WALB-TV salutes those who risk their lives to bring freedom to the Iraqi people...
Photos of America's Military in Action
Airman Stephanie Tovar, a 2001 a
She has two small boys, one 3 years, and the other 20 months, who are being watched by family. She is the daughter of Robert and Jacqueline Gurz of Tifton.
love her dearly and are very proud
of her serving our country and can’t
wait for her to return.
you for the wonderful support of
Stephanie’s mother, Jackie Gurz
Hello from Iraq!
I have seven Brothers and four
Sisters in Albany. I am sure neither one of them would acknowledge me
through contacting you all. I am First
Sergeant Larry L. McGowan, of Sylvester.
I graduated high school in 1984, and Joined the Army on Oct 23, 1984.
I am in Iraq for 10 months with
two to go, stationed at
Baumholder, Germany, to the HHC 2-6 Infantry.
Our children are: Caitlin J. McGowan and Larissa R. McGowan, with 22Years of Service. Proud family members: Wife (Mary), Mother and Father (Willie Pearl McGowan and Grover McGowan)
Thanks you for all of your recognitions and may God bless all of our soldiers both Foreign and Domestic.
Again, Thank you WALB!
Larry L. McGowan
Sgt. Christy Cornelius from Adel, Georgia is a 1989 graduate from Cook High School, and enlisted in the Army in 2001.
She has served in operation Iraqi freedom. Her position in the U. S. Army is an dentist assistant. She is currently stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. She has been there two years now.
She is the daughter of Freddie and Willa Kay Cornelius, she is the fourth oldest out of five children and the third oldest of all the girls.
She has three boys Marquavious, Xavier, and Christopher. Marquavious just graduated from Leilehua High School in Wahiawa, Hawaii.
family misses her and loves her with all their hearts.
Sher joined the United
States Marine Corps in August of
After completing his Military Occupation Specialty training at 29 Palms, California, he went to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Wing Support Squadron-171, as a Secure Telecommunications Specialist. After duty in Japan, he went to Camp Lejeune, NC with the 2D Second Force Service Support Group, which now is Marine Logistics Group.
He's stationed in Aviano, Italy, for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
sends best wishes to all for 2008 !
SSgt. Lisa Payne-Harvey was deployed to Kuwait she is the wife of Paul Harvey.
support all of our troops and we
pray that they return back safe.
This is Sergeant First Class Edward R. Scott. He is my hero! He is the strongest, most caring, giving man I have ever know and I am blessed to have him as my husband. He is presently serving in Iraq.
Lord willing, he will be home
soon. He has been in the army for 16 and a half years. His two
young daughters (7&9) can't wait 'til he gets home.
He is the first to stand up for what is right and to offer a helping hand. He is the light of our lives. We miss him and are so proud of him as he gives up so much to help people he doesn't even know.
Willing to put his life on the line for our country and never get or expect praise- THAT'S A HERO!
My hero and the hero to all that know him. Take care baby, we love and miss you and can't wait 'til you are home.
I thank God for you everyday. You are the best thing to ever happen to me and I couldn't have asked for a better husband or father to our beautiful little girls.
Keep your head down and your spirits high, we are waiting for you. I pray for you every night and all the other guys in 1/37. I know God is with you keeping you safe. You are my love, my heart, my breath, my life, my best friend! I love you!
Lieutenant Commander Jason Duelge, MD is the eldest of four children of Dr. John and Chris Duelge of Albany, Georgia. He graduated in 1999 from the Medical College of Wisconsin, the same medical school that his father graduated from in 1977.
I am sending you this
picture of our all stars team with one of our coaches. His name is
Captain Brian Lassetter.
row in the middle, no glasses.
He has served two tours of duty in Iraq for us and our country. He is also our baseball coach. He is very devoted to what he does with us and the military.
We want you to post this picture because we salute him for what he does and we salute all of the other men and women out there.
Staff Sergeant Robert Adams from
Atlanta Ga, is currently
assigned to Ft. Bliss, Texas,
deployed in support of Operation
He's been with the First Cavalry Division since March, 2004. He attended Henry Grady High School, and graduated in 1992. He is the son of Robert, and Cathy Adams, brother of Caleb, and father of Bobby and Andrew.
Jeremy Haynes is a 24-year-old CPT from Albany, Georgia. Jeremy is a member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stationed in Fort Campbell. Jeremy is a proud graduate of Dougherty High School.