This footage was shot May 13, 2011 when Sgt Hackemer was visiting the L.E.E.K. Hunting & Mountain Preserve. This raw footage of him enjoying himself at the preserve & commenting on what LEEK meant to him was part of a different project, but in light of recent events, even the stuff that wasn't used in the finished video seems important. After surviving a roadside bomb attack in Iraq Sgt Hackemer was tragically killed on a roller ...
By Amber Woods The thing about SGT. Jeremy Muncert is that he could be your brother. At 26 years old, he's got a slight build and he's jovial and, at times, slightly sarcastic. When he says something wry, he leans into you a little bit and touches his shoulder to yours. He also notices every pretty girl in a room, and usually finds something to talk to them about. Dark glasses sit atop his nose, the frames lining up to a scar that ...
Appreciating Life Like Never Before: The Story of Sgt. James Hackemer (by Amber Woods) Wednesday, June 1, 2011 Free Press-Courier [READ MORE] Saturday, June 4, 2011 Endeavor News [READ MORE] Similar to many of the other wounded soldiers who visit LEEK, this hunting trip means more than a getaway for Hackemer. It commemorates his freedom and independence, two things the soldier knows something about.
Cpl. Dunham honored by owners of wounded veterans' retreat, hunting preserve OSWAYO, PA. — With a Medal of Honor recipient, two-star general, members of the Patriot Guard and Dan and Deb Dunham on hand, the warrior’s hut on the LEEK Hunting Preserve in Oswayo, Pa. was officially renamed in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Cpl. Jason L. Dunham Saturday [READ MORE]
Veterans' hunting barracks in Pa. renamed for Scio's Dunham OSWAYO, Pa. — Drops of rain and clouds were replaced by the sun Saturday when dozens of people gathered in Oswayo for a ceremony to rename a veterans’ hunting barracks in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Cpl. Jason L. Dunham [READ MORE]
SHINGLEHOUSE — American flags waving in the breeze along Route 244 East leading to the LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve at Oswayo in Potter County on Saturday signaled a warm and patriotic welcome to the more than 150 motorcycle enthusiasts who rode in the New York and Pennsylvania Patriot Guard Rally and Dice Run to benefit “wounded warriors.” [READ MORE]
OSWAYO — Twelve of our nation’s “Wounded Warriors” who are being treated at several military hospitals are slated to attend the annual Spring Open House on May 15 at the LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve in Potter County for a meet-and-greet. [READ MORE]