The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

February 12, 2013

Local cadets salute a hero

By Kim West
kwest@athensnews-courier.com

— On Saturday, members of the Austin High School JROTC program’s honor and color guards salute the Leggtown Cemetery marker of Pfc. Leroy Murray. Murray, who was born and raised in Limestone County and was one of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died 25 years ago at age 74. The cadets include Capt. Erik Aviles, Command Sgt. Maj. Tim Murrow, 1st Lt. Wesley Lucas, 1st Sgt. Marco Santos, 2nd Lt. Maribel Chaves, Sgt. Kove Schultz, Staff Sgt. Jocelyn Marquez, 2nd Lt. Nestor Aviles, 1st Sgt. Deonte Rivera and 2nd Lt. John Munoz.