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.
MEET YOUR HOMETOWN HEROES
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.
Spending his military service in the US Army and Army National Guard, Don Delaughter has contributed even more at home by securing land to build the America Legion Park to honor local veterans in Timberville, serving with the Timberville Lion’s Club, his church, and with the volunteer Watch Dog program at his local elementary school. Read More
Known for being the first blinded amputee in history to re-enlist in the Corps, Matthew travels the country as a keynote speaker while also working closely with non-profit organizations that help wounded service members focus on building their morale beyond their combat injuries. Read More
After serving 8 years as an Infantryman in the Army, Adam Schienschang enlisted in the Virginia National Guard while also pursuing a career in law enforcement. Read More
Inducted in the Marine Corp on February 1, 1996 and discharged as a Lance Corporal on January 31, 1968, Covington native Richard Crowder bravely served in Vietnam for his military tenure before coming home to volunteer in a major capacity in his community. Read More
After 3 deployments and 25 years in the military, Kyle Shook was unable to join civilian law enforcement after retiring from the military. That didn’t stop him from finding other ways to make a difference as a beloved substitute teacher and Girl Scout volunteer! Read More
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