Jackye Lyles, US Navy
Jackye was nominated by her father who is also a Navy veteran, her proud father shared, "Jackye is my daughter, she joined to be a Corpsman. She enlisted right out of high school and did her basics at Orlando Naval Training Center. After graduating she received orders to Camp Lejeune Marine Base. After her discharge, she joined the Active Reserve until she retired. In her civilian life, she is a wife and mother of two boys and a daughter. She has completed her BSN and is working on getting a family practitioner nurse (FPN) degree. Jackye has worked very hard to get where she is today and I am so incredibly proud of her!"