“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
– John F. Kennedy –
9/11 Tribute Banquet
In honor of the 403 first responders who died on 9/11.
Heroes Defense is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to provide support, resources, and aid to those individuals fighting for our freedoms and the American way of life. Heroes Defense, organized by Paul Davis and Qal-Tek Associates, stands to defend our nation’s heroes and ensure their bravery is both recognized and rewarded.
HEROES DEFENSE Directors
Garrett Meikle, owner of Paul Davis Restoration of Idaho, and founder and co-chair of Heroes Defense, has a commitment to supporting first responders that runs deep, as he leads a team of restoration professionals who follow behind front-line heroes to help those in our communities affected by disasters caused by fire, water, storm and other perils. As a long-time partner with local first responder agencies, Garrett feels it to be a privilege to find avenues to recognize and honor these brave men and women for their sacrifices and courage. A native of eastern Idaho, Garrett enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Brittney and their five children.
Travis Snowder, is Co-Chair of the Heroes Defense board of directors and has a long history of working with and supporting our nation’s first responders, emergency response, and military heroes. He serves as CEO/President of his companies Qal-Tek Associates and WB Johnson Instruments; which have been providing solutions and support for instrumentations and training for our nation’s response and military organizations for over 20 years. Travis believes it is his duty to help those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our country and our way of life. Travis was raised in Idaho and he is married to his beautiful wife Jodi with whom he has three wonderful children.
OUR COMMUNITY activities
We are humbled by those who risk their lives everyday for our safety and security. We exist to create awareness, volunteer, and raise funds for local Police, Fire, and Emergency personnel!
There is always something that can be done. The desire and drive to join with others as we support a great cause is what drives us to create multiple community activities throughout the year. We want to meet you and participate with you in supporting the defenders of our communities, small, and large!
During the pandemic, Heroes Defense, in partnership with Qal-Tek Associates donated several DECON7 D7 hand sanitizer bottles to the local police department, the Sheriff’s office and to local Fire Stations
Heroes 5K Fun Run
The Heroes Defense Staff, and employees of both Paul Davis and Qal-Tek joined with members of the community of local businesses to run a 5K to raise awareness for some of the needs of the local police department.
Heroes Defense in partnership with Skyline GunClub sponsored a Sporting clay and Trap shoot competition where proceeds of the event went to support the Maser family after the loss of IFPD Officer Maser.
JOIN our team
To become a volunteer or a partner, send us a note below, and we will follow up with you!