Parkridge East Hospital Honors Employees For Military Service

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Parkridge East Hospital held a special Servicemen’s Luncheon on July 3 to honor employees who served in the United States Armed Forces.

Hospital leadership recognized veterans from several different branches of service at the event. During a special presentation, the group was commended both for their service and their excellent work with the hospital. Employees recognized were: Army veterans Bob Cooke, Joseph Fitzhugh, Christopher Hogan, Steve Loboda, Kimberly Miller, Jeff Rawiszer, Martin Stevens, and Deborah Grisby Lowry; Navy veterans Dale Solomon and David Solomon; Tennessee Army National Guard veteran Gary Evans; Air Force veterans Peter Burns, Kristy L. Kaplan, and Danny Stewart; Marine Corps veteran Tracy White, and James Campbell. Hospital leaders presented a plaque honoring Parkridge East’s servicemen and women which will be displayed in the main lobby.

Parkridge East CEO Jarrett Millsaps, himself a Navy veteran, was pleased to take the opportunity to recognize the group. He said, “These individuals’ work ethic and commitment to excellence is unmatched. We are fortunate to have them as part of the Parkridge East family and we are proud to honor them for their service to our country.”


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