President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are gratified to announce that the following people will be their special guests, seated with the First Lady, at the President’s first State of the Union address:
Corey Adams: Corey Adams is a learned welder at Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton, Ohio, where he has worked for some-more than eight years. During 2017, Corey and his wife were means to turn first-time homeowners, and they will deposit their additional income from taxation remodel into their two daughters’ preparation savings.
Elizabeth Alvarado, Robert Mickens, Evelyn Rodriguez, and Freddy Cuevas: Elizabeth Alvarado and Robert Mickens are the relatives of Nisa Mickens. Evelyn Rodriguez and Freddy Cuevas are the relatives of Kayla Cuevas. Nisa and Kayla had been close friends given facile school, but in Sep 2016, the two girls were chased down and brutally murdered. Their deaths were among a fibre of 17 Long Island slayings that have been attributed to Mara Salvatrucha, also famous as MS-13.
Corporal (Ret.) Matthew Bradford: Matthew Bradford assimilated the United States Marine Corps true out of high school and deployed to Iraq in 2006. In 2007, he stepped on an makeshift bomb device (IED). Shrapnel shot into both of his eyes, blinding him, and the blast also took both of his legs. After mixed surgeries and therapy, Matthew reenlisted in the Marine Corps – the first blind, double amputee to do so.
Jon Bridgers: Jon Bridgers founded the Cajun Navy 2016, as a non-profit rescue and liberation classification to respond to flooding in south Louisiana. In 2017, the Cajun Navy set out to yield assist to those in Texas influenced by Hurricane Harvey. He and the Cajun Navy 2016 have helped thousands of people opposite the South, and to this day, they are assisting collect resources and donations for those who lost their homes in the storms.
David Dahlberg: David Dahlberg works as a fire impediment technician in southern California, stationed at the Pine Canyon Fire Station in the Santa Lucia Ranger District. In Jul 2017, he saved 62 children and staff members from a distracted wildfire that had encircled their camp.
Officer Ryan Holets: Ryan Holets serves as a police officer in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In his 6 years on the force, he has been shot at twice and gifted several near-death encounters. Officer Holets and his wife adopted a baby from relatives who suffered from opioid addiction, breaking down walls between drug addicts and police officers to help save lives.
Ashlee Leppert: Ashlee Leppert has dedicated her life to her country, portion as an aviation wiring technician in the United States Coast Guard. Last year, she discovered dozens of Americans imperiled during the harmful hurricane season. Nothing has left some-more of a symbol on Ashlee than her efforts to lift a lady to reserve in a helicopter basket. The lady was clutching a few bags of what Ashlee suspicion were clothes. As she drew the lady near, however, Ashlee saw 4 sets of children’s eyes looking at her as their defender angel.
Agent Celestino “CJ” Martinez: CJ Martinez is a Supervisory Special Agent for the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations unit. He has spent much of his 15-year reign operative to idle transnational rapist organizations, including MS-13. His investigations have led to some-more than 100 arrests of MS-13 squad members who have been prosecuted for crimes including homicide, assault, and narcotics and weapons trafficking. CJ is a unapproachable veteran, having honorably served the Nation in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard for some-more than 22 years.
Staff Sergeant Justin Peck: Staff Sergeant Justin Peck has served in the United States Army for eight years. In Nov 2017, he was partial of a team, along with Chief Petty Officer Kenton Stacy, that was conducting a multi-day idea with partner forces in Raqqa, Syria to transparent IEDs from domain formerly tranquil by ISIS. After the group had located and disarmed 7 IEDs, Chief Petty Officer Stacy was clearing the second building of a hospital building when he was struck by an IED blast and exceedingly wounded. Without hesitation, Staff Sergeant Peck, who was holding a position outward the building, rushed to Stacy’s plcae on the uncleared, IED-ridden second floor. Staff Sergeant Peck’s actions – including requesting a tourniquet, fixation an endotracheal tube, and behaving synthetic respirations and CPR – were directly obliged for saving Chief Petty Officer Stacy’s life.
Preston Sharp: Preston Sharp was visiting his maestro grandfather’s grave in 2015, when he beheld that other internal veterans’ graves were not being respected with American flags or flowers. Today, Preston has orderly the chain of some-more than 40,000 American flags and red carnations on soldiers’ graves, as partial of his idea to respect veterans in all 50 states and to plea others to join the Flag and Flower Challenge (#FandFChallenge).
Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger: Siblings Steve Staub and Sandy Kepingler started Staub Manufacturing Solutions, a agreement production company specializing in steel fabrication, twenty years ago. Today they offer as boss and clamp president, respectively. Thanks to the “Trump bump” in their business, Staub Manufacturing Solutions has seen an uptick in sales, employment, and optimism. They have grown their group from 23 to 37 employees over the last year and recently stretched by appropriation a new building. Following dramatization of the taxation cuts and remodel legislation last year, they were means to give all their employees incomparable than approaching Christmas bonuses.