In military traditions throughout time, there have been various methods of performing salutes, such as: using hand gestures, cannon or rifle shots, hoisting of flags and removal of headgear. Salutes show respect, which is exactly what we would like to do today. We are thankful for all of the men and women who serve our country. Here are some of Swiftwick’s Soldier Salutes in honor of Memorial Day.
Joe “Kap” Kapacziewski
Joe has been deployed ten times in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Kap is the only Army Ranger who served in direct combat operations with a prosthetic limb.
Sgt. Major Chris Self
Chris has served seven tours in Iraq and competes at a high level in multiple sports, all while wearing Swiftwicks.
2nd. Lt Nathan Robinson
Nathan joined the Air Force after ROTC and has become the third generation in his family to become an officer.
Major Ed Pulido
Ed is an Iraq Vet and vice-president and director of public relations of the Folds of Honor Foundation.