THIS WEEK'S HOMETOWN HERO SERVED IN THE FIRST GULF WAR....BUT ALSO FEELS A VERY STRONG LINK WITH VIETNAM VETERANS. NOW...STEVE CONTO'S (CON'-TOH) PERSONAL MISSION IS TO MAKE SURE DECEASED VETS FROM THAT WAR ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. LOCAL FIVE'S TERRY KOVARIK HAS HIS STORY.
Solider who lost both legs now exercising for fun, preparing to take music career to a new stage and helping Hawaiian restaurant owner get vets to paradise
Hortonville man fought in three major Pacific battles in WWII and survived
Two Rivers man recalls fighting in the Battle of the Bulge, rescuing pinned down tank crew by taking out three Panzer tanks.
Neenah man served as B-24 navigator and was captured by Germans 213 days before WWII ended. Continues to work for POWs.
Appleton native serves aboard missile cruiser patrolling for pirates and doing charity work in ports around the globe.
Manitowoc native goes from assembly line to B-17 gunner in WW II. Faced close calls and remembers those who didn't make it home during commemorative flight.
Town of Menasha native serves as medical technician in Afghanistan. Convoy hit by RPG. She aided wounded before treating her own wounds.
Top high school football players and marching bands get showcased on national TV at U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Soldier mentors meet one on one with students to talk about teamwork, meeting goals and how the army could help
Plans for an employee Christmas party took a turn when a veterans group suggested adopting a needy veteran and his family for the holidays.