Lynchburg, VA - Officer Tony Lowrey, a former Marine, has gone from protecting our country from foreign enemies to protecting citizens of Lynchburg from threats closer to home.
You may recognize Sergeant Steve Bozeman as the one carrying the American Flag in the Virginia 10 Miler or gathering every Friday at Monument Terrace to support our troops. But you may not know where his love of country was first born.
Lynchburg, VA - The organization for our veterans did not have a memorial to honor them - until now.
Brookneal, VA - In our Heroes from the Heart of Virginia Segment, we introduce you to Sergeant First Class Randolph Stone.
Lynchburg, VA - Despite being injured while saving others, Specialist Jesse Macdonald turned down a Purple Heart, because he felt that honor belonged only to the men from his platoon who made the ultimate
Lynchburg, VA - Despite being injured while saving others, Specialist Jesse Macdonald turned down a Purple Heart.
Byron Taylor served in the Vietnam War and worked his way up to Sergeant. But decades later, he is still serving his community, but in a different way.
During World War II, the military allowed women to sign up for active duty service in either the Navy or the Coast Guard for the first time. They were known as WAVES: Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service.
Roanoke, VA - It's 1944. D-Day on Omaha Beach. Many stories from this battle have been told before, but not one quite like this.
Lynchburg and Altavista, VA - Three brothers. Three different branches. Three separate reasons for joining the military.
Goode, VA - George Harper has made quite a journey since his time in World War II. He made it through the Battle of the Bulge, through a serious injury, and back home, where he found love.
Lynchburg, VA - When fighting for our country during war, all service members are thrown into the most high-stress situations imaginable. But there's one military job that has some added pressure.
Lynchburg, VA - Rank and file soldiers returning home from Vietnam were advised to keep their war stories to themselves. Perhaps no one listened to that order better than Tim Doering.
Appomattox Co., VA - They are a group of little-known pilots who helped carry the Allied Forces to victory in World War II.
Pittsylvania Co., VA - On December 7, we remember thousands of brave service members killed in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, back in 1941.
Lynchburg, VA - An area veteran says he was in the wrong place at the wrong time and as a result was captured by the Japanese in World War II while in the Philippines.
Danville, VA - Louis Shannon spent long days and nights at sea with enemy submarines below the surface and German planes above. He watched as allied ships sunk around him. Still, he continued to deliver supplies to soldiers that needed them.
Lynchburg, VA - The Japanese strike on Pearl Harbor was intended to neutralize the US Pacific Fleet. Instead, it launched the US into World War II.
Lynchburg, VA - The War on Terror started eight years ago, after the September 11th attacks. Since then, American troops have continued to go back and forth from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lynchburg, VA - It was one of the shortest wars in American history. It took only seven months, but the first Gulf War changed the way we look at modern combat.
Roanoke, VA - Hero from the Heart of Virginia and Korean War veteran, Robert Gray, was a prisoner of war for three years. He says his early struggles paved the way for what he considers a blessed life.
Lynchburg, VA - Believe it or not, some who fought in Vietnam are now revisiting the place where they witnessed the horrors of war.
Roanoke, VA - This story of war is set in 1944 and told through the eyes of a fighter pilot considered Roanoke's "only Ace."