HOMETOWN HERO–A banner honoring local veteran Boniface Stirnaman is currently on display by the Red Bud VFW Post. Pictured with the banner are his family (not in order): Norma Preston, Jennifer Preston, Brad Stirnaman, Marc Stirnaman, Ryan Valleroy, Olivia Valleroy, Aubrey Valleroy, Lucy Renk, Lindsey Renk and Nolan Renk.
The latest Hometown Hero featured by the Red Bud VFW Post 6632 is Boniface G. Stirnaman.
PFC Stirnaman entered the United States Army on August 11, 1943 serving in Northern France/Ardennes Rhineland (Battle of the Bulge) and Central Europe as an antiaircraft artillery gun crewman.
For more on the VFW’s Hometown Hero, please see this week’s print edition.