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We are proud to name our 2020 American-Made Heroes: six inspiring veterans who continue to answer the call to serve. In recognition of their work, we’re making donations to the charities they support, and featuring each of them, this summer, on our Evan Williams American Hero Edition bottles.

  • robin harder SERGEANT FIRST CLASS<br>U.S. ARMY (RET.)

    robin harder SERGEANT FIRST CLASS
    U.S. ARMY (RET.)

    As a Cryptologic Linguist, Robin's 20-year career took her everywhere from Germany to Afghanistan. She is the founder of the Women Veterans of San Antonio: a non-profit group that serves, honors, and empowers military women and veterans in her community.

  • john white MASTER-AT-ARMS<br>U.S. NAVY (RET.)

    john white MASTER-AT-ARMS
    U.S. NAVY (RET.)

    J.C. first served in the U.S. Navy during Operation Desert Storm and re-enlisted after 9/11. He went on to complete five more tours of duty. Over the years, he has volunteered as a Special Olympics coach, provided services to the homeless, and mentored at-risk youth.

  • daniel hance Captain<br>U.S. ARMY

    daniel hance Captain
    U.S. ARMY

    Daniel enlisted in response to 9/11, serving in Iraq and later as a company commander. His non-profit, The Catalyst Program, provides veterans with the education and job training they need to transition "from boots to boardrooms" and launch successful civilian careers.

  • jonathan hiltz CORPORAL<br>U.S. MARINE CORPS

    jonathan hiltz CORPORAL

    Jonathan served as a Nuclear Biological & Chemical Defense Specialist in Iraq. Today, he serves other veterans as a Peer Support Specialist. He established two non-profits, the Arise Veteran Foundation and Love Goes, to help alleviate poverty and support the homeless.

  • mary tobin CAPTAIN<br>U.S. ARMY (RET.)

    mary tobin CAPTAIN
    U.S. ARMY (RET.)

    Mary began her 10-year military career at West Point, deployed twice to Iraq, and was awarded the Combat Action Badge. As regional Executive Director of The Mission Continues, she helps veterans take charge of community service and revitalization projects across the U.S.

  • eduardo ramirez MASTER SERGEANT <br>U.S. AIR FORCE (RET.)

    eduardo ramirez MASTER SERGEANT

    Always driven to serve, Eddie capped off his decorated, 22-year military career by going to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs. His experience led him to establish OneVet OneVoice: a veteran advocacy group focused on healthcare, education, housing, and employment.

Previous American-Made Heroes

Every American-Made Hero has a courageous story to tell. Meet our past heroes.

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