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Unsung Heroes

Hartman still using many of the skills he learned in the service

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2018, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will be published each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — Elkins native Bill Hartman spent ...

Tucker County’s Mauzy brothers served in World War II

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2018, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will be published each Monday through Veterans Day. PARSONS — Being apart while serving ...

Albaugh has assisted other military veterans for decades

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2018, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will be published each Monday through Veterans Day. BUCKHANNON — For Mary Albaugh, joining the ...

Metheny served in Vietnam, Desert Storm

Editor’s note: This article is the first of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2018, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will be published each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — A lifetime Elkins resident ...

World War II hero remembered

HUTTONSVILLE — On Memorial Day weekend, a native of Huttonsville is being remembered for his heroism and remarkable military accomplishments for the United States during World War II. Boggs Collins, a Huttonsville native, served in the United States Army during WWII, from 1942 until 1945, ...

Elkins native remembers expansive military career

Editor’s note: This is the final article in The Inter-Mountain’s 2017 Unsung Heroes series, which began at Memorial Day and continued each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — A four-star general who flew combat missions in Southeast Asia and eventually commanded all special ...

WWII veteran, now 99, volunteered for the Army in 1942

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — At nearly 100 years of age, an area World ...

Randolph County native became Vietnam prisoner of war

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. LEWISBURG — It’s been nearly 45 years since Staff ...

WWII vet DiBacco stormed the beach at Normandy on D-Day

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. THOMAS — A local World War II veteran and native of ...

Military couple met in service, continued family traditions

MINNEHAHA SPRINGS — For a Pocahontas County couple who met in the 1960s while serving in the U.S. Army, military service was a longtime family tradition. Both Del and Laronia Cohrs enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school, following the footsteps of their fathers, uncles ...

Army veteran shares experiences during Vietnam War era

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — An Army veteran who served during the ...

Soldier recalls multiple tours of service around the world

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. ELKINS — In both his civilian and military career, ...

Former Army attack helicopter pilot recalls service overseas

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ext. ...

Army veteran recalls his service in Signal Corps

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ext. ...

2-time Purple Heart recipient recalls his service in Vietnam

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ext. ...

Veteran shares experiences from Vietnam medic service

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ext. ...

Local Navy veteran was honored for service during World War II

Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which features veterans in our area and shares first-hand accounts of their military service. The series is published each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ext. ...

WWII veteran remembers fighting Battle of the Bulge

Editor’s note: This is the 13th article in The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which will feature veterans in our area and share first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will publish each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ...

Submariner recalls service with United States Navy

Editor’s note: This is the 12th article in The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which will feature veterans in our area and share first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will publish each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ...

Army mechanic recalls service during Cold War

Editor’s note: This is the 11th article in The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series, which will feature veterans in our area and share first-hand accounts of their military service. The series will publish each Monday through Veterans Day. To suggest an Unsung Hero, call 304-636-2121, ...