PFC Tyler Siegrest is our Sanderson Ford My Military Hero for September and was nominated by his grandfather, David Siegrest of Phoenix. "Tyler is my grandson; he graduated from Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix and joined the Army to be Military police then volunteered for special forces and Paratroop school. He was deployed to Afghanistan where he encountered numerous small arms fire and sufficient fire fights. His sergeant was killed in a small arms fire fight the same time Tyler was blown up into a ditch, he wound up in a hospital for his injuries and was awarded the Purple Heart. He has since married the love of his life and have a daughter Marley. Tyler is a real good boy when he went into the Army, he has developed into a great man and human being . PFC Siegrest has been active in Young Life and is a member of Christ Church of the Valley (CCV) in Peoria. PFC Siegrest is currently stationed in Bamberg, Germany. In his spare time, PFC Siegrest enjoys snowboarding and skiing in the Alps!"