Hometown Heroes Serving Overseas
The following short profiles on military personnel who have local connections and are on active duty are provided here to remind readers of the local people serving our country in time of war.
To profile one of your servicemembers here, simply stop by the offices of The Atmore Advance and fill out a form.
Terry Wayne Owens
Owens is the son of Roger and Sandra Owens and he and his wife, Valerie Owens, have a son, Grant.
He is a Sergeant in the 1st Marine Division in San Diego, Calif. He is currently serving on the ship "Bonhomme Richard," which shipped out to Kuwait in January. His main responsibility is in the communications field.
To send cards, letters and other items to him, send them to Sgt. Owens, T. USMC, H&S Co. 3/1 comm., UIC 39717, FPO AP 96613-9717.
Specialist Daryun Boykin was stationed in Fort Polk, La., when his entire unit was recently deployed to Iraq. He currently holds the rank of E-4.
He is the son of Margaret Henderson and the grandson of Annie Salter. His sisters are Latashia Salter and Zesha James, and his aunts are Ellen Salter, Annie Williams and Lillian Millenders, while his uncle is James Salter.
Boykin is currently serving at an undisclosed location, and information on contacting him or sending letters and cards to him is unavailable.