Honorable Service

This site features people who have performed honorable service for their friends, community or workplace.


After 9/11, Sergeant Jeremiah Marcum served his country as a US Marine. He faithfully served several years until he suffered significant physical injuries and PTSD.  He and his family can be recognized further at: https://vimeo.com/128331855








Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby has served the Tula Police Department honorably since 2011 and served the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office for several years prior to that.  Betty is married to another honorable man David Shelby, a Tulsa Police Helicopter Officer.

Betty has been in a critical incident and needs your support:




Maxine Dorothy Whitney
Born on December 7, 1900 and moved to Coeur d'Alene with her parents in 1906. She earned an
M.A. in economics. Then returned to teach at Coeur d'Alene High School in1930.

She attended the University of Idaho College of Law from 1945 to 1948, working part-time in the law library until she graduated at the age of 47. Whitney immediately sat for the Idaho Bar, and was admitted as Idaho's twentieth woman on May 24, 1948.

Whitney practiced law in Coeur d'Alene until her father became sick in 1953 and was forced to step down from his position as a probate judge. Whitney was asked to serve out the remainder of his term and she did.  She was then elected on her own for a succeeding term. Whitney reentered private law practice in Coeur d'Alene and retired twenty years later in 1978.

Whitney died on March 30, 1990.




David Hale received the presitgious Trilogy award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Executive Development Association.  David Hale completed advanced Supervisor, Commander and Executive School's with the bureau's program that is designed to support and connect law enforcement agencies. This award is an important accomplishment and it is important training which recently has also been recognized by Colleges and Universities.

Hale was recently listed in Unsung News.

If you know someone who deserves this recognition please contact us at honor @ honorableservice.com.