In the seventh home game of the 2021 season against the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Football Team was proud to partner with USAA in honoring Sergeant Lauren Walt Gocong of the United States Marine Corps and Petty Officer Second Class Joshua Jarrell of the United States Navy in their seventh Salute to Service Moment presented by USAA. The USAA Salute to Service Moment is a long-time tradition at FedExField in front of tens of thousands of fans in the first quarter of each home game.
Washington Football Team would like to thank USAA for their efforts continuing our partnership and honoring the service of military members throughout the 2021 season! Please join us in thanking Sergeant Lauren Walt Gocong and Petty Officer Second Class Joshua Jarrell for their service!
Meet Today's Honorees
Sergeant Lauren Walt Gocong of the United States Marine Corps, I am born and raised in Orange County, California. Main reason for joining the military is to continue the long family military tradition and serving those who have come and gone before me within the military. I am currently an Active-Duty Marine having served 7 years as an administrative specialist, currently stationed in Washington D.C
Petty Officer Second Class Joshua Jarrell, I'm from Hinesville, Ga the reason why I serve is, I come from a family of military professionals my father served 24 years in the ARMY I always knew I wanted to serve. I've been in the NAVY for 11 years and currently stationed at the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard. Awards include 4 Navy Achievement Medals and awarded Junior Sailor Of The Year for 2021.