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Effingham Area: 144 Hometown Heroes

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‘Trinity’ Marines participate in Island Viper 
‘Trinity’ Marines participate in Island Viper
Cpl. Seth Dixon (left), a field radio operator with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Blue Ridge, Ga., native, and Cpl. Andrew Koch, a field radio operator with 3rd...
Hometown: Cincinnati
Continuing Promise 2015 
Continuing Promise 2015
150817-A-ZA034-036 SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Aug. 17, 2015) Lt. Jeff Smith, a native of Taylorville, Ill., assigned to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Ill.,...
Hometown: Taylorville
Sky Soldiers Give Back 
Sky Soldiers Give Back
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment and 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion, both of 173rd Airborne Brigade, partner with the U.S. Embassy and the LNK ...
Hometown: Mattoon
Mercy crew conducts suture training during Pacific Partnership 2015. 
Mercy crew conducts suture training during...
WEST CAROLINE BASIN (July 14, 2015) Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Mele Buadromo, from Melbourne, Australia, and Hospitalman Elijah Boyd, from Mount Zion, Ill.,...
Hometown: Mount Zion
US Soldiers pay-it-forward, help renovate Latvian orphanage 
US Soldiers pay-it-forward, help renovate...
More than 40 kilometers outside of Latvia’s capital city, Riga, there is a small orphanage that is home to approximately 35 children.
Hometown: Mattoon
3rd Army USARCENT Soldier/ NCO of the Year 
3rd Army USARCENT Soldier/ NCO of the Year
Seven Soldiers battle it out to see who is the best of the best from 3rd Army USARCENT for 2015. The winners advance to the FORSCOM contest then onto the Department of the...
Hometown: Mattoon
U.S. Marine Mechanic from Central Point Oregon Supports Middle East Operations 
U.S. Marine Mechanic from Central Point Oregon...
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle L. Keever (left), a motor transport maintenance technician from Central Point, Ore., and Lance Cpl. Dakota L. Wright (right), a motor transport...
Hometown: Windsor
Portland Rose Festival tours 
Portland Rose Festival tours
150606-N-OO032-258 PORTLAND, Ore. (June 6, 2015) Mineman 3rd Class Ryan Stratton, a Salem, Ill., native assigned to USS Champion (MCM 4), showcases equipment on the ship's...
Hometown: Salem

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