WYRK is proud of this country, and the soldiers who have earned our freedom and those who fight to preserve it. We ask listeners to nominate a soldier to become one of our weekly “Hometown Heroes.” Each Friday a new Hometown Hero is chosen. The selected Hometown Hero is featured right here on WYRK.com, thanked for their service on the air and the first song on Noon Tunes is dedicated to them.

A Special Night For WNY Veterans/Heroes [PHOTOS]
There really is no way to payback our Veterans and Heroes for their sacrifices that they have made. For those who have served and returned home, there may be wounds that are visible and those which can't be seen. Even for those that return home unscathed after active duty, there are struggles t…
More Free Stuff For Veteran’s On Veteran’s Day
How do you say thank you to someone who has sacrificed so much for us?  Many businesses around town are offering free deals and discounts for veterans with military ID.  Some of these might be national deals so be sure to check with each establishment to be sure that they are participating…
A List Of Songs To Honor Our Veterans
Country music has always been a soundtrack for our military. Our artists are constantly taking part in USO tours and doing everything they possibly can for our soldiers. Here's a list of songs that have been put together simply to say thank you for the hard work that's done by our military…
Mark Flack Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!!
We are proud each week to tell you about people from right here in Western New York who help to ensure our freedom in our armed services.  This week, we honor 29 year old Sgt. Mark Flack with the United States Marine Corps.

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