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Celebrating the Military Family 2021

Thank you for joining us for this year's virtual event.

Armed Services YMCA Hawaii is honored to present its 9th Annual Celebrating the Military Family Breakfast. This event commemorates the beginning of National Military Family Appreciation Month
every November with a ceremony honoring seven service members and their families, one from each branch of service. Honorees are chosen for exemplifying the branch of service's values and the Celebrating the Military Family theme of the year.


Celebrating the Military Family 2021 Honorees:

  •  SGT Christopher Fountain, U.S. Army
  •  SSgt Sean Slaton, U.S. Marine Corps
  •  OS1 Ashlyn Mills-Parker, U.S. Navy
  •  MSgt Sheryll Houston, U.S. Air Force
  •  MSgt Rachael Ng-Jones, U.S. Space Force
  •  SK2 Noel San Nicolas, U.S. Coast Guard
  •  SGT Patrick Pangan, Hawaii Army National Guard







Celebrating the Military Family is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors and in-kind gift donors.
Mahalo nui loa for your continued support!


Presenting Sponsor
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Kosasa


Gold Sponsors
ADM Thomas B. Fargo, USN, (Ret.) & Mrs. Sarah Fargo
Suzan Harada & Col William R. Liggett, USAF (Ret.)


Silver Sponsors
Central Pacific Bank
First Hawaiian Bank
Hawaiian Airlines
Raytheon Missiles & Defense


Bronze Sponsors
Mr. & Mrs. Donald V. Anderson
The ATEL Foundation
Bank of Hawaii
Cannon Family Charitable Fund
Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hunt Military Communities
Island Palm Communities by Lendlease
Kimo's Surf Hut
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts
PASHA Hawaii
The Honorable Charles B. Salmon, Jr.
Tony Group
United Laundry Services, LLC
CAPT & Mrs. David Valente, USN (Ret.)

Three Star Sponsors
Mr. & Mrs. David (Nery) Heenan
Lockheed Martin
SSFM International, Inc.


Two Star Sponsors
GEN David Bramlett, USA (Ret.) & Dr. Nora Harmsen
Mr. & Mrs. Clint Churchill
Mr. & Mrs. Alan Hayashi
Dr. Eileen Hilton & Len Rosoff
Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Katayama
Mr. Warren Luke
Mr. & Mrs. Bobbin Tabalno
Title Guarantee Hawaii
Mr. Jeffry Watanabe
Mr. Michael Wood


One Star Sponsors
Dr. Kathleen Berg
Ms. Jean Grayson
Mr. Francis Anderson & Karen Holma
Ms. Roberta Sullivan
Mr. & Mrs. Sid Snyder
CAPT Ming-Ta Tsai
Robert VanTassell


Gifts In-Kind
Big City Diner
Buzz’s Original Steakhouse
Consolidated Theaters
Germaine’s Luau
Kalapawai Café
Kona Brewing Company
Kualoa Ranch Hawaii
Sightline Hospitality – Holiday Inn Express Waikiki
Sightline Hospitality – Queen Kapiolani Hotel Waikiki Beach
Tanaka of Tokyo
TD Food Group
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
USS Missouri Memorial Association, Inc.
Waimea Valley
Mary Kay by Lanita Vargas
Zippy’s Restaurants