Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Chief Warrant Officer Two Richard Applegate United States Army

Today we salute Chief Warrant Officer Two Richard Applegate United States Army, the son of Patricia Nash of Greenville and Richard Applegate Sr. of Sorento.  Chief Warrant Officer Two Applegate enlisted in the Army...

Today’s Salute to Service Bond County Deputy Douglas Nicoson

Today we salute Bond County Deputy Douglas Nicoson.  Deputy Nicoson is a 2005 graduate from Greenville High School, and served in the Army from 2005-2009. Deputy Nicoson joined the Sheriff’s Department in 2014.  K9 Muki...

Airman First Class Cody A. Finley, United States Air Force

Today we salute Airman First Class Cody A. Finley United States Air Force. Airman Finley enlisted in 2018 and is a Greenville High School graduate. Currently Finley is serving as an Egress Systems Journeyman A1C stationed...

Salute to Service Private First Class Logan Krause

Today’s Salute to Service is to Private First Class Logan Krause who enlisted in the Army in 2020.  PFC Krause is currently station with the Old Guard in Washington DC at Arlington National Cemetery,...

WGEL’s Salute To Service: Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Doll Army Foreign Area Officer

Today’s WGEL Salute to Service is to Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Doll Army Foreign Area Officer Lieutenant Colonel Timothy Doll is an Army Foreign Area Officer specializing in the Middle East and North Africa, and son...

Detective Sgt. Steven Unterbrink of the Bond County Sheriff’s Department

Today we salute Detective Sgt. Steven Unterbrink of the Bond County Sheriff’s Department. Unterbrink is a 1989 Greenville High School grad, a Kaskaskia College graduate along with the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield, and...

Today’s Salute to Service Bond County SGT. David Dunn

Sgt. David Dunn.  I graduated from Greenville high school in 1986.  I enlisted in the Army straight out of high school.  I then continued my education at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  I originally...

PFC Jordyn Jean Schrage USMC

Today we Salute PFC Jordyn Jean Schrage USMC PFC Jordyn Jean Schrage is a 2018 Highland High School graduate.   Jordyn is in her 2nd year with the 2nd Marine Corps Airwing, Cherry Point, North Carolina,...

Chief Deputy Josh Hill, Bond County Sheriff’s Department

Chief Deputy Josh Hill, Bond County Sheriff's Department.   I joined the Bond County Sheriff's Department in 2002 as a corrections officer. In 2006 I attended the Southwestern Illinois Police Academy and became a deputy and I am...

Today’s Salute to Service Bond County Deputy John Barnes

Deputy Barnes is a 1994 graduate from DuQuoin High School, and Kaskaskia College in 1997. Barnes also graduated from Greenville University in 1999. Deputy Barnes joined the Sheriff's department in 2012 and has also worked...