Hometown Heroes

First responders carry on – when times are good and when they’re challenging.  In this episode, we meet the Coast Guard who keeps our waters safe no matter the conditions.  We share a moment when Police Officers and Firefighters...
In the heart of Norfolk, Virginia, known for generations as a “Navy Town”, there is a monument and museum to one of America’s most famous Army generals. On this episode of Hometown Heroes, we’ll see how MacArthur’s family played...
When you think of the word 'hero' most people assume caped crusaders, but heroes can be found in some of the most unlikely of places. From a local bakery to volunteers on bicycles, and even exploring historical landmarks that...
They conduct search and rescue, save lives and help people in distress. They protect property and keep our ports safe. On this episode of “Hometown Heroes", we spend time with the U.S. Coast Guard. We'll also meet heroes who...
On this episode of Hometown Heroes we meet people who inspire us to be the best we can be every day. One man, who says he has 25 sons, brings hope and joy to young men on the football...
Join us as we visit Fort Story in Virginia Beach, the home of the first federal construction project authorized by President George Washington after the Revolutionary War. We'll meet a group of medical professionals who have created a way...
In 2016, Antoine Bethea and Elton Brown's vision was to expose our student-athletes to NFL related practices on the field and to equip them with tutoring and mentoring initiatives that position their football and cheer participants for life-long success....
In Quantico of July 1918, two kite balloons were flown to search artillery fire; thus beginning Aviation. Today, Marine Corps Air Facility in Quantico executes a "no fail" mission to support HMX-1 and their Presidential lift mission. The MCAF did...
1945. The Final Solution. What a tragic time in history; not just to Germany, but the entire world. The Holocaust is one of the most painful and heartbreaking events in our history that we hope to never relive and...
Fort Story is a training facility for the Marines, Army and Navy here in Virginia. It is for "logistic-over-the-shore" operations that train troops into practicing the transfer of military cargo from ship to shore and also on special equipment...