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Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

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: Specialist Gage Langel, Illinois National Guard

Today’s Salute to Service is to Specialist Gage Langel, Illinois National Guard. Langel went to Basic Training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC, in June 2019 between his junior and senior high school...

Salute To Service: Detective Christopher Clewis, HPD

Today’s Salute to Service is Detective Christopher Clewis, with the Highland Police Department. Clewis was named Officer of the Month at the start of 2022 for his dedication and service to the people...

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,...

Salute To Service: Marine Volunteer Firefighter Steven Bartlett

Today’s Salute to Service is to Marine Volunteer Firefighter Steven Bartlett. Bartlett joined the Marine Community Fire Protection District in 2006. Assistant Chief Steven Bartlett recently received the Humanitarian Service Award from...

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...

Today’s Salute to Service Officer Casey Brown

Officer Casey Brown graduated from Greenville High School in 2012, from Kaskaskia College in the spring of 2015, and the Police Training Institute in Champaign-Urbana at the end of 2015. Officer Brown began his career...

Salute To Service: Greenville FPD Volunteer Firefighter Bill Johnston

Today’s WGEL Salute to Service is Greenville FPD Volunteer Firefighter Bill Johnston Today’s Salute to Service is volunteer firefighter Bill Johnston. Bill joined the Greenville Fire Protection District in November of 1979. Bill...

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...

Salute to Service GFPD Fire Fighter Samantha Bailey

Toady’s Salute to Service is Greenville Fire Protection District volunteer fire fighter Samantha Bailey. Bailey joined the GFPD about five years ago. Bailey wanted to be a firefighter from childhood and enjoys...