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Your Hometown Heroes

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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, May 27th is Isaac Silva, APD

    Nominated by Juanita Silva
    Isaac was nominated because "he is a hero to our three daughters and protects Albuquerque."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, May 20th is Stephen Ortiz Jr, ABQ Fire Dept.

    Nominated by Brianna Sluder
    "I am nominating him for his bravery and hard work!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, May 13th is Mariah C. Lopez, District 7 Volunteer Fire Figher

    Nominated by Selma Lopez
    Mariah was nominated because "she joined at 18 and this is her career goal."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, May 6th is Eric Martinez, Navy E-5

    Nominated by Ashley Novachich
    Eric was nominated because "his dreams are big and his heart is bigger."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, April 29th is Nikki LaFerriere, Army, National Guard, and volunteer EMT for Fire

    Nominated by Claire Mize
    Nikki was nominated because she is an "absolutely amazing woman who helps everyone."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, April 22nd is Andrew Chavez, Fire

    Nominated by Amanda Chavez
    Andrew was nominated because "he lives to protect the lives of people around him."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, April 15th is Jeffrey Wenzel, Fire Fighter/ Paramedic

    Nominate by Katie Wenzel
    He was nominated because "Jeff's very giving in his job and loves what he does."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, April 8th is Msgt. Jessey Baca, New Mexico Air National Guard

    Nominated by Maria Baca
    Jessey was nominated because he is a "dedicated veteran."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, April 1st is Dominic Esparza, Army National Guard

    Nominated by Sandra Warrick
    He was nominated because "Dominic is the epitome of a Hometown Hero!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, March 25th is Abel Aragon, Police

    Nominated by Amy Trujillo
    Abel was nominated because "he's an outstanding officer, deserves recognition!!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, March 18th is Matt Nelson, Army

    Nominated by Chelsey Nelson
    Matt was nominated because "he just got home from serving a year in Afghanistan."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, March 11th is Joshua Jones, US Marines

    Nominated by Mary Lowe
    Joshua was nominated because he "risked his life on 2 deployments for our freedom."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, March 4th is Manny Garcia, Belen Fire Chief

    Nominated by Cathie Herron
    Manny was nominated because "he works countless hours keeping Belen safe."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, February 25th is Ssgt. Steven D. Lucero, Army

    Nominated by Dominique Facio
    He was nominated because "he has served two 15 month tours in Iraq."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, February 18th is Carlos Romero, U.S Navy

    Nominated by Renee Romero
    He was nominated because "he has been deployed 3 times with a smile."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, February 11th is Ricky Boyd Walker Jr., Air Force

    Nominated by Samuel Armijo
    Ricky was nominated because of his "dedication, pride, love...(he is) altruistic, animal lover."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, February 4th is Matthew Ortega, Navy/ currently Fire Department

    Nominated by Terice Ortega
    He is nominated because "he is a wonderful husband, dad and Captain."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, January 28th is Charles W. Howard Jr., Army
    Nominated by Diane Howard
    Charles was nominated because he "deserves recognition for 21 years, retired 12/31/10"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, January 21st is Michael Nuanez, Albuqueruqe Ambulence Service

    Nominated by Michelle Blakely
    Michael was nominated because he is "the best paramedic and dad I have ever known."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, January 14th is Patricia A. Gaston, Retired Army Lt. Col

    Nominated by Sylvia Romero
    Patricia was nominated "for her work with homeless vets."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, January 7th is Jarod Beasley, Marine Reserve, Deputy Sheriff BCSO, former Fire/E

    Nominated by Britta Beasley
    He was nominated because "he deserves recognition for service here and abroad."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, December 17th is James Stanek Jr., Medically Retired Army

    Nominated by Lindsey Stanek
    He was named "for bravery, perseverence, patience, and faith."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, December 10th is Corporal Christopher Souza, U.S. Army

    Nominated by Anne Brionez
    He was nominated because "my son IS my hero!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, December 3rd is Joshua Vigil, Air Force

    Nominated by Rhonda Vigil
    He was nominated because "he is my son's hero!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, November 19th is Jose R. Natividad, Army & Police

    Nominated by Irasema Salinas
    He was nominated "because he is a hero to this country."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, November 12th is David Reed, Air Force/Fire

    Nominated by Rusiko Reed
    He was nominated "for his dedication."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, November 5th is Alan Thomas Finch, Army

    Nominated by Diana Sloma
    He was nominated because "he is so brave in Afghanistan."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, October 29th is Joseph Skopek, Army

    Nominated by Cassi Skopek
    He was nominated because "He is a hero in my eyes. An Army man for 3 years."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, October 22nd is Robert Mobbley, Army

    Nominated by Judy Sparks
    He was nominated because "he served in Iraq and helped save a soldier's life."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, October 15th is Jose Theragood, Army

    Nominated by Nicole Kircher
    He was nominated because "Jose goes above and beyond for fellow soldiers."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, October 8th is Adam Mansfield, Air Force

    Nominated by Debbie Mansfield
    He was nominated because "Adam is the best son, brother, husband and father."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, October 1st is Chris Pipkin, Air Force

    Nominated by Amanda Pipkin
    He was nominated "because he is the hardest worker and devoted husband."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, September 24th is Jarrett Vandi, Army

    Nominated by Tiffany Wright
    He was nominated "for his dedication to serving our country."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, September 17th is Ssgt. Todd Thompson, Air Force, VA Police

    Nominated by Rachael Thompson
    He was nominated because "he has selflessly served for 3 combat tours."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, September 10th is Darrel Dussault, Army National Guard

    Nominated by Amanda Dussault
    He was nominated "because he just got back from Iraq."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, September 3rd is Andrew S. Ganger, US Marine Corps

    Nominated by Sarah Ganger
    He was nominated for his "bravery, courage, selflessness and honor."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, August 27th is Specialist Mitchell Huggins, Army

    Nominated by Leslie Huggins
    He was nominated because "he's my son and I'm proud to say I'm an Army Mom!"
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, August 20th is Michael Malarsie, Air Force

    Nominated by Kally Harding
    He was nominated "to say thanks for his service."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, August 13th is Officer Wayne Mccumber, APD

    Nominated by Pauline Sanchez
    He was nominated because "he served with compassion during the Emcore shooting."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, August 6th is Raymundo Lujan III, Santa Fe County Adult Dentention Center

    Nominated by Lindsey Sparks
    He was nominated because Raymundo is a "hardworking spouse/father, correctional officer."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, July 30th is Jose D. Martinez, Paramedic Fire Fighter

    Nominated by Sean Martinez
    He was nominated because "Jose has 20 years service helping the community."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, July 23rd is Sgt. Jerry Nixon, Army and Police.

    Nominated by Zachary Nixon
    Jerry was nominated because he has "been serving country and community for 30 years."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, July 16th is Wanda Bennett, Fire, EMT

    Nominated by Melissa Bennett
    Wanda was nominated because she "has been an inspiration my entire life."
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    Your Hometown Hero for Friday, July 9th is Isaac Treaster, EMT - Intermediate.

    Nominated by Jonathan Pendley.
    Isaac was nominated "for his great service to his community by caring."
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    Your HomeTown Hero for Friday, July 2nd is Christopher Pawlowski from the US Army.

    Nominated by Wanda Loughry.
    Christopher was nominated because "he just finished his third tour in Itaq."
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    Your HomeTown Hero for Friday, June 25th is Liliani Norte from the US Air Force.

    Nominated by Christopher Norte.
    Liliani was nominated because she "deserves to finally be recognized for performance."
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    Your HomeTown Hero for Friday, June 18th is A1C Michael Woods from the US AIR FORCE.

    Nominated by Courtney White.
    Michael was nominated because "he is serving is country and New Mexico proudly."
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    Your HomeTown Hero for Friday, June 11th is Andres Lazo from the US Army.

    Nominated by Crystal Romero.
    Andres was nominated because of the "sacrifice and service to our country in Iraq."
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    Your HomeTown Hero for Friday, June 4th is Caylon Orth from the Fire Department.

    Nominated by Kelly Roepke.
    Caylon was nominated because he is "the most selfless and courageous person I know."