It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming with help from our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week.  This week, our Hometown Hero is from Buffalo, NY.  From our United States Army, it’s Kevin Oliphant!

Kevin joined the US Army on Oct 28 2002. Kevin went to Iraq in 2005 and was a combat engineer with 3rd Infantry Division where he went on 6 months worth of patrols, and 6 months of route clearing. Kevin received three army achievement medals and was honorably discharged January 17, 2007. Kevin later was married in 2010 and had 2 children. He is surrounded by loving family in Wilson NY and This week, we are honored to name him our Hometown Hero of the week!

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Thanks once again to Kevin Oliphant from our United States Army, our Hometown Hero of the week!