U.S. Army Specialist Brittany Glover is January Hometown Hero

Gurnee fiancée nominates Glover for Round Lake Area Exchange Club 

Staff Report

U.S. Army Specialist Brittany Glover is the January Hometown Hero. - Brittany Glover photo
U.S. Army Specialist Brittany Glover is the January Hometown Hero. – Brittany Glover photo

The Round Lake Area Exchange Club is proud to announce the January Hometown Hero – U.S. Army Specialist Brittany Glover of Round Lake Beach.

She was registered for this honor by Terry Fears of Gurnee, who also serves in the Army. Glover and Fears have plans to wed.

Military police officer Glover is a 2012 graduate of Grant Community High School in Fox Lake and is currently enrolled a the College of Lake County. She has served in the Army for more than two years and recently returned from a nine month tour in Guantanamo Bay.

Some of the many awards and honors she has earned are National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal and Armed Forces Reserve Medal.

With the generous support of this month’s sponsor, Judy Armstrong, Glover’s “Hanging with the Heroes” care package includes snacks, a personalized “Hanging with the Heroes” t-shirt donated by Artrageous of Hainesville, and letters from Round Lake School District 116 students. The Hometown Hero website is managed by Fokoz Creative Group of Grayslake. The Round Lake Area Exchange Club will present a plaque on her behalf Jan. 27 at its meeting in Round Lake.

The Round Lake Area Exchange Club needs your help in getting our local heroes signed up. Any and all military personnel serving overseas or in the USA from any of the Round Lake Areas, Hainesville, Fox Lake, Ingleside or surrounding areas qualify for the program. You can register your loved ones in less than five minutes by going to www.rlaexchange.org/hero. For more information contact Sherry Ridge at 847-740-2379.

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