Sunday Salute: Joshua Wilson


This week we honor a Holdrege High Schoolgraduate, Lance Corporal Joshua Wilson.

His family also calls Holdrege home,including his mom, Kate, stepfather, Clarence and late father, Fredrick.

Josh graduated from his home town highschool in 2010 and shortly after joined the marines.

He is a heavy equipment operator inthe 8th communication battalion Camp in North Carolina.

His late grandfather Frank Cassidyalso had a military background and was very proud of his grandson for followingin his footsteps and serving his country.

Joshua was nominated by his bestfriend Dustin's mom, Vickie. She said Josh is someone who will make you smileand laugh and is very close to his family.

She said it's hard on his mom to havehim stationed away from home but she and the rest of his friends and family areso proud of his accomplishments and send him lots of love.