The Salute to Military Heroes recipient exemplifies the spirit of American hero as demonstrated by commitment to community-based leadership in both professional and volunteer capacities. The Salute to Military Heroes winner should fit most of the criteria listed below.
-- Consistently active military duty for at least 12 months since 9/11, active or retired
-- Has demonstrated commitment to the community and acts as a role model to peers
-- Is working to achieve career or vocational goals
-- Has overcome challenges, either during service or while transitioning afterwards
-- Previous 10News Leadership Award recipients are not eligible
-- Must live or work in San Diego County
-- Self-nominations will not be accepted