Top 40 Under 40 Military® Winner Archive

Each November in honor of Veterans Day, Search & Employ, will release its Top 40 Under 40 Military edition which will endeavor to recognize the top service members who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Atlanta, Georgia - November 2, 2015 -, where America’s military connects with civilian careers, announced the winners of the Top 40 Under 40 Military Class of 2015 today. The military-experienced individuals who make up the 2015 class were selected by’s worldwide military base newspaper, Military Transition News (MTN), and the winners are being released this week in honor of Veterans Day.

“Saladmaster is honored to support the Top 40 Under 40 Military class, all of whom have sacrificed to serve our country,” said Ryan Reigle, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Saladmaster, presenting sponsor of the 2015 Top 40 Under 40 Military. “We look at all of our military recruits as our leaders of tomorrow and pledge to continue helping them serve their community as Saladmaster dealers.”

The Top 40 Under 40 Military program recognizes the top performing service members who are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. They are profiled each year in the November/December Veterans Day issue of MTN. The individuals selected for the 2015 recognition are:

2015 Top 40 Under 40 Winners

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  • Donald Anders, Navy, HT1
  • Anthony B. Asadi, Army, SSG
  • Luis A. Berrios, Air Force, Maj
  • John C. Born, Navy, MA3
  • Bryan C. Boyer II, Air Force, SSgt
  • Corey Brooks, Air Force, SSgt
  • Luke Burt, Air Force, SSgt
  • Carrie J. Cain, Air Force, 2d Lt
  • Ashley Camomilli, Army, SSG
  • Tom Carter, Army, SGT
  • Jessica Clay, Army, 2LT
  • Michael Depoortere, Air Force, SSgt
  • Chris Ehlinger, Navy, LT
  • David Forman, Navy, LT
  • William Foster, Navy, EM1(SS)
  • Christopher Giuffre, Navy, PO3
  • Stephen Grant, Jr., Army, CPT
  • Miles G. Grooms, Army, CPT
  • Sid Gulledge IV, Navy, LT
  • John J. Hamann, Navy, LT
  • Joe Haury, Air Force, Maj
  • Ryan Hess, Air Force, Capt
  • Justin Kloppe, Marines, SSgt
  • Fred Koons, Army, SSG
  • Sean R. McCann, Navy, LT
  • Shea McCullough, Army, SGT
  • Travis “TC” McNeil, Army, SFC
  • Seth Michael, Air Force, SrA
  • Brian M. Misuraca, Air Force, TSgt
  • Michael Rogers, Marines, Capt
  • Chris Salinas, Coast Guard, LTJG
  • Jimmy Santos, Air Force, SrA
  • Matthew Sexton, Coast Guard, LT
  • Blair Stellhorn, Marines, Cpl
  • Christine Taranto, Marines, Capt
  • Claudia E. Tatum, Army, 2LT
  • Jacqueline Villanueva, Air Force, MSgt
  • Shane K. Villanueva, Air Force, Capt
  • Evan Weaver, Army, CPT

“The winners of this year’s Top 40 Under 40 Military program represent the immense devotion and hard work high-achieving military members put forth, both within their respective military designations and later on in the civilian world,” said Jake Hutchings, VP Client Services, Bradley-Morris, Inc. and “It will always be an honor to recognize these exemplary men and women who serve our nation.”

The criteria for the Top 40 Under 40 Military are as follows:

  • Serving or has served in the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Under 40 years old
  • Exemplary military performance as per their assignments and evaluations
  • Honorable discharge or anticipate an honorable discharge

About the Top 40 Under 40 Military

The Top 40 Under 40 Military was previously released annually by, where America's military connects with civilian careers. RecruitMilitary, with parent company Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., together deliver the largest military-to-civilian footprint available to companies seeking to recruit and hire from the military talent pool.