Perry was nominated by his wife, Dawn:
My husband has been in the Navy for 25 years! He is a Master Chief Quartermaster on the USS Theodore Roosevelt. He will be reenlisting on April 4, 2012 on the USS WIsconsin. He loves his job and does his best to help and inspire those around him! We have been married for 14 years and have 2 boys, 9 and 7. We are a very active family with Golf, Baseball, soccer, etc… and ready to take our boys to their first Lunatic Luau He is a GREAT DAD, GREAT HUSBAND, GREAT FRIEND, AND GREAT MILITARY HERO!