Learn About Our Heroes
The City of Margate joins the families, friends and loved ones of the military personnel below in honoring our heroes:
|Edward Bartberger, Veteran, U.S. Army|
Sergeant Major Edward Albert Bartberger served the U.S. Army and was Honorably Discharged in March 1983.
|Sgt. Charles E. Dillard, Veteran, U.S. Air Force|
Fought in the Vietnam War
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Anthony Finno, Veteran, U.S. Army
Army 82nd Airborne
James Carl Frederick, U.S. ArmyRank: Sergeant First Class
James Carl Frederick was believed to be the first resident of Margate to die in the Vietnam conflict. He only served two months before losing his life in war. He was 26 years old. The Frederick family donated a building to the American Legion for all Margate Veteran residents.
|John D. John, Active Duty, U.S. Navy|
John D. John is the Commanding Officer of the USS Ross, deployed to Rota, Spain.
During his 19 year Naval career, he has been deployed seven times around the world and has served in various assignments including in Iraq as the First Company Commander and at the Pentagon for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Kisha Major, Veteran, U.S. Navy
Rate: Yoman / Rank: Petty Officer 3rd Class
Ship: USS Blueridge
Duty/Assignment: Secretary to the Admiral
In her 15 years in the Navy she visited 45 countries. Her favorite was Malaysia.
|Honoree Carlos J. Savoca, Active Duty, U.S. Marines||Vito Speziale, Veteran, U.S. Navy|
|Joe Varsallone, Veteran, U.S. Marines||Edward Frank Wozniak, Active Duty, U.S. Air Force|
To honor an unsung hero with a Military Banner, please click here for more information about the Program.