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.
Joining the National Guard in 2005, Devan Nicely became a commissioned officer from the Virginia Military Institute as a Military Intelligence Officer. After finishing his military career, Devan found a new calling and purpose for his life by becoming a teacher for at-risk students. Read More
After 18 years serving with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division during the Gulf War, Steven Hotz found relief for his severe PTSD through blacksmithing and started Black Horse Forge, a nonprofit focused on supporting veterans and first responders through therapy in the blacksmithing trade. Read More
After serving a decorated career in the Vietnam War, Hometown Hero and disabled veteran Terry Walters gives back to his community by volunteering at his local pregnancy center and as a Deacon at Zion Baptist Church in Orange. Read More
Both a US Army veteran and an Air Force retiree, Hometown Hero David Steckel devotes his time and energy to several non-profits including Pamlico Rose, ME International, Team Rubicon, the Red Cross, and Sound Rivers. Read More
After 4 years of military service in the Marine Corps and a tour in Afghanistan, Austin Guay came home to serve in the Fredericksburg Police Dept. ALCOVA Loan Officer Kimberly Thagholm knows Austin as being “a very down-to-earth, unassuming hero” that “is always quick to speak of his fellow officers and social workers.” Read More