Category Archives: KQ Salutes Our Hometown Troops

Honoring Jon Pilger

Honoring Jon Pilger

Steve Pilger writes- “As a longtime KQ Morning Show listener and proud father of a US military member, I greatly appreciate your salute to service. My son, Lt. Jon Pilger, is a graduate of Northfield High School and North Dakota State University. He’s currently a United States Air Force flight nurse assigned to the 18th…

Honoring Gretta Vieths

Dan Vieths of Eagan writes, “Our daughter Gretta is currently on a Middle East deployment with the Air Force Reserves, as Loadmaster with the 934th Airlift Wing, also known as the Global Vikings”. Gretta is a 2014 graduate of Eastview High School in Apple Valley, enlisting right after graduation. Gretta was on the Eastview Trap…

Honoring Jacob Wehrenberg

Ward Anderson would like to honor Jacob Wehrenberg of Ramsey, MN serving in the United States Marine Corps. Jacob just left for Camp Pendleton to join his fellow Marines for Chemical warfare training in Syria. Jacob is a true American Military hero, it’s his 3rd and final deployment as he’s scheduled for honorable discharge next August. He…

Honoring Michelle Lambert

Larry Lambert from Ramsey writes, “My daughter Michelle has served in the US Air Force and the Minnesota Air National Guard since 1990. She loves the C130 military transport aircraft, and has served on “Nightingale” a military evacuation aircraft. When deployed, Michelle serves as a senior emergency room nurse. Her father says, “I’m very proud of…

Honoring Thomas Wahlstrom

Thank you KQ for recognizing all our brave military. My son, Thomas Wahlstrom, is a new recruit training to be a Marine. He’s been gone 2 weeks and I know he will achieve his dream and make it through boot camp. I couldn’t be prouder! Thank you again, Carol Wahlstrom

Honoring Austin Miller

Austin Miller is currently serving our country supporting Army Aviation, stationed in South Korea.  Austin’s Mom, Renee wanted us to recognize his service to our country as Austin, his wife and daughter will spend their first holiday season away from home.

Honoring Kyle Ellington

Captain Kyle Ellington, is a member of the US Air Force. He’s been stationed at Quantanamo Bay, Cuba and Afghanistan. He’s currently stationed at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, headquarters of the Strategic Command. His parents are Tony and Shirley Ellingson residing in Maple Grove, MN.

Honoring Shawna Anderson

Dale Anderson writes, I would like to recognize my daughter Shawna Anderson from Oakdale, MN who just turned 19. She’s stationed at Ft. Gordon in Georgia finishing her training. Thanks again KQ, from a very proud father, signed Dale Anderson.

Honoring Brandon Collum

Kathleen Zusan from St. Paul wanted to honor her nephew, Brandon Collum, USMC, based in San Diego, Ca. Brandon hails from Hugo, MN. Thank you for your service Brandon and hurry home soon.