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Hometown Heroes

By Staff
Local Servicemen
PFC Roberts
An Atmore native, PFC Roberts completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., with the Company D&D Battalion 10th Infantry in the United States Army. She later transferred to Fort Lee, Va., where she will train as a Food Service Specialist. Her parents are Cenny Roberts McWhorter and the late Krzeminski Chris) Roberts Sr. Her stepfather is LeeVant McWhorter. Her grandparents are the late John Neely Roberts Sr., and Elnetta Roberts Thomas and the late Cenny Snap) James and Orion James. She has one daughter, T'naiyja Jamaya Roberts; a sister, Latonya Gandy; two brothers, Rocky and Krzeminski Jr. Roberts; and seven nieces, Sheika, Joi, Cen-Dria, Bethany, A'lexus, Cierra, and Aliylha.
Rodney D. Kirchharr
A Bay Minette Reservist and a 1996 graduate from Baldwin County High School, LCPL Rodney D. Kirchharr serves as a designated marksman with the USMC Infantry. He is married to Brandy Barnes Kirchharr and is the son of James (Wayne)and Linda Mosley Kirchharr. He has three brothers, Jerry Kirchharr, Wayland Kirchharr, and Norman Hadley; and one sister, Leigh Ann Kirchharr White. His grandparents are Bill and Lillian Mosley and James and Donnie Kirchharr. He is currently serving in Kuwait.