James L. Hicks

  • Age: 63
  • Hometown: Phenix City, Ala.
  • Branch of Service: U.S. Army
  • Highest rank achieved: E8
  • Years of service: 33
  • Honors Received: NCO of the Month in 1979; 11 Good Conduct Awards; many certificates of Achievement and Appreciation, as well as many Army Commendation Medals.
  • Other details: As a member of The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, he has performed across the nation and some trips abroad. He has participated in seven presidential inaugurations and performed in front of many famous people and dignitaries, but he will never forget the day he assisted in the recovery at the Pentagon on 9-11-2001, following the terrorist attack.
  • Why are you nominating him: After 33 years of military service, he now owns his own copy and printing business. He is a member of several community organizations and is currently serving as president of the Dale City Civic Association. During the warm weather months, he can be seen cleaning and mowing around Dale City. He has spent his life serving his country, his family and the community.

Submitted by Surletha Hicks, Woodbridge

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