4/1/2014 10:55:00 PMJoined the Army at 17 and has enjoyed a decorated career over the past 11 years.
2/26/2014 5:45:00 PMWife of a former Hometown Hero, Leslie has served both her country and continues to serve her community.
1/28/2014 5:40:00 PMCarrie McAtee is a Martin County, IN native who has risen to a spot working at the center of military power in the world
1/14/2014 4:42:00 PMTerre Haute North graduate has served since 2008. Recently accepted civilian position at Terre Haute's Hulman Field
12/17/2013 3:42:00 PMMarine Staff Sgt. Jacob Leek of Terre Haute is highlighted.
11/19/2013 2:39:00 PMTerre Haute native worked under several presidents in the Secret Service
11/5/2013 2:52:00 PMLong time Parke County Veterans Supporter Honored
10/22/2013 2:45:00 PMThe Hymera native has risen to near the top of military medicine during his career in the Army
10/8/2013 10:50:00 AMLawrenceville, Illinois native served 8 years in the Illinois National Guard, including a tour of duty in Iraq. Now a government worker who gives of himself for family and friends.
9/24/2013 11:27:00 AMMarine Sgt. Andrew Slater is our latest Hometown Hero. The Terre Haute native joined the Marines at age 24 and has served 3 tours overseas. He also teaches ROTC and does community work in Topeka, KS.
9/10/2013 1:28:00 PMFollowing his brother's lead, Brian Holston is serving his nation and making his mother proud.
8/27/2013 1:38:00 PMBlake Holston is our latest Hometown Hero who was an inspiration for his younger brother to join the military.
7/30/2013 11:43:00 AMLance Corporal Eddie Velez has been in the Marine Corps for around 2 years, has spent a tour of duty in Afghanistan, and is now headed to Japan. Joined the Corp as very young man. Son and grandson of Veterans.
7/30/2013 10:40:00 AMThe Terre Haute Native is a Two-Year Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has Served in Afghanistan and is Headed to Japan Next Spring.
7/17/2013 8:58:39 AMWe Re-Visit the Story of Adam Dawson, a Sullivan County Native, Who's Served His Country Well.
7/2/2013 12:47:08 PMA Reprise of Kenny Newton Who's Worked Tirelessly for Veterans in Knox and Surrounding Counties
6/4/2013 10:42:41 AM
5/24/2013 9:15:54 AMSullivan County Resident About to be Medically Discharged. Expected to Rise to the Rank of Major Before Then.
5/24/2013 9:08:03 AMDr. Paul Sutherland Continues to Do His Part for Those Who Have Served the Country. Special Part of Richland County Hospital.
3/26/2013 12:21:27 PMWayne Baldwin, a former Marine, singled out for his tireless work on behalf of veterans, their families and survivors. His determination and efforts result in benefits that many did not realize were there.
3/12/2013 12:28:00 PMTerre Haute Native Has Served 6 Tours Overseas in Just 11 Years! Terre Haute South Graduate.
2/26/2013 5:12:06 PMMike Heshelman Has Combined Service To His Country With Service To His Community. A Member of the National Guard, A Volunteer Fireman, A Reserve Deputy and Now a Regular One, He Has Made His Home a Better Place.
2/12/2013 11:57:54 AMHometown Hero is a Loogootee Native Who Has Given Nearly 30 Years of His Life in Service to His Country.
1/29/2013 11:29:00 AMJudy Brown Passes On Caring She Received When Returning From Active Duty in the Army Reserves Overseas.
1/16/2013 8:41:11 AMPatrick Jordan Costello is in the U.S. Air Force and has done a lot in his 10-year service. Now serving in Japan Costello has been instrumental in helping victims of two separate natural disasters.
12/18/2012 10:38:00 AM26-Year Marine Corps Veteran Works Tirelessly to Assist Veterans Whether They Live in Knox County or Not. Still Active in Marine Corps League.
12/11/2012 5:18:23 PMTen-Year Veteran of the USMC. North Central High School Graduate. Served 5 tours of Duty.
11/20/2012 10:57:48 AMDr. Paul Sutherland Has Given His Service to the Wounded Overseas While Caring for Patients in Richland County, Illinois.
11/13/2012 10:24:33 AMThis Hometown Hero is the younger brother of our last Hometown Hero, making their mother extremely proud of their service to America.
9/25/2012 5:16:13 PMAndy Stadler, a Face Familiar to Our Viewers, is the Latest Hometown Hero
9/19/2012 9:17:57 AMElias Donker, a North Central graduate, is now a Captain in the U.S. Army and a recent recipient of the Purple Heart.
9/12/2012 2:30:42 PMTerre Haute's Bill Higginbotham Works With Seven Different Presidents
7/31/2012 11:37:28 AMOur First Hometown Hero is Brian Matherly, Formerly of Terre Haute
On Tuesdays we will honor a Hometown Hero selected from the nominations we receive from our community. Our Hero will be featured during a story airing in WAWV Live at Five and then again in the NBC 2 News at 11, in vignettes that air in programming throughout the day, and on this special page at mywabashvalley.com.