Veteran tells stories of soldiers’ service, sacrifice

‘He’s recording history before that history is gone’

From left, Gov. Jay Nixon stands with Perry Coy and Jeremy Amick as Coy receives a Silver Star Service banner Dec. 7. Amick nominated Coy for the French Legion of Honor, which he also received that day.

From left, Gov. Jay Nixon stands with Perry Coy and Jeremy Amick as Coy receives a Silver Star Service banner Dec. 7. Amick nominated Coy for the French Legion of Honor, which he also received that day.

Who is Jeremy Amick, the man behind 60-something articles about veterans that have appeared almost weekly in the News Tribune?

A veteran himself, Amick served in the Army National Guard after graduating from Russellville High School in 1994.

He retired 11 years later, but was quickly offered a position in the equal employment opportunity office for the National Guard.

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“Once you’re in the military, it’s kind of always in your blood,” Amick said.

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