Salute to Local Veterans February
Star Cathcart - Sergeant E-5
Hickman High School graduate Star Cathcart served eight years in the Marine Corps as an FA-18 aviation electronics technician. While in the service, Cathcart was stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, California, outside of San Diego and also deployed on the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz from December 2007 to May 2008. Through her hard work with her team as a servant leader, Cathcart was honored with multiple achievements including a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, a Global War on Terrorism Medal and the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation. In Columbia, Cathcart is a project manager and enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, and their three kids. In addition, Cathcart also serves the community through Team Red, White and Blue, a veteran service organization, where she is both the community engagement coordinator and Midwest regional coordinator. Her goal is to enrich the lives of veterans and provide them with opportunities to connect with one another through events and social activities.