Army Veteran Jerry Humphreys served from 1943 to 1946 as a part of the “Hell on Wheels” tank division. He fought from France to Berlin, and through his courageous fighting and determination, he earned numerous medals for his service including:
– Two Purple Hearts
-Machine Gun Expert Medal
After leaving the Army, Jerry started working for Maytag Appliance and owned and operated a store for 38 years! Jerry turns 98 years old in June 2023. Shawn Helmintoller from ALCOVA Mortgage – Covington, VA branch was honored to present Jerry with his Hometown Hero Award.
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