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Army Specialist Kyle Lorenz
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Kyle Lorenz Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This Week’s Hometown Hero comes to us originally from the Town of Tonawanda. He is 21-year-old Kyle Lorenz, and he is an Army Specialist currently deployed in Afghanistan.

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Spc5 Ted Wilkinson
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Ted Wilkinson Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week's Hometown Hero is Ted Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson is a member of the NYS Veterans Hall of Fame who fought in Vietnam and has earned a ton of awards. It's for that and a bunch of other reasons that he has been named this week's Hometown Hero!

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Marine Corps Sergeant Jeff Gramlich
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Marine Corps Sergeant Jeff Gramlich Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

This week's Hometown Hero is Marine Corps Sergeant Jeff Gramlich.  He's originally from Tonawanda and he spent 4 years in the Marines.  This is a guy who was on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Soldier Steps Up To Help Boy In 5K [VIDEO]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave it to a soldier to bring a tear to your eye. It was just another normal town 5k run in Michigan. Lance Cpl. Myles Kerr, a 19 year old Marine, decide to

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Army Specialist Kaiser
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Army Specialist Nicholas Kaiser Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

This week's Hometown Hero comes to us originally from Tonawanda. He's 22-year-old Army Specialist Nicholas Kaiser!

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James Demmin
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Our Hometown Hero Is James Demmin!

This week’s Hometown Hero is Airman First Class James Demmin from Sanborn. James has been serving in the U.S. Air Force since 2009 and is so dedicated to serving our country that he volunteered to take someone’s place in the deployment to Kuwait.

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Another Awesome Soldier Surprise Reunion! [VIDEO]

By far, this is one of the most creative soldier return videos I've seen. There is no way I would think, "Let's hang out in the water and maybe my hubby will surprise me from Afghanistan!"

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Rodney Atkins’ America’s Heroes Celebration Weekend Set for August

Want something to look forward to this August? Rodney Atkins has put together a full weekend of good times -- food, music and more -- at Jekyll Island in Georgia.

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Matthew LaPlante
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Our Hometown Hero This Week Is Sgt. Matthew LaPlante

Our Hometown Hero this week is Matthew LaPlante from Tonawanda. He is a Sergeant in the Army and is currently deployed in Iraq. One of the coolest things about him is that he joined with his brother Andrew and has been serving with him.

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Col. Kurt Hammer
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Our Hometown Hero This Week Is Col. Kurt Hammer!

Col. Kurt Hammer is currently serving in his 37th year in the Air Force, which began in 1976. He has been at Niagara since 1980 and is the longest serving member at Niagara Falls Reserve Station ever at 32 plus years.

After 37 years in the Air Force, he has shown thousands what it means to fight for something you truly believe in.

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Watch ESPN’s Moving Tribute To Someone Other Than LeBron James Or Tim Tebow! [VIDEO]

The latest video swirling the social media circuit is a "Welcome Home Solider" montage put together by ESPN.

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Staff Sergant Casey Craumer
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Casey Craumer Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

Casey is a former Staff Sergeant with the United States Army!  He served six years at Fort Bragg and comes to us from Randolph. We want to thank Casey for his brave service to his country!

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