Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Today’s Salute to Service Message from Sheriff Jim Leitschuh

This week's Salute to Service is a message from Sheriff Jim Leitschuh to the community.  Please take a listen below: Salute to Service Made Possible by: Bradford National Bank Donnewald Distributing L and B Flooring in Greenville

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 Special Agent Illinois State Police/Major Illinois National Guard Theodore Tebbe

Today we Salute Special Agent Illinois State Police/Major Illinois National Guard Theodore Tebbe. I’m a ’98 model from St. Rose Elementary and a ’02 model of Central Community High School (Breese). I currently have 19...

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,...

Today’s Salute to Service Deputy Dylan Carr

Deputy Dylan Carr Bond County Sheriff’s Department I completed the police academy in November 2016 and was hired as a deputy shortly after. I graduated from Greenville High School in 2012 and then graduated from Kaskaskia College...

Specialist Bryant Schneider

Today we Salute Specialist Bryant Schneider Smithboro, a 2010 Mulberry Grove High school graduate.  Specialist Schneider enlisted in the Army in Summer of 2013 and completed basic training at Ft. Jackson in South Carolina,...

Jessica & Dustin Bays Illinois Army National Guard

Dustin joined the Illinois Army National Guard May 5, 2009 he completed  Basic Combat Training as well as Advanced Individual Training at FT Leonardwood MO. Once he graduated he reported to the 233 Military...

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...

Salute to Service Air Force Academy Cadet Ethan Augustin

United States Air Force Academy officer cadet Ethan Augustin graduated from Highland High School in 2020.  After receiving nominations from U.S. Representative John Shimkus and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, he reported to the Colorado Springs, CO,...

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...