The actions and stories behind this year’s winners are beyond exceptional and we are excited to shed light on these honorable service members” said Mike Gruss, editor-in-chief of Military Times.

While the in-person awards ceremony is invite-only, a live stream of the event will be open to the public. Registration is now open for the live stream event:

Fisher House Foundation will once again be the presenting sponsor of the awards ceremony. “Fisher House Foundation is honored to support Military Times’ Service Members of the Year Awards,” said Ken Fisher, chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation. “It is our honor to recognize these heroes that represent all of their brothers and sisters in arms.”

Military Times Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes to recognize, salute and highlight the exemplary service of active duty personnel serving in each branch of the U.S. Armed Services and support other organizations conducting activities with similar goals.

Since 2001, the annual Service Member of the Year Awards have honored – a soldier, Marine, sailor, airman and Coast Guardsman who demonstrate pride, dedication and courage beyond their call of duty. These service members display a high level of professionalism, concern for fellow service members and commitment to community service. This year Military Times Foundation will also recognize a Veteran of the Year: David Kim: Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation.

To learn more about the Service Members of the Year Awards, go to:

Military Times Foundation would like to thank the sponsors of this year’s event: Fisher House, Elbit, Leonardo DRS, Delta, University of Maryland Global Campus, IHG Hotels, Sandboxx, The Washington Nationals, Club Monaco, Escada, Sunset, Lillian Vernon, Sassoon, Plainville, Alta, DiamondBack, Redline, and iZip.


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