Jessica Manfre is the 2019 Armed Forces Insurance Coast Guard Spouse of the Year. Born and raised in Bradenton, Florida, she met her future husband while he was stationed there in 2005. Currently, the family is stationed in the St. Louis area with their two children. Jessica is an Intern for Children's Home & Aid for her final year of her Master of Social Work program. She works part time as a Crisis Intervention Specialist serving at risk youth. Jessica was recipient of a scholarship from the VFW Post 215 in New Jersey for her leadership and volunteer efforts. She remains dedicated to being a passionate advocate for Veterans and military families.