A Soldier's Story: Specialist Wade Elliott Hector
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.