"The Price of Freedom" Honors Military

Independence Day is quickly approaching. It has special meaning for many.

WTOK and Lockheed Martin are asking viewers to share stories and photos of service members, past or present, as a way of honoring their sacrifice in "The Price of Freedom".

"The Fourth of July and Independence Day, and this time of year are great opportunities for people to remember the price that has been paid for the freedom we enjoy every day," said WTOK general manager, Tim Walker.

You may upload your photos by clicking the link below.

Information that is submitted will be available on wtok.com for everyone to see and enjoy. The photos will also be used on our broadcast channel throughout the summer.


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  • by prentella Location: Alabama on Jul 3, 2010 at 08:02 AM
    My name is Prentella Jackson...My husband(Goardarow Jackson)he was in da marines Corpz...he was a Corporal....he was honorably discharged from the second casual company, montford point camp, Camp Jeure
  • by Standard J. Jones Location: Olathe, Kansas on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:39 PM
    I was born in Meridian and raise in Dekalb, MS. I graduated from West Kemper High School in 1976. I enter into the U.S. Army on 21 July 1976 at the age of 17. My first duty station was at Ft. Hood, TX. I serve there for 3 yrs as a U.S. Army Cavalry Scout from 1977-1980. In 1980 I went to Ft. McClellan, AL to attend the Military Police School. After graduation, I was assigned oversea(Germany)as a MP for 3 yrs in Mannheim, Germany. In 1983, I was assigned to Ft. Hood, TX. as a MP with 1st Cavalry Divison. In 1986 I was assigned to Camp Red Cloud, Korea for 1year. In 1987 I returned back to Ft. Hood, TX with the 1st Cav Division. In 1990, I was assigned to the 59th MP Co.(Germany), I was deployed to Desert Shield & Desert Storm, Saudi Arabi. I spent 6 month there in Combat(Iraq). Other assignment include Johnston Island, Hawaii. I retired in 2003 serving a total of 27 yrs. I am currently employed as a Physical Security Inspector Department of the Army and bless to still serve my country.
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