U.S. Army Spc. Juan Herrera, 142nd Area Support Medical Company combat medic, helped spearhead a grassroots effort to deliver food to local families in need during the pandemic
As a result of the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, an estimated 40,000 Bosnian refugees immigrated to St. Louis, Missouri, in the 1990s and early 2000s. Tech. Sgt. Muris Secerbegovic, 433rd Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector in the 433rd Airlift Wing here, was one of them
U.S. Army Spc. Daniel Rivera Romero, a CH-47 helicopter repairer currently deployed with Bravo Company, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, gained U.S. citizenship during a naturalization ceremony here, Aug. 25, 2020.
Seven years before he was granted U.S. citizenship at a federal district courthouse in Des Moines, Pfc. Fortytwo Chotper was learning English from American cartoons in a Kenyan refugee camp
On that fateful December night in 2017, he could have easily escaped the flames unharmed, but Emmanuel Mensah's overwhelming sense of duty to both nation and community propelled him back inside the burning building