A Soldier's Story: Specialist Wade Elliott Hector

Specialist Wade Elliott Hector was born on August 3, 1968, in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

After his graduation from Lebanon high school in 1986, he enlisted in the US Army, completing a 3-year contract.  He remained in the New Hampshire Army National Guard.

After his active service, Specialist Hector worked for the Greenwood Painting Company and was an avid hunter.  He was a member of both the Grafton County Fish and Game Club and the National Rifle Association.

He deployed to Saudi Arabia to help support Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and on February 21, 1991, Specialist Wade Hector would lose his life in a truck accident.  He rests at the Mills Cemetery in Meriden New Hampshire.

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