Proud To Serve Recipients - Brown & Brown with Fox 2 St. Louis

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Every month, Brown & Brown provides a check to be awarded to the recipient of Proud to Serve. Proud to Serve, a segment on Fox 2 News in St. Louis, highlights local heroes who have given both to their community and to their country. With strong ties to our community, Brown & Brown is proud to supports this recognition of men and women who have made a difference at home and beyond.

View all Proud to Serve videos using the playlist above, or click on the individual video links below:

  1. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Sergeant Scott Roach for his work with M.A.D.D - Mothers Against Drunk Driving in Missouri.
  2. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient U.S. Navy veteran, Shelley Cade for her service on the USS McKee
  3. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Frank Martinez for his service as a World War II veteran who also served in Korea & Vietnam
  4. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Ed Rouson, a U.S. Navy veteran who gives his time at veterans events, including volunteering at the Jefferson Barracks bowling alley and serving as flag bearer and general at arms in parades and formal military events.
  5. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient  Captain Jeff Lane, who serves as fire captain of the Sauget Fire Department. When Jeff is off-duty, he can often be found serving on rescue and hazmat teams for St. Clair County. He performs confined space rescues and teaches space rescue classes. 
  6. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Angela Graffen, an Air Force Reserves Chief who dedicates her time to disabled veterans.
  7. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Monroe Yancy, a paramedic and teacher who has trained more than 4,000 EMTs in the St. Louis area.
  8. Ed Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Tara Edsall, a 20-year veteran of the St. Louis County police department whose work with survivors of domestic violence has made a profound impact in the lives of countless men, women, and children throughout the St. Louis area.
  9. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Kyle Sanders, a Metro West firefighter and paramedic, and coordinator for Stop the Bleed, a program designed to train teachers and administrators in trauma first aid.
  10. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Captain Jenna DeYong, the first female police officer on the Granite City Police Department 30 years ago, and has continued to serve the community ever since. She is the Park Commissioner, hosts Shop with a Cop and Coffee with a Cop events, coaches for Girls on the Run, and more.
  11. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Mike Barron, Chief Petty Officer for the U.S. Navy who spent more than 16 years in the Marines and U.S. Navy. As a civilian he spent decades working at the Chesterfield Police Department and the Frontenac Police Department
  12. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient Ramon Santana, a former U.S. Army sniper who currently serves as an officer with the St. Louis County Police Department.  
  13. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient, Darious Rutling. A five year veteran in the St. Louis Metro Police Department, Staff Sergeant Rutling’s unit works with children inside of schools, helping to provide support and work to change the perception many children have about the police. 
  14. Brown & Brown rewards Proud to Serve award recipient, David Williams, an Army veteran, a local teen mentor and entrepreneur. David served 8 years in the Army after surviving some of the toughest neighborhoods in St. Louis. David and his peers from 100 Black Men of St. Louis focus on mentoring, fundraising and giving back to their community. David has also started a local business called Grab N Go Trash which is a valet trash and recycling service that employs veterans. 

Learn more about Proud to Serve and our Community Involvement in our blog or watch Fox 2 St. Louis on Youtube.