Y96.6 would like to salute Army Sgt. James Mantooth this month. Sgt. Mantooth is from Kennesaw Georgia and is currently stationed at Ft. Carson Colorado as a Mortar Man. Sgt. Mantooth has served for six years and done one tour. He joined the Army because he wanted to see the world and do something better for himself, after he graduated from a small military academy in Georgia he was hooked from then on.
Stg. Mantooth has been awareded serveral medals including four Army commendation medals and three Army achievement medals, most of his medals and badges have been earned during his deployments. Y96.9 would like to thank Sgt. James Mantooth as well as all who have served and are currently serving our country for all their dedication, work, and sacrifice. Thank you.
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Y96.9 Would like to salute Specialist Troy Rainey this month. Specialist Rainey serves as a 91B which is an All Wheel Vehicle Mechanic. He has currently served for four years and done one tour to Afghanistan.
Specialist Rainey came in with his wife Rebecca and daughter Serenity and are excpecting another little one in December. Y96.9 sent them to the Chris Cagle show at Cowboys as well as providing them with a portrait photography session to capture the whole family once the new baby arrives.
Specialist Rainey not only joined the Army to serve our country but also to follow in his family's footsteps. We know that military personel and their families make great sacrifices for our country and the freedom we enjoy. From all of us here at Y96.9 we would like to offer a salute of thanks to all those who have served and are currently serving the U.S.
His wife Katie Fry wrote:
My husband is an AMAZING man!! He has been serving the Army for 10 years now. He has been on 4 deployments. My husband is a fantastic soldier, always putting his soldiers first! He is also a wonderful dad and husband. He is extremely wise about army life and what it takes to be a soldier. I love him more than words can say, and he should be your soldier of the month!!