This week's "Hometown Hero" enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps to getaway from trouble at home. His journey took him to Koream where he spent time as a prisoner of war. But Chuck Schommer also gave up one of his medals years later to help a dying man.
This week's "Hometown Hero" protected ships in the South Pacific. Then came a hurricane that forced his unit to ditch their planes when fuel ran out. Meet Ken Gunderson a survivor of the "Lost Squadron."
Howard man shaped surveillance during the Cold War...and got a view of a possible historic biblical location. Rentmeester witnessed a lot of history in service. Now historic preservation is his new mission.
96-year-old Lester Rentmeester helped develop surveillance technology that proved invaluable during the Cold War.
Goodman man spent most of World War II as a prisoner of the Japanese. A look at how he survived.
Goodman man served in Army when Philippine Island of Luzon captured. Spent most of the war as a POW
Green Bay man went from shipyard to working on Liberty ships and had some close calls
New London man recalls duties as military police officer during the Korean War
Mild December followed by more seasonable winter conditions have more people looking outdoors for fun.
Appleton Pearl Harbor Survivor shares his memories of December 7, 1941