Former CPT. MEREDITH MELCHER, 29, born at Fort Ord, CA, is the daughter of a retired three-star General. She served as a platoon leader on the front lines in Iraq where she led her troops in the successful ambulance evacuations of hundreds of wounded Americans and Iraqis.
Former SGT. DANIEL JENS, 36, a native of Milwaukee, WI, served in Iraq and was most recently stationed at Fort Hood. He joined the Army after the events of 9/11. Jens was one of the finalists on the third season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.
STAFF SGT. (RET.) RON HENRY, 41, born in Baxley, GA, served in the Army for 20 years. He was a transport manager in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division, and also the leader of an Army singing group "Transportation Express."
Former SGT. DAVID CLEMO, 30, grew up in Mt. Vernon, WA. He served on the front lines in Afghanistan providing communications and logistics support for the 18th Airborne Corps. He and Melcher toured together in 2004 with the Army Soldier Show.