Since then, numerous Marines asked celebrities of all types to attend their balls with them, from Betty White to Michelle Obama. The celebrities who've agreed to go have come away with a newfound respect for the military. Timberlake said on his website after his evening with Cpl. De Santis:
Taya Kyle, widow Chris Kyle, is in San Diego to discuss her memoir, "American Wife: Love, War, Faith and Renewal." She talks about her life without Chris and resources for other San Diego military families dealing with grief.