Heroes Defense stands with our brothers and sisters who protect us every day.
– John F. Kennedy –
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.
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!
Hereos Defense is working to generate the funds and partner resources to construct two 9/11 Memorials here in Idaho Falls and Ammon! Like the Twin Towers in NYC, our combined communities of Idaho Falls and Ammon represent the unified brotherhood which responded on 9/11.
Our communities dedication, love and support for our local first responders is unique in its strength and depth.
Heroes Defense has worked to assist Ammon Fire in receiving their own piece of the steel from the 9/11 debris at NYC Fire Department center. This piece of steel will match with the Idaho Falls steel to represent the unified remembrance of 9/11. Our team is working with each city to develop a design which embodies their own representation of the 9/11 memory.
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.
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.
To become a volunteer or a partner, send us a note below, and we will follow up with you!