Spotlight: Veterans Day Special

    HEC Media’s Spotlight program airs every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11, and showcases St. Louis’ finest contributions to art, education, and culture. In this week’s episode we celebrate veterans. Learn how veterans are finding value in putting their experiences on paper, meet Tom Mohan a veteran that flew during the Battle of Guadalcanal, discover a Vietnam Memorial right here in Missouri, meet Adolphus Thaddeus Watson a WWII soldier of the 351st Artillery Unit, and learn how Songs 4 Soldiers help combat veterans with expenses through music.

    Proud to Be Offers Veterans and Their Loved Ones a Creative Outlet to Share Their Experiences
    Veterans dealing with traumatic experiences find value in putting their thoughts and experiences on paper and then sharing them with an audience. Learn more about Proud to Be.

    MOAHS WW2 Honor Flight for 92 year Old Veteran, Tom Mohan
    MOAHS honors veteran Tom Mohan with a flight in the SBD Dauntless, 70 years after he flew in the same aircraft during the Battle of Guadalcanal. Learn more about the Missouri Aviation Historical Society.

    Missouri Life: Vietnam Memorial in Perryville, MO
    Meet the veteran behind Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial. This story is brought to you in partnership with Missouri Life TV. Learn more about Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial.

    Hero: Adolphus Thaddeus Watson, 100 year-old WWII Veteran
    This is the inspirational story of a true American Hero and the last surviving WWII soldier of the U.S. Army 351st Artillery Unit, Adolphus Thaddeus Watson.

    Songs 4 Soldiers annual music festival benefits veterans
    Songs 4 Soldiers helps combat veterans with expenses, jobs and more. Founder, Dustin Row, produces an annual fundraising concert. Learn more about Songs 4 Soldiers.

    HEC Media is excited to put our high-quality, award-winning work on display every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on Channel 11. Tune in, set your DVRs, and stream all of our content free any time on

    Things to do in St. Louis

    • 1. Mummies of the World The Exhibition. Read More
    • 2. Stories of Resistance at CAM. Read More
    • 3. 26th Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival. Read More
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