Hometown Hero: John Baenen

Green Bay man fights with others for atomic veterans status for atoll clean up

GREEN BAY, WI (WFRV) This week's "Hometown Hero" is an ex-soldier among a few thousand fighting for government recognition. John Baenen is one of the many service men dispatched to the Marshall Islands to clean-up debris from atomic weapons tests. Baenen is also fighting for federal benefits to treat radiation illnesses. Local Five's Terry Kovarik has the story.


Do you know someone who'd be a good "Hometown Hero" subject? Email Terry Kovarik: terry.kovarik@wearegreenbay.com

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