Stories tagged with: United States Army

December 5, 2014 - 6:32pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

A student at Mid-East Career and Technology Center got a surprise visit this afternoon. Wes Harvey, who was in his social studies class at the time, was surprised by his older brother, Roel Martinez who just returned home after a nine month deployment in Afghanistan. Martinez says the last time he talked to his brother, he told him he would be home within 20 days, but didn't know exactly when he would come home. "So, I was thinking he'll still be in school, let's go surprise him. I...

April 26, 2013 - 6:31pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

Friday was the ceremony dedicating part of the highway to U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Lester "Buddy" Kinney II, who was killed in 2004 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The dedication ceremony was held in the fire hall at the South Zanesville Fire Department where Buddy's family, friends and local officials spoke on his behalf.

"It's just an honor that I had an opportunity to be a part of this naming in honor of Buddy because Buddy is a real hero; him and his family. That's...

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