Since 2014, ALCOVA Mortgage has recognized Veterans across our service area for their dedication to our country by honoring them with a plaque and a $500 check. Veterans are recognized not only for their service to our country, but also their continuing service to their communities.
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After being discharged from the US Army and returning to civilian life, Jason struggled with PTSD until he found hope and a new direction with the horses at New Freedom Farm where he now serves as a Co-Director.
Joining the Marines in 1970, Randall Russell came back to the military sixteen years later to embark on his new journey in the USN Chaplain Corps. He later retired in 2009 and joined the American Legion to serve as the Post Chaplain at Post 320 and 156 as well as the District 12 Chaplain. Read More
With multiple deployments and over 18 years of military service, Jason Campbell continues his service at home by devoting his time and energy with Project Sanctuary, a non-profit that specialize in therapeutic programs that address the mental health of veterans and their families. Read More
A Vietnam veteran himself, Bill McCann founded the Vittles for Vets charity in 2014 to provide grocery gift cards to qualifying veterans who rely on food pantries and soup kitchens. Read More
Volunteering as a Veteran Service Officer for the American Legion Department of Virginia and as the Commander of the Disabled Veterans’ Chapter, US Navy Veteran Steve Botello devotes 50-70 hours a week to help veterans access their benefits. Read More
With a military career spanning four years in the Air Force as an E4 Senior Airman, Charles Wood served his country proudly in both the Philippines and Vietnam. Now retired, Charles serves as a regular “Watch Dog” at JB Watkins Elementary School. Read More
Born in 1926, Emmett Wright, Jr. enlisted into the US Naval Air Force after graduating from high school. He then pursued a career in teaching both high school history and men’s basketball, leaving a lasting impact on his students. Read More