Hometown Heroes

John McCabe: Hometown Hero
The following Hometown Hero was submitted by Lorrie McCabe
John joined the Navy in 1973 right out of high school and retired in 1994. He served on various aircraft carriers, and been in almost every ocean on the planet. During his final four years he served as a Navy Instructor, teaching what he had …
Bob Mathis: Hometown Hero
When Greta and Bob Mathis, a United States Air Force General, retired to Bozeman, Montana in 1984, they started the first Eagle Mount organization.
Major Dan Miller: Hometown Hero [AUDIO]
K-Bear's own Major Dan Miller served in the Korean War as an engineer and a medic. Play the audio clip to hear Major Dan describe his time in the service, how he came to be a medic with no formal training and his claim to fame at Fort Leonard Wood off of historic Route 66 in Missouri.
Robert Jarvis: Hometown Hero
The following Hometown Hero was submitted by Bill Callahan
My uncle Bob Jarvis served in The U.S. Navy during World War II. He and his twin brother Dick enlisted in the Navy in 1942. They both went to boot camp and then trained as anti-aircraft gunners. At that point they were assigned different ship…
Henry A. Jarvis: Hometown Hero
The following Hometown Hero was submitted by Bill Callahan
Henry A. Jarvis was my Grandfather on my mom's side. In 1917, he enlisted in the Army upon America's entry into World War I. He saw action in five different battles and was wounded twice. He was awarded the Purple Heart.
Gene Heil: Hometown Hero


The following Hometown Hero was submitted by Patti Jones:
This is my Dad, he served in the Navy. He passed away in April. My life is not the same with out him, I don't want to live with out my Dad. He was a kind man, who loved to hug all the women, and he made earrings for little girls. He would lo…
Ben Steele: Hometown Hero
Veterans Day honors ALL American veterans for their loyal and dedicated service. The Bataan Death March will live on forever as a historical moment in American history and through “Tears in the Darkness,” a chronicle that exposes Ben Steele’s memories as …