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.
Veteran Paul Mele’s service in the US Army recently concluded as he celebrated his retirement in April 2021. Since leaving the military Paul quickly found his hands full when he joined Rotary International and founded the New River Valley Virginia chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Read More
Veteran Paul Abney applies his experiences and leadership skills he gained from the US Navy to mentor and coach sailors. He also aids combat veterans suffering from PTSD as a part of the Combat Stress Recovery program and the Welcome Home Initiative. Read More
Retired from the US Navy, veteran Dennis Merkle continues his service to his neighbors and community through his involvement in local veterans’ associations like the Farmville VA American Legion Post 32 and the Piedmont Area Veterans Council. Read More
Veteran Lori Sadler has been a pioneer her entire life and gives back to her community in a multitude of ways. She joined the Marine Corps right out of college and continues to impact others through Women’s Club, VMI Women’s Club, Hospice, and her local Rotary Club. Read More
Serving in three different branches of the U.S armed forces between his twenty-six years of service to our country, Terry Levoy continued to serve his community at home by teaching at Germanna Community College and volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America. Read More