Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

Ty Oswald is an Army veteran, dad, husband and has PTSD. He is a Huntsville native (Buckhorn High School) and the military was always his calling. “Both of my parents served and I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. He served for 6 years as an OH 58 Avionics and Weapons Systems Specialist. He deployed … Continue reading Following his calling: Meet Ty Oswald

The VFW Poppy Program

By April Thomas, Quartermaster Gentry –Isom VFW Post 2702 The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran’s service organization and Gentry-Isom VFW Post 2702 has been serving veterans in the Huntsville area since 1945. Located at 2900 Memorial Pkwy Frontage Rd NW in North Huntsville Post 2702 is breathing new … Continue reading The VFW Poppy Program

Thank You, Really, For Your Service

By Frances AkridgeCity Council RepresentativeDistrict 2Unless we’ve walked in their shoes- or their boots—we can’t imagine the depth of the sacrifice and dedication that it took for our neighbors to serve while on active duty. My appreciation for the depth of service by Veterans grew over time. As a child, I recall worrying about my … Continue reading Thank You, Really, For Your Service

Veterans Court

By Phil RiddickCounty Commissioner-District 5 As we honor those who have served our country, I want to share information about Veterans Court.  Madison County is honored to have the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit Court Judge Ruth Ann Hall overseeing our Veterans Court, and I so appreciate her willingness to provide the following summary of the Veterans … Continue reading Veterans Court