A salute to service: Veterans Day 2022

A salute to service: Veterans Day 2022 at DK Security

This Veterans Day, we are honored to recognize the many veterans employed by DK Security for their sacrifices and their service to our country. We benefit daily from their commitment to our safety and security. The freedoms we enjoy come at a price, and we are thankful for all the ways our veterans have and continue to protect these freedoms.

November 11, 2022

We wish a warm and wonderful Veterans Day to everyone who has worn the uniform of our country. To learn more about some of our amazing veterans, as well as to read the full list of DK Security-employed veterans, see this year's highlights below! 


Ziad 1Ziad Al Omar

U.S. Forces (IOF)

U.S. Corps of Engineers

Mission in Iraq


Lori BlackLori Black

Staff Sergeant (E-6)

15 Years

Desert Storm and two tours in Bosnian War


Kevin Blanker-1Kevin Blanker

Corporal (E-4)

5 Years, U.S.M.C.

1 Deployment to Afghanistan


Rick BushongRichard Bushong

Military Police

2 Years, West Germany

Base patrol, Hawk missile site security


George Forrester IIGeorge Forrester II


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

2 Years


Robert GritterRobert Gritter

MCB7, CN (E-3); U.S. Navy and Reserve

4 Years, Cuban Missile Crisis

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal


Brandon HeitzmannBrandon Heitzmann

Aerographer's Mate, 2nd Class

U.S. Navy

3 Years


Dawn HolmesDawn Holmes

Technical Sergeant

U.S. Air Force

22 Years


Reginald Howard 03.31.20Reginald Howard

U.S. Navy

11 Years



Mark Jankovic 09.19.19Mark Jankovic

GMG Petty Officer

6 Years, U.S. Army

Explosive Expert


Lonnie Jones 2-1Lonnie Jones


U.S. Air Force

8 Years


Duncan MacLaren-1Duncan MacLaren

Specialist (E-4), 12C, Army Bridge Crewman

6 Years; MI Army National Guard, 107th Engineer Battalion

1437th Engineer Multi-Role Bridge Company


Theodore PeckTheodore Peck


7 years

MI Army National Guard


Albert Ramirez 11.18.2020Albert Ramirez

U.S.M.C., 1970s

Grand Ledge ANGB



Dan RiveraDaniel Rivera

Infantry 0311

3 Years, U.S.M.C.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marines Weapons Company


Robert RossRobert Ross

Specialist (E-4)

17 Years, U.S. Army

Golf War, Honor Graduate


Howard SchweikertHoward Schweikert

Sergeant (E-5)

12 Years, U.S. Army and Reserve

Police and Correctional Specialists


Robert Sebesky 9.26.2019Robert Sebesky

Advanced helicopter mechanic training

4 Years, U.S. Army and Air National Guard

Vietnam War, Grand Ledge ANGB


Forrest Secord JrForrest Secord Jr.

6 Years; Corporal, U.S.M.C. and Reserve

17 years; 2nd Lt., MI Army National Guard



Patrick SkoczekPatrick Skoczek

Specialist (E-4), Paratrooper, Regional Emergency Manager; 17 years to date

82nd Airborne Division (NC), 425th Airborne Ranger unit (MI National Guard)

Coast Guard Auxiliary, Search & Rescue, 9th Central District


Linda Skrycki-1Linda Skrycki

Specialist (E-4)

U.S. Army

6 Years


Joshua TashjianJoshua Tashjian

Sergeant (E-5)

U.S. Army

20 Years


Ken TaskerKen Tasker

Specialist (E-4)

13 Years, U.S. Army

Germany, Desert Storm, Fort Hood


John Valente JrJohn Valente Jr.

Staff Sergeant (E-6)

U.S. Army

6 Years


Marty Waterman 1Marty Waterman

Technical Sergeant (E-6)

24 Years, U.S. Air Force

Security Police/Forces


DK Security is proud to employ an incredible amount of U.S. veterans. We'd like to extend our sincere thanks to each and every DK veteran listed below. Thank you all for your service to our country!

Active Veterans List 10.21.2022-1

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