Chicago Blackhawks NHL team honor Army Reserve Soldier
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Maribel Meraz, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, pauses for a photo during a Chicago Blackhawks Military Salute game. Meraz was recognized, there, for her service before the playing of the National Anthem at the Blackhawks home game versus St. Louis Blues, December 9, 2023. Meraz was honored there with retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Laurence “Larry” Kagan. Meraz has served on two deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn across her 16-year career. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Michael Ariola)