Board & Staff

Meet Our Board & Staff

Al Grimminger

Vice President - Board Member

I am a U.S. Army Veteran, who enlisted in the Delaware Army National Guard in 1957, and served on Active Duty when my unit was activated during the Berlin Crises, and when I was released from Active Duty, I still remained in the Delaware Army National Guard until December 2000, when they let me go because I reached the age of 60. I am involved with the Delaware National Guard Enl. Assoc., at the Local and National level, where I am involved in the area’s of “Legislative and Resolutions”, Coast Guard Auxiliary, at the Local and District ...

Tom Hogate

President - Board Chair

A veteran of the US Navy Seabees from 1960 thru 1966, with duty stations at Kodiak Island AK, Camp Kisner, Okinawa, and Manila Philipines, with home base at Port Hueneme CA, the main Seabees base of operations. Honorable Discharged in 1966. Tom Hogate is a Delaware native, born in Wilmington, Delaware. He currently resides in Bear, Delaware with his wife Joan and his blended family of 3 boys and 3 girls, with many grandchildren/great-grandchildren.

John DiMeglio

Vice President - Board Member

A man with 30 years of business development to his name, John DiMeglio's passion first and foremost is VOM and the veterans he interacts with on a daily basis; helping them build a relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Although John is a non-veteran, he desires to empower each veteran and their family to come to Jesus Christ for healing, salvation, and comfort through bible study, prayer time, fellowship, and worship.

Steve Hague

Vice President - Board Member

Steve Hague is an owner and partner of PolarStar Engineering & Machine, in Newark, DE. Steve served honorably in the United States Airforce for just over 11 years. He started his career as a Structural Repair Technician, then became a Journeymen Machinist, supervising the second shift machine shop at Dover Air Force Base, and finished his service as a Basic Military Training Instructor at Lackland Airforce Base, Texas. Steve has been married to Leslie for 33 wonderful years and has four fantastic children. Stephanie, a teacher, married to a career soldier, in Starett, AL, Michael, also a teacher and ...

Colin Diggs

Vice President - Board Member

Colin Diggs was a US Air Force Veteran with active duty from May 1969-1973, an AFSC (Aerospace Fire Protection Specialists) and AFSC2 (Emergency Room Tech) with 2 tours of South Korea. Colin has also had stateside duty stations that included trips to Homestead AFB, Florida and Malmstrom AFB, Montana. As a lifetime VFW member, Colin has been residing in Bear, Delaware the last 3 years and is happily married.

Becky Hummer, RYT

Vice President - Board Member

Becky is a U.S. Army Veteran, a former Federal Police Officer, and a former Federal Police Academy Physical Training Instructor. Becky has over a decade of experience being a Personal Trainer and is a 200 Hour RYT. She also volunteers as a Fellowship of Christian Athlete (FCA) Character Coach, and is a youth strength and conditioning coach. Becky has also obtained her degree in psychology and is well versed in nutrition and health. Becky embodies a comprehensive skill set geared to enhancing the psychological and physiological well-being of her clients. Becky is a certified Maryland First ...