Hometown Hero: Mike Plummer

Published 04/30 2014 09:07AM

Updated 04/30 2014 09:18AM

Colonel Mike Plummer served in the army for 31 years - collecting many awards and accolades along the way, including the Purple Heart. The San Francisco native was tasked with helping to develop a military base in Northern New York, now known as Fort Drum. Plummer says he is giving back to the country that has given him and his family so much. Watch his incredible story right here!

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