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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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Jason Hogancamp

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.

Bill Barns

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

June 2019

Bill Barns

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

May 2019

Bill Barns

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

April 2019

Bill Barns

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

March 2019

Bill Barns

Stefanie Antosh

After twelve years on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a photographer and mass communication specialist, Stefanie Antosh’s new mission turned to finding a new path for her skills and passions. Read More

February 2019


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