Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Greg Akers of Clanton

Our veteran this week flew CH-47 Chinook helicopters in combat and humanitarian efforts across the world. But he says he is most proud of what he was able to do here at home. Retired Staff Sgt. Greg Akers knows the Price of Freedom. Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: John Morrow of Wetumpka

Our veteran this week is a 97-year-old WWII Purple Heart recipient. He served in the U. S. Army as a tank driver helping to liberate European countries and he’s had his share of injuries. John Morrow knows the “Price of Freedom”. Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Helen Lattal of Montgomery

Our veteran this week is a special woman who served in World War II with the Women’s Army Corps, also known as WAC. She will be turning 100 years old in December, and her love for her country is still very evident. Helen Lattal knows the Price of Freedom.   Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Eddie Mitchell of Montgomery

From the battlefield to the mission field, our veteran this week is a former marine who now pastors a local church. Eddie Mitchell says what drew him to the military was the camaraderie.   Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Raymond Camp of Wetumpka

Our veteran this week spent 20 years traveling the world as a gunners mate in the U.S. Navy. Whether it’s patrolling the high seas or rivers, he says the Navy is in his blood. Meet Raymond Camp. Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Amos Moore of Selma

Our veteran this week is a retired Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force from Selma. His career has taken him all over the world as he has helped to shape the careers as others as well. Meet Amos Moore… Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Allen Hyde of Montgomery

Our veteran this week is a former U.S. Marine. Although he has seen the devastation of war and suffered the long term after effects, his pride for his service to the country and his fellow marines still rings true today. Allen Hyde has paid the price of freedom. Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Grover Sutton of Montgomery

Former U.S. Airman Grover Sutton’s story is an emotional one. It deals with the reality for many veterans, which includes homelessness and mental illness. But it’s also a story of hope and happiness.     Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Peter Land of Montgomery

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Peter Land grew up with a love for aviation. He is a highly decorated veteran for his service in the Vietnam War and beyond. Categories: Price of Freedom

Price of Freedom: Jerry Wheat of Wetumpka

81-year-old Jerry Wheat of Wetumpka served his county as a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.  He knows the Price of Freedom. He joined the Air Force in 1958, when he was right out of high school. He trained to be an aircraft mechanic. He did three tours overseas, first in Saudi Arabia. Then Vietnam in 1966. “The work…