Today we bid farewell to a hero, Lt. John L. Echternach Jr., of the Boones Mill Volunteer Fire Department.
John never piloted a disabled jetliner to safe landing in the Hudson River, nor did he perform a daring rescue of a wounded comrade while under enemy fire.
There will be no books written about John, and his lifes story wont be gloried on the silver screen.
Continue Reading…Â Tribute to an unsung hero – Roanoke.com.
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