Hometown Heroes are residents of Hoffman Estates who are service men and women currently deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sean Ward
A Hoffman Estates native, Sean talks with an Iraqi child while providing security during a patrol in Hit, Iraq, March 8, 2008. Ward is from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5.
Photo courtesy Cpl. Seth Maggard, U.S. Marine Corps/DoD
U.S. Army Pfc. Kyle Mirochna
Kyle is a Combat Engineer in the U.S. Army's 92nd Engineer Battalion; 530th Engineer Company (Route Clearance). He enlisted in February 2010, and is currently deployed to Afghanistan, Kandahar Province, for 12 months. His homecoming is anticipated to be spring of 2012. A resident of Hoffman Estates since 1992, Kyle attended Enders-Salk Elementary School, Helen Keller Junior High School, and graduated from Schaumburg High School in June 2008. He is brother to Nora, a 2010 Schaumburg High School graduate. On Dec. 28, 2010, Kyle married Alyssa Caldwell.
Photo courtesy Judi Mirochna
U.S. Army Pfc. Peter J. Honeycutt
Serving in the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry (3-21), 1-25 Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), Peter is currently deployed to Afghanistan for one year. Peter is a resident of the north side of Hoffman Estates.
Photo courtesy Kira Goettling-Honeycutt
More Hometown Heroes coming soon!
Photos and deployment information about Hometown Heroes are submitted by family members or friends. To submit information about a Hoffman Estates resident who is deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan, please call 847-781-2600, or click here to contact the Village Manager's office.
When submitting information about a Hometown Hero, please provide:
- Name and photograph (in uniform) of person deployed
- Branch of service and unit
- Location of deployment (if possible)
- Anticipated length of deployment or anticipated homecoming date (if possible)