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Hometown Hero: Private First Class Michael Holmstrom
A special thanks to all our hometown heroes!
Hometown hero Private First Class Michael Holmstrom is a cannon crewmember with Alpha Battery, 28th Field Artillery, 125th Stryker Brigade Combat Team stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Originally a dairy worker from Bartlesville, OK, Holmstrom was inspired by his family's tradition of service to join the military. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather all served as well.
He says he makes the most of his time in Alaska by hunting, snowboarding, and earning a certification in rock climbing. He is also pursuing a private pilot's license and hopes to one day to work in occupational therapy.
A special thanks to PFC Michael Holmstrom for his dedication and hardwork in the service of our country.