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If you have a friend or family member currently serving, submit their name, contact information and a brief description about why they should be the Dietz & Watson Hometown Hero.

Each week, one Hero will be selected to attend an Eagles home game, enjoy pre-game sidelines and be featured during the Eagles game. Submit your Hometown Hero today.

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2015 Hometown Heroes


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Eagles vs Redskins

December 26

Quartermaster Seaman Apprentice Malik Thornton

Quartermaster Seaman Apprentice Malik Thornton enlisted in the Navy in January of this year, and serves as a member of Carrier Strike Group Four out of Norfolk, Virginia.


Eagles vs Cardinals

December 20

Petty Officer First Class Michael Conrad

Petty Officer First Class Michael Conrad enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1999 and has served as an aviation gunner, combating the smuggling trade of narcotics throughout the Caribbean.


Eagles vs Bills

December 13

Staff Sergeant Herminio Medina

Staff Sergeant Herminio Medina enlisted in the United States Army in 1990 and served in Puerto Rico, South Korea and Hawaii. He has also been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.


Eagles vs Buccaneers

November 22

Senior Master Sergeant Leonard F. Werner III

The Dietz & Watson Hometown Hero of the Game was Senior Master Sergeant Leonard F. Werner III. He served in the USAF and Air Force Reserves for 21 years and is currently the 514th Air Mobility Wing Elite Honor Guard Superintendent.


Eagles vs Dolphins

November 15

Army Sergeant Don Rose

Army Sergeant Don Rose served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Zahri District of Afghanistan from October of 2010 to April of 2011.


Eagles vs Giants

October 19

Petty Officer First Class Roberto Calabro

Petty Officer First Class Roberto Calabro is the Navy Kennel Master and lead trainer for the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Military Working Dog section. He was handpicked to run Military Working Dog support for Fleet Week 2015.


Eagles vs Saints

October 11

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Isiah Burns

A native of Philadelphia, Hospital Corpsman Second Class Isiah Burns was sworn into the Naval Academy during the attacks on September 11th. He has been deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operating Enduring Freedom.


Eagles vs Cowboys

September 20

Sergeant Joshua M. Minnichbach

A native of Philadelphia, Sergeant Joshua M. Minnichbach enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2008 and has served in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, providing security to convoys operating in the local area.


Preseason: Eagles vs Ravens

August 22

Airman First Class Jessica Simpson

A native of East Brunswick, New Jersey, Airman First Class Simpson has deployed on home front relief missions in response to several stateside disasters. Prior to joining the Air Force National Guard, Airman Simpson served with the United States Army for 4 years.


Preseason: Eagles vs Colts

August 16

Petty Officer Coleman

A native of Northeast Philadelphia, Petty Officer Coleman has served in the Unites State Coast Guard since 2006 and has assisted in saving lives, intercepting illegal drugs headed for US shores, and preparing new personnel who arrive in the Coast Guard to become qualified.


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