It's an honor and a privilege to announce this week's KNUE "Hometown Hero" - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Sullivan of Kilgore. Staff Sgt. Sullivan has served our country in the army for 15 years. Staff Sgt. Sullivan has been deployed three times to Iraq and is now serving in Tyler as a U.S. Army recruiter.

To show our appreciation for all that Staff Sgt.  Joseph Sullivan does for his country, he will receive a plaque courtesy of Congratulations Awards in Jacksonville.

The KNUE “Hometown Hero” honors East Texas servicemen and women and first responders on a weekly basis. If you would like to nominate your “Hometown Hero” submit your nominee and a picture here.