Posted: Nov 12, 2013 11:51 AM EST
Updated: May 24, 2016 03:49 AM EDT
Dustin Bentley, Army
My son Wesley, US Navy
My husband, SKC Timothy Caughran, USCG Retired with our daughter, Tristan, at the Father/Daughter Girl Scout Dance several years ago. Thank you for your 24 years of service in the United States Coast Guard!
Jerry Carriera, U.S. Navy - Served as an engineer to develop and manufacture incendiary bombs, which were ultimately used by General Doolittle in the bombing of Tokyo.
Henry P Thomas. Army in WWII - D. Cole
This picture is of James Pardue from Mountain City TN. He served in the Korean War.
This is my grandfather Ronnie Morefield, he served in Vietnam. We are so proud of him and all other military personnel. - Kristi Baumgardner
My son, Cameron, US Navy
Bob Ferguson veteran of Korean war, and Tennessee high 1950 graduate, and mail man to many that lived in the holston ave, area...1930-1995
My Father during the Korean Conflict
My grandfather, World War 1
My Husband Gary, Retired US Air Force
Pvt Benjamin Franklin Wright, WWII US Marine Corp,
One of the most famous local war heroes, SSG Darrell "Shifty" Powers hails from Clincho, VA and served in WWII as part of the Band of Brothers. He passed away June 17, 2009.
Taken right after Basic training
My husband during his service in the Army with the 527th Military Police while stationed in Germany. He has served 2 tours to Iraq and currently a reservist now activated for the next year. Love him.
from left to right: top - Gary Holbrook, Tony Holbrook and Wayne Holbrook August 1968 Tony and Gary returned from Vietnam that day
My son Sgt Jerod Upchurch United States Marine Corps
KIA Iraq 7/6/2007
Joseph Altamirano, USMC, did two tours in Afghanistan, thank you Joe
My father and son... I thank you both.
My dad, Harold H. Boggs. He served in the Army Air Corp from age fourteen thru age twenty-six.
here is a formal Army picture of my grandpa Bill Carty of Wise, Va. served in the 50s through the Korean War.
My so Airmen Matt Parker, stationed in Anchorage Alaska.
Leon McGhee Korean Veteran
My Grandaddy Earl F Hilliard in The Korean War
Army National Guard. Thank You
Vets Bless them for serving ,i had Uncle Chuck went to Korea in country, Uncle Sammy went to World War 2,went to Germany in country,Uncle jerry went to Vietnan. Uncle! Bob had 3 tours in Germany equals 9 years and Vietnam 2 to equals 2 year s,Korea 1yr 1/2,All together ,equals 12yrs fighting HE stayed for 30 years total !!!!,trainied in State of Washingtin in 1955,19 years old went first to Korea,3 year tour ,Retired after 1985....So proud..... - Kathy Peskar
My brother Chase who is in the Marines, he lives in CA and he is from VA.
My son Brian, US Marine
Will and Jessica Slater thank you for your services and keeping all Americans safe!! God Bless America!
John was shot in his first tour of Vietnam, signed up and went back for another 2 years after his recovery.
Walter M. Scroggs Jr. (Chip)
U.S. Army National Guard. Thank you for your service Son.
Ryan Mutchler. US Army. Afghanistan.
This is our son Major William Anthony Estep (Tony)... currently serving at the Offutt Air Base in Omaha Nebraska. -- Brenda Estep
My son, Airmen Matt Parker, stationed in Anchorage Alaska.
Deploying to FOB Falcon Baghdad, Iraq from C Co 1-8 Cav, First Calvary Division Ft Hood, TX March 2004
Proud Word War 2 veteran
in loving memory of my wonderful dad, joseph combs jr. Korean war , passed away, may 3rd 1982 - Reda Bennett
Richard Lee Turner. National Guard. Thank you<3
Garland Tobe Stiltner and Milford Bill Lowe
Lacey, my granddaughter, returned after a tour in Afghanistan...thank you , Lacey
SSG Joshua Adam Huggins is a two time Afghanistan War Veteran Stationed in Fort Bliss, Tx. We are so proud of you daddy!!! Love you always!! Valerie, Nickolas, Aidan & Mayson
Happy Veterans Day to all of our veterans, active duty, and the families that support them. ????
My son Jason has 17 years in Marines. We are proud of him. Mom and Dad
1 year anniversary today of his return of a one year deployment in Afghanistan
This my dad Troy Wood Sr. He served in Korea 1950-1953.
WWII veteran Donald Black of Lebanon, Virginia served in Normandy on the second day of invasion. He's a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge, served in Patton's Third Army. He was knighted by the country of France for his contribution to the liberation of France during WWII. Submitted by Ruth Whitt
Former Army Pfc. Bertram Bolling Patrick: (Age now: 91.) of Lebanon, Virginia. Was at Pearl Harbor the day the bombs fell. He still carries his ID card. He manned the big guns on another island after the attack began. He told me that one of the planes was so low that he saw the Japanese pilot smile at him. - submitted by Ruth Whitt
Former Marine First Lieutenant Ruth Whitt of Lebanon, Virginia. Duty station: Paris Island, SC, Assignment: Woman Marine Recruit Training. Active Member of Southwest Virginia Marine Corps League, Detachment 980.
This is my grandfather James M. Johnson. He served in WWII. -- From David Watson, News 5 Master Control
My Grandpa Terence Penfold -- he was in the Air Force in the 1950s! - News 5 Meteorologist Kaitlin Penfold
Robert Tate & Tina Albrecht met @ Fort Sam Houston, TX, Echo Company. MOS training as 91A10, Combat Medics. 28 yrs later; 5 kids & 2 grandbabies. The Tater Patch!
This photo taken at Tin City AF Station located 125 miles north of Nome, Alaska. The background is Siberia, Russia.
My brother Drill Sgt Lynn Estep Gulf War veteran. Thank you for all you have done!
My Dad, Lenford Tabor, SR 11th Airborne Division Paratrooper. Served in Germany.
My father, Roscoe Mullins, United States Air Force
Cpl Russell Hendricks
My Popaw Rufus C. Hess - U.S. Navy World War II
Thanks to all of the VETERANS and our own Veteran, our youngest son, James Dinsmore who was able to meet with President Bush at the White House. -- Linda Gilbert Dinsmore
My father SFC John Hoyt King, Sr. -- Johnny King Jr
My husband SPC Shawn A. Witt U S Army Operation Iraqi Freedom Afghanistan 2007-2013
My grandfather SSG William A. Nichols, US Army Retired, of the Big Red One First Infantry. He was in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and proudly served for 20 years. -- News 5 New Media Manager Bill Rambo
U S Army Iraqi Freedom 2003 - 2012
U S Marines California
SPC Austin T Sparks U S Army Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan 2009-2012
On the right is me SPC Teena Dunn and on the left is SPC Charlene Flynn, I'm from Clintwood, Va and Charlene is from Johnson City, we were part of 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment out of Fort Hood, TX and went to Mosul, Iraq for 15 months.
My grandfather, Kenneth walls, US Marine. -- Danielle Walls
My dad, Jackson. US Army. Desert Storm -- Danielle Walls
My Dad and I. He has served in the United States Army since his high school graduation. He was in both Desert Storms, Black Hawk Down, and was in Iraq after 9/11. -- Courtney Charlton Reese
Army 7 years, I serve for both God and country. -- Cody-Claudia Estes 702nd Eng. Company, Gray, TN
Students at Duffield Primary School during our Veterans Day Program. One of the children yelled out, "it's a real live hero! " - Paula Proctor
Honoring my children on veterans day - Daniel Surratt Wendy Surratt Travis Surratt - Barbara King
Eugene "Erbs" Owen United States Army Served in the Korean War
U.S. Navy CPO Jeff Baker with his children David and Bethany before leaving for his current deployment. - Photo from Amanda Rambo-Baker
David and Bethany Baker with their 'Flat Dad,' which they take everywhere with them while he on his current U.S Navy deployment. - Photo from Amanda Rambo-Baker
U.S. Army veteran Adam Pilkenton with his daughter. - Photo from Adrienne Pilkenton, News 5 Sales
Chief Petty Officer Wayne Skeen. IBU 13, Um Qasr, Iraq 2003. Operation Iraq Freedom. - Photo from Susan Skeen, News 5 Accounting
This is my son Drew Howard in Afghanistan - Photo from Dan Howard, News 5 Sales
Ben Birkett has wanted to be in the Navy for as long as anyone can remember. He is a 2013 graduate of Tennessee High. He is the son of proud parents Diane and Glenn Birkett. He is an awesome kid and will be a great sailor. He was chosen to represent his division in a Sept 11 remembrance ceremony in Pensacola, Fl, one of just a few to be invited. - Photo from Helene Conway, News 5 Sales
News 5 executive producer Noelle Kachnisky and her Army veteran father running a race together
My dad Steve Price, an Army veteran. - Photo from News 5 reporter Lyndsey Price
Here is a picture of my dad. He was a Seabee during WWII, and a proud Navy Vet! - Photo from Helene Conway, News 5 Sales
One of my best friends Miranda Doss currently serving in the Army. - Photo from News 5 reporter Lyndsey Price
Your family appreciates your service to help keep this Country free!
My grandfather Charlie E. Thomas- Navy
My husband Ralph Vance- Army
20 years of service in the Army and 2 tours in Vietnam.
WW1 vetran Received purple Heart Lurdy Boyd My grandfather
B Co, 1st Bn, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade 16 July 1947----8 November 1965
So proud of my 2 boys
My dad's army picture
This is Alex. He has served two tours overseas in the Army. He is an amazing father, friend, and husband.
John "Buddy" Woodard USMC (1932-1973) Served in the Korean war. Lost a leg after stepping on a land mine in the war...Lost his life on his way home from work because a teenager decided to drink and drive!
PCF Herman Brown 16 July 1947-----8 November 1965
My husband is from Laurel Bloomery,Tn he has 36 years in the military so far. I am very proud of him!
Zulu Zulu Top imitation.
this is my husband, from Scott County, Va. serving in Afghanistan in 2010. We are so proud of him
Stan Fleming in the Marines...served in combat in Afghanistan.
Final convoy before leaving Iraq for Home. July 15, 2006
This is me and my son, Pvt. Jesse Koury and my photo bombing granddaughter. LOL My son had just graduated from bootcamp and is now in final training at Ft Lee, VA. He is in the Army National Guard Reserves. I am very proud of him! Thanks!
Gary D GARLAND SERVED IN VIETNAM FOR TWO TERMS 1966-1968 IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY
USMC 1972-78, US Army 1980-93..Served in Southeast Asia, Central America, Desert Shield/Desert Storm
My husband just got home in September from a 6 month deployment in Kandahar Afghanistan. Thankful for TSgt. Travis Greene's 10 years of service in the Air Force. Happy vetran's day.
Frank Wright, WWII Marine
My husband, Darrell Nave. Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2004-05.
My brother, Eric Burleson, is currently stationed in Germany. (middle photo). Others: My dad, Frank, his brothers: Yates, Jack, Guy, Harry, and James Burleson.
Desert Storm 1990-91 Iraq
My husband SSG James Winders on his first tour in Afghanistan.
My uncle Arthur May (in uniform) with his brother Howard May and Howards son. Arthur served in the Army in Korea.
We are proud of our Grandfather Glenn Ratliff for serving his country
We are proud of our Grandfather Golder Sheets for serving our country
Our son made it back from Afghanistan making it possible for his first born son to stand in his boots. We thank you for your service.
Staff Sergeant Elzie Randall Phipps, US Army 82nd Airborne Division
My father, Clifford McKinney, is 94 years old and fought in WWII. He is a proud veteran.
Mike Quiroz survivor of D-Day & Battle of the Bulge. We salute you Dad on this Veterans Day 2013. Thank you pop, I love you.
Billy W KImberlin Fort Lewis Washington I am proud of you Dad !
MIke Laningham 1993-1997 US Air Force Barksdale AFB, La
Billy W Kimberlin !966-67 Vietnam
Proud to serve his country and enjoy his retirement with his 2 grandson. We are proud of him .
FIRST CASUALTY FROM BRISTOL,VA. KILLED IN KOREAN WAR.
My husband retired from the US army.I'm so proud of him for helping to keep our country free.With out our service men and women we would not have the freedom that we do today .May God Bless our Veterans
Happy Veterans Day!!! We love you daddy and are ao proud of you.. Love,Madison,Arianna and Keiley.And thank you for being a wonderful husband,Love Ashley
This photo was took at the Bristol Mall with Howard Totten Standing at the support the troops truck . Howard is a great American and we thank him for his service.
Remembering all of our soldiers this day. All p.o.w.'s out there in all states
thank you for all you have done for us all. I salute you all with pride .
my father 1st sgt. loyd ramey served his country proud from tennesse to desert storm and back, Now retired enjoying 2 wonderful grandson
SGT. DONALD W. MANN KILLED IN ACTION KOREA 8/25/1950 UNIT 5TH R. C. T. U S ARMY. BRONZE STAR WITH V
SERVED WITH 1ST AIR CAV VIET-NAM 1965, FROM BRISTOL,VA.
This is me on the 240b during a rolling checkpoint we performed in Iraq in 2005.
My Dad, Scott Sexton, second from right, served two years and 7 months in Vietnam, Thanks Dad, we love you!