The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce held its 2013 Salute to the Military this week, honoring several local service personnel and civilians for their efforts. The announced honorees are:
Active Duty Service Person of the Year: Mineman Second Class (Surface Warfare) Noah D. Kalemkiewicz, U.S. Navy.
Reservist of the Year: Master Sgt. Martha Sass, 315th Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Force.
2013 Outstanding Civilian Employee of the Year: Paul Wilhems, 315th Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Force.
Business Support Award Winner: Fowler Hospitality LLC and several of their local properties, Residence Inn by Marriott – Charleston Riverview, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston Riverview, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston North/University.